Children of Grade Pre Nursery till Grade II of Delhi Public School Nashik, celebrated Krishna Janmashtami. The main objective of celebrating Janamashtami was sharing information about the festival. The students of Pre- Nursery A performed on a song of Maiyya yashoda. The teacher performed ‘Puja’. Children broke Dahi ‘Handi’. Later children danced on the beats of music. Children were given ‘Prasad’. The children spoke few lines and ‘Shloka’ on Lord Krishna in their respective classes. The students were informed about the festival of Krishna Janamashtami and its importance. Janmashtami, is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu. The celebration commenced with the prayer. The guest for the occasion, was Ms. Aarti Gupta. She was honored and welcomed with a hand-made card. Pooja and Aarti was then followed by the Group Dance performance on the song - Aarti Kunj Bihari ki. The story of Krishna’s birth and significance of his life was narrated and enacted alongside by the students. An enactment on the song Maiya Mori Main Nahi Makhan Khayo was also conducted.
The tradition of breaking the Dahi Handi was portrayed with a supreme balancing act done by the Grade 2 students. The students of Grade I and II were judged based on their attire for best Radha and Krishna and were awarded after the event. It was an enjoyable and enlightening programme. Children enjoyed the Janmashtami Activity. They were very happy to dance and flaunt their attires. The programme ended with all the children and teachers forming a circle and dancing to live music.
10 Aug 2017 School Admin