Nirakoot Award Ceremony - Saradhi Kuwait
Nirakoot Award Ceremony – The Online venue where the renowned Artist B.D Dethan was honored by Saradhi Kuwait in the presence of Mrs. Joice Sibi George.
Supported by the latest technology, Nirakoot -2021 Award Ceremony, conducted online by Saradhi Kuwait”, was graced by the presence of Mrs. Joice Sibi George, wife of His Excellency the Indian Ambassador to Kuwait, Mr. Sibi George.
Being an Artist herself, Mrs. Joice Sibi felicitated the Chief Guest and the World renowned Artist, B.D Dethan for his extraordinary contributions in the field of Art.Nirakoot -2021 was an online Painting Competition organised by Saradhi Kuwait with the aim of awakening the artistic spirits beyond the spirit of a Competition.
However the arena of Lines and colors rekindled the artistic sense of kids as well as adults and it inspired hope and helped in reducing the stress and mental confinement from the current Pandemic scenario.The event was organized under the able leadership of Mrs. Gini Jayan. The online stage provided an arena to hone the skills of over 250 artists from Kuwait as well as from India.
Apart from the participants, the event witnessed active participation from many prominent personalities and artists from Kuwait & India.Mrs. Reena Biju inaugurated the Award Ceremony by lighting the Lamp which followed by a prayer by Master Rohit Raj. Convener Mr. Sanal Kumar ushered a warm welcome to everyone while the President of Saradhi Kuwait, Mr. Sajeev Narayanan briefed the audience with a quick overview of the major activities undertaken by Saradhi Kuwait during its 22 years of Service to Humanity. Saradhi General Secretary Biju C.V introduced Mrs. Joice Siby George, a well-known artist and wife of His Highness, the Indian Ambassador to Kuwait, Mr. Sibi George.
Mrs. Joice Siby George delivered her inaugural address and stressed on the social commitment of all Associations in Kuwait as well as the responsibilities and Covid protocols expected from each individual during this time of crisis.Advisory Board member Mr. K.P. Suresh introduced the World renowned artist B.D. Dethan to the audience. B.D. Dethan, is one of the most prominent artist in our time who also has the prestigious Raja Ravi Varma Award to his credit.
Through the online platform, he addressed all aspiring artists and motivated them to the world of art and colors. To all parents, he requested to give time, freedom & opportunity for their kids to express themselves through divine art.Ishaan Dev, the well known Music Director, Composer and Mirchi Music Award holder for best Playback singer, showered glitter and glamour to the event with few of his soul catching songs and casual conversations.Artist B.D. Dethan & Ishaan Dev announced the winners while Saradhi Kuwait ensured extra efforts in arranging Mementos to honor both Artists at the same time.
During the live event, Artist B.D Dethan received his Memento at his residence and Ishaan Dev received his at a venue in Sanskrit College, Trivandrum from Saradhi former President Shri. KV. Sugunan, and senior member Mr. D. Ravi.The Painting Competition “Nirakoot -2021”and the final Award Ceremony was conducted entirely through the Online Platform with full compliance to the current Covid Protocol.The Award Ceremony hosts Mrs. Sulekha Aji & Mr. Sibi Purushotaman, together with the technical support provided by Mr. N.S. Jayan (Hitech Computers) and his team, ensured a smooth flow of events from start till the end.
Coordinated by Abbassiya East Unit for Saradhi Kuwait, the event concluded with a Vote of Thanks by Unit Secretary Ratheesh Karthikeyan. Nirakoot -2021 won the hearts of all and will color the dreams of many more in the years to come.