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School day and Independence day celebration

School day and Independence day celebration

Celebrating 115 years of excellence.

The school day of Holy Family Convent Bambalapitiya was held on Friday, the 2nd of February in celebration of our 115th anniversary. All students and teachers were gathered in the school quadrangle for the celebration of this special day. A prayer service was held for the adoration of the Holy Eucharist; in thanksgiving for the miraculous apparition in the Eucharist of 1822.

The second segment for the day was followed by the hoisting of the National flag by Rev. Sr. Deepa Fernando and the school flag by the head prefect Anjalee Wanduragala, in celebration of the Independence Day. Four candles were lit and passed down to four prefects representing each ethnicity, signifying unity and peace in the country.

The day was celebrated amidst the music, food and dancing.

Along with the senior school primary school also celebrated both school day and Independence Day on the 2nd of February 2018.

The smell of incense filled the air as the Tamil medium students clad in traditional costume swayed to the sound of the hymn with sticks of incense in their hands. A religious service followed with adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, bible reading and reflection.

The hoisting of flags took place next with Rev.Sr.Jesicca and hoisting the national flag was hoisted by Rev.Sr.Nivetha.

The students demonstrated their unity by holding hands and singing the song “Hela Jathika Abimane” while eight students dressed to represent the four main races of our country came forward.