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2017 Events

KAW General Body Meeting

Saturday, February 24th, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Venue: Lake Washington United Methodist Church

Address: 7525 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98033

Christmas & New Year Celebration

Venue: Bellevue High School PAC

Address: 10416 SE Wolverine Way, Bellevue, WA 98004

Lunch Menu

Snacks Menu

Badminton Tournament

Venue: SeaTac Community Center
Time: 10:00 AM
Registration Starts at 9:00 AM
Address: 13735 24th Avenue South SeaTac, WA 98168

Badminton singles Women's standing with P M Mathew left to right Dora (Winner), Suni (runner-up)

Badminton Men's Doubles winners & Runnerup standing right to left Jolly, Allen (Winners), Hariprasad & Paul (runner-up)

Badminton singles Men's winners & Runnerup standing right to left Allen (Winner), Manjith (runner-up)

KAW 2017 Quiz


Venue: Lake Washington United Methodist Church
Address: 7525 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98033

Quiz Winners Left to right (Rishiraj, Rahul, & Jyothish)

Quiz Runner-up (Jeevan & Deepthi)

Quiz Master: Naveen

Chess & Carrom Tournament

Chess and Carrom Tournament Venue Address: 7525 132nd Ave NE Kirkland, Washington 98033

For more details on the Chess Tournament visit

Carrom Doubles : Shiby & Brijesh (Winners), Soni & Rani (Runner-up)

Carrom Singles: Brijesh (Winner), Shiby (Runner-up)

Chess Under 20: Neil (Winner), Abhay (Runner-up)

Chess Adults: Prajinesh (Winner), Shiby (Runner-up)

Cards Game (Poker Tournament)

Venue: Biz3TECH Corporation
Address: 22121 17th Ave SE #105 Bothell, WA 98021

Winners and Runner-up cards game 28

Winners and Runner-up cards game 56

Winners and Runner-up cards game Poker : Winner - Joe, Runner-up Roshan

Winners and Runner-up cards game Rummy : Winner - Biju, Runner-up Vyshak

KAW 2017 Platinum Sponsor

Thank you KAW Volunteers

Aby Thomas
Ajit Justin
Ajith Kotharamath
Aju Mathew
Aparna Radhakrishnan
Biju KP
Biju Mathew
Binish Mathew
Binu Surendranath
Chrison Jacob
Cijo Thomas
Dinesh Kannadath

Santhosh Retnanakuamry
Sebastian Poulose
Shahzor Khan
Shibu P Baby
Sonimon James
Subin Nair
Thomas Varghese
Tom Chempanaanical
Tony Julien
Vijay N Maledath
Viswanathan Changarath
Abin Abrahama Alichan
Divya Gopalakrishnan
Dora Titus
George Daniel (Reos)
George Mathew
George Parappuram
Habby Mathew
Jayashree Narayanan
Job Cherian
Joji Joseph
Jojo Chalissery

Rahul S. Nair
Rajesh Nanoo
Reji Mathew
Renish Thomas
Revin chalil
Revin Unnikrishnan
Rishiraj Rajan
Rony Rajan
Sabitha Brijesh
Sajikumar S Nair
Santhosh Nair
Santhosh Pillai
Jyothish Nair
Kiran Alex Daniel
Manjith Bahuleyan
Mithun Suresh Kumar
Moni Aunty
Nithin Thampi
Ojus John
Philip Chacko
Prajinesh Jayan
Praveen Girija Kumari Sasidharan Nair

Ciju Thomas
Rahul Nair
Shibu Baby
Veeramani Pulacode



KAW 2017 - ONAM Celebration
Onam Sadhya Starts at 11:00 AM
Cultural programs start at 2:00 PM
Venue Auburn Performing Arts Center
Address 702 4th St NE, Auburn, WA 98002
To help us plan the logistics better, please register early.
Online purchase option for "Onam Event Entry" has been enabled & will be closed on September 15th, 2017 5PM.

*Donation price Includes online transaction charges.
Suggested Donation online
Adult Member (12 and above) $10
Child Member (6 – 11 years) $5
All Non-Members: Adults $15, Child $10
Click to Donate online: Event Entry Registration

Note: The online purchase will be taken offline on September 15th 5PM.
@ the Gate on the event September 16th Suggested Donation @ the Gate

Adult Member (12 and above) $12
Child Member (6 – 11 years) $7
All Non-Members Adults $17, Child $12
Get your membership Register
Performers Check-in @ 10:30
Expect a detailed communication on use of Green Room and event logistics from the KAW Arts Committee.
• Green room access will be limited to upcoming 5 programs to avoid overcrowding @ the Green Room.
• All performers will take the balcony seats inside the theater and will be called to move to the green room as appropriate.
• Stage audio and video will be projected in the Green room

KAW 2017 ONAM Volunteer Request
Volunteers Needed

Calling for Volunteers for ONAM Event

Sadhya Serving: We need 40+ Volunteers signup today.

Volunteers to coordinate performers get to green room: We need at-least 10+ Volunteers.

High School Students Gain Volunteering credits: Signup as Usher, program runners & help at the ONAM registration counter.

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KAW Picnic 2017

Date: August 5th 2017 3:30 PM
Venue: New Castle Beach Park
Come and enjoy a fun-filled day with games, food and activities for the entire family.
Address : 4400 Lake Washington Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA 98006-2622, United States


KAW 2017 - Cricket Tournament - Schedule

Finals between PKS Vs Sidewinders


Finals between Rainier Warriors Vs Red Hawks


KAW 2017 - Soccer Tournament

Soccer Tournament
Venue: All league games @ Microsoft Commons
Address: 15255 NE 40th St, Redmond, WA 98052

KAW 2017 - Soccer Schedule

Photos from League Games: Photos Credit: Rajesh Nanoo
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KAW 2017 - Soccer Tournament
Day1: June 4th 2017 (Black Hawks Vs Kings XI) Black Hawks won (1:0)
Day2: June 11th 2017 (Black Hawks Vs Chempada) Draw (2:2)
Day3: June 18th 2017 (Kings XI Vs Chempada)

Mens' Finals on 25th Chempada vs Blackhawks @ 6:00 PM @ Woodinville Soccer field 1
For more pictures Click Here Photos Credit: Jyothish

In one of the most exciting Final matches that KAW has seen in recent times, Chempada FC became the 2017 KAW Men's soccer champion by beating Black Hawks (2:0) .
Cherian and Thomas scored during the game..
The Game officials decided Cheiran from Chempada as the MVP.

KAW 2017 - Akshara Kalari

Mothers Day

Mothers Day
Date: May 6th 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Lake Washington United Methodist Church  
Address: 7525 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033

Akshara Kalari (Malayalam Class)

Akshara Kalari (Malayalam Class)
Date: May 6th 2017 9:30 AM
Venue: Lake Washington United Methodist Church  
Address: 7525 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033

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