Celebrating Festivals

In our multicultural society we need to instill and enforce the universal values of brotherhood, tolerance, peace, compassion, patriotism and solidarity in our children. A celebration in the form of special assemblies is an effort to sensitize students towards living in harmony in a diverse society. They are taught to learn to use their thinking ability and skills to work for a safe and better world and to live in harmony with their fellow beings.

Baisakhi and Ram Navmi, Earth Day, Mothers Day, Doctors Day, Grand Parents Day, Raksha Bandhan, Independence Day, Janamashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Onam, Eid-ul-Fitr, Gandhi Jayanti and Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti, Dussehra, World Food Day, Diwali, Guruparv, Children's Day, Christmas, Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal, Republic Day, Basant Panchami, Martyr's Day, Maha Shiv Ratri were all celebrated with great enthusiasm.

 

“Manpower without Unity is not a strength unless it is harmonized and united properly, then it becomes a spiritual power.” - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Noida, October 28, 2021: As an endeavour to solidify the bond of oneness and universal brotherhood, the students of classes Nursery - V commemorated the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on October 28, 2021, as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day).

The celebrations were conducted via Zoom sessions for classes Nursery and KG. A special assembly was conducted in the multipurpose hall for classes I for classes I-V.

The assembly commenced with an informative thought, talk, and dance performance by our future citizens of India. During the online assembly, the students displayed ‘Unity in Diversity’ by wearing dresses of different states and presented a small role play on the 'Iron Man of India' - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

The idea was to infuse the values of nationalism and patriotism, integrated with the knowledge and adoration about our country’s rich heritage. Myriad activities like poster making and slogan writing were organised to support the cause of promoting unity and celebrating 'National Unity Day'.

The celebration was marked as an opportunity to reinstate our dedication to preserve and strengthen the unity, integrity, and security of our nation.

Principal, Mr A.K. Sharma, traced the history of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas and reiterated that this day is observed in remembrance of the great leader- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and to reaffirm our belief in the unity, integrity, and uniqueness of our great nation - Bharat, among other things.

Vice-Principal, Mrs. Amrita Hajela addressed the students and paid tribute to the ‘Iron Man’. She asked students to draw inspiration from such great leaders and emphasised the significance of celebrating National Unity Day while protecting the legacy of our culturally rich nation.

The celebrations were commemorated by renewing our pledge to safeguard the unity of our country.

Noida, April 20, 2021: The students of the Primary Department of Apeejay School, NOIDA, celebrated the festival of ‘Ram Navami’ with great festive fervour via a Zoom session.

Ram Navami is celebrated on the ninth day of Chaitra Navratri. This special day is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Ram, the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu.

The celebrations began with an informative talk presented by a teacher, whereby the significance of the festival that marks the descent of Vishnu avatar of Lord Ram on earth was highlighted.

The students also joined in the singing of the devotional song ‘Hum Katha Sunate Shri Ram Ki’ - a recital that apprised all about the victory of goodness on the evil and the establishment of the Dharma to beat the Adharma.

The celebrations commemorated a spiritual awakening and established the arrival of divine power on the earth synonymous with a period of peace and prosperity.