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ICS - "Theatrical Day” with Two English Plays

ICS presents "Theatrical Day" with legend

IFL Kuwait

Theatrical Day is a new tag of ICS Mission with India’s highly acclaimed play in English (comedic & social satire) On Friday 26th October from 5pm onwards.  It’s purely family oriented concept.

  1.  Two Adorable Losers - at 5.30 pm
  2.  That’s My Girl - at 8.00 pm

IFL KuwaitLast year we presented Theatrical Week & now Theatrical experience with the team of legend actor and director ANANT MAHADEVAN, BHARAT DABHOLKAR, young female actress SHWETA ROHIRA & ANANYA DUTTA. Also attraction of the evening is Young iconic actor DARSHEEL SAFARY (Who received fame in, National Award winning Film- Taare Zamen Par) Film actor Darsheel Safary will make you laugh till end of the play with young director & actor Abhishek Patnaik.

Two Adorable Losers - An English comedy about a professor from Odisha who is weak in his English diction and a student who is weak in his academics. Both suffer from the same problem - an inferiority complex. In an attempt to regain their lost confidence, they approach each other in an unusual alliance.

That’s My Girl is a story of a daughter who has come seeking for a role in Hindi Film Industry and meets her father, who had deserted her & her mother 20 years ago. Although the undercurrent of the story is very emotional & sensitive, every line brings smile and laughter on faces.

The interaction between Daughter, a wannabe Film Actress & her Father, a veteran Film Writer is hilarious, but also chokes the heart in some moments.

ANANTH NARAYAN MAHADEVAN: He is National award winning Media personality in Films, Television, Theater, & advertising since 1980.

He acted in over 30 theater production with over 3000 performance in India & abroad. Plays include works by Shakespeare, Arthur Miller, Moliere, Badal Sircar, Vijay Tendulkar, Mohan Rakesh, Neil Simon, Chekov, Ray Cooney, J B Priestley and others in HINDI and ENGLISH.

Lead roles in television about 100 serials on prime time on various channels like : Doordarshan, Zee Tv, Sony Entertainment, Star Plus, Metro Channels, and NEPC etc. Major works include lead roles in more than fifty television serials including, THE SWORD OF TIPU SULTAN, ADOS PADOS, ANDAZ,

KISMAT, KANOON, JUNOON, AMAR PREM, ZABAAN SAMBHAL KE,

NUPOOR, KAYAR, A MOUTHFUL OF SKY, DARPAN, KABHI TO MILENGE,

MARSHALL, WAQT, BASERA, CHINGARI, ODHNI and others.

Anant Mahadevan acted in films featured roles include KHILADI, CHANDNI, BAAZIGAR, ISHQ, GARDISH, KUDRAT, KIM [English with Peter O Toole], BAADSHAH, ISABELLA [Malayalam], KYONKI MAIN JHOOT NAHIN BOLTA, SATTA, SANDWICH, PYAR TO HONA HI THA, NACHNEWALE GAANEWALE, STAYING ALIVE, THE XPOSE, VISHWAROOPAM 2[HINDI-TAMIL],  PAPANAASAM [TAMIL] etc.

Abhishek Pattnaik - The 27-year old Abhishek Pattnaik is one of the co-founders at Out of the Box Production. He has been directing, acting and writing English & Hindi Theatre since  the past 7 years. His plays revolve around situational comedies. The role of a 52-year old Professor Jagganath Mahapatra in Two Adorable Losers, earned him a lot of popularity in the Theatre circuit, with a 4-star rating from Bombay Times. His premiere Hindi comedy, Last Over, starring Rakesh Bedi also received a 4-Star rating from Bombay Times. He has also done leads in TV shows like - Best of Luck Nikki & The Suite Life of Karan & Kabeer on Disney Channel India, and Yam Kisise Kam Nahin on EPIC Channel.

Darsheel Safary -Darsheel Safary is popularly known for his role with Aamir Khan in “Taare Zameen Par”. He has also acted in Disney India's Zokkomon, Midnight's Children and Priyadarshan's Bum Bum Bole. He premiered in the field of theatre in the English Comedy Can I Help You, alongside theatre veterans Ananth Mahadevan & Joy Sengupta; and has gained overwhelming responses for his role as Akshay, in his current - Two Adorable Losers.

IFL KuwaitBharat Dabholkar - Bharat Dabholkar is an actor and director, known for God Only Knows! (2007), Company (2002) and Veer (2010).

He used his creativity for some of the popular ads for Amul, and he has worn many hats — that of an actor, scriptwriter and director in the theatre and film world. It’s been 30 years since Bharat Dabholkar first penned a play & never looked back! The man behind many Amul Butter ads and billboards. Before he slipped into these roles, Dabholkar, a management graduate who studied law, started his career as a trainee in Philips.

It was in 1985 when Bharat introduced Hinglish to the Theatre which changed the way language was used on the Indian stage. It was the first time we had doyens of Indian theatre from Gujrati and Marathi theatre like Viju Khote, Shobha Khote, Vihang Nayak, Tiku Talsania acting together. The audiences loved it because the language and certain nuances of the play were completely relatable. This ‘King of Satire’ has written more than 32 play with an exceptional record of having India’s longest-running musical play ‘ Bottoms Up’ to his name & not only this the second & the third longest running plays are his too.

Bharat Dabholkar still continues to follow his dreams of making people laugh.

So reserve your seat & be witness  for Theatrical Day On 26th Oct.

At Kuwait Boy Scouts Association Auditorium street 301, Near Telecom Tower, opposite Mughal Mahal Hawally.

Contacts: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or dial/ whats app: 97260048, 66550065, 97428028, 99709495, and 65862425

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“Theatrical Day” with Two English Plays ICS presents Theatrical Day with legend

Theatrical Day” with Two English Plays ICS presents Theatrical Day with legend 

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Theatrical Day is a new tag of ICS Mission with India’s highly acclaimed play in English (comedic & social satire) On Friday 26th October from 5pm onwards.  It’s purely family oriented concept.

  1. 1. Two Adorable Losers - at 5.30 pm
  2. 2. That’s My Girl - at 8.00 pm

Last year we presented Theatrical Week & now Theatrical experience with the team of legend actor and director ANANT MAHADEVAN, BHARAT DABHOLKAR, young female actress SHWETA ROHIRA & ANANYA DUTTA. Also attraction of the evening is Young iconic actor DARSHEEL SAFARY (Who received fame in, National Award winning Film- Taare Zamen Par) Film actor Darsheel Safary will make you laugh till end of the play with young director & actor Abhishek Patnaik.

Two Adorable Losers - An English comedy about a professor from Odisha who is weak in his English diction and a student who is weak in his academics. Both suffer from the same problem - an inferiority complex. In an attempt to regain their lost confidence, they approach each other in an unusual alliance.

That’s My Girl is a story of a daughter who has come seeking for a role in Hindi Film Industry and meets her father, who had deserted her & her mother 20 years ago. Although the undercurrent of the story is very emotional & sensitive, every line brings smile and laughter on faces.

The interaction between Daughter, a wannabe Film Actress & her Father, a veteran Film Writer is hilarious, but also chokes the heart in some moments.

ANANTH NARAYAN MAHADEVAN: He is National award winning Media personality in Films, Television, Theater, & advertising since 1980.

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He acted in over 30 theater production with over 3000 performance in India & abroad. Plays include works by Shakespeare, Arthur Miller, Moliere, Badal Sircar, Vijay Tendulkar, Mohan Rakesh, Neil Simon, Chekov, Ray Cooney, J B Priestley and others in HINDI and ENGLISH.

Lead roles in television about 100 serials on prime time on various channels like: Doordarshan, Zee Tv, Sony Entertainment, Star Plus, Metro Channels, and NEPC etc. Major works include lead roles in more than fifty television serials including, THE SWORD OF TIPU SULTAN, ADOS PADOS, ANDAZ,

KISMAT, KANOON, JUNOON, AMAR PREM, ZABAAN SAMBHAL KE,

NUPOOR, KAYAR, A MOUTHFUL OF SKY, DARPAN, KABHI TO MILENGE,

MARSHALL, WAQT, BASERA, CHINGARI, ODHNI and others.

Anant Mahadevan acted in films featured roles include KHILADI, CHANDNI, BAAZIGAR, ISHQ, GARDISH, KUDRAT, KIM [English with Peter O Toole], BAADSHAH, ISABELLA [Malayalam], KYONKI MAIN JHOOT NAHIN BOLTA, SATTA, SANDWICH, PYAR TO HONA HI THA, NACHNEWALE GAANEWALE, STAYING ALIVE, THE XPOSE, VISHWAROOPAM 2[HINDI-TAMIL],  PAPANAASAM [TAMIL] etc.

Abhishek Pattnaik - The 27-year old Abhishek Pattnaik is one of the co-founders at Out of the Box Production. He has been directing, acting and writing English & Hindi Theatre since the past 7 years. His plays revolve around situational comedies. The role of a 52-year old Professor Jagganath Mahapatra in Two Adorable Losers, earned him a lot of popularity in the Theatre circuit, with a 4-star rating from Bombay Times. His premiere Hindi comedy, Last Over, starring Rakesh Bedi also received a 4-Star rating from Bombay Times. He has also done leads in TV shows like - Best of Luck Nikki & The Suite Life of Karan & Kabeer on Disney Channel India, and Yam Kisise Kam Nahin on EPIC Channel.

Darsheel Safary -Darsheel Safary is popularly known for his role with Aamir Khan in “Taare Zameen Par”. He has also acted in Disney India's Zokkomon, Midnight's Children and Priyadarshan's Bum Bum Bole. He premiered in the field of theatre in the English Comedy Can I Help You, alongside theatre veterans Ananth Mahadevan & Joy Sengupta; and has gained overwhelming responses for his role as Akshay, in his current - Two Adorable Losers.

Bharat Dabholkar - Bharat Dabholkar is an actor and director, known for God Only Knows! (2007), Company (2002) and Veer (2010).

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He used his creativity for some of the popular ads for Amul, and he has worn many hats — that of an actor, scriptwriter and director in the theatre and film world. It’s been 30 years since Bharat Dabholkar first penned a play & never looked back! The man behind many Amul Butter ads and billboards. Before he slipped into these roles, Dabholkar, a management graduate who studied law, started his career as a trainee in Philips.

It was in 1985 when Bharat introduced Hinglish to the Theatre which changed the way language was used on the Indian stage. It was the first time we had doyens of Indian theatre from Gujrati and Marathi theatre like Viju Khote, Shobha Khote, Vihang Nayak, Tiku Talsania acting together. The audiences loved it because the language and certain nuances of the play were completely relatable. This ‘King of Satire’ has written more than 32 play with an exceptional record of having India’s longest-running musical play ‘ Bottoms Up’ to his name & not only this the second & the third longest running plays are his too.

Bharat Dabholkar still continues to follow his dreams of making people laugh.

So reserve your seat & be witness for Theatrical Day On 26th Oct.

At Kuwait Boy Scouts Association Auditorium street 301, Near Telecom Tower, opposite Mughal Mahal Hawally.

Contacts: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or dial/ whats app: 97260048, 66550065, 97428028, 99709495, and 65862425

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IMA Conducts International Mushaira (Urdu poetry recitation)

IMA Conducts International Mushaira (Urdu poetry recitation)
 

 

 

 

"In commemoration of 25 years of religious & Social services in Kuwait, Indian Muslim Association conducts International Mushaira (Urdu poetry recitation) on Thursday 18th October 2018 from 7-30 PM to 12 AM at Islah Community Centre at Al-Rowdah on Thursday 18th October 2018 from 7-30 PM to 12 AM.

Entry is free.All are welcome

IMA Invites You for Children Fest 2018

IMA Invites You for Children Fest 2018

ChildrenFest

''In commomeration of 25 years of religious & Social services in Kuwait, Indian Muslim Association organizes Children Fest 2018  on Friday  26th Oct-2018, at Indian Community School Rumaithiya from 1:30 PM  to 6:30 PM. 

The Fest includes various competitions for children from Essay writings to Group acts and Quiz.

This event is being arranged under the auspices of Islam Presentation and Communities Section of Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs External relation Division.

For participation please visit our website ima25years.org/chidrenfest2018 or call the following Tel nos. 99263974,66126453 and ladies can call 94406675."
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RNP FREE Medical camp on 19th October

RNP FREE Medical camp on 19th October

RNP

RNP-Kuwait in coordination with Metro Medical Care-Farwaniya  is planning to conduct a free Mega Medical Camp on 19th October 2018 from 07:00 AM to 01:00 PM.

Following checkup will be provided at free of cost.

  1. Fasting blood sugar(FBS) & Post prandial Blood sugar(PPBS).
  2. Cholesterol.
  3. Blood pressure.

Free consultation will be available for following specialist doctors.

  1. General Physician.
  2. Internal Medicine.
  3. ENT
  4. Dental
  5. Eye Specialist.
  6. Skin Specialist.
  7. Orthopedics.
  8. Family Medicine.
  9. Gynecologic Examination.
  10. Pediatric Examination.

All residents can get benefited for this mega medical camp. Please click below link and fill the details for the registration.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfYdlMj1uTWbbSGz5s_NAeCwjPQCy8WWMZiwSqTYAudtRZ8Cg/viewform?usp=sf_link    

Pre-Registration is must. Registration will be closed on or before 10th October 2018. This medical camp facility can be availed only for registered personnel only.  Free Breakfast and transportation facility available from selected places.

Rush for your registration!!

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Bharatheeya Sangeetha Sabha (BASS) is Orchestrating another Navarathiri Music spectacle in Kuwait

Bharatheeya Sangeetha Sabha (BASS) is Orchestrating another Navarathiri Music spectacle in Kuwait

Bharatheeya Sangeetha Sabha (BASS) is Orchestrating another Navarathiri Music spectacle in Kuwait for consecutive Nine days from 11th October to 19th October 2018. 

A profusely fledged Indian Traditional classical program for consecutive Nine days from 11th October to 19thOctober 2018, performing about fifty-Five exceptionally professional artists and admirable talented broods along with highly professional instrument artists’ team. 

11th October to 14th October 2018 (Four Days) in Abbasiya – Popins Auditorium. (6.00 PM to 9.30PM)

15th October to 18th October 2018 (Four Days) in Mangaf – Sangeetha Auditorium. (6.00 PM to 9.30PM)

Final Day Celebration on 19th October 2018 in Salmiya – Indian Community School (Amman Branch). (5.00 PM to 9.30PM) 

BASS invites all music lovers to be part of the immense event and make the event grand success.

We all have been waiting for this wonderful movement all the year “CELEBRATE WITH US”

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TEF KUWAIT: 9th Technological Innovations Conference and Exposition 

TEF KUWAIT: 9th Technological Innovations Conference and Exposition 
 
Under the patronage of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) & its subsidiaries and EQUATE Petrochemical Company, TAMILNADU ENGINEERS FORUM (TEF), KUWAIT, the one & only ISO-certified non-profitable Engineers Forum in the MENA region will be conducting 9th Technological Innovations Conference & Exposition on 4th November 2018 at Radisson Blu, Kuwait.The theme of the Conference is “Embrace the Thriving Technologies”
 
TEF has the credential of successfully initiating the first ever “Technological Innovations Conference & Exposition (TICE)” in Kuwait and continuously organizing the globally renowned and acclaimed event since 2010, which brings out several Innovative Technologies and Solutions from various countries.
 
TICE is considered as the best event in Kuwait with the continuous patronage of KPC & its Subsidiaries and EQUATE Petrochemical Company and it has become a great platform to present papers on innovations, challenges & solutions, sharing best practices followed in Industries, Exhibition booth to demonstrate various products and a place for networking between the technology providers and end users. The objective of the conference is to promote Technological Innovations in Oil & Gas, Power industry in the region by providing a forum for practitioners from industry, academia, and government to share experiences, technological advances, and new ideas.
 
As  part of our Social Contribution and Community Support towards the growth of Engineering & Technology in Kuwait, TEF had initiated “Engineering Excellence Award (EEA)” in the year 2016which encourages inherent talents of the Technologist, Researchers & Performers with appreciations & awards. 
 
This year 2018, TEF is organizing the 2nd EEA & 9th Conference on  4th November 2018 (Sunday) at Radisson Blu, Kuwait. 
 
TEF invites all Technology providers & Industrial partners to support this noble initiative to bring innovative technologies to Kuwait. In addition, the presentation in the conference, demonstration during exhibition and networking is expected to bring confidence among the end users to embrace the thriving technologies. 
 
The Forum is looking for progressive organizations to fuel its goals by participating in the Conference and take advantage of the excellent promotional opportunities. 
 
For further details, please visit our website: www.tefkuwait.com 
 
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GVOM Season 6 semi-finals set to be held on Sep 28. 2018

GVOM Season 6 semi-finals set to be held on Sep 28. 2018

1Kuwait Canara Welfare Association (KCWA) is all geared up to host the semi-finals of ‘Gulf Voice of Mangalore (GVOM) – Season 6’ – a mega Konkani singing talent hunt show on September 28 at the Sabah Al-Salem Theater, Khaldiya from 3:00 pm onwards. One male and a female contestant from Kuwait will be selected on this day who will be participating in the grand finale to be held in Kuwait itself on November 9 for the coveted title of GVOM-6.

Kuwait Canara Welfare Association (KCWA) is the premier organization for Mangalurean Catholics in Kuwait and has completed 30 successful years of its existence. KCWA primarily works for the noble cause of educating poor children of the community and extends a helping hand to the needy brethren for humanitarian causesback in India. So far KCWA has contributed Rs 4.5 crore towards this noble cause. The association also organizes social and cultural events to support brotherhood, foster fellowship, uphold the culture and to promote welfare of its people residing in Kuwait. 

Konkani music field’s noted personalities Ashith Pinto, ShilpaCutinha and Wilfred Fernandes will grace the occasion as the judges for the event on September 28. Wilson Roshan Sequeira (Wilson Kateel), a poet, lyricist and writer; Lloyd Austin Rego Taccode, poet and ArunD’Almeida, station director of Radio Daijiworld will be the guest of honour.

Dr Vincent Alva, a multi-talented personality, well-known orator and presently principal and associate professor in English at Milagres College, Kallianpur will compere the show.

Kuwait’s popular band ‘Muzik Collective’ led by Kiran Gonsalves is all set to leave the audience enthralled with their live music for the competition. One of India’s top 10 and well-known lead guitarist Alwyn Fernandes from Dubai will join the band and showcase his brilliance.

After the competition, visiting artistes Wilfred Fernandes, Shilpa Cutinha along with the semifinalists of previous five GVOM seasons from Kuwait trained by Rony D’Cunha and team will entertain the audience with their melodious voices and hit Konkani numbers. ‘Soul Stirrers’, a popular live band of teenagers, will entertain the gathering with the theme ‘Retro’. Rib-tickling comedy by Kuwait’s popular stage artistes Lancy Rodrigues and team and dance by Jhankar Dance Academy will be the added attractions of the day.

Initiated by Lawrence Pinto and late Louis Rodrigues from Kuwait in 2008, GVOM has become a sensation among Mangalurean’s worldwide. Kuwait’s singing talents have thus far won the coveted title of GVOM in all the five seasons – winner of Season 1 (Vinay Lewis), female title winner of Season 2 (Gladys Lorena), male title winner of Season 3 (Orson D’Souza), male title winner of Season 4 (Morvine Quadras) and female title winner of Season 5 (Joyline Gonsalves).

The event is sponsored by Land Trades Builders & Developers, Mangaluru and Keentech Electrical & Contracting Co Kuwait. Main sponsor of the event is Vermont Builders & Promoters and Bliss Signature Professional Unisex Salon. Caesars Group of Restaurants, Al-Rathat Est., and Crown Logistics Co are the gold sponsors and United Steel Factory is the pearl sponsor. Khorafi Plastic Industries Co, Al-Habshi Est, Diyab Mohd. Haji Est, Golden Line Construction Materials Co, and Khalil Bahman & Partners are the silver sponsors. Daijiworld is the media partner and Radio Daijiworld is the radio partner of the event.

For inquiries please contact on cell numbers 66987976, 66959564, 99694740, 97895654. Seats are limited!!!. Kindly reserve your passes at the earliest. For regular updates, please log on to www.kcwakuwait.org 

About the judges 

Wilfred Edwin Fernandes

2Hailing from a small town of Kinnigoly, Wilfy had great love and devotion for music from his childhood. He started singing from his early primary school and was known for his voice. He has sung in Musical Nites of Victor Concesso and has worked with music maestro Babush in few Nites. Wilfy has rendered his voice for few Konkani hymns albums ‘Anja Saven’, ‘Mestri Jezu’, ‘Havn Tanelan’, and ‘Besavn’ etc.

He wrote lyrics, composed music, trained new singers, sang and directed ‘Jezu Balkaak Kelloyan’, a Konkani Christmas carols album in the year 2005; ‘Jezu Mhaka Zai’, Konkani liturgical hymns in 2013 in support of twin new church building in Abu Dhabi and a Konkani songs album ‘Ye Mhojea Bhangara’ in 2016.

He has judged many singing competitions in India, UAE and Oman, Mangalore Konkans Dubai, and twice to MCCP Oman for GVOM auditions. Currently he is the choir master in Abu Dhabi Church Konkani choir and serves as IT Engineer in Computer Network Systems (CNS) Abu Dhabi. 

Shilpa Tejaswini Cutinha

3Shilpa holds a master’s degree in Social Work (MSW-PMIR) and also a certified montessori trainer. She is trained in Carnatic Music (Vocals) and currently pursuing training in Hindustani music senior grade (Vocals).

The recipient of Global Konkani Music Award – Best Female Vocalist of the year 2013 and 2016, she produced music albums ‘O…La…Re (A Musical Journey of Love)’ and ‘La Vida (A Song of Life)’, which comprise songs varying in style and creativity. She has sung for over 125 Konkani and Kannada musical and devotional albums. She has also rendered her voice as playback singer Konkani tele-film ‘Manasa’; Konkani movies ‘Nashibacho Khell’, ‘Zanvoy No.1’ and Konkani commercial advertisements.

She has secured first place in light singing competition organised by Sandesha Kalotsava in 1995. She received best singer award at ‘Kala Sangam’ in 1998. She was invited as a guest to the television programme ‘Do…Re…Mi…Fa’ broadcast by Daijiworld24x7. She is a partner in Sennon Productions, a production house that nurtures and promotes Konkani music. She is an active vocal performer at musical events organized by the stalwarts of Konkani Music like Mandd Sobhann, Melwin Peris, Claud D’Souza, Henry D’Souza, Rony D’Cunha etc. 

Ashith Glen Pinto

4A renowned bass guitarist, Ashith serves as the director for operations and productions at Daijiworld Audio Visual Private Ltd. He occupied the position of a Sound Engineer for 8 years at Sandesha Digital studio and has recorded over 500 music albums, documentaries, jingles etc in Konkani, English and other regional languages. He has judged a number of singing competitions including Gulf Voice of Mangalore twice at Qatar for semifinals and ‘Soad’ in Mangaluru. He has composed and directed music for 10 music albums and one of the albums ‘Swadik Sobdh’ which won the best music album award at the first global Konkani music awards. He has composed title tracks for popular television shows such as ‘Do…Re…Me…Fa’, ‘Thode-Thode Nove-Nove’, ‘Daivik Amrith’, ‘Hasyanso Pavs’, ‘Tara Rum Pum’ on Daijiworld24x7.

He has trained many parish singing troupes for Konkani Natak Sabha singing competition. He has conceptualized and directed popular TV shows like ‘Do…Re…Me…Fa’, and ‘Daijiworld Studio Voice’, most popular current TV shows ‘Mozo Tallo Gaithalo’, ‘Geet Sangeet’ and an upcoming show ‘Thodi Kushithodyo Doshi’. 

About the compere 

Dr Vincent Alva

5Dr Vincent is a well-known orator, motivational speaker, author, poet, music composer, singer and academic resource person. Currently he is the principal and associate professor in English at Milagres College, Kallianpur.

He has published many journals, presented research papers, served as resource person for public speaking, teachers training, personality development, youth programmes etc. He has translated U R Ananthamoorthy’s Kannada novel ‘Samskara’ into Konkani and published books of Konkani columns, short stories and articles like ‘Karandai’, ‘Mellya Petya Bovarim’, and ‘Mellyancho Husko’.

He rendered his service as member of board of examiners a tMangaluru University in 2011, member of board of studies at Mangaluru University from 2012 to 2015. He has edited a book ‘Madhyamadalli Konkani Sahitya Academy’ and was appointed as the member of Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy from 2007 to 2010. He has participated in the successful world record attempt ‘Konkani Nirantari’ organized by Mandd Sobhan at Kalangann, Shaktinagar in 2008.

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SIF Kuwait Announced the Commencement of Sastra Prathibha Contest Registrations

Science International Forum (SIF) Kuwait announced the commencement of Sastra Prathibha Contest registrations

SPC 2018 19 Poster

SIF-Kuwait in association with Unimoni Kuwait announced the commencement of registrationfor the fifth edition of the Sastra Prathibha Contest (VVM Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan). SastraPrathibha Contest (VVM Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan) is a pan India and GCC science talent huntinitiative by VIBHA in association with NCERT, HRD Ministry (Government of India) and theDepartment of Science and Technology (Government of India). It is the biggest and mostprestigious contest of its kind in Kuwait, with the participation of more than 4500 students fromthe Indian schools in Kuwait. Registration forms are available at the science department / SPCcoordinator of the respective schools. Registration is strictly through the participating schools.

Registration will close on 15th October, 2018. The different categories are Junior (Class 5, 6, 7)and Senior (Class, 8, 9, 10). The SPC examination will be held on 10th January, 2019.

Two winners will be announced from each class and the distinction certificates will be awardedto the best performing students in each class. The school with maximum points based on SastraPrathibha and Distinctions will be honored with the most prestigious ‘Acharya J.C.Bose SastraPuraskar’. Students enrolled will get their lifetime opportunity to meet and interact with topscientists from India. Those interested are requested to contact the science department HOD ofrespective schools. For further updates on SPC Season V, please followwww.facebook.com/sifkuwait, or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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KKM Presents - New Tiatr in Kuwait

KKM Presents - New Tiatr in Kuwait

kmKonkani dramas and musical shows in Kuwait are few and far between, but they are definitely staged with the same love, vigour and passion as they are staged in Goa.
There may be loads of difficulties to organize a show in Kuwait but hard-working and enthusiastic directors manage to stage their shows nonetheless, thereby keeping the flag of Konkani flying high.
Shri Dominic Fernandes, a well-known director in Kuwait, has done yeomen service towards Konkani language and drama over the years. Under the banner of KKM (Kuwait Konkani Mogi), Dominic is set to stage his latest tiatr ‘VAVANK CHUKLEAR GANVANK CHUKTA’ at SIMS School, Salmiya, Friday 28th Sept 2018 at 4.45 pm.
The show, 7th annual event of KKM, is supported by a number of well-wishers and lovers of Konkani art in Kuwait.
KKM’s earlier shows have been well accepted by Kuwait public, expectations are high for another great show.

VAVANK CHUKLEAR GANVANK CHUKTA consists of a number of stars from Goa, UK and Kuwait.
ARTISTES FROM ABROAD:

Saby de Divar
Comedian Sally
Joao de Zuari (UK)
Angelo Valentino Lobo 
Comedian Delfino Neto
Cajiton de Cacora
Clayea Rodrigues
STAR ATTRACTIONS:
Querobina Carvalho (Majorda)
Baby Valentina Pinto
Baba Valentino Pinto
Adrina Azavedo
Aleria Azavedo
Lucy Aranha (Mangalore)
Gennifer Marshall (Verem)
Braz de Parra 
Manu de Mandur
Zelia D’Souza (Calangute)
Esparansa (Sanquelim)
Agnelo D’Silva
Gaudencio Gomes
Agnelo Fernandes
Pitu Ferns
Gasper Crasto (Navelim)
NRI GUESTS EXPECTED TO ATTEND
Francis Correia (Bahrain)
G.R. Crasto (Bahrain)
Simon D’Silva (Qatar)
Gabby de Chandor (Dubai)
Agnello A.S Fernandes (Kuwait)
Bosco Leitao (Kuwait)
Carmo Santos (Kuwait)

MUSIC:

Maestro Faustino Fernandes (Divar)
Roy Menezes (saxophone)
Tony Fernandes (drums) – Navelim
Shawn Rodrigues (Keyboards)
Flaviano Furtado (Bass Guitar)

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Dominic Fernandes has an in-built passion for dramas, acting and singing. He began acting and directing dramas at a tender stage of 14 years with his first drama ‘Dothiche Axek Lagon’.
Domnic later went on to stage ‘Piso’, ‘Dukh’, ‘Posro’ (23 shows), etc, all over Goa.
Under DA Production, he also wrote and directed Carnival Khell for 5 consecutive years. He staged the first when he was just 17 years old in the late ‘80s, he also acted in Khell of Milagres de Ganapoga (Raia).
Grandson of the famous (San Joao), and born to Joao and Pedrinha, Domnic is happily married to Concy Cardozo and has 2 kids – Danisha Jewel and Chrisanne Pearl.
Domnic has been working in Kuwait since 2001 and is strongly involved in supporting church activities, Konkani language and drama.
The passionate director has travelled Bahrain and Dubai to sing in shows and remains one of the most popular personalities among Kuwaitkars, on facebook too.
His last show in Kuwait was a silver jubilee show of his drama ‘MAIM PAI TIM MAIM PAI’.
Domnic is president of the popular Kuwait Konknni Mogi (KKM), an organization enriching Konkani language and drama art among Goans for quite some years now.

The Goan Community in Kuwait wishes Shri Domnic all success for ‘VAVANK CHUKLEAR GANVANK CHUKTA’.

Dhoom Macha Le season-5

 Dhoom Macha Le season-5 

Media Poster

After organising successfully four seasons of “Dhoom Machale” Indian Youth Society-Kuwait is presenting “Dhoom Machale Season -5” with the famous dance choreographers, dancing Judges Mudassar Khan and Punit J. Pathak in Kuwait on 28th September at American International School Auditorium.

Mudassar Khan and Punit J. Pathak together were the judges for the Indian reality dance talent show, Dance India Dance season-5.

"Dhoom Machale" a dance competition to bring out the dancing talent in Kuwait which will be judged by the Bollywood dancing judges & choreographers. According to the age group of contestant the competition will be having four different levels such as junior, pre senior, senior & super seniors. Auditions already held at Salmiya Indian Model School.

Indian Youth Society, Kuwait fondly known as IYS is a non-profitable organization registered with Indian Embassy of Kuwait by the initiative of a like-minded young Indians with the vision of honouring, encouraging, supporting and celebrating the Indian social & cultural values amongst the people of Kuwait. IYS intension is to create a platform for people by organizing various competition events like singing, dancing, sports etc., to showcase their talents and creativity. The Society is also strived to provide social & cultural work by regularly organizing quality entertainment events to increase the interaction and enhance the harmony amongst the people.

For further details contact: 66512931, 66361912, 66367438 and 60711700.
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; www.indianyouthkuwait.com

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Postponement of Bharat Ko Janiye Quiz 2018-19

Postponement of Bharat Ko Janiye Quiz 2018-19

            This is in continuation to the Press Release of 17th July 2018 on Bharat Ko Janiye Quiz 2018-19.  This is to inform that the cut-off date for registration is hereby extended till 15 October, 2018 (local time).  The 1st round of the 2nd edition of Bharat Ko Janiye Quiz would now be held from October 16 to October 31, 2018 (local time). All other terms and conditions of the Quiz will remain same.

All eligible overseas Indian youth as well as foreign citizens residing in Kuwait are invited to register and take part in the Bharat Ko Janiye Quiz.

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IMA to host public discourse on the occasion of Hijra day at Masjid Al-Kabir

IMA to host public discourse on the occasion of Hijra day at Masjid Al-Kabir

IMA Hijra Event

Under the patronage of Masjid Al-Kabir, Indian Muslim Association (IMA) is organizing an public discourse on 13th of September 2018 at Masjid Al-Kabir immediately after Isha Prayers. Renowned Islamic scholars from India, Maulana Iliyas Falahi and Mr. Abdul Aziz will address the gathering.

This event will also witness the launch of three months long momentous campaign to mark the commemoration of IMA’s 25 year services to the community in Kuwait. IMA will launch a momentous campaign in this event that will comprise of various social, cultural, educational & religious events, and will culminate with a Grand conference on the 30th of November 2018.  

Witness this historic event with your family and friends. Dinner packets will be served and there is separate seating arrangement for ladies. For more information contact 99067212 or visit www.imakuwait.org

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22ND KITCO INTER SCHOOL QUIZ COMPETITION

22ND KITCO INTER SCHOOL QUIZ COMPETITION 

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Bengali Cultural Society Kuwait will present the 22nd edition of the acclaimed Kitco Inter School Quiz Contest on Friday September 14, 2018, Friday at 6 PM at American International School, Maidan Hawally. The quiz will be conducted by the famous quizmaster Andrew Scolt of M/s Derek O’Brien & Associates. For the past 22 years, the Kitco Interschool Quiz Contest has maintained a high standard as far as ‘edu-tainment’ of young minds is concerned. For more information contact Somnath 65064280 and Debashis 97392941. The show is open to the public.

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“Soul India” With HARIHARAN

Soul India With HARIHARAN

SOUL INDIA CONCERT POSTER

ICS presents “Soul India Concert” with Playback Singer, Music Composer & an established Ghazal singer and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music.  Padmashri HARIHARAN

Lavanya PadmanabhanjpgHe has sung more than 500 Tamil songs and nearly 200 Hindi songs; he has also sung hundreds of songs in Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada, Marathi and Bengali languages. He has been associated with the illustrious A.R. Rahman since the early 90s. Hariharan is one of the foremost Indian Ghazal singers and Composers with more than thirty albums to his credit.

His magical voice has turned many songs into super hits which were enjoyed by one and all. Hariharan has also experimented with different kinds of music, giving his fans a taste of different genres of music as well as fusion music      “Tu Hi Re” film Bombay, “Baahon Ki Darmiyan” film  Khamoshi, Chappa -Chappa Charkha Chale,  “Roja Jaaneman” from Roja,  “Tu Paas Hai” from Taal, “Chanda Re” from Sapne, “Kabhi Mein Kahoon” from Lamhe etc.

Chandreyee BhattacharyaHariharan has been one of the most trusted singers of Rahman and has sung many songs for him in long list of movies that includes Muthu, Mudhalvan Minsara Kanavu, Jeans, Indian, Taal, Rangeela, Indira, Iruvar, Anbe Aaruyire, Kangalal Kaithu Sei, Dasavathaaram, Sivaji, Alaipayuthey, Kannathil Muthamittal, Guru, Enthiran etc.

In 1998, Hariharan won the national award for the best playback singer for the soulful rendition of the song "Mere Dushman Mere Bhai" from the Hindi movie Border.

Hariharan got another National Award for the Marathi song "Jiv Rangla" from Jogwa, set to tune by Ajay Atul in the year 2009.

AKSHAY HARIHARANHe started his career by singing for TV serials. He received first prize in All India Sur-Singaar Competition. Then he entered the Hindi film industry through the film Gamanin 1978. His first song was Ajeeb Saane He Mujh Par Qarar. This was a big hit and won him Uttar Pradesh State Film Award and was nominated for National Award. 

The Most Memorable thing in his life is producing the Best ever Pop Album in India-Colonial Cousins, and Performing at MTV Unplugged in London. 

REEWA RATHOD 5So get ready to be enthralled by the Magical Voice by Legendary Singer Padmashree HARIHARAN at “Soul India concert”

With his Band, featuring Akshay Hariharan with high Voltage EDM section accompanied by three female renowned Co Singers –

*Reewa Rathod, 

*Chandreyee Bhattacharya &

*Lavanya Padmanabhan.

                                                    On Friday 5th October 2018 

For details to reserve your seats please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or dial/ whats app: 97260048, 66550065, 97428028, 99709495, and 99757214.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Camp on 8th Sep - Salmiya

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Camp on 8th Sep

September is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month.

1 in 10 women are with PCOS , A hormonal disorder affecting the women’s whole body. Being ignorant about the disease worsens the condition . Know what is PCOS and you will realize it can be healed from within.

FWU Yoga Blend brings you a FREE PCOS WORKSHOP by Dr. Prabha Krishna, a  leading expertise in Naturopathy, Yoga and Holistic Medicine with an professional experience of more than fifteen years.

Come !! Replenish your feminine power!!!

Location: Salmiya, Better Book Store

Date: 08 SEP 2018

Time: 10 AM to 11 AM

KNOW PCOS !!! NO PCOS !!!

Happy Ovaries!!!

Dr.Prabha Krishna

BNYS, MBA (Health service management,) M.Sc YOGA , PGDFM,PGDY, PGDCNY.,

"Health & Community Care" on 21st September 2018

TAMILNADU ENGINEERS FORUM-KUWAIT
Program on "Health & Community Care" on 21st September 2018
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ISF to host 72nd Indian Independence Day in Kuwait

ISF to host 72nd Indian Independence Day in Kuwait

Pamphlet

Indian Social Forum (ISF), a socio cultural organization of Indians in Kuwait will organize a Grand Independence Day Celebration to commemorate 72nd Indian Independence Day. 
The Program shall commence at 7.00 PM on Wednesday, August 15 in Pravasi Auditorium, Abbasiya.
Representatives from various organizations and Social Activists shall participate in this grand event and all are welcomed to join in the celebration, ISF stated in its press release.

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Wife Appreciation Day

Wife Appreciation Day

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