Decennial Celebrations of the inception of Belmangar Association in the UAE
Pic By Joe D’Souza
Bellevision Media Network
Dubai, 11 June 2012: What happens when you put 170 people in a Hall from different parishes of Mangalore along with well-known singers, dancers and performers along with MC Mr. Uttam Menezes?
The simple answer is, you get a fantastic round of entertainment. And this is what happened at the Decennial Celebrations of the inception of Belmangar Association in the UAE on the Thursday 7th of June.
After a long day at work, the parishioners and the guests of Belmangar Association, gathered at London Suites Hotel at Al Wasl Club at 9PM.The program began with the invocation of the Almighty and with some good performance by the singers.
The welcome dance was performed by Vidisha and Viola from Pangla parish which enthused the crowd and set the tone for the evening.
What followed was a pure entertainment for everyone gathered!
The performance by Feet Beat Dance Group led by Arun Lobo had the audience tapping their feet.The dance by Melissa and Jewel also was well appreciated by the crowd. The DJ and his team of live singers Russel Sequeira (organ), Asha Pinto, Rinna Lorine, Mario Rego kept the guests and parishioners asking for more. Several spot games were based on the knowledge of Belman and general knowledge.
Gladys Monteiro who hails from Belman was honoured on the day for her selfless service she rendered in her capacity in Mumbai as Chancellor in the government department.
However, the highlight of the day was the handover of the current President Walter Monteiro to Anil Cardoza. Monteiro was appreciated for all the services he rendered as the president of Belmangar association in the past 2 years. Anil Cardoza, a talented youth from Belman with an impressive track record of handling various projects right through his years at ICYM and currently as a committee member of Belmangar has taken charge as the President. The association is expected to further their cause in serving the commnity back home under his leadership.
The heart rendering speech by Walter Monteiro was well accepted by the audience.The sponsors for the program were Clyde Arun Montero,Vinod Sequira, John Dsouza,Robert And Vincy (Dsouza ’Garage),Vincent Dsouza,Raymond Dmello,Vincent dmello,Valarian Mathais,Jacob lobo,Ronald Fernandes,Crasta fly,ivan menezes, Agnelo F.G. Trading.
Mr. Shetty won the auction for an assortment of gifts; proceeds from which will be used for helping the needy back home.
The program followed with a sumptuous buffet and a Baila session with live singing by the singers.