SCHOOL NOTES

HVM Convent Celebrates Lohri

Ludhiana: Students enjoyed the Lohri festivities through online platform. The day started with beautiful morning assembly in which poems, traditional songs were sung and speeches emphasising the history and importance of the festival were held. Tiny tots celebrated the festival through online platform.

Green Land Convent

The school celebrated Lohri with exuberance and cultural fervour. The mood on the campus was upbeat and the students were totally absorbed in the festive spirit of Lohri. The function started with speeches in English and Punjabi highlighting the importance of the festival of Lohri, which ushers in the cheerful spring season bidding adieu to the bone-chilling winter. The students had a campus party in which they danced to the tune of popular Punjabi songs. Inter-house singing competition was held. The classes were decorated beautifully with hand-made kites, buntings, and charts.

BCM Kindergarten, Dugri

The school celebrated Lohri with great pomp and show. Little kids relished the lohri special groundnuts, rewri and gachak. They tapped on Punjabi music and came dressed in traditional attire. The motive of the celebration was to make students welcome the joyous spring and bid adieu to the hard winter. Teachers narrated the story of Dulla Bhatti. They were also told the importance of Punjabi culture and Makar Sankranti.

BCM Kindergarten

The school celebrated Lohri with exuberance and fanfare. The festival ushers in the welcoming of joyous spring and bids adieu to the harsh winter. To give a festive dip to the students, a ‘theme assembly’ was organised by teachers. It commenced with the enchanting of ‘Gayatri mantra’ followed by thought for the day. Teachers presented song immersed in rich cultural folklore of Punjab. A play on ‘Lohri’ was enacted highlighting the spirit of brotherhood, kindness and welfare of mankind.

GMT International Public School

Lohri was celebrated at the school with gaiety and fervor. A huge bonfire was lit and everyone offered peanuts and sweets to the fire. Teachers also sang songs such as ‘Sunder mundriye’. Director Guriqbal Singh Thind along with Principal Amarjit Dhaliwal conveyed their best wishes to the students and staff. They also motivated them to remain tied to their traditional culture.

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