Report: Joel D’Sa
Pics: Ronald Fernandes
Manama, Dec 24: Bellevision Bahrain a small association that was first formed on November 16, 2010 with few families under the leadership of Joel D’sahas now competed 12 years. Under the vision of 'Striving for Togetherness' Bellevision Bahrain, has completed 12 years in this beautiful island, Bahrain. Families from Moodubelle and neighboring places, residing in Bahrain have joined the BV Family.
Under the leadership of present president Ivan Sequiera, the annual day was celebrated at the Papillon Party hall on the evening of December 15. The programme began with a prayer song, then a short and sweet stage programme was conducted by the founder president Joel D’Sa.
Ex-com members cut the cake and savored the sweetness of the unity shown by the members during this past year. The chief guest for the evening was Fr Darrel Fernandes, spiritual director of the Konkani community at the Sacred Heart Church, Manama. President Ivan Sequiera welcomed one and all and thanked his committee for their support throughout the year. General secretary Nirmala Pinto read out the annual report of all the programmes and charity works conducted during the year.In his address Fr. Darrel appreciated the spirit and unity of Bellevision Bahrain members. All the supporters and well wishers of BV Bahrain were presented with Fresh flower plants and diary as a token of appreciation for their love and continued support.
The members children entertained the crowd with their dances, few members amused the gathering with their singing and special attraction was a skit performed by Ivan D’Souza, Alfreeda and Rony Pinto. Raffle draws were conducted as there were attractive 10 give away prizes. There were also spot prizes for children. Everyone appreciated the efforts put in by the members and their children for this Annual day’s success. Children who took part in the entertainment were given gifts for their performances.
Rony Pinto, vice president in his vote of thanks, conveyed thanks to all those who helped and strived together in putting up such a wonderful annual event.
Music was rendered by DJ Alwyn and photography was covered by Rony Fernandes. Scrumptious dinner arranged by Papillon along with an additional delicious salad prepared by Edward Fernandes was enjoyed by everyone.