Talent hits a target no one else can hit. The Indian Community Senior showcased its first virtual Talent Hunt on 18th June 2020 on the virtual online platform, which is in a way an art fest too, the very first of its kind in any school in Kuwait. The objective of this programme was to discover the hidden talents in the children. The children participated zealously in the event. Talents like song rendition, classical and contemporary dances, instrumental music performances were there. The children showcased their expertise in all these items and were greatly appreciated. The children were also encouraged to hone their skills as these are essential for the development of overall personality of the children.
The Chief Guest for the programme was Mr. Sanjeev Suri, the Country Manager of Air India to Kuwait. The Guest of Honour for the occasion was Mrs. Mangala Pillai Principal of The Indian Excellent School Sharjah and Mr. Ramachandran Nair, Chairman of The Indian Excellent School Sharjah. The other dignitaries were the Honourable members of the Board of Trustees, Principals, Vice Principals, Deputy Vice Principal of all the branches of ICSK, Khaitan, Amman, Junior and Senior. Dr. V. Binumon Principal and Senior Administrator of ICSK Senior welcomed the Chief Guest, Guest of Honour,, Honourable Board of Trustees, Principals, Vice Principals, Deputy Vice Principal, teachers, parents and the loving children of ICSK whole heartedly with lot of warmth and affection.
The programme got its carpet rolled with invoking the blessings of God Almighty with the Islamic prayer by Master Mohammed Faiz, followed by the prayer song “You Are My Refuge” by Swaranjali, the Senior School music band. The Kuwait and Indian national anthem was also rendered to pay homage to the nations. The Chief Guest Mr. Sanjeev Suri inaugurated and declared the virtual talent hunt open and also addressed the audience. A token of gratitude, a virtual memento was gifted to Mr. Sanjeev Suri.
A very special performance was staged by Ms. Maanya Bhansali and Master Johan Joy of class 2 from ICSK Junior in the form of a cinematic dance and a mellifluous song. With their performance the stage was set on fire. An authentic classical dance was also performed by Ms. Anjana Ravi Prasad. The next was the much awaited inauguration of the ICSK social media platform, again the first of its kind in any school in Kuwait, “Fire Talents” through Youtube, Face Book and Instagram, where the children of ICSK get the unique opportunity to showcase and flaunt their talents and skills. This was inaugurated by Mrs. Mangala Pillai, Principal The Indian Excellent School Sharjah and she also addressed the gathering. A token of gratitude and appreciation was also gifted to Mrs. Mangala through the virtual platform.
The inaugural ceremony of the Virtual Talent Hunt reached its culmination with the vote of thanks proposed by Mrs. Mini Shaji Deputy Vice Principal ICSK Senior. After the inaugural ceremony, there was an array of scintillating and mesmerizing performances of the children belonging to various age groups. For the next two to three hours, it was just a flamboyant staging of performances by the child prodigies of ICSK. It left a benchmark for all the other children. This proved the fact that the Indian Community School is filled up to the brim with loads of talents and skills. The whole two hours was purely a treat to the eyes and music to the ears. A quite memorable day indeed to be cherished.