Mohali 11th October:- Spreading the message of celebrating Diwali in an environment friendly manner, VR Punjab, the region’s largest and most preferred shopping destination, organised a workshop for children with the theme - An Eco-Friendly Diwali.
As part of the three-day workshop conducted from October 11 to 13 to drive home the importance of “clean Diwali”, VR Punjab organised pottery, origami and art and craft workshops, in which more than 100 children in the age group of 5-15 years participated.
The participating children, who were taught how to make hand-painted clay pottery items like ‘diyas’, flower vases and miniature temples, apart from many decorative articles that symbolise the festive spirit, also prepared posters and banners to underline the importance of environmental conservation with messages like “Save Trees, Save Earth” and “One World, One Chance”. They also took an oath to celebrate a cracker-free Diwali and make every effort to keep their surroundings clean and green.
While the pottery and art and craft workshops were conducted by Ms Tanuja, who has 20 years of experience in this field and runs her own landscaping company called “Heaven on Earth”, Ms Sahiba Malhotra, a graduate of Government Art College, Chandigarh with five years of experience, organised the origami workshop.