Kuwait: Vivek Shetty Belman's Maiden Pencil Sketch Expo Truly a 'Wonder'
Report & Pics: Wilson Saldanha Shirthady / Kuwait
Daijiworld Media Network - Kuwait
Kuwait, Sep 14: "V’Belman Creations V’Shesh" presented 'Mini-Wonder', the first ever exhibition of pencil sketches on Friday September 14 at New Salmiya Play School – Rumaithiya from 10.30 am onwards.
'V'Belman Creations-V'Shesh' promotes pencil sketch art, one of the first across Karnataka, whose work has rarely or never been exhibited. Vivek Shetty Belman, the creator of V’Shesh had an age old ambition and vision in art and creative activities including event planning, programme management, art, cultural welfare etc.
The programme started with a prayer by Prithvi Shetty followed by formal welcome and introduction of the exhibition and the guests by compere of the day Shalini Vijaya Shetty.
The chief guests of the day H K Mohan, first secretary (cultural, community affairs and education wing) of Indian Embassy, Kuwait and Nagraj Shetty, former minister and former chairman of Coastal Development Authority (CDA) were welcomed with bouquets. They lit the lamp along with Vivek and Supreeta Shetty. Artist Vivek Shetty Belman spoke a few words about his dream and the exhibition.
The exhibition was inaugurated by chief guests of the day H K Mohan and Nagaraja Shetty by unveiling the sketch of Lord Hanuman.
The guests and visitors had a tour of the exhibition along with the creator Vivek Shetty. H K Mohan and Nagaraja Shetty a spoke few words on the exhibition and commended Vivek Shetty. A souvenir was released to mark the event.
On the spot pencil-art competition for kids (4-8 and 8-18 years) and adults was arranged for the visitors. V’ Belman Creations is planning to support the noble cause of welfare activities for the disabled, destitute, needy and poor people with the limited available resources under the banner of ‘"V’Share". Even though Vivek was well-known in community associations for his talents and active participation, his love toward the art and achievements are new and a surprise for the Mangalorean community in Kuwait.