by Tr. Nikita
NERUL-MUMBAI, OCTOBER 22, 2014: Dominic Savio Kindergarten, Nerul celebrated Diwali, which is also known as Deepavali. This festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. This year too, the Dominic Savio Kindergarten celebrated the festival of Diwali with great energy, active participation and pomp.
The programme was organized for Preparatory, Pre-preparatory, Playgroup and Pre-Nursery classes on Friday, October 17, 2014. The Students had a lot of fun-filled activities lined up. Diya decoration and exchange of sweets was done in the classroom by students. A competition of lantern making was organized, where one parent from every class was asked to prepare a lantern, which was put on display on the ground floor followed by Rangoli making. The celebration culminated with children dressed up in traditional attire dancing and enjoying together in the assembly hall.
The objective behind celebrating Diwali is to inculcate value of sharing, a feel of festivity and also to have a safe Diwali. The children enjoyed the celebration. Dance was organized by Pre-primary teachers with great enthusiasm. The Teachers felt it was a very innovative way of celebrating the event. The school campus was abuzz with excitement and joy. It was a fun-filled day for the students and teachers.