🕓 December 11, 2005
Kuwait, Dec 11: Kanajar Welfare Association, Kuwait (KWAK) celebrated their Vodle Fest of Our Lady of Lourdes Church Kanajar on 11th December at Village Inn Restaurant, Kuwait City. Our Lady of Lourdes was honored by offering the 4.30 pm Konkani Mass at the Holy Family Cathedral, Kuwait City.
The celebrations began at 7.00 pm with a prayer and hymn dedicated to Our Lady Of Lourdes by Vice President, Mrs. Jecintha Pinto. Then the President Mr. Melwin Mascarnehas with his beautiful words welcomed the chief Guest Fr. Melvin D'Cunna and Stevan Machado, President KCWA, Fr. Alexander Lewis and Fr. George D'Souza the guest priest's from Mangalore. They were honored with flower bouquets.
Every year, KWAK honors the outstanding Students of X & XII CBSE Board. And this year too there was 2 Students who were honoured for their Academic excellence for the year 2004-2005. The proud students were Rowena Mendonca, Daughter of Rose and Lancy Mendonca (X pass and continuing her studies at Carmel School Kuwait) and Glen Saldanha, son of Lawrence and Reeda Saldanha (XII pass and now doing his BE at St. Joseph's Engg. College Mangalore)
Also, the following persons were honored with flower bouquet for their sincere
support towards the association from the beginning:
Wilfred D'Mello - Delta Printing Press
Paul Aranha - Palm Video
Johny Surathkal & Salvadore D'souza, Tip Top Catering
Then it was a DJ time. Jerry Cutinho and his Group that gave the party a good turn with their splendid music with latest numbers, which kept the audience cheerful and thrilled, till the end of program. Spot prizes were announced during the entertainment session.
The exacting games were conducted by Rose Mendonca & Anil Britto, which was
enjoyed by one and all. The famous Bingo game was played and lots of gifts were given
The grace before led by President, Melwin Mascarnehas while delicious Mangalorean style food from Village Inn and Tip Top caterers was served.
Vote of thanks has given by the President, which was very touching; he specially thanked the members for their support during his 2 years tenure as a President. The programme came to an end at 9.30 pm. The President deserves all the appreciation for his best compere and the arrangements made by him to entertain KWAK members for this unique event was commendable.
Indeed the 11th Dec 2005 was a great day for the Parishioners of Kanajar who live in Kuwait. The day will be cherished with sweet memories.
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