Vanithavedi Kuwait holds ‘Noopuram-2016’
The cultural festival ‘Noopuram-2016’ organized by Vanithavedi-Kuwait at Indian Community School (Senior) auditorium concluded with a colorful dance display. Well-known classical dancers Srikanth accompanied by Aswathy Srikanth narrated the powerful forces of nature and their impact upon human emotions, through their dance bonanza “Atmata”, enthralling the audience.
The program started with a colorful cultural procession portraying several traditional art forms accompanied by chendamelam by Vanithavedi team. Indian Embassy Second Secretary AK Srivastava formally inaugurated Noopuram followed by principal’s address from Aswathy Srikanth. She observed that a perfect artist should be a virtuous person and only with balanced mind, an artist can perform with excellence. Anjana Saji presented “Kerala Formation day” message. By receiving the first copy from Nasser Al-Hameed Mohammad Kamal, Director, Kuwait TV, John Mathew released the Noopuram 2016 souvenir, edited by Bindul Sajeev. Naganadhan, President, KALA Kuwait, Sam Panummoodu , Advisor Vanithavedi and Devi Nadini - Balavedi delivered felicitation speeches. Santha R Nair, President Vanithavedi Kuwait presided over the function while Tolly Prakash, General Secretary welcomed the audience. Program Convener Shyamala Narayanan rendered a vote of thanks.
NAFO team received first prize in Thiruvathira competitions conducted as the part of Noopuram 2016 with Samanvayam team while Mangaf stood second and Palpak team in third position. They received cash prices” and Vanithavedi trophies. Bindu Dileep and Rema Ajith administered Thiruvathira competitions. Display of several art forms, skits and dance forms kept the day-long program buoyant.