The much awaited winter carnival kicked off with dazzling success at Indian Educational School (IES) Bhavans, on January 27. A large gathering enjoyed a whole host of activities on the school premises, making the IES Winter Carnival a special day.
N.K. Ramachandran Menon, the chairman, Bhavans Middle East, opened the Winter Carnival in the presence of the principals and the vice principals of all the Bhavan institutions in Kuwait.
A variety of game stalls had been put up with punchy taglines on attractive posters. The students and teachers geared up enthusiastically to invite the visitors to play a slew of entertaining games. Games like ‘Guess the Color’, ‘Float the Boat’, ‘Pick the Marble’, ‘Blindfold Box’, ‘Can you Can’, ‘Drive the Car’, ‘Hat Me’, and ‘Kill the Mouse’ were played with great enthusiasm. Children had a wonderful time on the slides and bounced on the bouncy rides. The Juke Box played foot-tapping music as children sitting for face painting had their faces turned into brightly colored characters, while the youth and the ‘young at heart’ had their hair dyed magical colors.
The henna stall adorned hands with beautiful designs as did the tattoo stall where children received pretty tattoos. The food stalls selling mouthwatering delicacies witnessed long queues of onlookers who relished Arabic, Chinese and Indian cuisine, while the food kiosks very satisfying homely dishes.
A Mega Cultural Fiesta was the highlight of the day, with the talented Bhavanites showcasing their finest talents in various cultural shows in the IES auditorium. Babies enamored the crowd with their cuteness at the Baby Show. Instrumental Music was one of the much-admired events at the auditorium. A fusion of eastern, western, string and percussion indulged the music maniacs. Solo dance performances comprised of traditional dance forms, cinematic dance, hip-hop and western folk and modern dance forms brought laurels to the performers and their trainers. The DJ Show set the auditorium ablaze with great sounds, and a large gathering danced to the sprightly remixes and night core versions of the popular pop and rap numbers.
The thrilling events of the day came to an end with the raffle ticket draw. The exciting prizes of the raffle draw consisted of gift vouchers, LED televisions, cameras, Apple products, Samsung Galaxy tablets, Cetrix mobile phones, HP computer peripherals, Samsung cameras, and Kenwood white goods.
T.Premkumar, the Principal, IES congratulated the winners of the Raffle Draw, and thanked the parents, the teachers, and the students for making the carnival a grand success. He also appreciated the sponsors of the IES winter carnival-2017 for their generous contributions.