The spirit of Onam, the vibrant and cherished festival of Kerala, resonated throughout the campus of Kannur Salafi B.Ed. College on 1st November 2022 as the college community came together to celebrate this joyous occasion with zeal and enthusiasm. The event was a resounding success, fostering a sense of cultural unity and promoting the rich heritage of the state.
- Pookkalam Competition: The festivities commenced with a Pookkalam (flower rangoli) competition, where students from different departments showcased their artistic prowess by creating stunning floral designs. The vibrant colors and intricate patterns adorned the college premises, exuding the essence of Onam.
- Traditional Attire Parade: The traditional attire parade saw students, faculty, and staff gracefully dressed in the traditional Kerala attire, enhancing the festive ambience. The campus was adorned with the vibrant hues of Kasavu sarees and Mundus, making it a sight to behold.
- Onam Sadhya: The celebration would not have been complete without the delectable Onam Sadhya, a traditional feast served on banana leaves. The college canteen catered an authentic Sadhya, consisting of a sumptuous variety of dishes, including avial, olan, thoran, and payasam, leaving everyone savoring the true essence of Kerala’s culinary delights.
- Cultural Extravaganza: The evening came alive with a cultural extravaganza featuring a myriad of performances, including folk dances, Thiruvathirakali, and classical music renditions. Students and faculty members showcased their talents, adding an enchanting touch to the celebrations.
- Tug-of-War Competition: To infuse some competitive spirit into the festivities, a friendly Tug-of-War competition was organized. The cheering and camaraderie amongst the teams reflected the unity and sportsmanship of the college community.
The success of the Onam Celebrations at Kannur Salafi B.Ed. College was a result of the collective efforts and dedication of various individuals and groups. The organizing committee, faculty members, student volunteers, and college administration deserve special recognition for their hard work and commitment in making the event memorable.
The Onam Celebrations held at Kannur Salafi B.Ed. College on 1st November 2022 not only brought the college community together but also showcased the rich cultural heritage of Kerala. The event succeeded in promoting a sense of unity, respect for traditions, and a deep appreciation for the diversity that makes our college a vibrant academic institution.
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who participated and contributed to the success of the festivities. May the spirit of Onam continue to inspire and foster a sense of togetherness among the college community in the years to come.