Atlanta, GA, April 2017: On occasion of Holi on March 11, Dunwoody Indians organized a drawing and coloring contest for Dunwoody children in the Pre-K to 5th grade age group, to increase awareness about Indian festivals and culture. The chief guest for the event was Consul D.V. Singh.
A total of 80 children participated in the contest, and around 200 adults came to witness the event.
Top two drawings were selected from each of the seven categories. Prizes were awarded to the winners by Consul Singh.
Dunwoody police department applauded the organizers and shared the complete video of the event to their Facebook page.
Dunwoody Indians founding member Shanker Bonaili said he was overwhelmed by the support and participation by the community and thanked Shanmuga Priya Karthik who received chief guest, Consul, Singh.
He also thanked managers of the event Latha Bonaili,Shanmuga Priya, Bharathi Kornipalli,Srinivas Kornipalli, Aravinda Kashyap,Kiranmayi Vutukuri, Kalyan Kumar Vutukuri, Sarala Mogili, Fasiha Babanbhai, Subhashini Peddibotla, Lakshmi Bhuvanagiri, Ravali Gaddam,Sahitha Panta,Venu Panta,Swathi Deshpande,Pradeep Deshpande, Swarna M. Pradeep, Aparna Pingle, Niranjan Podduturi, Vidya Prakash and Vivek Joshi.
Snacks and refreshments were served. The event concluded with a big smiley face on each child and happiness on each parent’s face.