LIBA’s “Thumbi Thullal Thirvathira” Onam celebration, was held on August 25, 2023, a colourful event that united the LIBA community to celebrate Kerala’s rich cultural heritage. The festivities commenced with a captivating Chandamelam, a traditional percussion ensemble, creating a mesmerizing atmosphere as Fr. Joe Arun, SJ, Director – LIBA, made his grand entrance. He delivered the welcome address, emphasizing the cultural and communal significance of Onam and Varalakshmi Viratham. Other dignitaries present included Fr. Simon SJ Rector, and Fr. Steve SJ, Province Co-ordinator of Higher Education from St. Paul’s College, Goa. The day also witnessed the thrilling final round of the Manan and Manka competition, a traditional event associated with Onam followed by a sumptuous Onam Sadya, a delectable spread of Kerala cuisine. After lunch, the celebrations continued with a series of engaging and fun-filled games, promoting camaraderie and engagement among all participants, making it a truly memorable Onam celebration at LIBA.