Pride and festive cheer marked the Thai Pongal celebration held on 13th January 2020 at Velammal Vidyalaya, Mel Ayanambakkam, Chennai-95. Students came in their traditional dresses and exhibited joy and pride as they filled the campus with the land’s cultural aura.
The Primary Compartment had organized a plethora of programmes for the entertainment of the students. The programme commenced with hearing of God’s word, followed by the prayer song. A short skit about the customs followed during Pongal, popular folk songs added excitement amongst the audience. The girls and boys of ECAYLP revived the harvest festivity with their colourful folk dance. ‘Uriyadi’ conducted for students which added more colour to the celebrations.Ms. Ananthi Reghupathy graced the occasion.
Students learnt that these festivals are sacred moments that help everyone to establish love, unity and nourish their relationships.