Pride and festive cheer marked the Thai Pongal celebration held on 12th January 2019 at SRISHTI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, Chennai. Students came in their traditional dresses and exhibited joy and pride as they filled the campus with the land’s cultural aura. The Department of Tamil organized a plethora of programmes for the entertainment of the students. The programme commenced with hearing of God’s word, followed by prayer and prayer song. A graceful Bharathanatyam dance welcomed the audience. A short skit about the customs followed during Pongal, Facts about Thiruvalluvar and Thirukurals, Popular folk songs added excitement amongst the audience. Our children of Grade 1,grade 2 revived the festivity in a village with their colourful folk dance.