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Indian festival presents unique works -- ambassador.

By Yousef Al-Tatan (with photos)

KUWAIT, Nov 10 (KUNA) -- India Ambassador to Kuwait Ajai Malhotra said

Tuesday the Cultural Festival of India held here presented unique works that

are held for the first time in Kuwait. Malhotra told KUNA that the photography exhibition, held in the sidelines

of the festival, exhibited photographs of Mumbai from the archives of the

Indian Culture Ministry. The exhibition was inaugurated Monday evening with the attendance of

Assistant Secretary General of the National Council of Culture, Arts, and

Letters (NCCAL) Ali Al-Youha. The ambassador said that the festival's activities included a puppet show

that was presented at Discovery mall. He called the Kuwaiti audience to attend cultural Indian music shows that

will begin in the Avenues mall on Tuesday, adding that an art exhibition will

be held at the same place. Bait Al-Sado will present a number of Indian silk textiles and an expert in

henna art will be present there until November 14, he noted. He said that he discussed holding a Kuwaiti cultural festival in India with

Information Minister and Oil Minister Sheikh Ahmad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah and

NCCAL Secretary General Bader Al-Rifai.

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