Kuwait St. Gregorios Indian Orthodox Church (Maha Edavaka), a parish of Indian Orthodox Church (Est. AD 52) announced their annual Harvest Festival, scheduled on Friday, 16 October, 2015 from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm at the Al-Jeel Al-Jadeed School Auditorium, Hawally. The Sunday School Golden Jubilee concluding program also is clubbed with this year’s Harvest Festival.
The full day event will be fun-filled with variety programs including songs, dances, skits, magic show, raffle draw, American auction, face painting etc. Food stalls serving variety of homemade Indian food offer the rare chance of testing one’s taste-buds. Also, there will be stalls selling handicrafts, clothes, music CDs, books etc. at substantially subsidized rates. Children of all age groups can enjoy indoor games, puzzles etc, March past showcasing diversity of Indian culture as well as traditional art-forms will be an added attraction.
Public meeting will be attended by eminent personalities from India and Kuwait. To commemorate the occasion, a multi-colored souvenir containing valuable information will also be issued.
Raffle offering valuable prizes is another attraction of the event. Raffle coupon was released in a function at NECK by Fr. Raju Thomas (Vicar) & Mr. Mathews Varghese (G.M., Bahrain Exchange Co.,) representing the main sponsor. The first coupon was received by Mr. Babu Varghese (Director of Al-Mashan Gen. Trd. Co.,) representing co-sponsor of the event from Fr. Reji C. Varghese (Associate Vicar).
The function was attended by Fr. Mathew Zacharia (OVBS director), Sabu T. George (Gen. Convener), Oommen Vengal (Jt. Convener), V.C. Varghese (Fin. Convener), John P. Joseph (Trustee), Jacob Thomas (Acting secretary), Prasad A. Cherian (Coupon sales convener) and Shaji Abraham (Sponsorship convener). Proceeds from the event will be utilized for helping the needy.