The 24th Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK) held on Friday,December 08, 2022, at the Indian School of Excellence, Salmiya. The event began with a
Tulu Koota Kuwait is pleased to invite its valid members for the 24th Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) to be held at the Indian School of Excellence, Block-12, Salmiya on Friday 08th December 2023 from 6:30 PM onwards.
In accordance with the directives from Kuwait authorities and the prevailing situation, the TULU PARBA 2023 event scheduled for 27/10/2023 has been postponed until further notice. We understand that this may cause inconvenience, and we sincerely apologize for any disruptions to your plans.
Tulu Koota Kuwait has consistently been at the forefront of providing assistance to those
in need through various charitable endeavors. The organization conducts events to raise
funds for these charitable activities.
Applications are accepted from minimum one year valid members' children studying either in the State of Kuwait or in India, scoring high grades at class 10 or 12 board examination held during academic year 2022-2023. Candidates obtaining high grades but not eligible for merit cum means scholarship shall be honored with merit certificate and medal.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is organizing the Tulu Jatre - 2023 event, alongside the Tuluparba Competitions, at the auditorium of the Indian Central School – Abbasiya on October 13, 2023, starting from 10:00 AM onwards.
On May 5 th , 2023, Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK) organized a blood donation camp at Central
Blood Bank in Jabriya, Kuwait. TKK is known for actively participating in various welfare
activities both in India and Kuwait. With the aim of giving back to the society under the
banner of "Give Blood, Save Life" and in light of the blood shortage in Kuwait, the blood
donation camp was organized.
Tulukoota Kuwait is pleased to announce that it will be organizing a blood donation camp on 5th May at Central Blood Bank, Jabriya from 1:00pm to 6:00pm. The event is being held in collaboration with Central Blood Bank and aims to promote voluntary blood donation and raise awareness about the importance of donating blood.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is one of the largest and most prominent associations in Kuwait, recently organized a garden
cleaning program on Friday, February 24, 2023, at Salmiya Garden Kuwait.
The Tulukoota Family picnic which was held on 3rd March 2023 at Al-Sahel sports Club, Abu Halifa drew a huge cheerful crowd. The climate was pleasant and perfect for the outdoor picnic. The entire TKK team's combined effort and the audience partaking led to the success of the family picnic.
What better way is there to enjoy a relaxing day with your family – soaking in the sunshine, eating good food, and simply being together, enjoying fun-filled games – than with a glorious, family picnic? Before the hot summer slips in, follow our formula to create the perfect family picnic.
Tulu Koota Kuwait conducted a free medical checkup and consultation camp in coordination with
Badr Al Samaa Medical Center Farwaniya, Kuwait on Friday 20 January 2023 from 7 A.M to 12
P.M. at their clinic premises.
Tulu Koota Kuwait in coordination with Badr Al Samaa Medical Centre organizing Free Medical Checkup and Consultation Camp on Friday, January 20, 2023, from 7 A.M to 12 P.M. at Badr Al Samaa Medical Centre, Farwaniya Kuwait. This medical camp is for Tulukoota Kuwait members only and requires prior registration.
The 23 rd Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK) was held on
Friday, December 09, 2022, at the Indian School of Excellence, Salmiya. The program
commenced with prayer by master Aashna Ram followed by national anthems of Kuwait and
Office Bearers of Tulu Koota Kuwait made an opportunity to meet Honourable Home Minister of State Government of Karnataka- Shree Araga Jnanendra who was on a trip to Kuwait to attend the cultural programme called KARUNADA DINDIMA 2022.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is pleased to invite its valid members for the 23rd Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) to be held at the Indian School of Excellence, Block-12, Salmiya on Friday 09th December, 2022 at 5:00 PM.
The President and dignitaries of Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK), a prominent association in Kuwait were invited to the financial webinar “The current investment opportunities in India” organized by Al Mulla Exchange, Kuwait, on 12th November at Millennium Central Kuwait downtown hotel, Sharq Kuwait.
Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK) led by the charismatic president, Mr. Sanath Shetty organized the 23rd year’s Tulu Parba at the American International School Auditorium, Maidan Hawally, Kuwait on Friday, October 28th, 2022. The ‘Bharath Varsha’, a grand dance drama with over 180 participants on stage, and the comedy-drama 'Adhyaksher’ by the Ranga Taranga team from Kaup were the major attractions of the annual event.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is celebrating 23 years of active presence in Kuwait with the showcase of “Tulu Parba 2022”, on Friday, 28th October 2022 at American International School, Maidan Hawally, Kuwait.
Tulu Koota Kuwait, hosted the 23rd year celebration of the annual Tulu Parba competitions on Friday, September 23rd, 2022 at Indian Community School Kuwait, Salmiya. The theme of the competition was in commemoration of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’- the celebration of the 75th year of Indian Independence.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is organizing the much-awaited TULU PARBA COMPETITIONS – 2022, after a hiatus of two years, at the auditorium of the Indian Community School – Senior, Salmiya on 23rd September 2022 from 10.00 AM onwards.
On Friday, May 6, 2022, Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK) organized the indoor Sports meet at American International School-Maidan Hawally under the leadership of dynamic President Mr. Sanath Kumar Shetty and coordinated by Sports Secretary Mr. Lionel Mascarenhas. Kabaddi for men and throwball for ladies was held during the sports event.
Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK), the prominent association in Kuwait, is premiering the much-awaited Tulu movie, “Raj Sounds & Lights” in Kuwait.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is organizing its “sports event 2022” on Friday, 6th May 2022 at the indoor stadium of American International School, Maidan Hawally, Kuwait.
Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK), the prominent association in Kuwait, organized a blood donation camp on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Kuwait Central Blood Bank, Jabriya, Kuwait.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is organizing a blood donation campaign this Saturday, Mar 19, 2022, from 1.00 pm to 6.00 pm at Kuwait Central Blood Bank, Jabriya.
Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK) is one of the largest and prominent Indian association in Kuwait organized a Garden Cleaning program on Friday 25th February 2022, at Farwaniya Garden, Kuwait.
The 22nd Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK) was held on Friday, December 10, 2021, at Indian Community School, Salmiya. The program commenced with prayer by the TKK children Aashna Ram and Ashrith Ram followed by national anthems of Kuwait and India. This was followed by a one-minute silent prayer to express solidarity and pay homage to General Bipin Rawat, CDS-IAF, his wife, and 11 other officers of the Indian armed forces who lost their lives in the ill-fated helicopter crash.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is pleased to invite its valid members for the 22 nd Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) to be held at the Indian Community School (Senior Girls), Salmiya on Friday 10th December 2021 at 5:00 PM.
Tulu Koota Kuwait being one of the largest & Prominent South Canara association in Kuwait organized a Garden Cleaning program on Friday 19th November 2021, at Isbiliya Garden near Farwaniya, Kuwait.
TuluKoota Kuwait a well-known south Canara association in Kuwait held its annual Tulu Parba 2021 through virtual medium On Friday, October 29, 2021, on Namma Kudla TV Channel, YouTube channel, and Facebook Channels.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is celebrating its 22nd year, “Tulu Parba 2021” an evening of the cultural diversity of Tulunadu on Friday, 29th October 2021. The event will be telecasted through Namma Kudla TV Channel and YouTube & Facebook channels of Tulu Koota Kuwait at 4.00 pm Kuwait time (6:30 PM IST).
Tulu Koota Kuwait conducted a free medical checkup and consultation camp in coordination with Badr Al Samaa Medical Center Farwaniya, Kuwait on Friday 15th October 2021 from 7 A.M to 1 P.M. at their clinic premises.
Tulu Koota Kuwait, under the dynamic leadership of president Mr. Sanat Kumar Shetty along with
the committee members, hosted the 22nd Year Celebration of annual Tulu Parba 2021 competitions
on a virtual platform for three days. The program was inaugurated by the President and
Management Committee members on 20th August at 9.30 AM by the lighting of the lamp. TKK
President in his inaugural speech mentioned that this is the first time TKK is conducting
competitions on a virtual platform for TKK members and their families to engage and bring all of
them together with a family bonding. He also encouraged and wished all the participants success
in every competition.
Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK) in addition to its objective of “Unity through language” and promote the culture of Tulunadu, holds various activities and events throughout the year. Tulu Parba competition is one among them where Tulu Koota Kuwait provides a platform to all the members of the association to showcase their talent as well an occasion to gather all fellow Tuluvas together under one roof as a family.
TKK – Tulu Parba 2021 competitions are here, and we are happy to inform you all that the registrations have already begun for this year’s events. The competitions will be held every Friday, August 20 to September 3, 2021, through Zoom video link and TKK youtube channel.
We have lots of fun frolic games and exciting activities for the creative folks of TKK. Hence, do not miss this opportunity to enjoy. Competitions have been chalked out for all age groups. That includes Twinning with Mom or Dad, Coloring, Fancy Dress, Solo Dance, Show & Tell, and other exciting and fun-filled competitions for adults. There will be special prizes for the highest likes on the TKK YouTube page apart from the judge’s selection.
TKK Management committee urges active members to rush their entries for registration. We look forward to the active participation of all Tulu Koota Kuwait members.
For registrations, kindly contac: Mr. Roshan Quadras (66922964), Mr. Jagadeeshwara Shanubogue (97295367), Mr.Chandrahasa Shetty (55941955), Mr. Manoj Shetty (66027622).
Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK), the prominent association in Kuwait, organized the inauguration of “Bale Tulu Kalpuga” - online Tulu script learning classes in association with Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy, Mangalore on 30th July at 10.30 AM Kuwait time (1.00 PM IST), virtually on zoom platform.
Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK) conducted a webinar on ‘Health care and well being during Covid- 19’ on 22nd July 2021, virtually via zoom platform. The webinar was conducted in the Tulu language for the benefit of all Tulu-speaking communities in Kuwait. The webinar was conducted in association with Badr Al Samaa, and the Embassy of India, Kuwait marking the 75th year of Indian independence and 60th year of India - Kuwait Diplomatic Relationship.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is organizing the inauguration of “Bale Tulu Kalpuga” – a series of online Tulu Lipi Classes inauguration in association with Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy, Mangalore on 30th July at 10.30 AM Kuwait time (1.00 PM IST), virtually on zoom platform.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is organizing a live webinar on “HEALTH CARE AND WELL BEING DURING COVID -19”, in association with Badr Al Samaa Medical Center, Farwaniya, and Embassy of India, Kuwait, on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at 10:30 A.M. virtually on Zoom platform.
Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK), the prominent association in Kuwait, organized a blood donation camp on Friday 28th May 2021 at Kuwait Central Blood Bank, Jabriya, Kuwait.
The current corona pandemic is upending life on a global scale. During this crisis time, the people around the globe are largely confined to their homes with lockdown, businesses and educational institutions shut down in an attempt to contain the virus. At the same time, the front-line workers, doctors, nurses, healthcare workers, and medical staff members are daily fighting the battle against COVID-19 from the front.
Tulukoota Kuwait's AGM elects Charismatic Sanath Shetty as new President.
The 21st Annual General Body Meeting of Tulu Koota Kuwait which is one of the largest Associations in Kuwait was held on Friday, February 26, 2021, on Virtual Platform. The program commenced with Kuwait and Indian National Anthem which was played by TKK stars Arshia Ramesh Bhandary and Hrustun Henry Fernandes followed by Prayer song by Sadvikha J Rao, a budding TKK talent. The outgoing members of the Managing Committee led by outgoing President Mr.Ramesh Shekar Bhandary marked the auspicious beginning of the program by lighting the ceremonial lamp.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is one of the leading secular associations in Kuwait, with the motto of “Unity through Language,” connecting the Tulu-speaking community of Coastal Karnataka who are residing in Kuwait. The association is affiliated with the Indian Embassy of Kuwait, with about 5000 registered members. For the past 21 years, Tulu Koota Kuwait is at the forefront, focusing on charity projects or programs that add value to the welfare activities in Kuwait and India. Recently the association has won the prestigious Karnataka State Tulu Sahitya Academy Award for the year 2020 for its outstanding contribution to society.
Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK) a well-known south canara association in Kuwait launched its calendar for the year 2021, on Thursday March 11, 2021 in association with Badr Al Samaa Medical center, Kuwait, through virtual event. The program was inaugurated with the traditional lighting of the lamp by chief guest along with President Mr Sanath Shetty, Management and the Advisory committee members. Ms. Debbie Monthero- Nursing Superintendent, Badr Al Sama Hospital presided over the function as Chief Guest and released the beautifully designed TKK calendar for the year 2021 along with dignitaries on the dais. Tulu Koota President handed over the first copy of the calendar to the Chief Guest. In her speech, she thanked the TKK for its bond and support to Badr Al Samaa since its inception in 2017 and same time assured that, this togetherness will continue to grow. TKK Convener - Mr. Sudhakar Shetty, Advisors Mr. Wilson D’ Souza, and Mr. Ramesh S Bhandari in their address congratulated the President and motivated the committee members wishing all the success for the upcoming events of TKK for the year 2021. Mr. Abdul Razak, Vice President, TKK who is also Branch Manager of Badr Al Samaa Medical Center, congratulated and thanked everyone for trust in Badr Al Samaa
Tulu Koota Kuwait, a well-known and prestigious Association of coastal Karnataka people residing in Kuwait, held its annual Tulu Parba 2020 on the virtual medium on Friday, 8th January 2021. It was broadcasted live on Namma Kudla TV Channel, YouTube channel, Facebook Channels and TKK Facebook. For the past 21 years, the association has been spreading its name and fame by conducting various activities, social, cultural and philanthropic works. Keeping in mind the rules of the State of Kuwait for the Covid-19 Pandemic, Tulu Parba 2020 event was held virtually with grand fervor. It was viewed by lakhs of Tuluvas spread around the world and the efforts for putting this beautiful extravaganza under the able leadership of Mr Ramesh S Bhandary was applauded by one and all.
Tulu Koota Kuwait conducted a free medical checkup and consultation camp in coordination with Badr Al Samaa Medical Center Farwaniya, Kuwait on Friday 11th December 2020 from 7 A.M to 1 P.M. at their clinic premises.
Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK), a well-known South Karnataka association here, organized five online workshops for the students of classes 4 to 12 of the CBSE syllabus from October 9 to 16 and on November 20, respectively.
TKK President Ramesh S Bhandary alongwith with other 5 delegates from Managing Committee comprising of Vice President Sanath Shetty, Gen. Secretary Vijay Wilson, Cultural Secretary Abdul Razak, PRO Chandrahas Shetty, and Welfare Officer Lionel Mascarenhas had a fruitful meeting with newly appointed Indian Ambassador to Kuwait His Excellency Shri. Sibi George on Sunday the 15th November 2020. at his office in Indian Embassy Kuwait.
ಈ ಕೋವಿಡ್ ನ ಸಂಕಷ್ಟದ ಸಮಯದಲ್ಲಿ ,ತುಳುಕೂಟ ಕುವೈಟ್ ನ ರಕ್ತದಾನ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮ ಹೊಸ ಇತಿಹಾಸ ಸೃಷ್ಟಿಸಿದೆ ಎಂದು ಬಹಳ ಹೆಮ್ಮೆಯಿಂದ ಮತ್ತ್ತು ತೃಪ್ತಿಯಿಂದ ಹೇಳ ಬಯಸುತ್ತೇವೆ .
ಮೊದಲಿಗೆ ತುಳುಕೂಟ ಕುವೈಟ್ ನ ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರಾದ ಶ್ರೀ ರಮೇಶ್ ಎಸ್ ಭಂಡಾರಿ ತಮ್ಮ ರಕ್ತದಾನ ಮಾಡುವ ಮೂಲಕ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ಉದ್ಘಾಟಿಸಿದರು.
ತುಳುಕೂಟ ಸಮಿತಿ ಸದಸ್ಯರು ಮತ್ತು ವಿಶೇಷವಾಗಿ ಎಲ್ಲಾ ವಯಸ್ಸಿನ ಜನರು ಹೆಚ್ಚಿನ ಸಂಖ್ಯೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಬಂದು ಈ ಮಹಾನ್ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ಬೆಂಬಲಿಸಿದರು ಮತ್ತು ಅವರ ಅಮೂಲ್ಯವಾದ ರಕ್ತವನ್ನು ದಾನ ಮಾಡುವ ಮೂಲಕ ತಮ್ಮ ಕೈಗಳನ್ನು ಈ ಅದ್ಬುತ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ಜೋಡಿಸಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ಯಶಸ್ವಿಗೊಳಿಸಿದರು.
ಒಟ್ಟು 90 ಕ್ಕೂ ಅಧಿಕ ಜನರು ರಕ್ತದಾನಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಬಂದರು, ಇದರಲ್ಲಿ 83 ಜನ ರಕ್ತದಾನ ಮಾಡಿದರು. ಎಲ್ಲರ ಬೆಂಬಲದೊಂದಿಗೆ ತುಳುಕೂಟ ಕುವೈಟ್ ಈ ಅದ್ಬುತ ಕಾರ್ಯವನ್ನು ಮಾಡಿದೆ .
ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾತನಾಡಿದ ತುಳುಕೂಟ ಕುವೈಟ್ ನ ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರು ,ಈ ಕೋವಿಡ್ ಸಮಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಬಹಳಷ್ಷ್ಟು ಉತ್ತಮ ಕೆಲಸಗಳನ್ನು ತುಳುಕೂಟ ಕುವೈಟ್ ಮಾಡಿದೆ ಹಾಗು ರಕ್ತದ ಅಂತ್ಯತ ಅವಶ್ಯ ಸಮಯ ಇದಾಗಿದ್ದು ಈ ನಿಟ್ಟಿನಲ್ಲಿ ರಕ್ತದಾನ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ಏರ್ಪಡಿಸಿದೆ ಎಂದು ಹೇಳಿದರು ಮತ್ತು ಈ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮಕ್ಕೆ ಕೊರೊನ ಭೀತಿಯ ನಡುವೆಯೂ ಸಹ ಎಲ್ಲರು ಬಂದು ಸಹಕರಿಸಿ ರಕ್ತದಾನ ಮಾಡಿ ರಕ್ತದಾನ ಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠ ದಾನವೆಂದು ತೋರಿಸಿಕೊಟ್ಟ ಎಲ್ಲ ದಾನಿಗಳಿಗೆ ಕೃತಜ್ಞತೆ ಹೇಳಿದರು.
Tulu Koota Kuwait being one of the well-known & Prominent association in Kuwait organized a blood donation camp on Friday 11th September 2020, at Kuwait Central Blood Bank, Jabriya, Kuwait.
“The Art of Study” presented by Tulu Koota Kuwait.
For Grade 9 to 12
Held on Friday , 9th October 2020
At 11.00 am - 12:30pm
More info contact :97731855
Dear Respected Committee Members,
🙏 ನಮಸ್ತೆ ಮಾತೆರೆಗ್ಲ 🙏
Hope you and your family members doing well with Almighty Blessings.
“Giving back to society is our duty, not charity.”
This is to inform you all that Tulu Koota Kuwait will be arranging the TKK Blood Donation Camp 2020 on Friday, September 11, 2020 from 1 P.M to 6 P.M at Kuwait Central Blood Bank, Jabriya with fully adhering to MOH Kuwait - Covid guidelines and social distancing protocols.
ತುಳುನಾಡಿನ ಕಲಾವಿದರ ಬದುಕಿಗೆ ಆಸರೆಯ ಹಸ್ತವಾದ ತುಳು ಕೂಟಾ ಕುವೈತ್ ಮತ್ತು ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ತುಳು ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಅಕಾಡೆಮಿಯ ಕೊಡುಗೈ ದಾನಿಗಳು
On Friday, February 7, 2020, Tulu Koota Kuwait under the leadership of Dynamic President Ramesh S Bhandary and coordination of Sports Secretary Roshan Quadras held its annual picnic at Mishref Garden, Kuwait. Although slight drizzling on the previous night had caused great concern amongst committee members, yet the windy and dusty weather did not lessen the enthusiasm and excitement of Tulu Koota Kuwait members. Over 1000 members enjoyed the fun-filled day.
“Death brings pain that time can only heal, no words could ease what they truly feel”
As you all know, Tulu Koota Kuwait always stood by its members or their families during the difficult times fully abiding to its constitution rules.
Today TKK President Mr Ramesh Shekar Bhandary along with General Secretary Vijay Wilson, and Welfare Officer Lionel Mascarenhas visited the house of TKK member Late Arun Udai Dsouza and handed over death grant of INR One Lakh to the deceased family.
First Ever Private Go-Air Charter flight Flown to Bangalore
United Karnataka Associations of Kuwait in association with Akbar travels Kuwait successfully operated the first ever private charter flight from Kuwait to Bangalore on Friday, 26th June 2020 with 177 passengers (174 adults and 3 children), giving distressed Kannadigas the opportunity to travel back home. It is really a dream come true for the distressed Kannadigas from Karnataka.
The Go-Air charter flight took off around 10:58am from Kuwait International Airport – and estimated time of arrival at Bangalore Airport is 5:35pm. All the association leaders and Akbar Travels Team wished all passengers a safe and pleasant journey back home. Being a Kannadigas we felt proud when the flight took off around 10:58am. It was really a nice moment to watch our beloved Kannadigas brothers and sister happy smiling. This mission would not have possible without the support of Karnataka State government, Government of India, Government of the State of Kuwait, Indian Embassy in Kuwait, DC office in Bangalore, entire Team Go-Air, and all the Associations who collaborated and worked hard together to make this operation a success.
Tulu Koota Kuwait President Shri Ramesh S Bhandary interacting with Padmabushan Ibrahim Suthara on a Samvad arranged for international Kannadigas leaders.
ಕುವೈಟ್ ನ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಸಂಘಗಳು ಒಂದುಗೂಡಿ ಅಕ್ಬರ್ ಟ್ರಾವೆಲ್ಸ್ ನ ಸಹಯೋಗದೊಂದಿಗೆ ಕೋವಿಡ್-19 ಮಹಾಮಾರಿಗೆ ಸಿಲುಕಿ ಸಂಕಷ್ಟಕ್ಕೆ ಒಳಗೊಂಡ ಕುವೈಟ್ ಕನ್ನಡಿಗರನ್ನು ತಮ್ಮ ಮಾತೃಭೂಮಿಗೆ ತಲುಪಿಸುವ ಸಲುವಾಗಿ ದಿನಾಂಕ 17-06-2020 ಬುಧವಾರದಂದು ಜಜೀರಾ ಖಾಸಗಿ ವಿಮಾನವು ಯಶಸ್ವಿಯಾಗಿ ಹಾರಾಟ ನಡೆಸಿತು.ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಸಂಘದ ಮುಖಂಡರು ಮತ್ತು ಅಕ್ಬರ್ ಟ್ರಾವೆಲ್ಸ್ ತಂಡವು ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಪ್ರಯಾಣಿಕರಿಗೆ ಸುರಕ್ಷಿತವಾಗಿ ತಲುಪಿ ಎಂದು ಶುಭ ಹಾರೈಸಿದರು.
ಹಿರಿಯ ನಾಗರಿಕರು ,ಗರ್ಭಿಣಿ ಸ್ತ್ರೀಯರು , ಅವಧಿ ಮುಗಿದ ಭೇಟಿ ವೀಸಾ ಹೊಂದಿದವರು, ಕೆಲಸ ಕಳೆದುಕೊಂಡವರು ಹೀಗೆ ತಾಯಿ ನಾಡಿಗೆ ಬರಲಾಗದೆ ಕೋವಿಡ್ 19 ನಿಂದ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆ ಅನುಭವಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದ ಒಟ್ಟಾರೆ 165 ಪ್ರಯಾಣಿಕರನ್ನು ಒಳಗೊಂಡ ಖಾಸಗಿ ವಿಮಾನವು ಸುರಕ್ಷಿತವಾಗಿ ಮಂಗಳೂರು ವಿಮಾನ ನಿಲ್ದಾಣವನ್ನು ತಲುಪಿತು. ಈ ಯಶಸ್ವಿ ಕಾರ್ಯವನ್ನು ಕಾರ್ಯಗತ ಗೊಳಿಸುವಲ್ಲಿ ಭಾರತ ಸರ್ಕಾರ ,ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರಾಜ್ಯ ಸರ್ಕಾರ, ಕುವೈಟ್ ಸರ್ಕಾರ ,ಭಾರತೀಯ ರಾಯಭಾರಿ ಕಚೇರಿ ಕುವೈಟ್ ,ಜಿಲ್ಲಾಧಿಕಾರಿಗಳ ಕಚೇರಿ ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಮತ್ತು ಜಜೀರಾ ಏರ್ವೇಸ್ ನ ಇಡೀ ತಂಡದ ಬೆಂಬಲ ಮತ್ತು ಸಹಕಾರ ಶ್ಲಾಘನೀಯ ಮತ್ತು ಈ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ಶ್ರಮಿಸಿದ ಎಲ್ಲ ಕುವೈಟ್ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಸಂಘಗಳ ಶ್ರಮ ಪ್ರಶಂಸನೀಯ.
First Ever Jazeera Airways Charter flight Flown to Mangalore.
United Karnataka Associations of Kuwait in association with Akbar travels Kuwait successfully operated the first ever charter flight from Kuwait to Mangalore on 17th June 2020 with 165 passengers, giving distressed Kannadigas the opportunity to travel back home. It is really a dream come true for the distressed Kannadigas from Coastal Karnataka.
Gulf Karnataka leaders had video meeting on 28th May 2020 with MP Shri Nalin Kumar Kateel with an appeal to introduce and increase more flights to Bangalore and Mangalore from Gulf Countries. Sarvotham Shetty(President Abudhabi Karnataka Sangha),
As it is a serious concern that there have been very few flights to Karnataka from the gulf Countries under Vande Mathram plan ,leaders from the gulf countries held zoom video meeting the Honorable MP Shri.Nalin Kumar Kateel. Ravi Shetty coordinated and introduced. Sarvotham Shetty welcomed the MP. All have appealed to the MP that many expatriate community members SUCH elderly parents, pregnant women, patients, and those who have lost jobs are desperately waiting to travel back to home in Karnataka.
In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, various Karnataka Associations in Kuwait came together under the banner ‘United Karnataka Associations of Kuwait’ and appealed to union minister Sri Suresh Angadi (Minister of Railways of India) in a video conference initiated by KKMA on 19th May 2020.
KKMA Karnataka unit President, S. Mohd Azhar briefed the minister about the current situation and difficulties of stranded kannadigas in Kuwait who want to return back to their native place and also problems faced by the people who have availed amnesty. He urged the minister to talk to the concerned and arrange immediate flights to repatriate stranded Kannadigas to Mangalore and Bangalore at the earliest as many pregnant ladies, patients, people on expired visas, people who lost jobs, desperate to reach India.
Mr. Ramesh S Bhandary – President of Tulu Koota Kuwait along with Other Gulf Karnataka Association leaders held video conference meeting arranged by GULF NRI Forum with Hon. Chief Minister of Karnataka Sri B.S.Yediyurappa to discuss the issue of COVID19 in Kuwait.
ತುಳುಕೂಟ ಕುವೈಟ್ ನ ಗೌರವಾನ್ವಿತ ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರಾದ ಶ್ರೀ ರಮೇಶ್ ಎಸ್ ಭಂಡಾರಿ ಇವರು ಡೈಜಿ ವರ್ಲ್ಡ್ ವಾಹಿನಿಯ ನೇರ ಪ್ರಸಾರದ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ತುಳು ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಅಕಾಡೆಮಿ ಯ ಗೌರವಾನ್ವಿತ ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರಾದ ಶ್ರೀಯುತ ದಯಾನಂದ್ ಕತ್ತಲ್ಸರ್ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಪ್ರಸ್ತುತ ಕೋವಿಡ್-೧೯ ಮಹಾಮಾರಿಯ ಪರಿಣಾಮಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ದೂರವಾಣಿ ಮೂಲಕ ಮಾತನಾಡಿದರು.
ಈ ಸಂದರ್ಭದಲ್ಲಿ ಶ್ರೀಯುತ ದಯಾನಂದ್ ಕತ್ತಲ್ಸರ್ ಕುವೈಟ್ ಗೆ ಸ್ವಾಗತಿಸಿ ತಮಗೆ ಗೌರವ ಸಲ್ಲಿಸಿದ ಕ್ಷಣವನ್ನು ನೆನೆದು ಧನ್ಯವಾದ ಹೇಳಿದರು ಹಾಗೆ ತುಳುನಾಡ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿ ,ಆಚರಣೆಗಳಾದಂತ ನಾಗಾರಾಧನೆ, ದೈವಾರಾಧನೆ ಯ ಕಾರ್ಯಗಳನ್ನು ಮಾಡುವಲ್ಲಿ ತುಳುನಾಡ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಅನಿವಾಸಿ ತುಳುವರ ಕೊಡುಗೆ ಅಪಾರವಾದದ್ದು ಎಂದು ಶ್ಲಾಘಿಸಿದರು ಮತ್ತು ಈ ಪ್ರಸ್ತುತ ಪರಿಸ್ಥಿತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ದೈವಾರಾಧನೆ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮಗಳು ಸ್ಥಗಿತಗೊಂಡಿದ್ದು ಈ ಕಾರ್ಯಗಳನ್ನು ಮಾಡುವವರು ಅವರ ಕುಟುಂಬದವರು ಕೆಲವರು ಸಮಸ್ಯೆಗಳನ್ನು ಎದಿರುಸಿತ್ತಿದ್ದು ಅವರ ಕುಟುಂಬಗಳಿಗೆ ಆ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿರುವವರಿಗೆ ಸಾದ್ಯವಾದ ಮಟ್ಟಿಗೆ ಸಹಾಯಮಾಡಬೇಕಾಗಿ ವಿನಂತಿಸಿದರು. more..
Attended by Tulukoota Kuwait Committee members TKK held a farewell event for its Convener and TKK first President, Aikala Mr. Sudhakar Shetty on Friday, 21st February 2020 at Salmiya Play School. Mr. Sudhakar Shetty distinguishably served Tulukoota Kuwait as President, Advisor, and Convener for more than 2 decades
Tulu Koota Kuwait is celebrating its 20 th year “Tulu Parba 2019”, a festival cultural diversity of Tulunadu
and widely known as Tuluvara Mane Managala Habba” on Friday, 25 th October 2019, at American
International School, Kamel Al Rayes Auditorium Maidan Hawally, starting 2:00 PM with grand opening
Culture is the Characteristics and Knowledge of a region or a group of people, encompassing language,
religion, social habits, music and arts. Culture fills the color in to the society, brings liveliness in to the
life and most importantly unites all together as one. Culture is the real identity of any society, we
Tuluvas are proud of our great cultural values which are still remain strong and sound in our hearts and
action. Languages teaches cultural heritage and sense of uniqueness and identity in a culture. All TKK
members, with pride celebrate the Festival of Tulu Culture and Tulu Language – “TULU PARBA 2019” in a
grand & colorful opening procession on Friday 25 th October 2019.
On Friday, February 7, 2020 Tulu Koota Kuwait under the leadership of Dynamic President Ramesh S Bhandary and coordination of Sports Secretary Roshan Quadras held its annual picnic at Mishref Garden, Kuwait. Although slight drizzling on the previous night had caused great concern amongst committee members , yet the windy and dusty weather did not lessen the enthusiasm and excitement of Tulu Koota Kuwait members. Over 1000 members enjoyed the fun filled day.
TULU KOOTA Kuwait to host its much-awaited Family Picnic 2020 on Feb 07 2020 at Mishref Garden Kuwait.
What better way is there to enjoy a relaxing a day with your family – soaking in the sunshine, eating good food and simply being together, enjoying fun filled games – than with a glorious, family picnic? Before the hot summer slips in follow our formula to create the perfect family picnic. Tulu Koota Kuwait, an association which believe in unity through language with an aim to bring all the Tulu speaking people together as one family hosts various events every year. Outdoor family picnic is one among them, and there will be a fantastic round-up of the best picnicking spot in Kuwait for a family get-together - “FAMILY PICNIC – 2020” being scheduled on Friday, 7 February 2020 at MISHREF GARDEN from 9:00 AM onwards.
The Tulu Koota Kuwait released its calendar- 2020 and Family Picnic 2020 flier at its first all committee meeting held on 10th January 2020, at the Salmiya Play School, Rumaithiya, Kuwait.
The Event was started with a prayer recitation by committee member Ms. Alaka Jithendra and lighting up of lamp by all the guests on the dais. The calendar was released by the chief guest Rev. Fr Alwyn Dsouza along with the TKK President, Mr. Ramesh S Bhandary, and the advisors Mr. Ramesh Kidiyoor, Mr. Tharendra Shettigar and Mr. Wilson Dsouza.
Young and dynamic leader Ramesh Shekar Bhandary was re-elected as president of Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK) for the consecutive second term.
Tulu Koota Kuwait 20th AGM on 13th December 2019
Tulu Koota Kuwait is pleased to invite its members for the 20th Annual General Body Meeting to be held at Indian Community School, Salmiya on Friday 13th December 2019 from 4:00 P.M.onwards.
Please note that last Date to eligible members to submit the Nomination Form is 05/12/2019 05:00 PM and the last Date to Withdraw the Nomination is 10/12/2019 05:00 PM.
The evening will be filled with cultural programs followed by delicious dinner. For more details please contact 66935227 or email email@example.com
On its 20th Anniversary, Tulukoota Kuwait celebrated the true spirit of Tulunadu by hosting a grand Tuluparba celebration under the able leadership of the dynamic president Mr. Ramesh S. Bhandary on Friday 25th October 2019 at American International School, Maidan Hawally Kuwait.
The event started with a grand procession conceptualized by Suresh Salian. People belonging to various communities and age group took part in it. A blend of Tulunadu festival zeal and passion converted the procession in to a kaleidoscope of colors and gaiety. Children carrying flags depicting the different associations in Kuwait and ladies carrying lavishly decorated trays with objects displaying rich Tulunadu culture was the cynosure of all eyes. Tuluparba “Tuluvara mane managala habba” began with a huge fanfare of drums. The Chief guests for the event were Dr. M. Ravi Shetty (Ex-President of Tulu Koota and Kannada Koota Qatar & Managing Director of ATS Company Qatar), guest of honor Dayanand G Katalsar (President of Karnataka Tulu Sahithya Academy), and Fr. Dominic Sequeira.
Tulu Koota Kuwait has performed a Muhurta programme for its upcoming event Tulu Parba 2019 which is widely known as “Tuluvara Mane Managala Habba”, on Friday 6th September at Salmiya Play School, Rumaithiya Kuwait. The program was started with Prayer song and lighting-up the lamp by the President and advisors of the association by invoking God Almighty Blessings.
Tulu Koota Kuwait, held felicitation ceremony for Shri.Umanath Kotain, The Former President of Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy and MLA of Mulki-Moodabidri constituency, for his gratifying leadership, devotion, dedication and hard work towards Tulu Language, Art, Culture and Socio-economic development on October 4, 2019 at Salmiya Play School Rumaithiya Kuwait.
During this felicitation ceremony, Tulu Koota Kuwait President Shri. Ramesh Shekar Bhandary briefed MLA about the objective and glorious journey of Tulu Koota and its focus on welfare and social cultural activities for the people of Tulu Nadu in the last 20 years through its various Projects namely, Ashraya Yojane, Bagyada Bolpu, and Project Education.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is celebrating Tulu Parba 2019 on Friday 25th October 2019, at American International School, Kamel Al Rayes Auditorium Maidan Hawally, starting from 3:30 PM.
In continuation of our tradition of awarding scholarship for the needy and Merit Certificate for the academic excellence in 10th and 12th std. to the children of valid members of Tulu Koota Kuwait. This will be awarded during the Tulu Parba 2019 - felicitation program, 25th October 2019. We, Tulu Koota Kuwait will be glad to recognize and appreciate the students with outstanding performance as well to encourage them for their future studies.
Tulu Koota Kuwait in coordination with Badr Al Samaa Medical Center, Kuwait organizing yet another social charity event, Free Medical Checkup and Consultation camp on April 12, 2019, from 7 A.M to1 P.M.
Tulu Koota Kuwait – Rasamanjari 2019 Mega Musical Extravaganza a Live Musical Nite and much more.
There is something for everybody at this picnic. TKK promises an exciting and Sensational Picnic.
Picnics are one of the best recreational means to refresh and it’s a great way of complete entertainment and those who live away from each other can have a great reunion. Tulu Koota Kuwait, an association which believe in unity through language with an aim to bring all the Tulu speaking people together as one family hosts various events every year. Outdoor family picnic is one among them,which is much awaited by all the members of the association. “FAMILY PICNIC – 2019” being scheduled on Friday, 15 March 2019 at MISHREF GARDEN from 8:30 AM onwards.
TULU KOOTA KUWAIT Blood Donation Camp 2019:
Tulu Koota Kuwait organized a blood donation camp on 15th of February 2019, at Kuwait Central Blood Bank, Jabriya, Kuwait.
The Tulu Koota Kuwait released the calendar – 2019 and 20th year Emblem at its first all committee meeting held on 04th January 2019, at the Salmiya Play School, Rumathiya, Kuwait.
The Event was started with a prayer song by Baby Tanvi Shetty and lighting up of lamp by all the guests on the dais. The calendar was released by the chief guest Dr.Nithin, along with the TKK President, Mr. Ramesh S Bhandary, and Vice President Sanath Shetty, TKK convener Mr Aikala Sudhakar Shetty, and the advisers Mr. Ramesh Kidiyoor and Mr Wilson Dsouza.
Pascal Pinto, Ex-Committee member of Tulu Koota Kuwait, passed away in Mangalore on Sunday December 30.2018 He breathed his last at around 8 pm at Yenepoya hospital.
Young and dynamic leader Mr. Ramesh Shekar Bhandary is the elected New President of Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK)
The 19th Annual General Body Meeting of Tulu Koota Kuwait was held on Friday, 14th December 2018 at Indian Community School, Senior Branch, Salmiya, Kuwait. The program commenced with Kuwait and Indian National Anthem followed by welcome dance by Tanvi Vijay Shetty, a budding talent of Tulu Koota Kuwait. The outgoing members of the Managing Committee led by outgoing President Wilson D’souza marked the auspicious beginning of the program by lighting the ceremonial lamp.
Mr. Suresh Salain, the Vice President, welcomed the members of the association. At the meeting, General Secretary Mr. Jagadeeshwara Shanubhogue presented the Annual Report 2018 that reflected on the accomplishments of the Koota during the year. The Audited Annual Financial Reports for the year 2018 were presented by outgoing Treasurer Mr. Manoj Stephen Rego and were approved at the meeting.
Annual General Body meeting of Tulu Koota Kuwait was held on Friday, 8th December 2017 at Indian Community School, Senior Branch, Salmiya, Kuwait.
The Meeting commenced with the Kuwait and Indian National Anthem followed by a classical welcome dance by Tanvi Vijay Shetty, a budding talent of Tulu Koota Kuwait. The members of the Managing Committee and the Advisory Committee inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is presenting yet another mega Tulu Drama with Rib-tickling comedy scenes, signature dialogues and alongside a serious social message. Yes, this year’s best Tulu Comedy Drama – "Panyere Avandian" to be staged on Friday October 26th 2018 on Tulu Parba Day. The very famous Chaparka team lead by the living Tulu Drama legend Mr. Devdas Kapikad and his entire troupe will be in Kuwait to stage the drama.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is celebrating Tulu Parba on Friday 26th October 2018, at American International School, Kamel Al Rayes Auditorium Maidan Hawally. For more information and sponsorship kindly contact 97295367 / 97875789.
The jam-packed audience, honorable and distinguished personalities from Tulunadu as Guests, Colorful and Heart touching welcome to the guest, Divine welcome dance, Tembere 2 – a unique and spectacular show with more than 100 TKK talented artists and most awaited Tulu Comedy Drama “Paniyere Avandina” by Telekeda Bolli Devdas Kapikad and his Cha Parka Team. Certainly, it is very hard to summarize the mega festival of Tulu Koota Kuwait ‘Tulu Parba 2018’. TKK created a new history by breaking all its previous records and most of all one of the best events in Kuwait. Tulu Parba 2018 was celebrated on Friday, October 26, 2018, at the American International School, Kuwait.
Tulu Parba – festival of culture and language, which is being celebrated every year by Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK). Tulu Parba Competition 2018 which is the first part of Tulu Parba 2018 has been held on 5th October 2018 at Indian Community School, Salmiya with full of enthusiasm and pride.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is celebrating Tulu Parba 2018 on Friday 26th October 2018, at American International School, Kamel Al Rayes Auditorium Maidan Hawally, starting 3:00 PM
Tulu Koota Kuwait, under the skilled leadership of President Mr. Wilson D’Souza organized Rasamanjari 2018, a live musical concert, an evening filled with top quality music and entertainment. The event held on Friday, 27th April 2018 at the American International School, Kamel Al Rayes Auditorium, Maidan Hawally with full of entertainment. The Musical Nite featured by conspicuous guest singers and prominent musicians from India, as well as well-known musicians from Kuwait. The classical dances, folk and contemporary dances and comical skits from TKK artists entertained the audience.
Tulu Koota Kuwait held its Family Picnic on Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Mishref Garden in Kuwait. The Family Picnic started with a huge crowd assembled in anticipation of a fun filled day.
The event began with the welcome note by the hosts Shalini Vijay and Tharendra Shettigar. The inauguration of the Picnic was a unique episode as it witnessed the gathering of Twenty South Canara Association representatives. The representatives first hoisted their respective flag and were positioned in a circle, followed by Tulu Koota Kuwait Management Committee Members hoisting the TKK Flag in the center and thus were surrounded by Twenty Association Flags. The inauguration included our tradition way of breaking the coconut by President, Mr. Wilson D’Souza and Sport Secretary, Mr. Faustine Pinto and concluded by a short President speech. The President in his speech also requested the audience to play the games in a fair manner.
The Tulu Koota Kuwait organized a blood donation camp on 24th of February 2017, as a part of 56th Kuwait National Day and 26th Kuwait Liberation day, at Kuwait Central Blood Bank, Jabriya, Kuwait.
Picnic is one of the best recreational means to refresh and a great way of complete entertainment and great reunion to those who live away from each other. Tulu Koota Kuwait believes in unity through language and aim to bring all the tulu speaking people together under one umberella, by hosting various events every year. Outdoor Family Picnic is one among them, which is very much thrilled and awaited by all the members of the association. “FAMILY PICNIC – 2018” is being scheduled on Friday, 16 March 2018 at MISHREF GARDEN from 8:30AM onwards.
Newly Elected Members of Managing Committee for 2018 met Indian Ambassador to Kuwait HE. Mr.K Jeeva Sagar on Sunday 11th February 2018.
TKK Managing Committee Members met Indian Ambassador at his office in Indian Embassy Kuwait. TKK President Mr.Wilson D’Souza congratulated HE Mr.Jeeva Sagar on his appointment as new Indian Ambassador to Kuwait and handed over a flower bouquet as a token of gratitude. While the General Secretary Mr.Jagadeeshwara Shanubhogue handed over a set of documents containing details of newly elected members of management committee and brief about the association and its various activities along with the souvenir released during the cultural event Rasamanjari and Tuluparba 2017.
The Tulu Koota Kuwait released the calendar - 2018 at its first all committee meeting held on 12th January 2018, at the Salmiya Play School, Rumathiya, Kwuait.
The calendar was released by the chief guest Mr. Nithin Menon along with the President, Mr. Wilson D’Souza, the advisors Mr. Ramesh Kidiyoor, Mr. Tharendra P. Shettigar and Mr. Harish Bhandary.
The calendar was released by Mr. B.R.Somayaji and the President of the association, Mr. Harish Bhandary along with the advisors, Mr. Sudhakar Shetty, Mr. Ramesh Kidiyoor and Mr. Tharendra P. Shettigar.
Tulu Parba 2017, organised by Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK) successfully mesmerized a house full audience with the highlights of the evening “Tembere” and “Poppa” on Friday, 27th October 2017 from 3.30 pm at the American International School, Kuwait.
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Tulu Koota Kuwait is celebrating Tulu Parba 2017 on Friday 27th October 2017, at American International School, Kamel Al Rayes Auditorium Maidan Hawally, starting 3:30 PM
Festivals promote diversity, they bring people together, they increase creativity and offer great opportunity. Festivals are fun for kids, entertainment for adults and offer a break from the stresses of the nuclear family. Festivals play a key role in preserving and promoting the cultural values and pass the rich cultural values to the next generation in colorful way. Tulu Koota Kuwait celebrates the Tulu Parba with these objectives every year and also to showcase the talents of TKK Members.
Tulu Koota Kuwait conducted a free special medical checkup and consultation camp in association with Badr Al Samaa Medical Center at their Farwaniya clinic on 12th May 2017.
Mr.Wilson D’souza, President, Tulu Koota Kuwait on this occasion explained that this special free medical checkup and consultation camp was organized to help those people who can’t afford for medical checkup and don’t have access to the specialists doctors. Apart from Blood Pressure and Blood sugar the tests like Cholesterol, Liver Screening and Creatinine( Kidney Screening) were also included. More than 200 were registered and got the medical check up done and also needy participants got expert guidance from the Doctors.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is organizing a free medical checkup and consultation camp in association with Badr Al Samaa Medical Center at their clinic , Farwaniya , Block 4 Street 39 , Near Farwaniya Garden Kuwait.
Tulu Koota Kuwait deeply mourns the sad demise of our member and great supporter of Tulukoota , Wilfred John D'mello ( Mem # 419), who passed away on Monday February 27 , 2017 in Mumbai.
Funeral will be held on 1st march , Wednesday at 4:00PM at Holy Family Church Chakla Andheri east.
Tulu Koota Kuwait, under the leadership of the president Mr.Wilson D’Souza organized Rasamanjari 2017, a mega musical feast, an event with full entertainment on 21st April 2017 at the American International School, Kamel Al Rayes Auditorium, Maidan Hawally. The Musical Nite featured performance by prominent guest Singers, background music by leading musicians from India along with the award winning singers from Kuwait. The classical Dances, film Dances and comical skits from various artists entertained more than 1000 art enthusiast.
The event commenced with the Kuwait and Indian National Anthem, followed by the lighting of the lamp done by the President Mr.Wilson D’Souza and Mr.Venu Sharma from Bhandary Builders along with the Convener of Tulu Koota Kuwait, Members of Advisory committee and Management committee. While Ms. Lydia Misquith and Mr.Abdul Razak welcomed the gathering with a brief introduction about tulunadu, Tulu Koota Kuwait in a charming way and a welcome classical dance by the members of Nritta Dhyana Dance group kick started the event.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is geared up to host Mega Musical extravaganza“Rasamanjari-2017” on 21st April 2017, at American International School, Kamel Al Rayes Auditorium Maidan Hawally, starting 4:00 PM
The event will feature the performances by popular singer Ajay Warriar, melodious singer Rashmi Naravi, the young and charming Nihal Tauro. Local artist, Joylin Gonsalves (Gulf Voice of Mangalore 2016), is expected to captivate the audient with her enchanting voice. Well known singers from Kuwait Gladys Lorena(GVOM2 winner), Sara Lobo and Glen Vaz will also join the party to showcase their talent.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is deeply saddened by the untimely demise of its Founder Convener Lancy Pinto Nayak and share the grief with the bereaved family on this great loss.
Lancy Pinto Nayak was the real Architect of Tulu Koota Kuwait. What he had conceptualized and sown the seed with few members of diverse backgrounds 16 years back, has grown into a big a purposeful tree. His vision, zeal, enthusiasm and commitment as Founder Convener has helped Tulu Koota Kuwait, blossom into a strong and vibrant socio- cultural association. His dynamic stewardship of cultural activities of the Koota in the initial toddler stage has set a very high Standard. Tulu Koota Kuwait is really indebted to him.
Tulu Koota has announced a merit cum means scholarship to be distributed on 28th October 2016 during Tulu Parba which will be held at the American International School Auditorium, Maidan Hawally,
Applications are accepted from minimum one year valid members' children studying either in State of Kuwait or in India, scoring high grades at class 10 or 12 board examination held during academic year 2015-2016. Candidates obtaining high grades but not eligible for merit cum means scholarship shall be honored with merit certificate and medal.
Tulu Koota Kuwait firmly believes in the great value of education and is strongly committed to helping needy students to achieve their educational goals.
The Tulu Koota Kuwait Family Picnic which was held on 17th March 2017, at the Mishref garden, Kuwait. It was the dedicated efforts of the committee members and active participation of the TKK members that eventually led to the success of the family picnic.
The event started with the Kuwait and Indian National Anthem was sung by the TKK kids with live music which boosted the energy and enthusiasm of the all the participants and the volunteers of the event.
Exciting and Sensational Tulukoota Picnic is back again
Time passes with a blink of eye, all of us need a small break to relax, enjoy, meet & greet our friends from TKK family, most important is to distress our mind thorough Fun, Laughter, physical Games and Company of our beloveds. The month of March is here again, when all Tulu Koota Kuwait Family Members march together at MISHREF GARDEN. YES, it is TKK FAMILY PICNIC with packed thrill, get set to unwrap and enjoy every bit of the game that pops out. We feel proud and privilege to announce the much awaited "FAMILY PICNIC" being scheduled on Friday 17th March 2017 at MISHREF GARDEN from 8:30AM onwards.
TKK Managing Committee Met Indian Ambassador:
Newly Elected Members of Managing Committee for 2017 met Indian Ambassador to Kuwait HE. Mr.Sunil Jain on Sunday 19th February 2017.
TKK Managing Committee Members met Indian Ambassador at his office in Indian Embassy Kuwait. All the committee members gave a brief self introduction and TKK President Mr. Wilson D’Souza briefed the Ambassador about the objectives and activities of the association. He thanked the Indian Embassy for all their support to the Association and handed over a flower bouquet as a token of gratitude.
The Tulu Koota Kuwait released the calendar - 2017 at the all committee meeting held on 16th December 2016, at the Indian Public School, Salmiya, Kuwait.
The calendar was released by Mr. Valerian Sanctis jointly with the President, Mr. Wilson D’Souza, the advisors Mr. Ramesh Kidiyoor, Mr. Tharendra P. Shettigar and Mr. Harish Bhandary.
Annual General Body meeting of Tulu Koota Kuwait was held on Friday, 9th December 2016 at Indian Community School , Salmiya, Kuwait.
The Meeting commenced with the Kuwait and Indian National Anthem sung by the Tulu Koota Kuwait kids and the prayer by Mr. Purander Manchi. The members of the Managing committee inaugurated the event by lighting of the lamp.
The new managing committee members of Tulu Koota Kuwait 2016 were unanimously elected and Mr. Harish Bhandary emerged as the President of the association.
The event commenced with a prayer song rendered by Mr. Madhav Naik, Bhavani Naik, and Mr. Raghavendra Naik followed by the lighting of lamp by the Managing Committee & Advisory Committee 2015.
Kuwait witnessed grand extravaganza of drama, traditions, dances, folks, dance skits, Yakshagana and much more during the Tulu Parba 2016. Continuing the tradition of the last 16 years, Tulu Koota Kuwait (TKK), led by president Harish Bhandary, organized 'Tulu Parba 2016' on Friday October 28 at American International School, Maidan Hawally, Kuwait.
The audiences were welcomed by comperes of the evening Shashiraj Rao Kavoor and Ashwitha Surendra Poojary as they highlighted the activities of Tulu Koota Kuwait. It was followed by traditional lighting of the lamp by guest of honour Lawrence Pinto, Muralidharan Nayar and Suresh Attavar along with President Harish Bhandary, Advisory committee and managing committee members. A souvenir commemorating the event was released in a unique manner.
The extravaganza and festivities at the Tulu Parba 2016 is here again for you to experience on Friday, 28th October 2016 from 4:00pm onwards at American International School, Maidan Hawally, Kuwait. Join in the celebrations and enjoy yourself to the utmost.
Tulu Parba 2016 this year presents renowned Artists from the land of culture, Tulunadu. The most popular comedy actor Navin D Padil, famed entertainer Bhojraj Vamanjoor, recognised and versatile actor Aravind Bolar & the eminent Writer Director Shasiraj Kavoor, musician Guru Bayar assemble together to showcase the main attraction of the day a Comedy Tulu Drama “ADIMEL”. This best known ensemble ever for Tulu Comedy drama will be here to keep you in splits with their rib tickling jokes and awesome comic timings.
Tulu Koota Kuwait - Tulu Parba Competitions were held at the Indian Community School Salmiya on 7th October 2016 with maximum participation from all age groups, be it individual or group. Children and adults of all ages participated in various competitions as they came in large numbers.
The program started with a warm welcome by hosts Priya Devadiga and Manoj Shetty, as they set the mood for the day. A welcome prayer was sung by Madhav Naik, Ronald and Wilma. The program kick started with the lighting of the lamp by the Management Committee and Advisory Committee followed by a welcome speech from Mr. Harish Bhandary, the President of Tulu Koota Kuwait. The Tulu Parba 2016 Competition was very well coordinated by Mrs. Swarna Shetty.
Tulu Parbha Competitions to be held on 7th October, 2016
Tulu Koota Kuwait, under the able leadership of the president Harish Bhandary, organized "Rasamanjari 2016" on Friday, April 1st at the American International School, Kamel Al Rayes Auditorium, Maidan Hawally, Kuwait from 4:30 pm onwards.
The melodious event featured performances by prominent artistes from Mangalore, singer and composer Sandesh Babanna, the charming singer and dancer Ashwin D'Costa, Asianet fame singing star Preethi Warriar, renowned musician from Kannada music industry Deepak Jayasheelan along with Sumita Nair, Renita Raina and Kuwait's popular multi-talented singer, actor and comedian MC Jaison Lasrado. The stage adorned a glittering look with the live band on stage. The programme was well coordinated by the Cultural Secretary, Sathish Acharya.
The Tulu Koota Kuwait Family Picnic which was held on 18th March 2016 drew large crowd, at the Mishref garden, Kuwait. It was the unity of the committee members and active participation of the audience that eventually led to the success of the family picnic.
The event was inaugurated first by singing the National Anthem live by the TKK kids, with live music by Valence Fernandes. The torch was then lit by the President, Mr. Harish Bhandary and the Chief Guest of the evening, Mr. Lawrence Saldanha. The Vice president, Wilson D’souza hoisted the flag while the Sports secretary, Rajesh Poojary did the traditional breaking of the coconut as they declared the event open.
We are here again with packed thrill, get set to unwrap and enjoy every bit of the game that pops out. Tulukoota Kuwait takes privilege & feels proud to announce the much awaited "FAMILY PICNIC" being scheduled on Friday 18th March 2016 at MISHREF GARDEN from 9:00AM to 6:00PM.
TKK assures you fun filled day with awe-inspiring games for children and adults, accompanied with Tulunadu sport that marks the center of attraction. Plan your day ahead and don’t miss this perfect opportunity to participate and cheer the ardent members as they enroll to show excellence on the ground.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is organising a Free Medical Checkup and Consultation Camp in coordination with the Metro Medical Care on Friday, 11th March 2016 from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm in Farwaniya, Near Crown Plaza, Beside Mr. Baker St. No:28, Habib Munawar Street, Block No: 3
There is Free Blood Sugar, Cholestrol and B.P checkup with Free consultation with specialists in all the departments of General Medicine, Cardiology, Dental, Gynecology, Orthopedic, Dermatology (Skin), E.N.T., Opthalmalogy, Pediatric and Radiology
Tulu Koota Kuwait 2016 Managing Committee met the Indian Ambassador to Kuwait HE Mr. Sunil Jain, on Wednesday, 10 February 2016.
Tulu Koota Kuwait Managing committee members met Indian ambassador at his office in Indian embassy Kuwait. President Mr. Harish Bhandary greeted the ambassador with flower bouquet. Embassy officials Shri Shubashis Goldar, Deputy Chief of Mission and Chief Public Information Officer and Shri K.K. Pahel, First Secretary (HOC/CE) were also present during the meeting. Tulu Koota Kuwait briefed them about its objectives and activities. While the Welfare Officer Mr. Chandrahasa Shetty explained about the upcoming free medical camp and various charity activities being carried out by TKK. The calendar of events 2016 was presented to the Ambassador as the Vice President Mr. Wilson D’souza and Cultural Secretary Mr. Sathish Acharya spoke about cultural activities being planned for the year 2016. Various community issues were discussed during the meeting.
Tulu Koota Kuwait celebrated its 15th Anniversary with grandeur at Tulu Parba 2015 held at the American International School on 30th October 2015. The chief guests to the event were HE the Ambassador of India to Kuwait, Mr. Sunil Jain, Mr. Khaled Al-Saif, Managing Director of NAPESCO and Mr. Valerian D’sa the Managing Partner of Khalil Bahman & Partners Co. The guest artists who came from India were Mr. Sujayendra Hande, who hails from a very illustrious family of Yakshgana, Ms. Sumangala Rathnakar a gifted Natya vidushi in both Yakshagana and Bharthnatyam form , Mr.Umesh Mijar a renowned name in Tulu Drama, Mr. Laksmeesh Gangimatta a versatile actor and Mr. Shreenath Anchan the well-known musician.
Tulu Koota Kuwait, persistently continuing the charity work, once again takes pleasure to announce the philanthropic gesture under the banner “Glimmer of Hope – Bhagyoda Bolpu”. The twin ceremonies were held on the 20th September 2015 in Belthangady Taluk.
“A Glimmer of Hope – Bhagyoda Bolpu” undertaken by Tulu Koota Kuwait is a project to adopt 30 HIV infected children from 10 Villages of Belthangady Taluk for one year and provide them with educational, nutritional and medical assistance. Their food, medicines, uniforms and school accessories will be taken care of with this aid. This contribution would positively assist in enhancing the lives of the HIV infected children by improving their health, nutritional condition, educational performance and support them in living a normal life.
Tulu Koota Kuwait bid farewell to its most prominent committee member Mr. Mahesh Poojary on 14th August at the Indian Public School. He came to Kuwait 5 years ago and now has planned to return to his native in Mangalore. He looks forward to accompany his parents and serve them whole-heartedly.
As rightly said “Music is the strongest form of magic” and the artists who will enchant you with their talent are the Sandal wood playback singer Shashank Sheshagiri, RJ, MC and talented dancer Nagaraj Amber, Asia Net - Idea Star Singer winner Preethi Warriar, multi talented singer Rony D’Cunha and immensely melodious singer Sumitha Nair.
Whats more, Live Music will be given by Magnificent Musicians from India are Deepak Jayasheelan, Raja Gopal Acharya, Prakash Antony and Rajesh Bhagwat. Our own TKK artists will also entertain you with melodious songs, scintillating dances and rib tickling comedy.
Tulu Koota Kuwait Rasamanjari 2015 was held on 1 May 2015 at the Marinal Hall, Touristic Park, Abbasiya. The artists rocked the stage with their melodious songs and performance. The event commenced with the lighting of lamp by the Managing Committee and Advisory Committee.
The President, Mr. Tharendra Shettigar in his speech welcomed the audience and also informed everyone about the New Project “A Glimmer of Hope – Bhagyoda Bolpu” undertaken by Tulu Koota Kuwait. Tulu Koota Kuwait, in its persistent endeavor towards promoting social causes, aspires to offer a ‘Glimmer of Hope’ to the HIV infected children of Belthangady Taluk of Dakshina Kannada District. The President urged each one of them to donate generously towards this noble venture undertaken by the association, as the invaluable contribution would positively assist in enhancing the lives of the HIV infected children by improving their health, nutritional condition, educational performance and support them in living a normal life.
The pleasant climate of the second month of the year drew large crowds at the Tulu Koota Family Picnic, which was held on 27 February 2015 at the Mishref garden, Kuwait.
Mr.Tharendra P. Shettigar, President of Tulu Koota Kuwait briefed him about the journey of TKK since its inception and its objectives, while the Welfare Officer Mr. ChandrahasaShetty explained about the various charity activities being carried out by TKK. The calendar of events 2015 was presented to the Ambassador as the Vice President Mr. Harish Bhandary and Cultural Secretary Mr. Sathish Acharya spoke about cultural activities being planned for the year 2015.
Tulu Koota Kuwait wishes its members and their families and also all the communities of Tulunadu in Kuwait a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2015!
The Annual General Meeting of Tulu Koota Kuwait witnessed the advent of the new Managing Committee held on the 19th December 2014, at the Al Jawher School, Reggae.
We are sure none of you have forgotten how the ace speed painter Mr. Vilas Nayak lit up the spirits and moods of the audience with his creativity, imagination and colours during the TULU PARBA 2014 on 17 October 2014. He artistically exhibited his specialty of speed painting with music and upside down pictures.
It is our privilege and pleasure to auction some of Mr. Vilas Nayak’s prestigious paintings, which he created during the event.
Tulu Koota Kuwait celebrated the Tulu Parba 2014 on Friday, 17th October 2014, at American International School, MaidanHawally, Kuwait from 3:30 pm onwards.
The event commenced with lighting of the lamp by the eminent guests for the occasion, H.E.ShriSunil Jain,Ambassador of India to Kuwait,Mr. Sudhir Shetty UAE Exchange COO – Global Operations Abu Dhabi, alongwith Managing Committee. It was followed by the Souvenir Release, which was brought out to commemorate the event.
Tulu Koota Kuwait Competitions were held at the Indian Community School Salmiya on 10th October 2014 with great enthusiasm and excitement. People of all ages participated in various competitions held for different age groups.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is all set to celebrate the Tulu Parba 2014 on Friday, 17th October 2014, at American International School, Maidan Hawally, Kuwait from 3:30 pm onwards.
Audience will witness a show packed with mesmerising talent as the finalist of “India’s Got Talent” from Colours’ TV channel, Vilas Nayak, will be here to create a colorful world in front of you within a blink of the eye. He is Asia’s leading speed painting artist and has won accolades for his work all over the world.
Tulu Koota Kuwait has been consistently achieving its objectives of promoting Cultural, Philanthropic and Social activities. As per our annual calendar, we are now gearing up to host our annual event, “Tulu Parba 2014" on 17th October 2014 at the American International School Auditorium,Maidan Hawally.
In continuation of our tradition of awarding scholarships to children of our eligible members for the academic excellence in Xth and XIIth std. during the Tulu Parba, Tulu Koota Kuwait is pleased to invite applications from eligible members for their children (mentioned in the membership application form).
Members should submit written Scholarship application for their children, who are studying either in the State of Kuwait or in India, along with copies of mark sheets of academic year of 2013-14 as soon as possible but not later than Oct 7, 2014.
Please contact Ramesh Bhandary, Welfare Officer Tel No : 97880936 or Sathish Acharya, Gen Secretary Tel no :65640611 for any clarification.
Tulukoota Kuwait under their “Project Education” programme distributed uniforms to the children of Christaraj Navachethana special school Venur on 26th july at school premises.
President of Tulukoota Mr.Threndra.P.Shettigar presided over the function and handed over the uniforms to the students. Mr.Shettigar in his speech praised the hard work of school teachers and wished them all the success.
Tulukoota Kuwait under their “Project Eduction” distributed uniforms to the children of Amrutheshwara Higher Primary school Vamanjoor under Janu shetty memorial education and charitable trust on 24th july at school premises.
Tulukoota Kuwait under their ‘Project Education’ program distributed uniforms and umbrellas to the children of T A Pai Modern Higher Primary School Kadabettu on 19th July at the school premises.
Tulu Koota Kuwait held the Muhurtham of Tulu comedy drama “Bangar Babu” at the Salmiya Play School, Rumaithiya on 9th June 2014. Bangar Babu is a comedy drama running successfully in Tulunadu and has been written by CR Arun Chandra, BC Road.
Power packed performances rocked the stage of Rasamanjari 2014 presented by Tulu Koota Kuwait on 16th May 2014 at the American International School, Kuwait. The audience were awestruck by the powerhouse spectacle presented by the guest artists from Mangalore.
The event began with a warm welcome beautifully rendered by Bhavani Madhav and Vijay Wilson followed by a Welcome dance by Upasana Dance Studio and the traditional lighting of lamp by the Managing & Advisory committee members. The President, Mr. Tharendra Shettigar addressing the crowd, welcomed everyone and thanked the sponsors of the show, whose generous contribution was the foothold of such a magnanimous event.
On Tuesday, 29th April, 2014, the Management Committee of Tulu Koota Kuwait met Most Rev. Dr. Gerald Issac Lobo, the Bishop of Udupi during his recent visit to Kuwait and honoured him with a memento.
Tulu Koota Vice President Mr. Harish Bhandary (Senior Research Associate in KISR) hailing from Mangalore is receiving the excellence award continuously for the 5th time. Joined KISR 14years back, he has marked his presence with appreciable contributions in research activities at the Water Resource Division of KISR.
Tulu Koota Kuwait congratulates Mr.Harish Bhandary Kaup for garbing the award of Scientific Achievement for the year 2013/2014 towards his remarkable contribution to scientific knowledge, create spirit and continuous efforts for the advancement of KISR and development of mankind.
Tulu Koota Kuwait Family Picnic 2014 was held on 14th March 2014 at the Mishref garden, Kuwait with great vigor and pomp and participation of a huge enthusiastic audience.
The event was inaugurated with a unique concept of lighting the torch. The Torch was lit by the first President of the Koota, Mr. Sudhakar Shetty and then carried forward to other ex-presidents finally reaching the present President, Mr. Tharendra Shettigar who then lit the big torch declaring the event open. Children with balloons and pom-poms ran along with the torch bearers around the ground making the inauguration vibrant and colorful which was beautifully structured by Mr. Suresh Salian.
Tulu Koota Kuwait is pleased to announce the TKK Family Picnic on Friday, 14th March 2014, from 8:30 am onwards at the Mishref garden.
Following a very successful screening of the first ever Tulu film in Kuwait, Tulu Koota Kuwait is all set to organize the annual family picnic and hopes that the contestants and the audience cherish every moment of the day.
Tulu Koota Kuwait bid an emotional farewell to Mr. Nasser Puthiyaveetal, an active member of Tulu Koota, who has decided to leave Kuwait after 22 years of stay to continue his life with his family members in his homeland Mangalore, on 7 March 2014 at the Salmiya Play School, Rumaithiya.
Adding another feather to its crowning glory, Tulu Koota Kuwait successfully organized the screening of the first Tulu film in Kuwait at Ajial Theatre, Fahaheel, on 21st February 2014, which ran houseful with an enthusiastic film audience lining up patiently for tickets.
Tulu Koota Kuwait newly elected Managing committee for 2014 had its first meeting with Indian Ambassador His Excellency Sunil Jain on Monday February 3, 2014.
The President of TKK Tharendra P. Shettigar briefed about the journey of Tulu Koota Kuwait since its inception and the Welfare Officer Ramesh S Bhandary explained about the various charity activities being carried out by TKK and Vice President Harish Bhandary and Cultural Secretary Suresh Salian spoke about cultural activities being planned for the year 2014. The 2014 calendar of events was also presented to the Ambassador.
Tulu Koota Kuwait witnessed the emergence of a new enthusiastic team of Managing Committee members at the 14th Annual General Meeting of Tulu Koota Kuwait held at Indian Community School (Sr. Girls), Salmiya, on Friday, 20th December, 2013, who affirmed their willingness to work for the progress and welfare of the Tuluvas, like their predecessors.
The grand evening commenced with the invocation song by Mr. Suresh Salian and Mr. Santhosh Kunder followed by the traditional lighting of the lamp by the Managing Committee Members 2013 and the advisors.
The World Tulu Convention amazed Tuluvas in Kuwait with a massive line of guest-list, an array of cultural programs, Tulu Discussions, dance performances by ‘Excellent’ Group, a Tulu Drama ‘Nank Matherla Bodu’ by LakhumiThanda and a Yakshaganaon GandivaBiruva. The World Tulu Convention that took place on the 17th and 18th October at the American International School Kuwait with full packed crowd, was a grand success with superlative performance given by everyone.
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Tulu is one of the five major Dravidian Languages. It bears literary history of six centuries and is spoken by more than three million people. Tulu nadu has made indelible mark in the national scene by its contributions beyond its size. Perhaps the most significant among them, is to the Indian Banking Industry by giving birth to four Nationalized Banks. More...
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