Pongal is the 4 day harvest festival of Tamil Nadu celebrated to thank Sun, mother nature, farm animals that contribute to a bountiful harvest. It marks the beginning of the Tamil month Thai. Vels Vidyashram celebrated pongal festival through dance by kids and teachers, various activities like pot decoration, pot painting, rangoli done by grades III ,IV,V,VI,VIIand VIII. Children enjoyed the fun-filled activities along with pongal prepration done by teachers.
Annual Day Celebration
Vels Rajathotsav the silver jubilee celebrations of VELS VIDYASHRAM was held on 9th January at Velan Arangam with Lt.General A.Arun and guest of honour cine star Mr Jeeva gracing the occasion. Senior staff were honoured, students who performed well were also given prizes along with students who performed in other fields such as swimming, archery, karate, skate board etc. Cultural events were fantabulous with English, sanskrit, and Tamil plays put up beautifully by children. Dance performances by all age groups enthralled the audience leaving them spellbound.