Nava Nalanda School is a vibrant hub of creativity and expression, offering an extensive array of cultural activities throughout the year. With over 25+ diverse activities, we ensure that our students have ample opportunities to explore their interests and talents beyond academics.

From classical music and dance performances that preserve our cultural heritage, to modern forms of art, drama, and photography that foster innovation, our cultural calendar is a kaleidoscope of experiences. Literary clubs ignite young minds through debates, poetry, and storytelling, while sports tournaments encourage healthy competition and teamwork.

Moreover, our annual fests, inter-school competitions, and talent shows showcase the culmination of students’ efforts. These activities foster confidence, enhance communication skills, and promote holistic development. At Nava Nalanda School, cultural activities are woven into the fabric of education, nurturing well-rounded individuals who are not just academically competent but also creatively enriched.

Rabindra Jayanti

The adobe of Nava Nalanda is Rabindranath.

“Rabindra Jayanti Celebration” – an annual cultural extravaganza at Nava Nalanda School, dedicated to honoring the illustrious legacy of Rabindranath Tagore. This event, spanning classes from Nursery to XII, is a heartfelt tribute to the literary giant who reshaped the cultural landscape of our nation.

Through mesmerizing performances of Rabindra Sangeet, dance, poetry recitations, and visual art, our students pay homage to Tagore’s timeless contributions. What sets this celebration apart is the participation of renowned singers from West Bengal, adding an authentic touch to the event on the birthday of the great bard.


“Sarodotsav” – another annual cultural extravaganza at Nava Nalanda School, dedicated to paying tribute to the divine Goddess Durga. This event, spanning classes from Nursery to XII, brings together our students for a vibrant celebration of culture, art, and devotion.

Through mesmerizing performances, including music, dance, drama, and visual art, our students honor the essence of Goddess Durga. The event serves as a platform for them to showcase their talents, while also fostering a sense of unity and spirituality.

Pujo Parikrama

Experience the joy of Pujo Parikrama at Nava Nalanda School! A unique opportunity awaits students from Class V to XII as they embark on a three-day journey to various Pujo mandaps. The students as judge and escorted bu the teachers visit several pandals and give their verdict. The teams enjoy an AC school bus and delectable food provisions, participants will not only enjoy the festivities but also serve as judges for the beautifully adorned pandals. This immersive experience allows students to connect with the essence of the Pujo celebrations while honing their critical evaluation skills. Join us for this enriching journey that blends tradition, camaraderie, and a taste of leadership!


The Basantotsav at Nava Nalanda School, inspired by the renowned Santiniketan tradition, is a vibrant celebration of  arrival of spring. Embracing the spirit of Rabindranath Tagore’s legacy, our students engage in a colorful cultural extravaganza. Set in the picturesque surroundings of Santiniketan, it captures the essence of nature’s renewal and the blossoming of artistic expression.

Students clad in vibrant hues join hands to perform traditional dances, recite Tagore’s verses, and showcase their artistic talents. The event symbolizes the union of nature and humanity, echoing Tagore’s vision of holistic education that harmonizes with the environment.

As the sun sets, the Basanta Utsab culminates in a radiant display of songs, dances, and bonfires that evoke the joys of life and creativity. Join us as we pay homage to Tagore’s philosophy and celebrate the season of rejuvenation at Nava Nalanda School in Santiniketan.

Nava Nalanda Mela

Get ready for the much-awaited Nava Nalanda Mela, our biannual extravaganza that promises a day of fun, frolic, and cultural festivities for all students! Set against the backdrop of our open grounds, the Mela is a celebration of vibrant diversity and creative energy. Students from all classes will showcase their talents through engaging cultural activities, including dance performances, musical renditions, dramatic presentations, and much more.

The Nava Nalanda Mela goes beyond the ordinary with its array of engaging stalls featuring games, crafts, and delectable treats that cater to all ages. It’s a day to revel in the spirit of camaraderie, as students, teachers, and families come together to create unforgettable memories.

Mark your calendars and join us for the Nava Nalanda Mela, where entertainment, culture, and community converge in a grand celebration of our collective spirit. Let’s make the most of this festive occasion on our open grounds!

Christmas Party

Celebrate the magic of Christmas at Nava Nalanda! We are excited to invite kids and their parents to a heartwarming Christmas Day celebration filled with joy and wonder. Get ready to meet Santa himself, who will be spreading cheer and giving gifts to all the little ones. The event will be a perfect blend of festive activities, games, and delightful performances by our talented students. It’s a time to come together as a community, share in the holiday spirit, and create cherished memories. Join us on Christmas Day for an enchanting celebration at Nava Nalanda, where the joy of giving and the warmth of togetherness will light up the season.

Independence Day

Nava Nalanda School is thrilled to announce its grand Independence Day celebration at the iconic Red Road, in the esteemed presence of our Chief Minister. This momentous event will witness our students’ patriotic fervor as they participate in the flag hoisting ceremony, cultural performances, and inspiring speeches that uphold the ideals of our nation. The esteemed Chief Minister’s attendance adds a touch of honour to this occasion, symbolizing the unity and progress our country represents. Join us at Red Road on Republic Day as we come together to celebrate our democratic heritage and embrace the future with hope and pride.

Republic Day

At Nava Nalanda School, we are eagerly gearing up to commemorate the spirit of our nation’s unity and diversity with our Republic Day celebration. This special occasion will be marked by a series of patriotic events that pay tribute to the principles our country was founded upon. Our students will showcase their talents through inspiring speeches, flag hoisting, cultural performances, and more. The celebration serves as a reminder of the values that bind us as a nation and the bright future that lies ahead. Join us on this momentous day as we honour the essence of our democratic nationhood at Nava Nalanda School.

Saraswati Puja

Join us at Nava Nalanda Music School as we celebrate Saraswati Puja with a blend of devotion and cultural splendor. The day will begin with traditional puja to honour Goddess Saraswati, followed by prasad distribution. In the evening, immerse yourself in a cultural extravaganza featuring musical performances, dance, drama, and art displays by our talented students. The festivities will conclude with a joyful bhog, uniting teachers and students in a delightful feast.

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