The full moon festival was conducted by Thenmaradchi Zonal Education Office in collaboration with Provincial Department of Education, Northern Province on 14th November 2016 at Thenmaradchi Cultural hall of the Philharmonic, Chavakachcheri. This event was led by the Zonal Education Director of Thenmaradchi zone Mr.S.Kirushnakumar.
This occasion was graced by the presence of Hon. Thambyrajah Gurukularajah, Minister of Northern Provincial Education, Cultural Affairs, Sports and Youth Affairs. Mrs. Abirami Balamurali, Assistant Secretary of Northern Provincial Ministry of Education, Cultural Affairs, Sports and Youth Affairs was participated as Special guest. Mr. R. Navaratnam, AGA, Thenmaradchi and Mr. K. Sivanantham, Retired Divisional Director of Chavakachcheri Division and Deputy Director of Education Development, Mullaitivu Zone were participated as guests of honour.
At the start of the event guests were taken to the festival hall from J/ Driberg College along with band music, Carriers and Procession. Since first lit euphemism events began with silence prayer. Then wearing garland to Tamil mother by the chief guest. Following Tamil mother greeting was played by J/ Meesalai Veerasingam Central College students.
Subsequently euphemism music, welcome speech, welcome dance, presidential address, guests’ speech, various arts events, scholar honored, giving commemorative gift to guests, and Vote of Thanks were featured by Thenmaradchi educational community.
Finally, ceremony concluded with the singing of the zonal anthem was sung by J/ Kodikamam Thirunavukkarasu Central College students.