BARAKAH-2023 | Eid ul-Fitr Celebration at IES, Bhavans Kuwait
‘Barakah-2023’ was celebrated as a part of Eid-ul- Fitr celebrations with great enthusiasm at Indian Education School under the aegis of the Islamic Department of the School. The celebration highlighted the values upheld by the festival. Through various performances, the students brought out the spirit of brotherhood, love and secularism.
To invoke the blessings of the Almighty, the celebration began with the soulful recitation of a few verses from the Holy Quran by Abdul Hadi of grade 10. This was followed by a melodious Eid song by the school music team. Areeba of grade 7, delivered an informative talk on the importance of Eid. The teachers took meticulous steps to make the young minds understand the real essence of the festival through well scripted skits on Ramadan and Eid which were enacted well by the students of the middle wing. An informative video on Eid celebration across the globe was also shown to the audience. To kindle the young minds, a quiz on Ramadan was conducted by Safreena and Sarah of grade 12. The audience participated with great excitement. The students of the primary section staged a scintillating dance performance spreading cheer all around.
The most auspicious event of this joyous celebration was, ‘HEBA’, Unconditional Gift: IES Charity Drive. The charity drive was held in the school during the last week of Ramadan with the objective of inspiring children to give back to society. Students contributed generously towards this magnanimous cause. Grocery kits with contributions received were made and distributed among the support staff members by the Chairman, Mr. N.K. Ramachandran Menon and Principal, Mr. T. Premkumar during Barakah. Apart from this, Ms. Ammaji Geddada and her students of Grade 3B, contributed towards the medical treatment of Ms. Shoma, one of our support staff members. The fund was raised by the students for a noble cause.
The principal in his address extolled the ethical virtues of the blessed festival and asked the children to imbibe the values of patience, modesty, and spirituality. He congratulated the members of the Islamic department, Mr. Jamal and Ms. Shaima for organizing an excellent program. He thanked the Arabic department, Art teacher and Music teacher for collaborating with the organizers and extended everyone Eid greetings.
All the students irrespective of religion, language, or ethnicity participated whole heartedly in the celebration. The festivity promoted a feeling of co-operation, collaboration and team work. Barakah lent a distinctive festive atmosphere exuberantly filled with irrepressible positive feeling and gusto. Thus, the holistic, secular education envisaged by our Chairman, Mr. N.K. Ramachandran Menon was aptly portrayed by the students.