The most loved harvest festival of Kerala, Onam, is a remembrance of a golden age when all lived in peace and harmony with equality and prosperity. It is a traditional ten-day festival that marks the homecoming of the mythical king, Mahabali.

Indian School Sohar celebrated Onam with great enthusiasm and grandeur on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022.  A special assembly was conducted for classes 6 to 12 by the Malayalam department under the able guidance of the Principal, Mrs. Sanchita Verma, the Vice-Principal, Mr. Yashvir Singh and the Supervisor, Mrs. Indira Sukumaran.

The assembly started with the prayer song by the school choir, followed by the thought for the day. The presentation, which showcased the myth, values and celebrations of Onam, was indeed informative for the student audience. Ranging from the popular Thiruvathirakkali to the Pulikali - the tiger dance, the assembly highlighted the specific aspects of this harvest festival through the mesmerizing performances of the students. The Onam song presented by the students reminded everyone of the significance of the festivities and how it is celebrated in harmony. The main attraction of the day was the representation of King Mahabali in traditional attire. The assembly concluded by proposing vote of thanks.

The Principal, Mrs. Sanchita Verma, addressed the gathering and conveyed greetings and wishes for the festival. She lauded the commendable performances of the students and the teachers of the Malayalam department who took the initiative to organize the assembly and made it a memorable one. She also reiterated the importance of such festivals that mark the great culture and harmony that exist in our country.


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