Kuwait: The Indo-Kuwait Friendship Society, Kuwait is planning to conduct competitions in Indian and Kuwaiti Patriotic songs in the Salmiya Indian Model School auditorium on October 27, 2012.
This is the first time in Kuwait that an Indian association is organizing contests in patriotic songs for both Indian and Kuwaiti school students.
The first 3 places will be declared separately by judges who are experts in Indian and Kuwaiti patriotic songs. Several prizes and awards will be given to the winning schools.
President Pradeep Rajkumar and general secretary A K S Abdul Nazar say that IKFS wants the children learn what they mean by being patriotic towards their home country.
A spot 4-page essay competition related to patriotism also will be held on the same day as a spot registration. A girl and a boy student from each school can participate in the essay competition. Dr Mohamed Tareq, chairman of the first Indian model school in Kuwait, Salmiya Indian Model School (SIMS), has already confirmed to be a co-sponsor of the programme.
1) The competitions are meant for all the schools located in Kuwait and the competitors should be nominated by school authority.
2) Each school can select a group of 7 students for the patriotic songs (Indian and Kuwaiti) and nominate separately.
3) Children of above 12 years up to 17 years (VII classes to XII classes) are eligible for the contest, but only if the school permits.
4) Musical instruments or Karaoke mixer should be accompanied by the participating students. The children and the school team should operate and select the mixers.
5) Time frame: 7 minutes - Names will be called out in the “first come” order of registration.
The event to be held in the auditorium of the Salmiya Indian Model School on Saturday, October 27 from 09:30 am, will be full day's programme full of fun and entertainment. Food-stalls of different Kuwaiti and Indian tastes will set up.
Dr Ghalib Al-Mashoor said in a press release that invitations for all schools located in various parts of Kuwait have already been sent. Schools under one management but from different locations can also participate in the contest individually. According to the school directory, there 23 Indian schools in Kuwait. The last date of receiving names of participants is October 2, 2012, the day of Gandhi Jayanti.
The entry is free to all. The day being the second day of Eid Al-Adha holidays, a large crowd is expected to attend. Besides, senior Kuwaiti and Indian citizens will also grace the function.
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