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Kuwait and India jointly announces yearlong celebration for 60th anniversary of diplomatic relation

IIK Staff reporter Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Kuwait and India jointly announces yearlong celebration for 60th anniversary of diplomatic relation

The National Council of Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) State of Kuwait, jointly with the Embassy of India, Kuwait will organize a series of events to celebrate the 60th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Kuwait.

The celebration will begin with a joint musical activity titled “India Day” at Sheikh Mubarak Kiosk Museum on December 2nd this year, Secretary General of NCCAL His Excellency Mr. Kamel Abdul Jalil and Indian Ambassador H E Shri Sibi George said in a joint press briefing today at the Kuwait National Library.

“We are celebrating this with a series of events to mark this historical occasion,” Secretary General of NCCAL His Excellency Mr. Kamel Abdul Jalil said.

“This anniversary year is an important milestone in the history of the vibrant and most dynamic partnership between our two friendly countries, India and Kuwait,” Indian Ambassador Shri Sibi George said.

A series of joint events are planned covering the entire spectrum of culture, art and letters. It has music activity days, cultural weeks covering Indian movies, culture performances, seminar on historic relations between two countries, seminar on wellness tourism opportunities, joint musical evenings, joint activities on antiquities and maritime trade routes, clothing exhibition, pottery exhibition, symposium on the connect between India and Kuwaiti cuisines, currency and jewelry exhibitions and so on.

In December, a 5 day long Indian cultural week will be held at Kuwait National Library from December 5th to December 9th. Various activities including seminar on the historical relationship between India and Kuwait, Indian cultural performances, screening of Indian movies and seminar on wellness tourism in India will be held during this period.

More details of various events will be announced later. “Our objective is to involve all our Kuwaiti friends and Indian community in these celebrations and make it memorable year in our relationship,” Ambassador said. The year-long celebration will conclude on July 3rd 2022.

Opening of joint music activity India Day
2 Dec 2021
Indian Cultural Week.

Seminar on the historical relationship between India and Kuwait.

Indian cultural performances.

Screening of Indian Movies.

Seminar on wellness tourism opportunities in India

5-9 Dec 2021
Joint Indian-Kuwaiti musical evening
3 Feb 2022
Joint activity on antiquities and maritime trade routes
3 Mar 2022
Indian clothing exhibition
20 Mar 2022
Art Exhibition & Pottery exhibition
15 May 2022
Symposium on the effect of Indian cuisine on Kuwaiti cuisine
26 May 2022
Currency and Jewelry Exhibition
12 June 2022
Closing Ceremony
3 July 2022

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Shyam Kokku
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Long live the relationship between India and Kuwait. The Indian community contributed and still contributes to the betterment of Kuwait as a country.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
This agenda looks good. Hope program will be a representation from whole India and not Kerala state only. All the best!

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