Bala Vidya Mandir Bala Vidya Mandir

Senior Secondary School

(Affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi)





Pongal was celebrated in a traditional manner at Bala Vidya Mandir Sr.Sec. School, Adyar on 11. 01. 2019.
The celebrations began with the invocation song, Tamil Thai vazhthu and Thirupavai. The students of classes 1 and 2 sang traditional songs. The students of classes 3, 4 and 5 danced to various traditional Pongal songs.
The various competitions held were “nungu vandi ottuthal”, “cycle tyre ottuthal”, cookery, “jadai pinnuthal”, craft from waste and kolam. The students of classes 6, 7 and 8 participated in the competitions and won prizes.
The students also displayed their skills in silambattam. Uriadi was conducted for the senior students and this event excited the children.
The “Alternate Media Centre” troop was invited to perform and it was enjoyed very much by the students.
While the programmes were on “Pongal” was cooked in a traditional way with mannpanai on fire wood and served to all the students and to the teachers.
The colourful event exhibited the joy in celebrating Pongal.