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KCWA Family Picnic

Published On : 26 Nov 2016   |  Reported By : media release   |  Pic On: Alwyn Noronha

Kuwait: The pleasant climate drew large crowds at the KCWA family picnic, which was held on Friday, 25th November at the Ahmadi Garden, Kuwait. The fun filled day started with prayer led by Satish Saldanha.

The event was called open by President Albert Praveen Menezes along with the presence of KCWA Ex-Presidents Felix Saldanha, Rudy D’Souza, Stephen Machado and Managing Committee members. KCWA made this picnic open to all Mangalorean Catholics and a huge crowd gathered. President welcomed the gathering for the fun filled day and called upon to enjoy the day in the spirit of togetherness.

Various fun games like Treasure hunt, Passing the hat, Frog race, Threading the needle, 25m race, short put, Bindhi, Breaking the pot were conducted by Managing and supporting committee Members. Housie-Housie, Volleyball for men, Throw ball for women and Tug of war for both men and women were the highlights of the day. In the Volleyball, Noronha Brothers beat United Friends Abbasiya and in Throw ball, Sparkling team emerged as winners against Salmiya Friends team. In the Tug of War men’s section, Salmiya Friends beat United Friends Abbasiya while in Women’s section, Salmiya Friends beat Red Bull team.

Announcements were taken care by Deepak Andrade. M&M confectionery and Caterers served the breakfast and lunch which was enjoyed by all. Steven Rego and Harry Fernandes managed the proceedings at KCWA counter.

Prizes were distributed by President Albert Praveen Menezes, Rudy D’Souza and Joe Pereira to the winners of various games conducted during the day. Event Coordinator Lloyd D’Souza thanked all for the support and participation. Michael Pinto led the final prayers by thanking the Lord and Blessed Mother Mary, patroness of KCWA.

Alwyn Noronha captured the event through his lens. The event was successfully coordinated by Sports Committee with the support of Managing Committee members and volunteers. KCWA family picnic was entertaining and fun filled due to the active participation of all those who gathered.



KCWA Family Picnic

Published On : 21 Nov 2017   |  Pic On: Alban D’Souza

The pleasant weather conditions in Kuwait drew people in large numbers at the KCWA family picnic, which was held on Friday, 17th November at Mishref Garden, Kuwait. Fun filled day started by invoking God’s blessings through prayer, led by Harry Fernandes

The event was called open by President Hilary Stevan Rego along with KCWA Managing Committee members. The picnic was open to all Mangalorean Catholics residing in Kuwait. Over 600 people gathered at Mishref garden early in the morning to spend the day with the community. President gave a warm welcome to the gathering and requested to enjoy the day with the spirit of togetherness. Management Committee Members joined the President in welcoming the gathering with an action song.

First game ‘Dog and the Bone’ was organized for management committee and after that various fun games like Bombing the City, Aiming the single wicket with the ring, Running on the mat, Sack race were conducted for the children and Dodge Ball, short put, Breaking the pot for adults. Throwing water sponge into the bucket especially for ladies and Dance & freeze fun game for elderly were conducted. Housie-Housie game had large number of participants and multiple winners in each category.

Other sports event like Volleyball for men, Throw ball for women, Tug of war for men and women were the highlights of the day. Winners were as follows..

Winners:- Mangalore Friends
Runners up:- Jawad Friends

Throw Ball
Winners:- Blue Wales team
Runners up:- Jawad Girls team

Tug of War Men
Winners:- Demons team
Runners up:-Abbasiya Friends.
Tug of War Women
Winners:- Salmiya Friends
Runners up:-Top Star team.

Announcements throughout the day were done by Deepak Andrade and Anil Fernandes. Everyone enjoyed Delicious breakfast and lunch served by M&M Caterers.
Winners of various games and sports conducted during the day, received Trophies/Prizes from President Stevan Rego, Vice President Deepak Andrade, Sports secretary Hywel Pinto and Naveen Mascarenhas.

Alban D’Souza & Alger Mathias captured the special moments throughout the day. Sound was provided by Waves Events & Rentals while DJ Hywel Pinto kept the crowd engaged with the music beats. The event was well coordinated by Deepak Andrade and Harry Fernandes with the support of Managing Committee members and volunteers. Sports events were coordinated by Hywel pinto and Naveen Mascarenhas. Lovely flyers were designed by Reema D’souza. KCWA family picnic was enthralled with lot of fun filled activities to entertain actively participating enthusiastic Mangaloreans.


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