The Indian Community School Kuwait (ICSK) - Khaitan Branch celebrated the end of their Arts Fest Khoj 2016 with a spectacular prize giving ceremony on 26 November. T. Premkumar, a well known and dedicated educator in the Middle East and the Principal of Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan, Kuwait was the esteemed Chief Guest for the occasion. Pushpinder Kanwal, the Deputy Secretary of Beas Cultural Society Kuwait was the Special Guest of Honour.
Many acclaimed persons including Vinukumar Nair, the Honorary Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of ICSK, Agnello Fernandis, Honorary Joint Secretary, of the Board of Trustees of ICSK, Dr. V. Binumon, the Senior Administrator and Principal of ICSK senior branch, K. Gangadhar Shirsath, the Principal of ICSK Khaitan, Ravi Ayanoli Vice Principal of ICSK Khaitan, guests from Beas Cultural Society, parents and students graced the occasion.
T. Premkumar lighted the ceremonial lamp along with other dignitaries and inaugurated the auspicious occasion. It was followed by a classical music recital by Megha Johnson and Milan Mathew paying homage to the late Balamurali Krishna, the renowned vocalist and composer of India. The guests were accorded a warm welcome by the Principal K. G. Shirsath. In his welcome address, the Principal felicitated the Chief Guest. Mr. Pushpinder and other guests from Beas Cultural Society were honored with mementos for their humanitarian service to society. The Main and assistant Coordinators of the Art Fest were also felicitated with awards.
A total of 3926 students participated in the Arts Fest 2016 and 467 awards were given out in four categories. The winners of various competitions were presented with awards for their achievement.
The Chief Guest T. Premkumar conferred ‘Kalathilakam’ and ‘Kalaprathibha’ titles for each category. The evening clearly belonged to the children, who enthralled the audience with their breathtaking performances that encompassed Solo dance, Hindi recitation, English speech, Folk dance, Cinematic dance and Mime.
In his address, Mr. Premkumar applauded the winners for their outstanding accomplishments. He shared his thoughts and recounted his memories. The pleasant ceremony ended with the vote of thanks by Ravi Ayanoli, the Vice Principal of ICSK Khaitan.
The entire ICSK family congratulates all the winners on their exceptional performance and hope they do well in their future.