Aastha, a student at Garden International School in Ban Chang, Rayong, came top of her class at an awards ceremony on October 9, which included a performance of Swan Lake.
The trophy was awarded to her by Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome after Aastha danced in a performance of Swan Lake at the Tiffany Theatre in Pattaya.
Ballet star Aastha Sawarkar.
Aastha is a member of the Dance Studio Pattaya, which performed the famous ballet in honour of HM the King’s forthcoming 84th birthday.
Aastha is in Y3T at Garden and her class teacher is Miss Tina. She has been learning ballet since 2010 at the Dance Studio School in Pattaya.
Aastha started from Pre-Primary Ballet in 2010 and was then promoted to Primary. She then took her ballet exam for Primary in June 2011 at the Dance School, where she topped her group with a distinction.