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Pongal vizhaa - Mega Pongal Musical Feast  -  7 Feb 2014

Pongal vizhaa - Mega Pongal Musical Feast

Kuwait Tamil Sangam (KTS), a Socio-cultural Tamil organization registered with the Indian Embassy Kuwait, celebrated the harvest festival pongal vizhaa as Mega Pongal Musical Feast on February 7th, Friday at the American International school, Maidan Hawally.

 

The show started off at 5:30 with lighting up of the kuththu vilakku followed by the singing of Tamil Thaai Vaalththu by the KTS committee members and followed by the Kuwait and Indian national anthems. The committee member Mrs. Sheela Baalamurugan gave a short speech about the pongal festival and how it is celebrated.

 

Then came the presidential address by Mr. Palani kumar who welcomed the audience and also thanked the sponsors whose generous contributions made the event a grand success. The special arrangement made at the entrance to the auditorium depicting the pongal festival is really applaudable and the credit goes to the ladies of the KTS committee 2013-14.

 

Then the stage was taken over by Mr. Balaji, who is a veteran comedian who anchored the programme very well. He welcomed the singers Mr. Sathya prakash, Mrs. Saindhavi, Mr. M.K.Balaji, Ms. Pooja and Ms. Vandana Srinivasan. The singers for the evening gave a heart throbbing performance which kept the crowd very much entertained.

 

The live orchestra headed by Nivas Prasanna, a young dynamic music director and his troupe added flavour to the show. The Music band consists of Mr.Nivas Prasanna – Keyboard, Mr.Arun kumar – Drums, Mr. Krishna Kishor – Percussion, Mr.Joshua Mark Raj – Lead Guitar, Mr. Naveen Kumar – Bass Guitar and Mr. Karthick – Violin.

 

Then the souvenir, Pongal Malar was released and the sponsors for the event were honoured. The secretary of KTS Mr.Ravi kumar thanked the audience and there was a curtain fall at 9:30 and followed by scrumptious dinner.

 

Again it was an excellent show by the KTS commitee 2013-14 and their dedicated efforts have made the Mega Pongal Musical Feast, a grand success. For more details and photos of this event, kindly visit KTS website at http://www.kuwaittamilsangam.com/ or send email to kuwaittamilsangam@yahoo.com