By Rons Bantwal
Mumbai, Sept. 12 : Vasai Konkani Welfare Association celebrated its 10th Monthi Fest on 8th sept, 2018 at Vishwakarman hall, Vasai.
The program started at sharp 6.30 pm with short procession with decorated Maria Bambina statue and prayer by Mrs. Theresa Fernandes.
The cultural stage program was well compered by Oliver Dsouza Angelore.
During stage program, association members' children who secured 75% and above in 10th and 12th std during academic year 2018 were felicitated. Prizes were distributed to all 1st and 2nd place winners of Konkani talent competition organized by the association on 5th Aug.
On stage, Fr. Ramesh Dsouza, Ex-president Stepen Fernandez and Ancy Dsouza Paladka, advisor Jossy Menezes and Barkur Konkani associaon president Ivan Rebello were present. Fr.Ramesh Dsouza blessed milk mixed with Noven and also graced the meal. The programe ended with singing Laoudate thanksgiving song.
VKWA secretary John Dsouza conducted stage program. President Reginald Santhmayor gave vote of thanks.
Purely Mangalorean traditional food made by Jim catering was served on banana leaves. Potrade and holige were special menu items.