COLOUR THE SKY- Kite Festival2020

St. Joseph’s School CBSE, organized ‘Colour the Sky’- Kite Festival2020, to celebrate the harvest festival, Makar Sankranti, at the school campus on January 14, 2020. Rev. Fr Leo Pereira SJ, the Rector, St Joseph’s Indian Institutions, presided over the event in the presence of the dignitaries, Rev. Fr Rohan D’Almeida SJ, the Principal, Rev. Fr Balaraju SJ, the Vice Principal, Ms. Sherly Wilfred, the Academic Advisor and Mr. Kamal G, the Vice President of the PTA.

The event was organized on the school ground which was well decorated with multiple kites all over the walls and windows; a traditional set up of sugarcane stalks & pongal pot added to the charm. The programme commenced with a prayer followed by a brief explanation about the Makar Sankranti and the significance of flying kite during this festival.

Parents of the students were invited and encouraged to fly kites during the kite festival. Colourful kites adorned the sky. Students had a great fun at the festival as each & every student participated in the kite festival. Students from preprimary to Class-3 took part in various fun-filled activities such as collage on kite cut-outs, decorate the pongal pot craft, decorate a kite, kite making, etc which were pertinent to the festival; students from Class-4 to 10 flew kites.

Colour the Sky was a visual treat as the entire campus and the sky was vibrant with various colorful crafts and many kites respectively. The parents, staff and students had a great time at the kite festival and were very appreciative of the event.