Celebrating festivals is an integral part of learning at Jubilee Hills Public School. Being a diverse country, through such celebrations, children not only learn the significance behind the festival, but they also learn to embrace other traditions and culture just like they do with their own.
JHPS celebrated Dussehra on 26th Sept 2023 with great enthusiasm and energy. Dussehra, also known as Vijaya Dashami, or Dashan, the tenth day of Navratri or Durgotsav, is one of the most important festivals celebrated in various forms across India. The name Dussehra has been derived from Sanskrit language “Dash and Hara”. The festival is celebrated as the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana. It also celebrates the triumph of Goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura.Hence it symbolizes the triumph of good over evil.
The special assembly began with a prayer song seeking Lord Ganesha’s blessings. A few children spoke about the significance of the festival in Telugu and English language and how the celebrations go across the nation.
The highlight of the program was the ‘Garba Dance’ by Primary children which is one of the dance forms of Gujarat. Pre-Primary children presented a dance drama which depicted how Lord Rama had killed Ravana and liberated his wife Sita from his captivity. It was a worth-seeing scene. Tiny tots dressed themselves in colourful ethnic wear and presented Bathukamma and Dandiya Dance in a graceful manner. The children enjoyed the mesmerizing performance.
The celebration was presided over by Principal, Mrs. M Varalakshmi and Chairman, Sri. A. Murali Mukund. They wished students, parents, and teachers a very happy and prosperous Dussehra in advance. The joyous event lit up the atmosphere and brightened the festive mood.
Posted on October 17, 2023