KCWA Christmas Party 2014:
Pics by: Alban D’Souza & Alger Mathias
Kuwait Canara Welfare Association (KCWA) celebrated Christmas under the able leadership of its President Anil Fernandes on Friday 26th December 2014 at ICSK Auditorium, Khaitan. Fr. Noel D’Almeida was the chief guest. The program started with welcome speech by President Anil Fernandes. Sponsors of the event were felicitated by Fr. Noel D’Almieda.
The merit scholarships and mementos were distributed to members’ children who excelled in the academic year 2013-14. Gulf Voice of Mangalore Season 4 Winner Morvin Quadros was felicitated on the occasion. Morvin entertained the crowd with a melodious konkani song. KCWA Online Christmas quiz winner Noel Wilfred Cutinho was presented with a gift. Fr. Noel delivered the Christmas message to the gathering.
Painting was auctioned among audience. Games were conducted for Kids and teenagers. Lots of spot prizes were awarded in between the dance sessions. Christmas tableau directed by Lancy Rodrigues Bondel and played by Rudy D’Souza, Rinna D’Souza & Lancy Rodrigures along with a message was one of the highlights of the day. The music for the tableau was given by Kiran Gonsalves. The Salmiya Choir Group led by Kiran Gonsalves sang the Christmas carols. Ida D’Silva & Group presented a Chirstmas Dance. Children were excited as the Santa made his entry. Goodies were distributed to the kids.
Members’ draws were held for the active members present on the venue, and also for the renewal of the memberships for 2015 and life members & Patron Members. Hamper draw was held with fabulous prizes during the event. Alger Mathias secured the first prize for highest hamper sales.
Rajesh Aranha proposed the vote of thanks and Rinna D’Souza offered the grace before meals. Sumptuous dinner was served by Ceasers Group of restaurants. Alban D’Souza & Alger Mathias captured the whole event with their skills in photography. The backdrop was done by Godwin. Anand D’Souza of Illuminations provided the Lights & Sounds. DJ Sujay mesmerized the gathering with his foot stepping numbers. The crowd danced their hearts out as they were roaring for more. The The programme was well compered by Deepak Andrade and Stephen Machado. The programme was coordinated by Rajesh Aranha and well supported by Management Committee Members.