`Konkani Taram' Celebrates Monti Fest

News: Kenet Barnes, Jerimeri
Daijiworld Media Network – Mumbai (SB)

Mumbai, Sep 21: Konkani Taram, a social, cultural and liturgical association of St Jude’s Church, Jerimeri celebrated Monti Fest on the occasion of their 19th annual day, recently.
About 400 children carried flowers and offered traditional hymns ‘Sokkod Sangatha Mellyam’ and ‘Moriek Hogollsiam’. Corns (Novem) blessed by Fr Charles Vas and a mass in honour of Mother Mary con-celebrated by Fr Theo Fernandes, Fr Stephen and Fr Frank Fernandes.

During felicitation programme, SSC toppers were honoured with gift vouchers sponsored by George Furtado and a certificate of appreciation from Konkani Taram. Flora D’Souza was honoured by association for her selfless service and efforts put in for the noble causes taken up by Konkani Taram. The co-members Joseph D’Souza and Melony Corderio too were honoured for their efforts.

Association also honoured the representative of LEMON TV Channel, Navin Singh. LEMON TV has telecasted Monti Fest news of Konkani Taram, Jerimeri and Mount Mary, Bandra in their channel.

John Mascarenhas, Benjamin Miranda and Konkani Taram group organized a melodious singing with professional music. All readings were done by children in Konkani, which reminded the gathered, the traditional Mangalorean-style Monti Fest celebrations.
Sugarcane, snacks and sweets were distributed to all and books were distributed to children.


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  • Premilla Mathias, Thane

    Wed, Oct 07 2009

    Congrats Fula Aunty, for being honoured for your sincere work and keeping high spirits of Konkani Taram. Wishing you all the best for your future.

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  • Ancy Paladka, Mumbai

    Mon, Sep 21 2009

    Congratulations Florabai for getting honoured. You have sincerely slogged to keep the Konkani spirit high in Jerimari

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  • flavia miranda, sakinaka

    Mon, Sep 21 2009

    Very nice Photoes. Congrulation flora bai. You really deserve it. wish you and all the members of Konkan Taran a happy feast and all the best for your future endurence.

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