Kuwait: SWAK celebrates annual feast in grandeur

Media Release

Kuwait, Feb 13: Shirva Welfare Association Kuwait (SWAK) under the presidentship of Alban D’Souza celebrated its pfeast (Vodlen Fest) at the Indian Community School Auditorium Khaitan on February 8.

The programme commenced with Manohar Prabhu, compere of the day, welcoming the members and the guests, followed by a prayer by Urban D'Souza. Committee members sung welcome song ‘Swagat Swagat’ for which lyrics were written by Lancy Rodrigues and music was provided by music maestro Adrian Gomes. President of SWAK Alban D'Souza
officially welcomed the entire guest and thanked all the members for their support. Secretary Lona D’Souza read out the annual report highlighting the achievements of SWAK.

During the felicitation session, Fr Noel D'Almeida and Vallie D'Sa were the chief guests. The entire committee member along with chief guests cut the cake to symbolically start the feast. Fr Noel D'Almeida delivered feast message. Outstanding and merit students of 10th, 12th and higher studies were honored by chief guests. The sponsors, outstanding members and media personnel were also honored during the occasion for their contribution towards SWAK by president Alban D'Souza.

Shelton Pinto was felicitated for his achievement in Gulf Voice of Mangalore (GVOM), the number one Konkani reality show in Gulf. He entertained the audience with Konkani song ‘Havn Nenan’. Kevin D’Souza sung Konkani song ‘Suzanna’.

During entertainment session foot tapping dances were performed by Alisha Gomes, Suman Saldanha, Megan Menezes, Seana Coutinho, Melrick, Nash, Alita, Nishita, Shirley coutinho, Thanisha,Thanya, Selwyn, Sharon and SWAK committee members. A comedy skit was presented by Rapheal and group. Deon Prince entertained the audience with beat box presentation.

A lot of spot prizes were given in 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. The vote of thanks was delivered by vice president Alwyn Dsouza. Fr Noel D'Almeida offered grace before meal. The programme was well compered by Dr Manohar Prabhu and stage programme was supported by Roshni Lobo, Doris Lobo, Regina Serrao, Felcita Dsouza, Allwyn D'Souza and Clifford Dsouza. DJ Alister Gomes kept the audience live professionally. Lights and sound were provided by Waves Event Engineering (Anand D'Souza). The well conducted programme came to an end with masala dance session by DJ Alister Gomes and grand buffet dinner by Caesars Restaurant.

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  • Dennis Pinto, Pilar/Kuwait

    Thu, Feb 14 2019

    Congratulations SWAK team. Well organized and wish you all the very best for Mega 2020 event.

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  • Joyce Lona Dsouza, Shirva

    Thu, Feb 14 2019

    Congratulations to SWAK president and all committee members for wonderfull celebration of Shirva feast in Kuwait. Long Live SWAK.

    Prakash, Lona - Shirva,Kuwait

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  • Naveen, Shirva/Kuwait

    Thu, Feb 14 2019

    Congratulations to SWAK president and all committee members for wonderfull celebration of Shirva feast in Kuwait.

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  • Linu Shirva, Shirva

    Wed, Feb 13 2019

    All eyes are up for 2020....Great work by all....cheers

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  • Renny Menezes, Shirva/Kuwait

    Wed, Feb 13 2019

    SWAK always creates a homely atmosphere. May SWAK live long bringing happiness to many more. Let SWAK's 25th year celebration which will be held in Jan 2020 be a grand success.

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    Wed, Feb 13 2019

    Congratulation President Alban and Team for the successful memorable Shirva Parish Feast Celebration. We all enjoyed the the celebration.


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  • Sanjeet Inish Dsouza, Shirva

    Wed, Feb 13 2019

    Long live SWAK.

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