Schools in the city organised celebrations in their campuses on the eve of Holi on Thursday. Most of the schools chose the eco-friendly way by avoidng the water and using herbal colours.
Babies Paradise Playway
Babies Paradise Playway School celebrated Holi in the school campus with organic dry colours. Children applied colours to each other which shows the symbol of love. The school distributed pichkaries and artwork made from paper to the students . The whole school was decorated like a Holi market.
Maple Bear Canadian pre-School
Maple Bear Canadian pre-School in Udham Singh Nagar celebrated Holi in the school premises with pomp and show. Children came dressed as Radha and Krishna and enjoyed the festival with colours and pichkaries. Veena Aggarwal principal of the school said that Holi helps to bring the society together and strengthen the secular fabric of our country as the festival is celebrated by non-Hindus also.
Everest Playway & Nursery School
Everest Playway and Nursery School, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Park organised a cultural programme on the occasion of the festival. Cake and sweets were distributed among the children. Principal of the school, Poonam Sharma, informed students about the importance of the festival and said that the festival is celebrates the triumph of 'good' over 'evil'.
Spring Dale Sr. Sec. School
Showing concerns towards the environment and mother earth, Spring Dale Sr. Sec. Public School celebrated the festival in a eco-friendly way with herbal colours. Powedered turmeric, sandalwood, flower petals etc were used. Keeping in mind the theme of the day "Save Mother Earth", only dry colours were used, spreading the message of water conservation. Managing director and founder-principal, Avinash Kaur Walia told the students that Holi signifies the importance of colours in our lives in the form of happiness, prosperity, harmony and peace.
Mother's Pride pre-school
Tiny tots at Mother's Pride pre-school celebrated Holi with full zeal and enthusiasm. Kids entered the school and teachers welcomed them by applying a tilak of organic colours on their forehead.
Holi songs echoed around the school premises. Kids came dressed up in colorful clothes to celebrate the occasion. The main attraction of the celebration was the flower shower wherein kids showered flowers on their teachers.