St. Joseph’s Konkani Welfare Association, Mira Road® organized “Konkani Talent Competition” at St. Joseph’s Church Hall 19th August, 2018. The competition was in Fancy Dress, Elocution, Singing, Dance,Skits and Family unity categories. The competition was held for the Konkani speaking parishioners of St. Joseph’s Church Mira Road.
Famous Konkani critic, dramatist, director Mr. Francis Oliveira; Singer-Trainer, and writer Dr. Vincent D Mello; famous actor and writer Mr. Gregory Sequira Niddodi, were the judges. Fr. Melwyn D’Cunha, OCD, Spiritual Director of the Association and Parish Priest of St. Joseph’s Church, Mira Road along with assistant Parish priest Fr. Walter and the Committee members of the Association inaugurated the competition by a prayer.
“Don’t just participate for winning the prize but for the spirit of participation; every one who participates is the winner” -Fr. Melvin said .
After the competition, judges praised the participants, guiding them to improve further. Mr. Francis Olivera said that he had heard that Mira Road is known as mini Mangalore and today he understood why it is called mini Mangalore.
The talent competition conducted by the Association is really praiseworthy and praised the efforts taken by the St. Joseph’s Konkani Welfare Association for the betterment of Konkani by organising such talent competitions, said Dr. Vincent. Mr.Gregory said ‘Konkani language has a great future ahead and congratulated all participants.
The programme was compered by Mr. Jossy Gonsalves along with Prasann-niddodi. Mr. Digo Rodrigues president of St. Joseph’s Konkani Welfare Association, Mira Road offered vote of thanks.
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