Foxdell pupils celebrate Holi festival

Foxdell Infant school hosted a Holi festival on Friday, March 17, to celebrate the Indian Festival of Colours.

Tuesday, 11th April 2017, 5:19 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:33 pm
Holi Festival at Foxdell Infant School

The school’s Religious Education Coordinator, Nishat Dewji, organised a Bollywood Dance Workshop performed by K’Z Dance Entertainment for the pupils.

They had the opportunity to learn dance moves throughout the day in specialised workshops, when they danced to We Twist and Jai Ho.

Mrs Dewji commented: “What a lovely day full of smiles and laughter.”

Pupils and staff at Foxdell Infant School celebrated the Holi festival

During Holi Hindus celebrate the ending of winter and the coming of Spring by showering each other with bright coloured powders.

Staff and pupils spent the afternoon throwing coloured powders at each other in the grand finale of the Holi celebrations.

Ms Justine Abbot, headteacher, said: “This was a very successful event. The children and parents I spoke to loved it!

“Also thank you to all the staff who supported the finale event and for entering into the spirit of paint throwing.”

Pupils and staff at Foxdell Infant School celebrated the Holi festival