Kerala Piravi was celebrated with great pomp and grandeur in St. Paul's International School, Kalamasserry. The Programme started with the invocation by the School choir. The Presidential address was delivered by the Director, SPIS, Rev. Dr. Douglas Pinheiro. He reminded about the rich heritage of Kerala and its great tradition. He also highlighted about the climatic threats that Kerala is facing in recent times. The Programme was officially inaugurated by the Chief Guest of the day, Prof. Thomas Mathew and other dignitaries on stage by lighting the lamp. Prof. Mathew stressed on the human values and character building as part of success in life with reference to Gandhiji's life. An anthology of Malayalam poems written by SPIS students were published on the occasion. In his address the Principal of the school, Mr. K. V. George advised the students to have positive attitude. He highlighted about miles of success Kerala has achieved. He appreciated the students who have the penchant for writing and inspired all students to follow the same path. The Guest of Honour, Prof. C. V. Mohan Bose spoke about the high standard of literature and culture of Kerala. He encouraged the students to get inspiration from Mother Nature. All the budding Paulian poets were felicitated with mementos by the Chief Guest. Selected poems were recited in the function and some poems were choreographed and presented in dance form. A melange of entertainment programme were performed by the Paulians with great elan. The Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour were both felicitated with mementos. The vote of thanks was proposed by Malayalam H. O. D, Mrs. Maya M. K.