Nov 11, 2016

Saints Rangoli Display and Diwali Concert 2016

Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha's National inter - Schools Rangoli Competition at Dharmic Sanskritik Kendra. Queen's College was awarded first place, St. Joseph's High - 2nd Place and Bishops High School - 3rd Place. Participation prizes were won by Rajiv Gandhi University and St. Stanislaus College.  Javin Singh (photo credit)

The St. Stanislaus College’s Hindu Society participated in the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha Rangoli competition on the 25th of October at the Kendra, Prashad Nagar, placing fourth among the premier schools in Georgetown. 

Rangoli is a decoration for Diwali that signifies purity. It is made out of coloured rice and used like a carpet to place Diyas to enhance decorations on the night of Diwali. It is also used for weddings and other Hindu celebrations.

In celebration of Diwali, Miss Taramattie Gomattie also coordinated a concert on the afternoon of Friday October 28th in the Marion Forum. The concert included an Acrostic and Skit of the story of Diwali performed by the first formers. An African and Indian Drumming performance by form one classmates Colaun Hazelwood and Naresh Mahadeo. Tassa Drumming, Dances and a fashion show of traditional Indian Clothing. Students of all ethnicities and religious backgrounds took part in the concert and helped make it a success.

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