Continuation of the Volleyball Tournament and Social Programme


On 4 December the matches of the group phases went on.

The second day of the tournament saw several thrilling games. From 10:00 a.m. till evening, 18 teams played in four groups on two fields. It was a hard struggle. The first rank in each of the four groups qualified for the semi-finals of the next day.

At nine p.m. the "Light and Sound Show" was performed, a drama of nearly three hours. The story is set in the times of Guru Teg Bahadur, Guru Gobind Singh and the Mughal King Aurangzeb. Religious drama has a long tradition  in India.

The performance was started by H.H. Surinder Kaur by lighting the lamp according to the custom. The foreign guests got a detailed description of the content in English and German to be able to follow the story, as it was performed in Punjabi language.

The hole scene was in utter darkness, including the tent of the spectators. The theatre-group used five different stages, alternately illuminating the different venues of the action. The recurrent theme was told by a narrator, and lots of actors in glittering outfits performed the scenes. The spectators saw various surprising effects and gave a long applause at the end.

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