Navratri is a cultural festival of great importance and significance in India. The culmination of these nine nights (Navratri) is celebrated as Dusshera. Pre_primary children of Orchids The International School Mysore Road, a well established school near the SMV Layout, celebrated Navaratri on 9th October in the school premises. Children came to schools in traditional clothes and performed dandiya raas-the traditional folk dance. Children also brought wooden and earthen toys for the dolls display.