Dubai: Karnataka sports and cultural club (KSCC), an entity registered with Community Development Authority, UAE & Govt of Dubai, recently organized a fun-filled family get-together, ‘Ahlan UAE-2016’ at Crescent English School, Al Qusais, Dubai.
It was heartening to see families including infants to all age group arriving with great enthusiasm. Kids filled the place with joy and laughter all set for a great fun time. The Family Day Out began with a UAE National Anthem and unity songs by kids. Snacks and soft drinks were served earlier in the day to energize the participants.
Vice President Ismail Mulor addressed the gathering and explained the moto of KSCC, he said this event is to strengthen the bond between Expat Indians residing in UAE, by creating a platform to exhibit their talents through various activities and to encourage adults as well as children to participate in a variety of events, thus strengthening family bonds and ensuring a fun filled evening.
He also explained the recent social works carried out by club like helping local government agencies and concern Embassies for repatriate the dead bodies to home land, Celebrated International Labour Day, Year of Reading program, conducted a blood donation campaign at Al Ghubaiba metro station.
Exciting and fun filled games were conducted to engage the gathering and electrify the day - The overall in charge of the games was Mohammad Faraz Udupi who was actively supported by all the committee members throughout the day. All the announcements were excellently handled by concern members. The significant turnout for the family Get together, included elders, youth and children.
The day, rife with fun and pleasure, involved a variety of games and spot prizes for the various age groups. Attractive Prizes were distributed for the following category of events:
Events for Kids:
• Draw your Dream: Rida Rafiq
• Little Kalakar (Fancy Dress): 1st Prize: Mohammad Zayam and 2nd Prize: Amin Ibrahim
• Voice of Ahlan: Zuha Shaikh D/o of Haneef Mohammed
• Battle of Brains (Quiz):1st Prize Team A: Aaminah, Nayab, Aysha Mida & Ziya Mehvish
2nd Prize Team B: Bilaal, Mohammed Aquib, Ammar & Hafiz
Events for Men:
• King of Moves (Chess): Mr. Mohammad Haneef
• Nishanebaaz (Dart Game): 1st Prize: Mr. Sayed Irfan, 2nd Prize: Mr. Abdul Rahman
• Sultan(Arm Wrestling): Mr. Mohammad Yaqub
• Men in Tradition: 1st Prize: Ibrahim Dubal and 2nd Prize: Mr. Shahadath Thumbay
Events for Women:
• Dessert Queen: 1st Prize: Mrs. Shifa Fathima, 2nd Prize: Nayala Faruq
• Mehndi Contest: 1st Prize: Mrs. Pamshira Faqruddin, 2nd Prize: Mrs. Shabreena Ershad
• Creative Touch (Craft): 1st Prize: Mrs. Asma Thaseen, 2nd Prize: Mrs. Saba Shareef.
Everyone enjoyed and appreciated the lavish and delicious evening snacks and a grand dinner buffet served by Tandoor Caterers. Further as a felicitation to support the guests and participants, Malbar Gold and Diamonds Sponsor Raffle Draw for Diamond Ring was conducted.
The event was successfully and systematically coordinated by committee members. The fun filled day and its success would not have been possible without the invaluable input and continued support of each office bearer and committee member. Each individual did his best to put up a successful event which was enjoyed and appreciated by all present.
Mohammad Faraz Udupi and Zunaid compered the event successfully coordinated and was well supported by the rest of the managing committee members. Iqbal Pandeshwar Team captured beautiful moments of the entire event. Thank you goodie bags were distributed to all the kids present.
Chief guests for the prize distribution event were Mr. Mohammad Akarm, Managing Director, Al Sitara Gulf Contracting and General Maintenance and Mr. Siddik Uchil from BWF, Abu Dhabi, and President of KSCC Janab Ashraf Ali were also present during conclusion the program. KSCC thanked the management of Crescent English School Management for providing the school premises and facilities, the judges who graced the event, hardworking volunteers and most importantly all those who came forward and participated, making this event a grand success. Club Secretary, praised and gave due credit to all those who sponsored to make the event a success.