Kannada Sangha Outing in Lei Yue Mun Park
On February 19th, around 50 people joined for an outing at
Lei Yue Mun Holiday Village
. The eventorganised by Kannada Sangha Hong Kong was first of its kind for Kannadigas.Due to rain, the members arrived at the camp site slowly and the activities started at around 4:30pm on19th afternoon. The plan to play cricket was cancelled due to wet pitch. So as soon as the children enteredthe camp, they found their interests and started playing. They played Table Tennis, American pool, Air hockey and many other games available in the holiday village. Adults started with indoor archery. Therewere few Arjunas who can target the bulls-eye. Evening went with Bhel puri time. All men helped mixingthe bhel puri and served the children and women.The next session started at 7:30 and went on till 9:00 with variety of games. Men went for a walk aroundthe camp. Dinner was served from Surya Restaurant. Thanks to the committee for arranging good food.The essence of outing started only after 10:30pm. All the members got together in a small room and bingo was the first game to play. People in a particular corner won all the prizes. They were lucky tochoose the best vasthu corner of the room. Next was the singing and chatting session. This was thelongest session during the camp since it went on till 5:30am in the morning. No one thought about sleepand enjoyed the whole session singing various songs and chatting.In the morning after a short knap, everyone assembled for breakfast. Toasted bread and jam with coffeeand tea were arranged by the group members themselves. After this session, again the group gotenergized. One set of people went for rope climbing. They enjoyed the activity as they were imitating amonkey going from one placeto another through the rope. One group went for cycling. There were cyclecars which helped the members to travel in groups. Some children below three years of age also enjoyedriding the toy cycle.At around 12:00am on 20th, all the members got togetherto leave the camp site. Each one’s mind wasfilled with memorable day night entertainments that they enjoyed. Their satisfaction reflected in everyones face and words saying that this must become a regular event in the coming years.