Matrimonial |  Properties |  Jobs |  Classifieds |  Ask Doctor |  Live TV |  Sponsored Greetings |  Astrology  |   Red Chillies |  Automobile |  Music |  Tribute

      Search in

Saturday, February 09, 2013 9:23:21 PM (IST)  

Kuwait: SWAK celebrates annual feast

Report & Pics: Wilson & Priya Saldanha, Shirthady/Kuwait
Daijiworld Media Network - Kuwait

Kuwait, Feb 9: Shirva Welfare Association Kuwait (SWAK) under the presidentship of Clifford DíSouza celebrated its Patron feast (Vodlen Fest) at the Indian Community Girls School Auditorium Ė Salmiya Ė Kuwait on Friday February 8.

The programme commenced with Deepak Andrade, MC of the day, welcoming the members and the guests, followed by a prayer by Urban D'Souza. Committee members sung welcome song for which lyrics were written by Lancy Rodrigues and music was provided by music maestro Adrian Gomes. President of SWAK Ė Clifford DíSouza officially welcomed the entire guest and thanked all the members for their support. Secretary Gretta DíSouza read out the annual report highlighting the achievements of SWAK.

During the felicitation session, Fr Noel and Archie Menezes were the chief guest who also delivered feast message. The entire committee member along with Fr Noel and Archie Menezes cut the cake to symbolically start the feast. Jaison Lasrado received honor and memento on behalf of Gulf Voice of Mangalore winner Orson DíSouza for his achievement in winning the singing title in Gulf level competition.

Outstanding and merit students were honored by president Clifford DíSouza, Urban DíSouza, Fr Noel and Archie Menezes. The sponsors, outstanding members and media personnel were also honored during the occasion for their contribution towards SWAK. A memento was presented to Lancy Rodrigues for his support to SWAK by president.

Audience enjoyed entertainment programme by SWAK members and their kids. Foot tapping dances were performed by Alisha Gomes, Alesha Serrao, Melita D'Silva, Melrick Prith D'Souza, Ralph Serrao, Sheldon D'Souza, Freya D'Souza, Sweeny Mathias, Adley Mathias, Aarel Noronoha, Carol D'Souza, Carlita D'Souza, Maclean Menezes, Astrel Menezes, Shabitha, Shanthi, Lavina, Regina, Silvia, Gladys, Clara, Renny, Avril Mathias, Ines Martis, Melina Serraoand Mecleena Serrao. Rib tickling jokes were enacted by Sweeney Mathias, Shaun Aranha, Anil Menexes, Renny, Alexander and Urban. Ashley sung Hindi song "Aao Milo Chalo" from film ĎJab We Metí for which music was provided by Ashwin (Key board), Alston (Guitar) and Alister(drums).

Different games were conducted to all the age groups. A lot of spot prizes were given ib between and during dance sessions. Lucky dip draw and Housie were conducted to keep the excitement alive. Lucky member and highest lucky dip seller were honored with prizes. Votes of thanks were delivered by Vice president Alwyn D'souza. Fr Noel and kids offered grace before meal.

The well conducted programme came to an end with masala dance session by DJ Kiran and grand buffet dinner by Royal Plaza Catering. The programme was well compered by Kuwaitís popular budding Konkani MC Deepak Andrade and appreciated by everyone.


Stay updated wherever you go with and Daijiworld 24X7 tv channel mobile apps.
CLICK HERE to download it for your device.
(available on Android and IOS)

Comments on this article
Renny D'Souza, Shirva/Kuwait
Sunday, February 10, 2013

It was a very well organized program. Enjoyed a lot. Continue the good work. Congrats SWAK team.

Elaine E. Menezes, Karkala/Kuwait
Sunday, February 10, 2013

It was a nice fun filled evening. well organised programmes. Dinner was good. Shirva fest celebrated with joy & happiness. Wish you all a happy fest.

Alwyn D'souza, Shirva/Kuwait
Sunday, February 10, 2013

Congratulations! Entire SWAK Team, well done. Excellent cultural Programme, all the artists did very well!. Thanks to our well wisher Daijiworld publishing nice pictures and coverage.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Dear President Mr.Clifford & all committee members - Very nice and well organised programme. Everyonne enjoyed all the games, jokes and dance from SWAK members. Thanks for Daijiworld publishing nice picture and coverage. All the best to SWAK from URBAN & FAMILY MEMBERS. SHIRVA -KUWAIT.

Print this Article
Email this article to your friend
Write your Comments
News Title Kuwait: SWAK celebrates annual feast
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment
[Please limit your comments within 2000 characters]

You have characters left.
Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will be held responsible.
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above
Published by Daijiworld Media Pvt Ltd Mangalore
Editor-in-chief : Walter Nandalike

Corporate Office :
Daijiworld Residency,
Airport Road, Bondel Post,
Mangalore - 575 008
Karnataka India
Telephone : +91-824-2982023
City Office :
First Floor,
Divya Deepa Arcade,
Bendorewell, Kankanady,
Mangalore - 575 002
Karnataka India
Telephone : +91-824-4259372
e-mail   General enquiry:, News & Info :

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | About Us
Copyright ©2001 - 2016. All rights reserved.
Our Franchise Offices
Kishoo Enterprises,
3rd Floor, Mandavi Trade Centre,
Kadiyali, Udupi Ė 576 102
Telephone : 0091-820-4295571
e-mail :
Daijiworld Middle East FZE
P.O.Box: 84772, Dubai, UAE
Tel: 971-50-6597629  Fax: 971-4-2639207
There has been a database error. Technical Support has already been notified. You will be informed when this issue is resolved. Thank you for your patience!