Kuwait Canara Welfare Association – One of Kuwait’s premier association, was formed in 1988 with a slogan “In pursuit to provide education to poor children” which is also the primary motto. Alongside the education, it also ensures to tap the talents of its members and children, where various hidden talents were recognized and today, they’re shining out in community.
As every year, KCWA Talent Competition was held on Friday, 25th November 2022 at the Indian Community School, Khaitan. The event began at 1.00 pm with an Opening Prayer led by Alwyn Noronha followed by off stage competitions such as Crib Making, Cute Baby Photo Contest, Legos (Block) Model, Coloring – I know my India, Draw and Color – Santa Claus, Card House Making, Star Making, Quiz and Fruit Carving. The ICSK Auditorium was full of participants striving to give their best outcome.
After the offstage competitions, the stage events commenced by the compares Alwyn Noronha and Sharon Gonsalves. President, Mrs. Ruth Clara Veigas welcomed the gathering with a short message about KCWA Talent Competitions and encouraged all the participants to give their best.
Stage events like Fancy Dress – Christmas, Fashion Show – Indian Traditional, Fancy Dress –Indian Great Personality, I Got Talent, Solo Dance, Carol Singing, Junior and Senior Group Dance, and Comedy Skit in Konkani were held. All the participants rocked the stage with their stunning performances. Especially, it was mesmerizing to see those little ones on stage with their innocence.
The judges for the competitions were Mr. Manoj Kumar, Mr. Rudy D Souza, Ms. Anita Sequeira, Mr. Joe D Souza, Ms. Jyothi Colaco, Ms. Lavina Prafulla D Souza, Ms. Ida D Silva, Mr. Lancy Rodrigues, Mr. Vickey Tanaji and Ms. Shalini Alva. Each event was judged by a panel of 3 judges for a fair outcome.
KCWA’s Spiritual Director Rev. Fr. Noel D’ Almeida, blessed the organizers, participants and crowd. The Judges were felicitated, and the winners were awarded by Fr. Noel D Almeida, President Ruth Clara Veigas, Vice President Harry Fernandes and event coordinators. Vote of thanks proposed by Jinella Rodrigues.
The event was successfully coordinated by Jinella Rodrigues, Arun Jossy D Souza, Manoj Stephen Rego, Vincent Rego and Savitha Fernandes and were well supported by rest of the Managing Committee and Support Committee members.
KCWA wishes to thank the management of ICSK for the school premises, Anand D Souza of M/s Waves Sounds for providing sounds and lights, Roshan Rodrigues for managing sound tracks of participants and timekeeping, Alban D Souza for photography, Allan D Souza for handling complete online registration process and KCWA Media Live, Valerian Sanctis sponsoring water, Flavors Confectionery – Salmiya for the Snacks and mouthwatering food Counter. KCWA also wishes to thank the panel of judges who graced the event, all the support committee members, all KCWA members, and most importantly to all those who came forward and participated with their hard work and dedication, making this event a grand success. Rest assured KCWA wished the very best for each contestants for all the future participations in all platforms.