Mangaluru: Huge crowd turns up for White Doves Christmas Mobile Act


Pics: Meryick D'Silva
Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (MD)

Mangaluru, Dec 15: Large crowds gathered at Nehru Maidan here on Sunday December 14 to witness a fascinating Christmas mobile show by NGO White Doves.

The colourful show aptly titled '2014 Year Old Fact in a Mobile Act' depicted the life and times of St Francis of Assisi and Jesus Christ.

Addressing the gathering Mangaluru South MLA J R Lobo said, "When Christmas comes, it is time for celebration. White Doves is showing us the real meaning of Christmas. Jesus Christ was born to spread peace amongst us.

"Those who beleive in Jesus should spread the word of God. Christmas means nothing but spreading the message of Jesus Christ. Those who celebrate Christmas are all the followers of Jesus," he added.

"White Doves is following the footsteps of Christ and let us also do the same," he said.

White Doves has been presenting mobile street shows in many places over the last 20 years.

Under the leadership of Corrine Rasquinha, founder president of White Doves, and Vitus Rasquinha, trustee, more than 150 artistes rendered a stupendous performance and won the hearts of the crowd.

This was the culmination of four shows held this Christmas, with the earlier ones being held at Fr Muller Grounds, Kankanady on December 11, United Basel Mission Jubilee Church Grounds, Udupi on December 12, and Kolalgiri on December 13. All of them saw great success with huge crowds turning up.

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  • Rosita Fontes, Lal-Bagh Mangalore/Dubai

    Wed, Dec 17 2014

    I am sure it must have been a wonderful show like all these years by looking at the pictures. God bless you Corrine, White Doves and all who participated. Waiting to see the CD.

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  • Karthik Newton, Shakthinagar

    Tue, Dec 16 2014

    IT WAS REALLY MIND BLOWING ...Thank you Daiji for Everything....

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  • Sr.Rose Agnes A.C.., Mangalore

    Mon, Dec 15 2014

    Dear Corrie,
    Congratulations! A fantastic show. May God bless you and everyone from White Doves for your great work and the message. sr. rose agnes ac

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  • Anita, Mangalore

    Mon, Dec 15 2014

    What a grand show it was indeed that too mobile amazing how the white doves were changing the sets. Great. The carols, singers , musicians and dancers were super. Sorry that there are no pictures of the musicians and the dancers. Daiji please give us a photo album.

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  • Susan D'souza, Mangalore/Dubai

    Mon, Dec 15 2014

    Lovely pics Daijiworld. Great show White Doves. You are a pride to our community and city. Keep up your good work Corrine

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  • Fr. Franklin D'Souza, Paladka/CBCI NEW DELHI

    Mon, Dec 15 2014

    Dear Corine and team WHITE DOVES ...congratulations for your worthy efforts to proclaim real meaning of CHRISTMAS. Everyone is in need of PEACE & LOVE. you not only do the mobile act but also do it in action by taking care of destitutes in TWO homes nearly 90 of them....who have no one to look after...also daily distributing meal for 75 to 100 those who sleep near the road...a great act of LOVE......MAY GOD BLESS YOU. all thos who attended the show may get inspiration from your team....I also salute committed actors, prayer warriors as well as well wishers of WHITE DOVES. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2015. blessings Fr Franklin www.frfranklin.org

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  • Royston Amitha & fly, Bejai

    Mon, Dec 15 2014

    Glad to see the nice pictures of White Doves Road Shows 2014. Well done Corrine, Vitus and the entire team. God Bless your noble deeds.

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  • HENRY MISQUITH, INDIA

    Mon, Dec 15 2014

    I had a chance to witness this show @ Nehru Maidan yesterday & it was an really excellent show. Nice way to spread the good news of peace & love through skits, dancing & singing during this Christmas season. Jingle Bell carol was fabulous and the way you present it was super fabulous !! J.R. Lobo's speech in kannada was meaningful. May God bless Corrine & entire team of White Doves. And above all your service to the poor & downtrodden.

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