The Kuwait Society for the Ideal Family (KSIF) organized a ceremony of the ‘Ideal Mother of the Outstanding Family 2015’ on Saturday at Dasma Theatre to celebrate Mother’s Day. This was the 11th edition of this contest, and four Kuwaiti and four expat mothers recieved awards.
President of KSIF Sheikha Fraiha Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah welcomed the large audience, saying that she was pleased to award the winning mothers in this year’s contest. Dr Sheikha Maymouna Al-Khalifa Al-Athbi Al-Sabah and Saleh Al-Nahham, Deputy and First Consultant at KSIF, also addressed the audience. The speeches were followed by poems proclaiming love for Kuwait by poet Musaed Al-Suweirij.
Students from the Shamiya Elementary School for Girls and Mohammed Al-Shayea School for Boys presented folk dances and songs. Kuwait Television’s musical orchestra presented an operetta on GCC countries, accompanied by the lights and flags of each country. Two Chinese students presented a small show of appreciation for their mothers.
Then a group of personalities who made great achievements were awarded as the personalities of the year 2015, followed by the eight mothers. The event was sponsored by various institutions including private hospitals, which provided gifts for the mothers in addition to free blood sugar and blood pressure tests for the attendees. The ceremony ended with a musical and dance performance by a group of students from public schools and the Kuwait TV band.