Onathanima 2014, the mega Onam fiesta of Keralites in Kuwait, is all set for the final show to be held at the Indian Central School ground on 24 October 4pm onwards. The Onathanima 2014 organising committee announced the hosting of the tenth anniversary celebrations pacing up to its final stage. H.E. Sunil Jain, Ambassador of India to Kuwait will be the Chief Guest in the presence of several socio cultural leaders who will attend the function.
The colourful tenth anniversary celebration evening will be docked by participants of the leading teams in Kuwait for the tournament of National Tug Of War Championship, colourful cultural procession, distribution of Pearl of the School Award to the select students from Indian schools in Kuwait based on their overall performance.
All the major Tug O’ War teams in Kuwait have been practicing in full-throttle since the past four months to sweep off the Sancelia Ever Rolling Gold Cup for winners. The first runner up of the tournament will be presented with Blue Line Ever Rolling Trophy, second runner up will be given Jiju Memorial Trophy and the Thanima Trophy is set apart for the third runner up. The first three winners will be given individual medals and all the four winners will be given Cash prizes. All the teams who reach the quarter final will be given consolation cash prizes. Aji Memorial trophy will be given for Fair Play team. Also, Thanima Sports Person of the Year award and Col. Jojan Thomas Memorial Trophy for outstanding contributions in Tug of War Championship will be presented.
Onathanima will also pay a special homage through Smrithi Pooja by Thanima to the well-known personalities who departed last year. Along with the event, the directory containing complete details of all the Indian associations in Kuwait will be released too.