Just because we all are cooped up at home doesn’t mean that we can’t celebrate the little joys of life and the festivity of togetherness. As, April 14 marks the first day of the Bengali New Year, Poila Baisakh, we have listed below few ways that you can celebrate the new year with equal joy and pomp but within the safe boundaries of your home.
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Online feast with the family is all you need to let go of the quarantine blues. Yes, we are far away from our families due to social distancing, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be a part of the traditional feast. Technological apps such as Zoom and Google Duo are great for bringing everyone closer virtually.
The best part about Poila Baisakh is the colorful decorations that mark’s the commencement of the Bengali New Year. Those with younger children at home can organize fun activities for them to get creative. Bring out all the paper and paint or crayons and create unique wall hangings and even room décor projects too.
Since food is an important part of the celebration, you can get cooking with limited supplies at home. Phulko Luchi with Alur dom, Cholar Dal, Begun Bhaja, Mishti Doi, Chaler Payesh can be easily made at home with essential food supplies. You can even teach the children to assist you in the process so that they can be an active part of the celebrations at home.
Online Concerts/ Performance
Catch online concerts on YouTube on even zoom and cherish the mesmerizing tunes of Rabindranath Tagore. You can even organize a performance where everyone in the family can sing, dance or enact a special part from the many literary gems of the Nobel Laureate. Involve everyone from the extended family as well via video calling and sing along to the songs that celebrate spring, New Year and great beginnings!
Let’s consider the battle against nature the ultimate test for humanity. We should teach students how to learn from their mistakes and celebrate the Poila Baisakh with love and laughter, so they can face the future with determination and confidence. Meanwhile, if you want to get your child admitted to the best CBSE senior school in Kharagpur, Don Bosco Kharagpur is the destination for you. The officials have extended the enrollment dates for the high school admission, details of which are available on the school website.