6th Ethnic Food Festival by Maurya Kala Parisar 19th April

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Maurya Kala Parisar, Kuwait is back with the Sixth edition of its immensely popular Ethnic Food Festival. The event held every year has become an important part of the Event Calendar of Indian Community in Kuwait. The event consists of Competition of home cooked food from the region and Food Stalls where audience can enjoy popular dishes from the region.

The event rescheduled to be held on Friday, 19th April, 2019 at Junior Indian Community School, Salmiya, Block 10. This season again, like the last year, the theme of the culinary has been expanded to cover the whole of India. Food from across the length and breadth of the Country will be on display and appreciation.

The event provides an opportunity to show talent in cooking and presenting homemade delicious food from various parts of India. There are five type of food categories for which competition will be held and will be judged by our prestigious guests. Each category will have amazing prizes. Every participant will be recognized, honored and certificate/gifts will be given.

The event will not be limited to only competition of food. Various types of fun activities will be conducted during the event so that audience can also enjoy their time and win fabulous prizes. In addition, there will be different types of stalls of delicious foods from various parts of India, accessories, clothing, games and many more which can be enjoyed by audience.

The event also has Drawing & Painting Competitions for Kids in Senior, Junior & Sub-Junior categories. Let your kids display their creativity while you enjoy the festival. Best Paintings in each category will be awarded. Theme for the Drawing & Painting Competition: Food

Fashion Show & Parade Competition for kids upto 14 years of age. Dress up your kids, the upcoming models and fashion icons, with the fanciest of dress and let them walk the ramp and win accolades of the audience. Best dressed kids will be appreciated with Gifts & Prizes.

Other Attraction of the event is Photography Contest. On the spot photography entries will be taken. Best Photographs clicked will be awarded. Theme for the Photography: 6th Ethnic Food Festival 2019.

Entries for the food competition is open to Indian Community in Kuwait including members and non-members both. As the previous years, the event this year is also without any Entry Fee. Categories of Food and basic rules of the competition are as:

1. Food Categories:

Category 1: Vegetarian (food from any state of India)

Category 2: Non-Vegetarian (food from any state of India)

Category 3: Street Food (food from any state of India)

Category 4: Dessert (food from any state of India)

Category 5: Ethnic food from Bihar & Jharkhand [for MKP members]

2. Maximum number of entries allowed from any non-MKP member participant will be two (2).

3. Category 5 “Ethnic Food From Bihar & Jharkhand” is only for MKP Members.

4. Participants will bring prepared dish for competition. It’s not on the spot cooking event.

5. Judges decision and scores will be final. No objection will be entertained.

6. There is no entry fee. Food brought by the participants as entries are their contribution to the event. Quantity should be adequate for 3 portion for tasting and for display.

7. Basic food ingredients and recipe shall be disclosed by the participants.

8. Criteria for evaluation: Taste/Presentation/Ethnicity with respect to the region.

9. There will be 3 prizes in each category.
Entries should be submitted/ reconfirmed before 11th April 2019 by Email (Subject line “Entry Food Festival 2019”) to [email protected] the following information must be provided:

• Participants Name:
• Food category:
• Name of the dish:
• Contact details (Mandatory): Mobile No.: Email:

Confirmation: “I confirm the dish for the competition shall be prepared by me”.

Maurya Kala Parisar registered with Embassy of India in Kuwait, is a cultural and social association of people in Kuwait associated with the Indian states of Bihar and Jharkhand. It is dedicated to promote arts, culture and heritage of the region through events and activities of interest to Indian Community in Kuwait.

The association encourages all food enthusiasts from Indian Community to participate in this unique mouthwatering festival in large numbers.

For queries or clarification please contact Bushra Afroz

(97235707), Uday Prakash (65705480) Nivedita (50103983), Nitin (96661632), Manoj Mishra (65032221), Sana (50544539 WhatsApp),

Facebook page of Maurya Kala Parisar or mail:

[email protected]

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