The BCOM Computer Applications department at Al Ameen College successfully organized an engaging and vibrant Onam programme that brought together students and faculty members from various departments on 16/8/2023. The event aimed at celebrating the spirit of Onam, a traditional harvest festival in Kerala, and fostering a sense of unity among the college community. The programme showcased a variety of activities that highlighted the rich cultural heritage of the state.

Program Highlights:

  1. Treasure Hunt:

The event kicked off with an exciting treasure hunt that had participants enthusiastically exploring the college campus. The treasure hunt not only tested their problem-solving skills but also allowed them to learn more about the college premises. Participants formed teams and followed a series of clues that led them to hidden treasures. This activity fostered teamwork, strategic thinking, and healthy competition.

  1. Onam Exhibition:

The Onam exhibition was a visual treat that showcased the traditional art, craft, and culture of Kerala. Different departments set up stalls that displayed intricate flower arrangements, traditional attire, and artifacts that are synonymous with Onam festivities. The exhibition offered attendees a chance to immerse themselves in the vibrant colors and rich history of the festival.

  1. Paper Crafts:

The paper crafts activity encouraged participants to create traditional Onam-themed decorations using paper. Students from various departments participated in workshops to learn how to make intricate paper flowers, rangoli designs, and other decorative items associated with the festival. This hands-on activity allowed students to unleash their creativity and appreciate the artistry behind these crafts.

  1. Penalty Shootout:

The penalty shootout added a touch of excitement to the event by incorporating a sporting element. Students from different departments formed teams and competed in a penalty shootout game. This friendly competition not only celebrated the spirit of sportsmanship but also added an element of fun to the overall programme.

The Inter-Department Onam Program organized by the BCOM Computer Applications department was a resounding success. It not only brought together students and faculty members from diverse backgrounds but also provided a platform to celebrate the cultural diversity of Kerala through engaging activities. The programme was a testament to the college’s commitment to fostering unity, creativity, and a sense of community among its members. With the active participation of students and the dedication of the organizing team, the event served as a memorable way to celebrate the essence of Onam.