The Mega event Rasamanjari 2016 has been successfully held on April 1 , 2016 at American International School Auditorium, Maidan Hawally
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Tulu Koota Kuwait mourns the demise of Lancy Pinto Nayak
11/04/2016

Tulu Koota Kuwait is deeply saddened by the untimely demise of its Founder Convener Lancy Pinto Nayak and share the grief with the bereaved family on this great loss.

Lancy Pinto Nayak was the real Architect of Tulu Koota Kuwait. What he had conceptualized and sown the seed with few members of diverse backgrounds 16 years back, has grown into a big a purposeful tree. His vision, zeal, enthusiasm and commitment as Founder Convener has helped Tulu Koota Kuwait, blossom into a strong and vibrant socio- cultural association. His dynamic stewardship of cultural activities of the Koota in the initial toddler stage has set a very high Standard. Tulu Koota Kuwait is really indebted to him.

 
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Tulu Koota Kuwait Rasamanjari fascinates one and all..!
10/04/2016

Tulu Koota Kuwait, under the able leadership of the president Harish Bhandary, organized "Rasamanjari 2016" on Friday, April 1st at the American International School, Kamel Al Rayes Auditorium, Maidan Hawally, Kuwait from 4:30 pm onwards.

The melodious event featured performances by prominent artistes from Mangalore, singer and composer Sandesh Babanna, the charming singer and dancer Ashwin D'Costa, Asianet fame singing star Preethi Warriar, renowned musician from Kannada music industry Deepak Jayasheelan along with Sumita Nair, Renita Raina and Kuwait's popular multi-talented singer, actor and comedian MC Jaison Lasrado. The stage adorned a glittering look with the live band on stage. The programme was well coordinated by the Cultural Secretary, Sathish Acharya.

 
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Pleasant weather, festive environment with large crowd mark the Tulu Koota Kuwait families get together ..!
10/04/2016

The Tulu Koota Kuwait Family Picnic which was held on 18th March 2016 drew large crowd, at the Mishref garden, Kuwait. It was the unity of the committee members and active participation of the audience that eventually led to the success of the family picnic.

The event was inaugurated first by singing the National Anthem live by the TKK kids, with live music by Valence Fernandes. The torch was then lit by the President, Mr. Harish Bhandary and the Chief Guest of the evening, Mr. Lawrence Saldanha. The Vice president, Wilson D’souza hoisted the flag while the Sports secretary, Rajesh Poojary did the traditional breaking of the coconut as they declared the event open.

 
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Exciting and Sensational Tulukoota Picnic is back again
28/02/2016

We are here again with packed thrill, get set to unwrap and enjoy every bit of the game that pops out. Tulukoota Kuwait takes privilege & feels proud to announce the much awaited "FAMILY PICNIC" being scheduled on Friday 18th March 2016 at MISHREF GARDEN from 9:00AM to 6:00PM.

TKK assures you fun filled day with awe-inspiring games for children and adults, accompanied with Tulunadu sport that marks the center of attraction. Plan your day ahead and don’t miss this perfect opportunity to participate and cheer the ardent members as they enroll to show excellence on the ground.

 
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FREE MEDICAL CHECKUP AND CONSULTATION CAMP
22/02/2016

Tulu Koota Kuwait is organising a Free Medical Checkup and Consultation Camp in coordination with the Metro Medical Care on Friday, 11th March 2016 from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm in Farwaniya, Near Crown Plaza, Beside Mr. Baker St. No:28, Habib Munawar Street, Block No: 3

There is Free Blood Sugar, Cholestrol and B.P checkup with Free consultation with specialists in all the departments of General Medicine, Cardiology, Dental, Gynecology, Orthopedic, Dermatology (Skin), E.N.T., Opthalmalogy, Pediatric and Radiology

 
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TKK Managing Committee met the Indian Ambassador
14/02/2016

Tulu Koota Kuwait 2016 Managing Committee met the Indian Ambassador to Kuwait HE Mr. Sunil Jain, on Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

Tulu Koota Kuwait Managing committee members met Indian ambassador at his office in Indian embassy Kuwait. President Mr. Harish Bhandary greeted the ambassador with flower bouquet. Embassy officials Shri Shubashis Goldar, Deputy Chief of Mission and Chief Public Information Officer and Shri K.K. Pahel, First Secretary (HOC/CE) were also present during the meeting. Tulu Koota Kuwait briefed them about its objectives and activities. While the Welfare Officer Mr. Chandrahasa Shetty explained about the upcoming free medical camp and various charity activities being carried out by TKK. The calendar of events 2016 was presented to the Ambassador as the Vice President Mr. Wilson D’souza and Cultural Secretary Mr. Sathish Acharya spoke about cultural activities being planned for the year 2016. Various community issues were discussed during the meeting.

 
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TKK Calendar 2016 has been released
14/01/2016

The Tulu Koota Kuwait released the calendar 2016 at the first all committee meeting on 8th January 2016, at the Indian Public School.

The calendar was released by Mr. B.R.Somayaji and the President of the association, Mr. Harish Bhandary along with the advisors, Mr. Sudhakar Shetty, Mr. Ramesh Kidiyoor and Mr. Tharendra P. Shettigar.

 
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Managing Committee 2016 of Tulu Koota Kuwait were unanimously elected
27/12/2015

The new managing committee members of Tulu Koota Kuwait 2016 were unanimously elected and Mr. Harish Bhandary emerged as the President of the association. The event commenced with a prayer song rendered by Mr. Madhav Naik, Bhavani Naik, and Mr. Raghavendra Naik followed by the lighting of lamp by the Managing Committee & Advisory Committee 2015.

 
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Tulu Koota Kuwait – 16th Annual General Body Meeting Invitation
17/12/2015

Tulu Koota Kuwait is pleased to invite all its members to the 16th Annual General Meeting to be held on 18th December 2015 at Indian Community School (senior girls) Salmiya on Friday 18th December 2015 from 5:00 P.M. onwards.The evening will be filled with cultural activities by our own talented artist. The event will be followed by dinner.

 
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The 15th Anniversary of Tulu Koota Kuwait celebrated with grandeur at the Tulu Parba 2015.
15/11/2015

Tulu Koota Kuwait celebrated its 15th Anniversary with grandeur at Tulu Parba 2015 held at the American International School on 30th October 2015. The chief guests to the event were HE the Ambassador of India to Kuwait, Mr. Sunil Jain, Mr. Khaled Al-Saif, Managing Director of NAPESCO and Mr. Valerian D’sa the Managing Partner of Khalil Bahman & Partners Co. The guest artists who came from India were Mr. Sujayendra Hande, who hails from a very illustrious family of Yakshgana, Ms. Sumangala Rathnakar a gifted Natya vidushi in both Yakshagana and Bharthnatyam form , Mr.Umesh Mijar a renowned name in Tulu Drama, Mr. Laksmeesh Gangimatta a versatile actor and Mr. Shreenath Anchan the well-known musician.

 
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Tulu Koota Kuwait Celebrats Tulu Parba - 2015
10/11/2015
Count down has begun for Tulu Koota's Annual cultural event ,Tulu Parba 2015. Tulu Koota Kuwait invites everyone for this mega event to be held on 30th October 2015 in American International School, Maidan Hawally. more..
Glimmer of Hope – Bhagyoda Bolpu
28/09/2015

Tulu Koota Kuwait, persistently continuing the charity work, once again takes pleasure to announce the philanthropic gesture under the banner “Glimmer of Hope – Bhagyoda Bolpu”. The twin ceremonies were held on the 20th September 2015 in Belthangady Taluk. “A Glimmer of Hope – Bhagyoda Bolpu” undertaken by Tulu Koota Kuwait is a project to adopt 30 HIV infected children from 10 Villages of Belthangady Taluk for one year and provide them with educational, nutritional and medical assistance. Their food, medicines, uniforms and school accessories will be taken care of with this aid. This contribution would positively assist in enhancing the lives of the HIV infected children by improving their health, nutritional condition, educational performance and support them in living a normal life.

 
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Tulu Koota to Distribute Merit Scholarships on Tulu Parba Day
20/09/2015

Tulu Koota has announced a merit cum means scholarship to be distributed on this year's Tulu Parba which will be held at the American International School Auditorium, Maidan Hawally, on 30th October 2015.

 
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Tulu Koota Kuwait bid farewell to Mr. Mahesh Poojary
26/08/2015

Tulu Koota Kuwait bid farewell to its most prominent committee member Mr. Mahesh Poojary on 14th August at the Indian Public School. He came to Kuwait 5 years ago and now has planned to return to his native in Mangalore. He looks forward to accompany his parents and serve them whole-heartedly.

 
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Rasamanjari 2015 artists rock the stage
05/05/2015

Tulu Koota Kuwait Rasamanjari 2015 was held on 1 May 2015 at the Marinal Hall, Touristic Park, Abbasiya. The artists rocked the stage with their melodious songs and performance. The event commenced with the lighting of lamp by the Managing Committee and Advisory Committee.

The President, Mr. Tharendra Shettigar in his speech welcomed the audience and also informed everyone about the New Project “A Glimmer of Hope – Bhagyoda Bolpu” undertaken by Tulu Koota Kuwait. Tulu Koota Kuwait, in its persistent endeavor towards promoting social causes, aspires to offer a ‘Glimmer of Hope’ to the HIV infected children of Belthangady Taluk of Dakshina Kannada District. The President urged each one of them to donate generously towards this noble venture undertaken by the association, as the invaluable contribution would positively assist in enhancing the lives of the HIV infected children by improving their health, nutritional condition, educational performance and support them in living a normal life.

 
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Large crowds drawn at the Tulu Koota Kuwait Famiy Picnic 2015
10/03/2015

The pleasant climate of the second month of the year drew large crowds at the Tulu Koota Family Picnic, which was held on 27 February 2015 at the Mishref garden, Kuwait.

The event was inaugurated with a theme of “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” flagged off by the honorable Prime Minister of India. All the committee members followed the theme by demonstrating to clean up the ground in unity. The torch of the picnic was first lit up by the members of the advisory committee and handed over to the Sports secretary, Mr. Faustine Pinto, which was then carried forward to all the managing committee members and finally to the President, Mr. Tharendra Shettigar. The President then lit the big torch and declared the event open. Children with pom-poms looked vibrant with the colours of the Kuwait and Indian flag. The national anthem of both the countries was then sung after which the traditional breaking of the coconut was carried on by the President and the Sports Secretary.It was then followed by an effective presentation of yoga postures by Mrs. Alka Rao and her team to emphasize the importance of a healthy mind and healthy body. Mr. Suresh Salian conceptualized the inauguration idea and well executed by Ronald D'Souza , Vishwanath Shetty and Purander Manchi.

 
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Tulu Koota Kuwait newly elected Managing Committee for 2015 met HE Mr. Sunil Jain, the Indian Ambassador to Kuwait on Tuesday, 20 January 2015
27/01/2015

Mr.Tharendra P. Shettigar, President of Tulu Koota Kuwait briefed him about the journey of TKK since its inception and its objectives, while the Welfare Officer Mr. ChandrahasaShetty explained about the various charity activities being carried out by TKK. The calendar of events 2015 was presented to the Ambassador as the Vice President Mr. Harish Bhandary and Cultural Secretary Mr. Sathish Acharya spoke about cultural activities being planned for the year 2015.

 
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2015
24/12/2014

Tulu Koota Kuwait wishes its members and their families and also all the communities of Tulunadu in Kuwait a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2015!

 
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Advent of Managing Committee at the Tulu Koota Kuwait AGM
22/12/2014

The Annual General Meeting of Tulu Koota Kuwait witnessed the advent of the new Managing Committee held on the 19th December 2014, at the Al Jawher School, Reggae.

The event commenced with a prayer song rendered by Ms. Jayalaxmi Karkal, Madhav Naik and Bhavani Naik, followed by the lighting of lamp by the Managing Committee & Advisory Committee 2014.

 
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A colorful evening successfully organized at the Tulu Parba 2014
22/10/2014

Tulu Koota Kuwait celebrated the Tulu Parba 2014 on Friday, 17th October 2014, at American International School, MaidanHawally, Kuwait from 3:30 pm onwards. The event commenced with lighting of the lamp by the eminent guests for the occasion, H.E.ShriSunil Jain,Ambassador of India to Kuwait,Mr. Sudhir Shetty UAE Exchange COO – Global Operations Abu Dhabi, alongwith Managing Committee. It was followed by the Souvenir Release, which was brought out to commemorate the event.

 
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Tulu Koota Kuwait Competitions were held at the Indian Community School Salmiya
14/10/2014

Tulu Koota Kuwait Competitions were held at the Indian Community School Salmiya on 10th October 2014 with great enthusiasm and excitement. People of all ages participated in various competitions held for different age groups.

 
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Tulu Koota Kuwait celebrating Tulu Parba 2014 with exceptional entertainers
02/10/2014

Tulu Koota Kuwait is all set to celebrate the Tulu Parba 2014 on Friday, 17th October 2014, at American International School, Maidan Hawally, Kuwait from 3:30 pm onwards.

Audience will witness a show packed with mesmerising talent as the finalist of “India’s Got Talent” from Colours’ TV channel, Vilas Nayak, will be here to create a colourful world in front of you within a blink of the eye. He is Asia’s leading speed painting artist and has won accolades for his work all over the world.

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Invitation for Scholarship applicationþ
23/09/2014

Tulu Koota Kuwait has been consistently achieving its objectives of promoting Cultural, Philanthropic and Social activities. As per our annual calendar, we are now gearing up to host our annual event, “Tulu Parba 2014" on 17th October 2014 at the American International School Auditorium,Maidan Hawally.

In continuation of our tradition of awarding scholarships to children of our eligible members for the academic excellence in Xth and XIIth std. during the Tulu Parba, Tulu Koota Kuwait is pleased to invite applications from eligible members for their children (mentioned in the membership application form).

Members should submit written Scholarship application for their children, who are studying either in the State of Kuwait or in India, along with copies of mark sheets of academic year of 2013-14 as soon as possible but not later than Oct 7, 2014.

Please contact Ramesh Bhandary, Welfare Officer Tel No : 97880936 or Sathish Acharya, Gen Secretary Tel no :65640611 for any clarification.

 
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Tulu Parba Competitions registrations have commenced!!!
14/09/2014
Tulu Parba Competitions 2014 registrations have commenced and Tulu Koota Kuwait is very excited to invite all the Tuluvas to come and display their talent. The competitions will be held on Friday, 10 October 2014, 10:00 am -5:00 pm at the Indian Community School Auditorium, Salmiya.  more..
PROJECT EDUCATION - Uniform Distribution Program Held at Christaraj Navachethana special school Venur
03/08/2014

Tulukoota Kuwait under their “Project Education” programme distributed uniforms to the children of Christaraj Navachethana special school Venur on 26th july at school premises.

President of Tulukoota Mr.Threndra.P.Shettigar presided over the function and handed over the uniforms to the students. Mr.Shettigar in his speech praised the hard work of school teachers and wished them all the success.

 
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Project Education - Uniform Distribution Program Held at Amrutheshwara Higher Primary school Vamanjoor
27/07/2014

Tulukoota Kuwait under their “Project Eduction” distributed uniforms to the children of Amrutheshwara Higher Primary school Vamanjoor under Janu shetty memorial education and charitable trust on 24th july at school premises.

 
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Project Education - Uniform Distribution Program Held at Modern Higher Primary School Kadabettu
27/07/2014

Tulukoota Kuwait under their ‘Project Education’ program distributed uniforms and umbrellas to the children of T A Pai Modern Higher Primary School Kadabettu on 19th July at the school premises.

 
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Tulu Comedy drama “Bangar Babu” Muhurtham
15/06/2014

Tulu Koota Kuwait held the Muhurtham of Tulu comedy drama “Bangar Babu” at the Salmiya Play School, Rumaithiya on 9th June 2014. Bangar Babu is a comedy drama running successfully in Tulunadu and has been written by CR Arun Chandra, BC Road.

 
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Power packed performances rock Tulu Koota Kuwait Rasamanjari 2014
21/05/2014

Power packed performances rocked the stage of Rasamanjari 2014 presented by Tulu Koota Kuwait on 16th May 2014 at the American International School, Kuwait. The audience were awestruck by the powerhouse spectacle presented by the guest artists from Mangalore.

The event began with a warm welcome beautifully rendered by Bhavani Madhav and Vijay Wilson followed by a Welcome dance by Upasana Dance Studio and the traditional lighting of lamp by the Managing & Advisory committee members. The President, Mr. Tharendra Shettigar addressing the crowd, welcomed everyone and thanked the sponsors of the show, whose generous contribution was the foothold of such a magnanimous event.

 
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KISR Grants Prestigious Scientific Achievement Award to Mr.Harish Bhandary Kaup
20/05/2014

Tulu Koota Vice President Mr. Harish Bhandary (Senior Research Associate in KISR) hailing from Mangalore is receiving the excellence award continuously for the 5th time. Joined KISR 14years back, he has marked his presence with appreciable contributions in research activities at the Water Resource Division of KISR.

Tulu Koota Kuwait congratulates Mr.Harish Bhandary Kaup for garbing the award of Scientific Achievement for the year 2013/2014 towards his remarkable contribution to scientific knowledge, create spirit and continuous efforts for the advancement of KISR and development of mankind.

 
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Management Committee of TKK honour Bishop of Udupi
30/04/2014

On Tuesday, 29th April, 2014, the Management Committee of Tulu Koota Kuwait met Most Rev. Dr. Gerald Issac Lobo, the Bishop of Udupi during his recent visit to Kuwait and honoured him with a memento.

 
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RASAMANJARI 2014 to be held on May 16, 2014 at American International School
23/04/2014

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Huge Audience attracted at the Tulu Koota Kuwait Famiy Picnic 2014
18/03/2014

Tulu Koota Kuwait Family Picnic 2014 was held on 14th March 2014 at the Mishref garden, Kuwait with great vigor and pomp and participation of a huge enthusiastic audience.

The event was inaugurated with a unique concept of lighting the torch. The Torch was lit by the first President of the Koota, Mr. Sudhakar Shetty and then carried forward to other ex-presidents finally reaching the present President, Mr. Tharendra Shettigar who then lit the big torch declaring the event open. Children with balloons and pom-poms ran along with the torch bearers around the ground making the inauguration vibrant and colorful which was beautifully structured by Mr. Suresh Salian.

 
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Nothing good about goodbyes – Goodbye Mr. Naser
09/03/2014

Tulu Koota Kuwait bid an emotional farewell to Mr. Nasser Puthiyaveetal, an active member of Tulu Koota, who has decided to leave Kuwait after 22 years of stay to continue his life with his family members in his homeland Mangalore, on 7 March 2014 at the Salmiya Play School, Rumaithiya.

 
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First ever screening of Tulu language film, “Telikeda Bolli”, a Grand Success for Tulu Koota, Kuwait.
02/03/2014

Adding another feather to its crowning glory, Tulu Koota Kuwait successfullyorganized the screening of the first Tulu film in Kuwait at Ajial Theatre, Fahaheel, on 21st February 2014, which ran houseful with an enthusiastic film audience lining up patiently for tickets.

 
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MEETING WITH HIS EXCELLENCY SUNIL JAIN, AMBASSADOR OF INDIA
04/02/2014

Tulu Koota Kuwait newly elected Managing committee for 2014 had its first meeting with Indian Ambassador His Excellency Sunil Jain on Monday February 3, 2014.

The President of TKK Tharendra P. Shettigar briefed about the journey of Tulu Koota Kuwait since its inception and the Welfare Officer Ramesh S Bhandary explained about the various charity activities being carried out by TKK and Vice President Harish Bhandary and Cultural Secretary Suresh Salian spoke about cultural activities being planned for the year 2014. The 2014 calendar of events was also presented to the Ambassador.

 
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Tulu Koota Kuwait - 14th Annual General Body Meeting
24/12/2013

Tulu Koota Kuwait witnessed the emergence of a new enthusiastic team of Managing Committee members at the 14th Annual General Meeting of Tulu Koota Kuwait held at Indian Community School (Sr. Girls), Salmiya, on Friday, 20th December, 2013, who affirmed their willingness to work for the progress and welfare of the Tuluvas, like their predecessors. The grand evening commenced with the invocation song by Mr. Suresh Salian and Mr. Santhosh Kunder followed by the traditional lighting of lamp by the Managing Committee Members 2013 and the advisors.

 
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WORLD TULU CONVENTION-2013 STUNS ALL TULUVAS IN KUWAIT
27/10/2013

The World Tulu Convention amazed Tuluvas in Kuwait with a massive line of guest-list, an array of cultural programs, Tulu Discussions, dance performances by ‘Excellent’ Group, a Tulu Drama ‘Nank Matherla Bodu’ by LakhumiThanda and a Yakshaganaon GandivaBiruva. The World Tulu Convention that took place on the 17th and 18th October at the American International School Kuwait with full packed crowd, was a grand success with superlative performance given by everyone.

 
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