NRI Goans' Grand Reunion Nite on Jan 19, 2008

Daijiworld Media Network - Goa (mb)
from special correspondent

Panaji, Dec 18: The World Alliance of Goan Overseas Associations (WAGOA), in collaboration with IndologyGoa, will organize a grand "Non-Resident Goans Reunion Nite" at Mandovi Riviera, Panaji (Goa-India) on January 19 at 6.00 p.m.

WAGOA is the parent body of all non-resident Goans settled worldwide. "We still call Goa home" is the theme of the grand Inaugural Entertainment Nite where all resident Goans and NRI goans will come together to share their concern and happiness.

India's most celebrated and by far Goa's best musical troupe lead by guitarist Seby Pinto the "Forefront" will perform a live concert on this occasion. Commissioner of NRI affairs in Goa Eduardo Faleiro will be the guest of honour for this grand celebration.

WAGOA, in association with IndologyGoa, will announce their worldwide campaign to promote Goan culture and culinary art on this occasion. A special demonstration on the versatility of 'feni' as an alcoholic beverage will be organized by Madam Rosa Distilleries, the pioneer of feni industry in the World. All the major brands of hospitality and tourism industry in Goa have extended their support to this event.

A grand gala welcome cocktail dinner and dancing to your heart's content to the music of Goa's numero uno 'Forefront' will be organized to celebrate this event. All the eminent personalities of Goa, including captains of Industries in Goa and India will grace this grand celebration.

Tony Colaco, general secretary of the WAGOA and the president of the Goan Association, Sydney (Australia) said in a press release, "We have accepted the challenge to put this event together in a short time despite the logistics of time differences and distance."

He added the commitment, dedication and flair of the organizing team comprising of Antonio Mascarenhas (Canada) Benito D'Souza (UK), Rene Bareto (UK) and Vivian D'Souza (USA) is a testament of what non-resident Goans can do if they are all united and keep rowing in the same direction."

WAGOA has appealed all the Goans (resident and NRG) to attend this event to celebrate the solidarity, heritage and rich tradition and culture of Goa.

Guest registration for this grand celebration can be done on (Tony Colaco - Australia, New Zealand and rest of the world) (Rene Baretto - UK) (Antonio Mascarenhas-Canada) (Vivian D'Souza - USA and Goa) Benito De Souza - UK and Africa) (Simon D Silva - Middle East)

Residents of Goa can contact Antonio Mascarenhas at Villa Fatima Beach Resort, Baga - Calangute.


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