Idukki Association Kuwait (IAK) held the grand Eid-Onam celebrations at the Fintas Auditorium on 6 September. The event was inaugurated by the General Manager of BEC, Mathew Varughese, presided over by IAK President Thomas Vezhambasseril and successfully compèred by Joncy Joseph.
Program General Convener Ivy Alex, Women’s Forum Chairperson Lancy Babu, Advisory Board Chairman Preeth Jose, IAK Vice President Babu Sebastian, Thrissur Association President Manikkuttan Edakkattu, Kuwait Wayanad Association President Mubarak Kambrath, Kannur Expatriate Association President Sherin Mathew, Alappuzha Jilla Pravasi Association General Secretary Thomas Pallickal, Kozhikode District NRI Association representative Krishnan Kadalundi, Kottayam District Pravasi Association President Binoy Sebastian and SMCA President Thomas Kuruvila delivered the felicitation speech. IAK General Secretary Jobins Joseph offered the welcome speech and Treasurer Ciju M Chacko offered the vote of thanks.
IAK Womens Forum performed Thalappoli and Thiruvathira under the leadership of the chairperson. Baiju Paul coordinated the Ghoshayatra and Jiji Mathew coordinated the cultural programs. Other highlights of the program included a group dance by Anushree and team, Oppana and Karayattam by Pranavam Group, music by Maria & Minu Johnson, Chendamelam and concert by Kuwait Melodies Group. A delicious Onasadya was provided to members.