Educational Institutions of Coimbatore Echoed with Onam Traditional Celebrations

Onam celebrations among girls

The fervor of Onam gripped the city of Coimbatore at least two weeks before the festival on September 16. The schools, colleges, universities and various commercial establishments here celebrated the spirit of Onam with great enthusiasm. Various competitions for dances, pookalam and martial arts forms were hosted.

Onam celebrations among girls

The Onam special celebrations were taken to new heights with the inclusion of a social welfare facet to it this time. Some of the college students paid a visit to the old age homes and orphanages of the city, showing them the gestures of care, love and affection.  Sri Krishna Arts and Science College’s students came up with a signature campaign to abolish child labor as a part of Onam special celebrations.

students celebrating Onam

On the other hand, Departments of Catering Science and Hotel Management colleges took part in preparing the traditional dish called, ‘Onam Sadhya’. The traditional fare brought smiles on the faces of all the students and faculties. Students from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Rathinam Technical campus presented a procession of girls wearing traditional attire and performing the Mohini attam, while men clad in ‘mundu’ played the Chenda melam and performed different martial art forms.

Ladies performing dance at Onam

Sasi Creative School of Architecture, Sasi Creative School of Business, Sankara College of Science and Commerce, Kalaignar Karunanidhi Institute of Technology and several other colleges celebrated Onam in the traditional style.

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