Ganeshotsav and Eid were celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm at Orchids The International School-Malad, one of the best International schools in Orlem, on the 24th September 2015. Through the special assembly, emphasis was laid on ‘Unity in Diversity’. The students of pre-primary came dressed in colorful Indian traditional clothes. They also carried sweets in their lunch boxes to savour during the break. The assembly began with the beautiful Vandana of Lord Ganesh by the Pre-Primary teachers. Few students of Grade III spoke about the importance of these two festivals. The students were then shown videos related to Ganeshutsav and Id. The program also included a dance performance by Grade V students on the song ‘Sri Ganesha Deva’. Principal then spoke to the students about the secular nature of our country and how students should understand and respect the feelings of fellow citizens.