All students participated in the Cultural Clothing Day on Thursday, 18 November 2021. On this day, we shared our cultures and traditions with each other and celebrated our community's diversity. The event was organised by a group of students in Grade 11 and 12, who took their time to coordinate and promote the beautiful event, which generated so much positive spirit among our student and staff community.
What drove this event?
Lalith Valveti, one of the student organisers explains: "I am new to this school and country and hence do not know a lot about European culture. When I came to know that our school represents all types of people from all over the world, I started becoming interested in all sorts of cultures. This curiosity in me led me to thinking that I should do something where every single person can introduce or show their culture. I thought of it as an opportunity to show the diversity in clothing since all we wear regularly in school are track pants, jeans, skirts and other regular clothing which is known by all people. I feel like this would make a good change in our school. By organising this at a big scale we are encouraging people to show us their culture to our school as this is an international school and also in the hope that my peers will try to take this further and at a more bigger scale than we are achieving for this event. I feel that by doing this people will be more willing to represent their country or culture in their daily lives."
A big thank you to parents for encouraging your child/ren to participate and helping them prepare the original outfits we have seen throughout the school day.