“Mesmerising Melodies and Joyous Jhankis: A Recap of our Janmashtami Extravaganza”
माखन चुराकर जिसने खाया, बंसी बजाकर जिसने नचाया,
ख़ुशी मनाओ उनके जन्मदिन की, जिसने दुनिया को प्रेम का रास्ता दिखाया !
Janmashtami, the joyous celebration of Lord Krishna’s birth, was celebrated with immense fervour and enthusiasm at PPSCIS on 6th September 2023. The day was marked by a variety of engaging activities that brought together students and staff to rejoice in the spirit of this auspicious occasion.
MATKI DECORATION COMPETITION
For students in Grades VI – XII, the highlight of the day was the Matki Decoration Competition, which saw active participation from all four school houses. Each house took on the challenge to decorate small pots in the most creative and captivating ways. The result was a visual feast of artistic expressions, as students poured their hearts into crafting intricate designs and themes, using vibrant colours and innovative techniques.
MATKI FOD (PRE – PRIMARY)
The pre-primary students added a touch of innocence and cuteness to the celebration with their ‘Matki Fod’ event. Dressed as adorable Krishnas and Radhas, these little ones had a blast as they attempted to break open mini ‘matkis’ filled with goodies. Their laughter and excitement resonated with the joy of Lord Krishna’s playful spirit.
MATKI FOD (GRADE VI – XII)
Following a delicious lunch, students of Grade VI – XII gathered in the school’s lush lawn for the ‘Matki Fod’ and ‘Garba’ festivities. The air was filled with energy and excitement as students formed groups, took turns to break the suspended ‘matkis’, and danced to the rhythmic beats of Garba. It was a wonderful sight to witness the unity and enthusiasm among the students as they celebrated this cherished tradition.
The Janmashtami celebration was a resounding success, bringing together students of all ages to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna with enthusiasm, creativity, and devotion. The event not only showcased the rich cultural heritage of India but also fostered a sense of unity and camaraderie among the school’s diverse community. It was a day filled with fun, laughter, and spiritual significance, leaving everyone eagerly awaiting next year’s Janmashtami celebration.