The fifth of September every year is celebrated as Teacher's Day in India. Check this article out for more information on the essential components of a Teacher's Day feast.
Teacher's Day Feast
Teacher's Day is a special occasion for students to celebrate and pay respect to their teachers. Traditionally, Teacher's Day is celebrated on the 5th of October annually. In India however, Teacher's day is celebrated on September 5. The Teacher's Day feast forms an important part of Teacher's Day celebrations. School/College auditoriums and grounds are usually decorated with festoons and balloons. Seating arrangements for chief guests and teachers will be done by the students. Apart from a grand luncheon/dinner, teachers are served snacks, finger foods and beverages. Students distribute sweets, candies and chocolates to other fellow students. At the luncheon banquet, students will have the opportunity to interact and spend quality time with their favorite teachers and express their heartfelt appreciation and love for them. Students also present gifts and cards to their respective class teachers and express their gratitude towards them. Both teachers and students revel in the elaborate feast put up and served on this day.
Teacher's Day Feast
- Traditionally, the Teacher’s Day program starts off by greeting the teachers and a Teacher’s Day speech. Students commence the grand event with inaugural cultural dances/songs to entertain the teachers. The presentation of cultural programs includes plays, skits, songs and dance performances.
- During the cultural show, students serve snacks of different varieties for their teachers. Snacks may include French Fries, Chaat (Indian fast food), sliders, Nuggets and Rolls. Snacks are often accompanied by beverages such as tea, coffee, soft drinks and fruit juices. You can also include pastries, sweets and cupcakes if you have the time.
- In the afternoon, an elaborate luncheon will be served for all the teachers and students. ensure that the menu includes the best of all cuisines and that it caters to all palates. The feast should ideally begin with starters/ hors d’oeuvres of at least three to four varieties. Try and include chilly potatoes, sausages, cheese dips, tortilla rolls, spring rolls, potato finger chips, salted peanuts, non-vegetarian/vegetarian kebabs, doughnuts, cottage cheese bites, etc.
- For the main course, opt for different cuisines. A few choices are pastas, noodles, baked shrimp, fried rice, chicken biryani (Spicy Indian rice), scallops, stews, salads, vegetable curries and plain rice. Remember to strike a balane between vegetarian and non-vegetarian food.
- After the main course, desserts should be served. Desserts may include pastries, ice creams in different flavors such as strawberry, butter scotch, plain vanilla, chocolate, almond, mango and blueberry.
- After the elaborate spread, students can invite all the teachers to play games or participate in fun activities. All you have to do is let your hair down and have fun on Teacher’s Day!
So, in this way, students celebrate teacher's day with a great feast and activities. This will not only ensure that your teachers have fun, but will also be etched in their memories forever. Teachers play a key role in educating and mentoring students to achieve their goals. each one of us remembers at least a couple of teachers who have been major influences in shaping our career. So, this Teacher's Day, why not do something for them in return? With this wonderful feast, your teachers are definitely going to cherish what you have done for them, forever!