LIC International in association with YourFM organized a very colorful and lively event “Navrang- A talent festival” today (13-12-2016) at Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam.
His Excellency the Ambassador of India Mr. Alok Kumar Sinha was the chief guest of the event.
About 180 participants from seven schools participated in different events like radio hosts, singers, instrumentalists, and music band members.
The schools, which participated in various events were, The Asian School, New Millennium School, Sacred Heart School, British School, The Indian School, The New Indian School and Al Noor School.
The preliminary round for the events were in fact started one month back. Out of all the children who participated, 24 finalists were shortlisted who performed before a huge crowd, which includes their parents, principals of the schools and other invitees etc.
In his keynote address His Excellency the Ambassador of India Mr. Alok Kumar Sinha appreciated the initiative taken by LIC International and 104.2 YourFM in providing a wonderful platform for budding talent in showcasing their talents in the area of music and elocution.
The audience enjoyed the show and encouraged the participants who aged between 8 to 17 years with huge rounds of applause.
The winners in different category were awarded with trophies and cash prize on behalf of LIC International.
The first prize winners of the events were;
LIC International Navrang RJ Junior of the Year – Tanishk Bharadwaj (NMS)
LIC International Navrang Champ of the Year in various categories were
Pavithra Padmakumar Menon- Singer (Asian School)
Sahil Sasidharan – Instrumentalist (Indian School Bahrain)
And the best Rockstar Band of the Year Band- Beyond Latitude (NMS) and the band members were Rakshita Jain, Nithiloviya Balaji, Dharivi Bansal, Sahithi Chenduruthy, Sreeharshini Ganti
The dignitaries present in the occasion includes, His Excellency the Ambassador of India Mr. Alok Kumar Sinha, Mr. Rajesh Kandwal, CEO & Managing Director, LIC International, Mr Kailash Ezhuvath, CEO & Director, Your FM, Mr. Partha Samal, General Manager, Mr. B.S. Bisht, Attache, Embassy of India, Mr. Rajesh Devlal, Country Head, ICICI Bank, Mr. Arun Kumar Sharma, Principal, New Millennium School, Mrs.Molly Mammen , Principal , The Asian School and Mr. R.K Pillai, President, Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam.
The full event was coordinated and compered by Mr. Hemang, Ms. Neeti Sharma RJ YourFM and their team.