THANIMA A UNIQUE FAMILY WHEN THE ENTHUSIASM IS SKYHIGH NO TASK IS IMPOSSIBLE......AND THIS ENTHUSIASM AND PASSION TO INNOVATE,IMPLEMENT, THE UNQUENCHABLE THIRST ,AND DRIVE TO EXCEL KEEPS OUR ENGINES ROLLING ON AND ON……THANIMA THE NAME IS REALLY WORTH COMMENDABLE……
We came, We saw, We conquered the minds and hearts of many. When you know what you want and want it badly enough you will find a way to get it. Wherever we go, wherever we are, our sweet home lures and beckons us every now and then, with a tinkling nostalgia caressing our beings. THANIMA carries this sweetest pain that is nostalgia, symbolizing the Human and Nostalgic Interaction of Malayalees Abroad an elite organization which came into being in 2005, a milieu of collective minds who admire simplicity and virtues of Keralite culture and unto our mother we bow in respect upholding the overriding philosophy of unity in diversity .THANIMA is a unison of minds ,hearts and myriad cultures carrying the theme of unity and togetherness. We are one, be it in unknown pastures, unknown lands. THANIMA is adept to seek, to yield and not to succumb. We are an organization with an unappeased yearning to dedicate and devote ourselves in noble causes. Thanima has undertaken such a great venture of uniting myriad minds, cultures, castes under one common roof with a reverberation of innovative ideas, effective programs, cultural extravaganza bringing a miniature world of Keralite culture and ideals all through the years forging ahead with a saga of success...
Arrangements for ONATHANIMA 2013, the United Onam carnival of Malayalees in Kuwait, are progressing. The event will be held on Friday, 25th October 2013, at Indian Central School Open Ground, Abbasiya.
The highlight of the event is the 9th National Tug ‘O War championship under the guidance and strict stipulations of TWIF (Tug-O-War International Federation) for San Celia Ever Rolling Gold Cup. The runners up will be presented with Blue Line Ever Rolling Trophy and Jiju Memorial Ever Rolling Trophy. The winning teams will also receive prize money, besides individual medals & certificates for each participant.
Aji Memorial Ever Rolling Trophy will be awarded to the fair play team of the tournament. Besides, Best front, best back, best coach, best all-rounder and best captain will be presented with Gift vouchers.
More than 16 teams are expected to take part in the championship.
In the program, the coveted ‘Pearl of the School’ award, instituted by Thanima, will be presented to the best all-rounder from each Indian Schools in Kuwait.
Colorful cultural procession, march-past of the athletes, folk arts, musical fusion etc., are other attractions of the event. An updated Directory with details of Indian Associations in Kuwait will be released in the event.
To pay tributes to the legendary carnatic musician and South Indian Film Music director V. Dakshinamoorthy popularly known as ‘Swamy’ who passed away at the age of 94 in Chennai, THANIMA organized a musical eve named ‘Dakshinarchana’ on 29 August 2013 at the United Indian School auditorium, Abbassiya.
The program started with a devotional hymn by Ambika Sooryanarayanan followed by a brief on Swamy and his life by Iqbal Kuttamangalam.
Well known singers – Anwar Sarang, Ambika Sooryanarayan, Reeva, Moncy, Anna, Rebecca, Joby, Sindhu Ramesh, Varghese Paul, Kishore, Sai, Sumi Siju, Ambika Rajesh, Julia, Togen and Jaya Dheeraj – rendered melodious and evergreen songs by Dakshinarmurthy Swamy arousing nostalgic feelings of the audience.
Orchestra was lead by Basheer Koilandi ably supported by Johnson, Pratapan, Sajeevan, Jabbar, Manoj and Hamza. Varghese Paul was the sound engineer assisted by Sunil.
The public had the opportunity to offer floral tribute to Swamy symbolically on a picture drawn by Johnarts. Program convener was Shaiju Pallipuram and the program was coordinated by Babuji Bathery along with Thanima Core members.
Hundreds of music lovers attended the program which was enjoyed by all.