Prasanthi Nilayam celebrated the holy Advent of Jesus today in a most holistic fashion, with a range of programmes both in the morning and evening. In the morning the programme commenced at the day-break, at 0630 hrs. , with a Canadian Youth Choir presentation. The next session in the morning had an assortment of programmes by the students, Violin Bands by Primary and Higher Secondary Students, University Brass Band and the Music Troupe from Prasanthi Nilayam campus.
In the evening International Sai Children presented Christmas International Children Choir singing a range of 9 hymns. Conducted by Gesine Strohmeier from Germany the Choir had 49 children from different nations.
Two speeches, by International guest speakers, Ms Joyce Barker from Canada and Mr Neville Fredricks from Australia followed next. An exhilarating Divine discourse of Bhagawan, of Christmas 1999, aired next in the public address system.
Bhajans continued and ended with Mangala Arathi at 1855 hrs.