To commemorate its 60th anniversary, the Indian Community School, Kuwait (ICSK) heralded the New Year with the extravagant 16th Super Mega Carnival 2019, on 25 January, 2019. This much-anticipated witnessed the attendance of throngs of people from all over Kuwait.
The 16th Super Mega carnival kicked off to a colourful start with a grand inauguration ceremony which showcased the success of ICSK for the past 60 years, highlighting its exemplary contributions in scholastic and artistic fields. The magnificent event was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Dr. Manaf Behbehani – Retired Professor, Ecology and Marine Zoology, Kuwait University. In his address, the Chief Guest Dr. Manaf Behbehani commended the noble cause to provide free education to underprivileged children through the proceeds collected from the Carnival. The Guest of Honour, K.G. Abraham – Chairman and Managing Director, K.G.A Group, Kuwait lauded the school for its altruistic efforts, offered his best wishes for the program and also released this year’s carnival souvenir.
Dr. V. Binumon, Principal and Senior Administrator welcomed the august gathering. Shaikh Abdul Rahman, Honorary Chairman, Board of Trustees ICSK honoured the guests. The other members of the ICSK Board of Trustees; Vinukumar Nair Honorary Vice Chairman, Amer Mohammed Honorary Secretary, Agnello Antonio Sebastio Fernandes Honorary Jt. Secretary and Mr.Raju, Honorary Treasurer also graced the occasion. The Principals and Vice-Principals of all the branches of ICSK were present for the ceremony.
Gangadhar Shirsath, Principal ICSK Khaitan rendered the vote of thanks and in his address, entreated the parents and students to extend their wholehearted cooperation to make the school achieve greater success in academics and other school-related programs.
The festival featured stalls selling scrumptious food and a variety of merchandise as well as game stalls and a Disco to enchant the youngsters.
There were other extravagant events such as a Magic Show by the Emperor of Magic – Ugesh Sarcar, Instrumental Fusion by the Junior Sivamani – Gino and a Live Musical Band Performance by Kuwait’s renowned singer – Mubarak. The theatrical displays of various cultural events such as Taal Dance, Fusion Show, Egyptian Dance, Dandiya Dance, Punjabi Dance, Philipino Dance among others delighted the audience.
The fashion show and dance performances by the ICSK’s very own talented youth added to the charm of the event. There were lots of fun activities for the entire family, choice of delectable cuisine from the best restaurants, rounds of Bingo with exciting prizes, thrill of on-the-spot prizes, bargains on wares and a variety of other activities provided the right combination for a highly successful 16th Super Mega Carnival hosted by the Indian Community School Kuwait.
Keeping with the tradition of complete entertainment and infotainment for the whole family, ICSK is celebrating Diamond Jubilee year of its establishment pioneering Indian Educational Institution in Kuwait and is always at the forefront in academics and co-curricular activities
Performances by all the four branches of ICSK infused excitement among students and adults alike. The 16th Super Mega Carnival of ICSK proved to be a mix of culture and art, fun and enthusiasm, fascination and never-ending joy. The day drew to a close with the mega Raffle Draw and the announcement of 60 lucky winners.
The ICSK Super Mega Carnival is one of the largest of its kind that is driven by the noble purpose of creating a ‘School Welfare Fund’ to meet the educational needs of the less-privileged students. The success of the 16th Super Mega Carnival, an event of unparalleled scale and grandeur, is commendable. The management and staff of the Indian Community School, Kuwait, extend sincere gratitude to all the esteemed sponsors, the Indian community in Kuwait, the participants and the parents who contributed in making the event a grand success.