Indian Embassy took part in the Opening Ceremony of Hala Festival in Kuwait on February 10, 2017 and the Indian stall was exquisitely decorated with “Incredible India” posters and tourism material for the occasion.
India’s Bohra Band (Burhani Guards) held the audience spellbound with their performances and children from the Bohra community spread the message of importance of cleanliness in our daily lives by cleaning the surroundings during the event.
Kuwait’s HALA FESTIVAL was being held at Salem Al-Mubarak Street, Salmiya. The annual event being held in Kuwait since February 1999, is mainly to promote tourism and culture and it also offers arts, sports, live carnival shows, entertainment events and display of vintage vehicles and motorbikes. The event goes on for a month.
Kuwaiti Ministries, Government institutions and some Embassies had put up their stalls during the event and Indian Embassy focused on tourism with the theme “Incredible India”.
The Opening Ceremony also held a parade of children from various Kuwaiti schools, some Kuwaiti Ministries and government agencies, Embassies. India’s Bohra Band (Burhani Guards) also took part in the parade. “Many visitors, especially children took the opportunity to take photographs posing in front of the Embassy stall and highly enjoyed the event,” said the embassy in a statement.