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.
MC of the occasion Mr. Manoj Shetty & Ms. Priya Devadiga welcomed the audience and Chief guests for the event Dr Jeshna Rajan- Badr Al Samaa Clinic, Dr. S.M.Hyther Ali- Chairman of TVS Hyder Group, Mr. John Simon- Group Manager for Corporate Sales and Event Marketing , Al Mulla Exchange, Mr Pradeep, owner of Geetherb medicine and Mr. Lokesh & Team from NH Assets. The program kicked off with Kuwait & Indian National anthem. The guests in their address to audience, praised Tulu Koota Kuwait unwavering efforts to unite people through language, and also the solid philanthropy and charity work being carried by the association was applauded. The presidents of different South Canara association in Kuwait were also amongst invited dignitaries for the event, and were welcomed with flower bouquet. This was followed by the release of “ Tulu Nada Jathre flyer”.
Tulu Koota Kuwait President, Ramesh S Bhandary in his speech welcomed the dignitaries and emphasized the significance of the annual picnic gathering. He further elaborated on the innovative concept of “Tulunada Jathre ” being initiated this year, and requested fervent support and participation from all members in this wonderful program scheduled to be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 at Indian Central School Indoor Ground Abbasiya.
As part of days celebration TKK’s Flag hosting was done by President , Ramesh Bhandary. “Go Green Global concept” by Tulu Koota members was the highlight of the inaugural ceremony. This act was directed by talented committee member Mr. Suresh Salian.
The act beautifully conveyed the message of sustainability, and climate change and raised awareness on how to fight it, how to live green. The traditional inaugural of the sports event was done by breaking of coconut by Sports Secretary Mr. Roshan Quadras. TKK First Lady Mrs Anitha Ramesh Bhandary led the sports march holding the traditional torch followed by the Go Green Global team holding different country flags with plant pots, followed by President, committee members and Sponsors of TKK. The president officially inaugurated the Sports Event by officially lighting the Sports Lamp.
After the inauguration ceremony, the members and kids actively participated in day long sports games and activities meticulously planned out by the Sports committee for different age groups. Passing the parcel, Veggies collection, ball bucket, veg shopping , macroni race, hockey, kutti donne, sack race, lagori, breaking the pot , tyre race, slow cycling, water ballon race, musical chair , kabbadi, volley ball, throw ball , tug of war, housie housie, kept the members and their families engaged and entertained. The winners for the competitions were awarded with trophies towards the end of the exciting day.
Delicious and authentic Mangalorean lunch for the event was served by Oriental Restaurant Kuwait. Sounds and lights support for the event was provided by Anand, while the beautiful moments were captured in camera by Mr.Blen Dsouza and Mr.Rajesh Devadiga
Tulu Koota Kuwait takes this opportunity to thank its committee members, members and volunteers for their dedicated efforts and team spirit and active participation that eventually lead to the huge success of Family Picnic 2020. The Event Sponsors were Al Ahleia Insurance Company SAKP, Al Mulla Exchange, Khain Properties Udupi, Badr Al-Samaa Clinic, TVS Hyder Group and Geetherb.