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20-01-2012 - Mega Programme - Pongal Vizhaa  -  20 Jan 2012

20-01-2012 - Mega Programme - Pongal Vizhaa

Feast for Eyes and Ears…..   Pongal Vizha 2012- “Mega Musical Star Nite” was hosted magnificently by Kuwait Tamil Sangam..

 

Kuwait Tamil Sangam celebrates the harvest festival Pongal every year by hosting cultural events. This year,  January 20th dawned as a great day on KTS as it witnessed the Pongal Vizha2012 staged magnificently as a grand event with 17 young talented artist from India to do the cultural show at AIS - Maidan Hawally .The artists include famous Actress and Singer Andrea, Singers- Naveen, Aalaap Raju and Priya Hemesh, Musicians- Keyboard by Navneeth Sundar and Nivas Prasanna, on Drums-Jeoraj George and Vikram, flute by Nikhil Ram, guitar by Keith Peters and Jousua Mark Raj, Variety dancers Gokulnath and Leelavathi. Accompanying them was Erode Magesh, the master compere for the night.

 

The show took off at sharp 5.15pm with the traditional lighting of the lamp by Mrs.Akila livingstonne, Mrs.Mahalakshmi raja and Mrs. Akila Palanikumar followed by the singing of the Tamil Thai valzthu by the KTS lady committee members. The Programme was well anchored by Mrs.Sara Javis, Mrs.Priya Ambalavanan  and Mrs.Lalitha Sridhar. The main music event was compered by Mr.Erode Mahesh who is noted for his stand up comedy and art of speaking skills. Then came the music show, where the live orchestra headed by Mr.Alaap raju added flavor and colour to the show. All the songs were done by live orchestra without a single song being in track. The music beats set the audience heart throbbing along with the playback singing of Priya hemesh and Naveen which made the crowd spellbound and kept them fastened to their seat belts.Actress / singer  Andrea amazed the audience with her sustainable high voice, rhythm and elegant charm. The dancers Gokul and Leelavathi dazzled the audience with their performance.

 

The president Of KTS Mr.Livingston along with Secretary Mr G.Raja welcomed the audience. The chief guest His Excellency Mr.Satish.C. Mehta gave a wonderful speech and wished the function all success and was followed by  the special invitees - National and International award winning Director “Pasanga” Pandiraj and Mr.Jassim Al Nouri – DMD Nouri Industrial Establishment. Then the souvenir on the title of “ yaadhum oore yavarum kelir” & was released by His Excellency and was collected by Mr John simon of Al mulla Exchange, Mr Dinu chandran of Western union, Mr Dilip of Srilankan airlines, Mr Laks & Mr A.N.Natarajan, Mr Swaran Singh of  Green Springs Intl.

 

Then the music show continued whereby the artistes entertained the audience with a wide variety of Tamil hit songs. All the Sponsors who contributed generously were felicitated and vote of thanks was by Mr.Palanikumar, Vice President followed by a scrumptious dinner served by Avantis palace . The Pongal vizha 2012 has added another feather to the cap of the present committee 2011-2012 who have been giving a wide variety of entertainment programs from April 2011. Hats Off to the present KTS team whose dedicated hard work and cooperation has taken KTS to greater heights.

 

The official carrier is Sri Lankan Airlines. The sponsor line up for the event - Event sponsors- Nouri ,Green Springs ,Al Mulla Exchange, Western Union. Main sponsors –Karur Vysa Bank, Johncrane ,Flowserve,  Hotel Saravanaa Bavan, Merit School-Thiruvarur and Co-sponsors – Gulfmart, Gulfspic, Napesco, Hoerbiger,ECCO-Alyasra fashion, Khuff, KMMC, NCC, AlMuhaya, AlMuntaser, W trans, DSR technical servies , Osrathi Center Market & Kuwait Engg - Metal machining Co. and volunteer support from www.frontlinerskuwait.com