Navratri celebrations with students and parents


On 24th October, 2015, a grand celebration with an aim to spread joy and happiness –“Dandiya & Graba Rasa” took place on the campus of Orchids The International School-Thane, a leading internationals school in Majiwada. This is the second year in a row that the school arranged for such a grand show. All the children arrived at school dressed in traditional Gujrati attire and danced to the beats of Dandiya and Garba. The celebration started with a small dance performance for Goddess Durga. It was followed by a fantastic performance by the parents who joined in the celebration, tapping to the vibrant music. The little ones danced excitedly with their parents and teachers. It was heart warming to see the excitement and bond displayed between teachers-parents and children. Surprise gifts were given by the Principal for ‘Best costume’ and ‘Best Dancer to participants in different categories – parents, teachers, students, family. One of the grandmothers of a student also won a prize for her enthusiastic involvement. There were also delicious stalls with mouth watering delicacies for parents to shop. It was a grand event with excellent participation shown by all the participants.