St Paul’s International School celebrated Onam in a grand style .The auditorium was richly decorated , the students and teachers all decked in traditional Kerala attire ,entire campus was bubbling with energy .The official function started at 9 am by lighting the ceremonial lamp by the dignitaries .The occasion was graced by The Principal ,Mr George K.V ,the Manager ,Mr Raphael C.C. The Chief Guest was the Malayalam poet ,Mr Shaju Kulathuvayal . Anagha Tom ,of XII B delivered the welcome address. The Principal of the school ,Mr George K.V. delivered the presidential address .He explained the rich heritage of Onam in Kerala and the spirit of oneness among all irrespective of cast, creed and religion . He encouraged the students to share the joy and mirth of Onam with one and all. The Chief Guest of the day, Mr Shaju Kulathuvayal spoke about the traditional festivities of Onam .He stressed on the human values which is the underlying significance of any festival . Onam is a festival of love and mutual bond .He inspired the students to build a better humane society with moral values . The function showcased various rich cultural extravaganza of Kerala like Thiruvathira, Pulikalli ,Skit ,Onapattu and flash mob. A few competitions like “ Payasam making “and “ eating banana “ were also organized as part of the celebration . A grand Pookalam was arranged in the main entrance of the school .Students were given tasty payasam . The function concluded with the national anthem .