Embassy of India in Kuwait in association with the Indian Cultural Network (ICN), Kuwait inaugurated Namaste Kuwait – a week-long celebration of Indian Arts, Music, and Dance on the occasion of National Day of Kuwait, on February 20, 2022.

Ambassador of India to Kuwait H E Sibi George and Mrs. Joice Sibi inaugurated the celebration by the traditional lighting of the lamp.

Ambassador, in his inaugural remarks, welcomed wholeheartedly all the guests, participants, and persons from the media fraternity and highlighted the richness of Indian Culture and pluralistic
civilization. He mentioned that India has supplied indigenously developed vaccines to the World living its ‘ Whole World is one family’ ethos. He also acknowledged the special bond shared by India and Kuwait in bringing cultural affinities between the two friendly nations.

He further added that the “75th anniversary of independence is an important milestone in the history of our country. While the 60th anniversary is an important milestone in our shared journey towards a shared history of sustainable progress, development, and prosperity of the peoples of our two friendly countries. Both these milestones are significant and we at Embassy have made it a top priority to celebrate these events with our close partners from Kuwait and our Indian nationals and friends of India in Kuwait in a befitting manner.”

“Despite the Covid 19 pandemic challenges, many events have already been organized the Embassy under these broad themes and we will continue to do so in the days, weeks, and months ahead. I would like to thank all the Indian Community Associations, Community members, and all the many Indian artists and children who have joined hands in this effort to showcase Indian culture and heritage.”

This was followed by dance performances and enthralling singing performances. On this special occasion, the Ambassador also released a beautiful album named “Ya Kuwaithee Marhaba”, in three languages viz. Arabic, Hindi, and Malayalam on the love
for India and Kuwait was also released.

The celebration of the ‘ Namaste Kuwait’ festival will continue till 28 February 2022 through a varied range of like dance performances, singing performances, Yoga, Indian movies, etc.

The event received a huge response from Kuwait on the embassy’s social media.

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