“Sky full of fireworks, mouth full of sweets, the house full of diyas and hearts filled with joy.” All of these were signs that Diwali was right round the corner. Diwali is known as ‘the festival of lights’ and is celebrated all over the world. Diwali is a festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil and the victory of light over darkness. The festival of Diwali spans over 5 days and includes Dhanteras (Day of Fortune), NarakaChaturdasi (Day of Knowledge), Diwali (Day of light), Annakut (New year) and Bhai Dhuj (Day of love between siblings).
The kindergarten wing of Bhavans Smart Indian School celebrated Diwali with gusto. The children were bustling with enthusiasm and delight as they headed into the campus with the spirit of celebrating Diwali with their peers at school. The day started off with an assembly conducted by KG-1 Aries and KG-1 Taurus. The assembly was about the manner in which the festival is celebrated and it conveyed its significance as well. The children performed a skit and a dance showcasing the theme of the assembly – Diwali.
As part of the festivities, the kindergarten wing prepared activities for the children to perform. The KG-1 tiny tots made a diya origami, while, the KG-2 students made diyas out of paper plates and decorated it with sequins. The kids joyously took part in the activities. They felt proud of the craft that they produced and were keen on showing it to their parents.The students of Middle wing also spent Diwali in the most attractive fashion. The children of grade 8 were the cheerful hosts of the special assembly.The time spent during the assembly enabled the audience to know more about the festival, its celebration and significance. They carried on the festive vibes and gave happiness and positivity to mark the start of the season.
The children were exuberant throughout the day and went home with smiley faces rejoicing over the day well spent.