🕓 October 28, 2011
Report by Antony Miranda, Kuwait
Kuwait, Oct 28: Kanajar Welfare Association Kuwait organized family picnic at Mushrif Gardens on 28 October 2011. The program started at 10.30 am with prayer by Sports Coordinator Mrs. Leena Fernandes, and welcome address by President Mr. Edward D’Souza. After the breakfast many games were held. The entire gathered crowd participated and it was a fun filled morning.
Several sports and games were held through out the day for children and
adults alike. The food was prepared by Mrs. Irene D’Souza and family with help
of KWAK members and was served to all gathered people.
The concluding prize distribution ceremony was held in the evening. The chief guest Mr. Lawrence Saldahna, Founder President, Ex-Presidents Antony Miranda, Melwyn Mascaranhas, Henry Britto and all committee members were present on the stage. Mr. Lawrence Saldahna, in his speech appreciated the association for organizing such an event and conducting the throw-ball/volley-ball games, and prayed for the association's future. KWAK General Secretary Mrs. Charlotte D’Souza proposed vote of thanks. Mr. Melwyn Mascaranhas, Mr. Walter were master of ceremony.
More than 300 people enjoyed the fun filled KWAK family picnic 2011.
Winners of the games are below:
Children below 8 years - Passing the Ball, Winner: Ian Menezes
Children below 8 years - Passing the Cap, Winner: Caroline Fernandes
Children up to 12 years - Straw Game, Winner: Elroy
Children above 8 Years - Marble & Spoon, Winner: Aaron
Breaking the Pot - Winner: Joyce D’Souza, Runner up: Shanthi Veigas
Shot Put - Winner: Joyce D’Souza, Runner up: Shanthi Mathias
Water Game: Christine D’Souza
Shot Put - Winner: Blaze Crasta, Runner up: Mohammed Faisal
Breaking the Pot - Winner: Ramesh Poojari, Runner Up: Santosh
Bingo (Housie Housie)
Quick 5: Vellino
Star: Rita Menezes
Top Line: Juliet D’Souza
Middle Line: Rafael D’souza
Bottom Line: Robert D’Souza
Full House: Juliet D’Souza
House to Follow: Jeffrey
Tug of War: Farwaniya V/S Salmiya
Throw Ball Game:
Winners: Kanajar Friends (Captain: Leena Barboza-Fernandes)
Runners Up: DUBOP (Captain: Christine D’Souza)
Throwball Teams: Kanajar Friends, DUBOP, Managalore Friends
Volley Ball Game:
Winners: Kunjal Friends (Captain: Ashraf)
Runners Up: Salmiya Friends B (Captain: Ivan Lobo)
Volleyball Teams: Kunjal Friends, Salmiya Friends-A, Salmiya Friends-B, Carmel School of Kuwait, Paladka Friends, Mangalore Friends.
Referees: Mr. Suresh Shivappa for Throw Ball/Volley Ball. Mr. Melwyn - Volley Ball