ISC Malay­alam Wing to cel­e­brate Onam

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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.

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