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Bahrain: Konkan Singers Club hosts Christmas gathering

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Bahrain, Dec 3: Konkan Singers Club, one of the oldest expatriate Social Clubs in the Kingdom of Bahrain hosted a pre-Christmas party on November 30 at the Papillon Banquet Hall. 

The program was graced by the presence of chief guest Fr Freddy D’Souza, of Sacred Heart Church Bahrain and was attended by over 150 members and guests. Young and energetic compere Shawn Machado welcomed the guests and members.

The program began with a Christmas play performed by the children Aeron, Ayona, Nikita, Lester, Reuben, Steve, Susan, Michelle and Shawn followed by the scintillating carol singing by members. Santa Claus was on call to give away Christmas gifts to all the kids and distribute chocolates. Fr Freddy D’Souza delivered the Christmas message to the members.

Shawn Machado then invited Henry Almeida former president and longtime member of the club to introduce the new executive committee for the year 2017-2018. The committee comprises of Steven D’souza (President), Claudius Sanjay Sequeira (Vice – President), Ruben Anil D’souza (General Secretary), Walter Noronha (Asst General Secretary), Leo Fernandes (Treasurer), Avinash Fernandes (Asst Treasurer), Ivon Sujay Pinto (Entertainment Secretary), Christopher Roshan Lobo (Asst Entertainment Secretary), Joel Paul D’sa (Sports Secretary) and Arun Castelino (Asst Sports Secretary).

The new president Steven Dsouza in his address informed that the club is presently in its 39th year and thanked members for patronizing the club for such long period. He informed members that the new executive members are planning few more activities in the near future and requested to support the club by actively participating in the future events.

The stage was set alight by the melodious numbers from the “Mesmerizers” consisting of members of Konkan Singers Club namely Christopher, Ronald, Preetham, Aeron, Prinson, Sushma, Sachitha and Renita. The function had beautiful dance performance by Sweeta & Vian. A funny short skit written by Stany D’Souza Paladka was enacted by Stany, Maxim, Sujay & Arun. Membership draws, games and spot prizes were beautifully conducted by Shawn and Renita Pinto. 

The entertainment continued with the lovely Konkani and Hindi numbers and to top it all a non-stop baila medley, while the members grooved to their tunes. 

A sumptuous buffet dinner was enjoyed by all. It was a memorable day for all the Konkan Singer Club members present.

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