On 30.10.2015, Orchids The International School – Koparkhairane, one of the leading International schools near Vashi, arranged for Diwali celebrations in the school campus. The festive spirit was heavy in the air with the students coming to school dressed in colourful clothes pertaining to different states/regions . The day started with a special assembly by Grade 3 students. They explained the significance of festival of Diwali and also conducted a Quiz in relation to it. Prizes of CCE competitions and Interhouse Langdi competition were also given away by the Principal and the teachers. The celebration started with students participating in various activities like Diya decoration, Card making, Lantern making, Flower and Powder Rangoli making according to the grade level. One best activity was selected from each grade. Grade 3 S.St activity- ‘Food Festival’ was conducted for which students had to bring the food pertaining to their region. Students were asked to bring the dishes of their region from home and teachers served the same to them. Students and teachers got a chance to taste, relish the food of different states.The money collected in the event was donated to an orphanage/NGO.Students also enjoyed the DJ corner and the Games counter.