ICSK to host mega arts fest for Indian schools
The Indian Community School, Kuwait is organizing the first-ever mega arts fest for the students of all the Indian schools in Kuwait on 1st & 2nd December, 2016. Around 2,000 students will take part in this grand event titled ‘Indian Schools’ Mega Arts Fest’ with 80 different items for competition which will be organized on 6 stages at three venues (ICSKS Senior, Amman and Junior) in the two days from 8 am to 8 pm.
The Inaugural ceremony will be held on Thursday, 1st December at 8 am at ICSK Senior. Along with this, teacher representatives (Principals) of all the Indian schools will be recognized. Ambassador of Britain to Kuwait Matthew James Lodge will attend the event as the chief guest. Sudha Chandran (film actress and dancer) will attend as guest of honor while Maryam Abdul Rahman Dashti, department of Middle and High School, Ministry of Private Education), will grace the occasion as special guest.
The valedictory ceremony and prize distribution will be held on Friday, 2nd December 2016 at 6 pm at ICSK Senior. Indian Ambassador Sunil Jain will be chief guest of the event Oscar Award winner Padma Shri Dr Resul Pookutty will be the guest of honor who will give away more than 600 prizes to all the winners. A musical concert by Stephen Devassy will also presented. This spectacular cultural show, a historic event in the history of Indian schools in the country, is going to be organized for the first time in the Middle East Region and Kuwait with such a large number of items for competition. This spectacular event aims at finding the best talents in Kuwait.
Announcing the event at press conference, held at ICSK Senior branch on Sunday evening, Dr V Binumon, Principal and General Convenor of the Indian Schools’ Mega Arts Fest 2016 said, “The aim of Indian Schools’ Mega Arts Fest is to provide a platform to showcase the artistic flair of the budding talents belonging to the Indian diaspora. Students from KG to Class 12 will take part in this mega festival,” he said.
Registration for this event is strictly restricted through school as only the best from each school is going to compete in this. Competitions will be held in five categories-Cat I( Classes LKG, UKG & 1),Cat II(Classes 2, 3 & 4),Cat III- (Classes 5, 6 & 7,Cat IV ( Classes 8, 9 & 10) & Cat V( Classes 11 & 12). The result of each competition will be declared within 15 minutes of the completion of the event, he added. In each category the best performers will be conferred the title of ‘Kalaprathibha’ (male) and ‘Kalathilak’ (female), awarded 1/2 sovereign gold. The event will be telecast live (icsk-kw.com/ISMAF2016/Live.php). Others who attended the press conference included Secretary, Board of Trustees A. Amer Mohammed, Principal, ICSK Amman Rajesh Nair Principal, Joint Convenor Sunish Mathew and Program Committee Convenor Jacob George.