Malayalee Indians (MIND), Ireland Is A Voluntary Community Organisation Established In February 2008 With A View To Provide A Platform For Malayalam Speaking Indians In Dublin And To Promote The Rich Culture, Heritage And Tradition Of Malayalees (Natives Of Kerala, South India) In The Larger Dublin Area. We Are Also Keen In Promoting Active Citizenship And Integrating With The Mainstream Community.
To This Effect We Organise Various Activities Round The Year, Including Cricket Tournament, Badminton Tournament, Family Tour, Kid’s Competitions, Celebration Of Thiruvonam (Regional Festival), Christmas And New Year.
We Are Planning A Two Day MIND Kids Festival On April 6nd And 7rd. The Age Groups Are: Sub-Juniors – Under 7 Years; Juniors – Under 12 Years; Seniors Under18 Years. We Have More Than 15 Different Competitions In All From Storytelling, Essay Writing, Elocution To Performance Arts Like Group Dance, Irish Dance, Instrumental Music, Singing Etc. The Venue Is Scoil Mhuire Boys National School, Griffith Avenue, Marino, Dublin 9. More Than 150 Children Participate Each Year. Note That Kids In The Lower Age Group Can Also Participate In The Higher Age Groups If They Wish But Not Allowed In The Other Way.
We Have Three Judges And Panellists Who Will Be There When The Kids Perform And They Will Score The Contestants. We Have A Set Judging Criteria, Which Will Be Published On Our Website And The Contestants Will Be Scored Based On The Criteria. For Dance Competitions, We Are Planning To Bring Experts In The Field From Abroad, Who Has Won National Awards And Accolades. The Winners Of The Dance Competitions Are Usually Part Of IDF Team Ireland And Can Perform In The International Dance Federation – World Championships. This Year’s Winners Will Be Participating In The Next Year IDF World Championships.
Malayalee Indians (MIND) Ireland is a voluntary community organisation established in February 2008 with a view to provide a platform for Malayalee Indians in Dublin and around to promote the rich culture, heritage and tradition of Malayalee...