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Basant Panchami Celebrations (Pre-Primary)
February 8 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Basant Panchami is a famous festival that marks the end of the winter season and ushers in the springtime. Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge and is worshipped on the Basant Panchami festival. Young girls wear bright yellow dresses and participate in the festivities. The color yellow holds a special meaning in this celebration as it signifies the brilliance of nature and the vibrancy of life. During the festival, India’s crop fields are filled with the color yellow, as the yellow mustard flowers bloom at this time of the year. Basant Panchami celebrations marked the day at both Sushant Golf City and Mahanagar branch of G. D. Goenka Public School in Lucknow, India also on Friday, 12th of February, 2016. The school children observed this festival with full joy. Top Schools in Lucknow GD Goenka.
A special assembly was organized have teachers explained them the importance of this day and why is it considered so auspicious. The festivities started with Saraswati Vandana by students of grade 1 followed by Saraswati puja wherein yellow flowers were offered to the goddess. Also, pens, notebooks, and pencils were placed near the goddess feet to be blessed before these could be used by students. All the teachers wore yellow attire to bring home the concept of this color to students. The whole place was vibrant with yellow color during the festival. Our tiny tots enjoyed the celebration and had a great experience.