Onam, the state festival of Kerala, is celebrated with joy and enthusiasm by people of all communities. XIME Kochi campus celebrated Onam, “AARAVAM 2022” on September 6, 2022 wherein the faculties, staff and students were dressed in the traditional attires. An elegant ‘Pookalam” and the traditional “Onasadhya” was very much part of the celebration.
Snapshots from “AARAVAM 2022”
The celebration began with an Onam message by Prof. A S Girish. This was followed by games and contests such as Malayali Manga and Kerala Sreeman, Onapattu, Break the Pot, Tug of War, Fill the bottle (a water game in which the team which fills a bottle with water, using only their hand, won). There were also programs like the group song by the students of batch 10, during which King Mahabali was also welcomed. The students also danced to the beats of ‘Chendamelam’. Girls of batch 9 and 10 graced the occasion with a Thiruvathira performance. Awards were also distributed to all the winners of the competitions. The colourful and lively celebrations wound up with students dancing their hearts out to the beat of Chendamelam and some peppy beats.
Onam Celebration at XIME Kochi