ISC Malayalam Wing to celebrate Onam
Malayalam Wing of the Indian Social Club Oman has announced the most awaited Onam 2017 celebrations which will take place on September 21, 22 and 23 at The Grand Hall, Al Falaj Hotel. The wing has organised a gamut of scintillating events for two evenings and a splendid feast on the third day of the celebration.
The first day of Onam celebrations, September 21, will bring the festive mood with the flower carpets and members receiving the chief guest, Indian Ambassador H E Indra Mani Pandey, special invitees from the Government of Oman, Sathyan Anthikkad from the film industry of Kerala, Indian Social Club chairman Dr Satish Nambiar, sponsors and other invitees, with thaalapoli and chenda melam.
With a few cultural folk art forms, the Mahabali varavelpu (welcoming King Mahabali) will take place leading to the inaugu- ral ceremony and thereafter a spectrum of events to mesmerise the spectators.
This year, on September 22, the wing will honour Sathyan Anthikad with their Cultural Award2017 on the second day of the celebrations. He is a well-known luminary of South Indian film industry having served the industry in various capacities, such as film director, screen writer and lyricist, etc.
He has bagged several state and national awards for his contributions to the film industry. He has directed more than 50 successful films and has penned about 100 popular Malayalam film songs.
On the first day, the wing honours Dr Nambiar for his outstanding and exemplary service in community leadership.
Onam Sadya, an indispensable part of the celebration served to 3,000 people, will take place on the third day, September 23.