Sebastian Church, in its centenary jubilee program celebrated the Singing Fest
– GaupiyansoEktar2017, on 9th July 2017 at St Sebastian P.U. Hall. At
2:00 pm Singing competition held in two divisions namely solo and group. Solo
Singing had divided into 3 sections of age groups 12-16, 17-25 and 25 above.
This competition witnessed 94 singers in respective groups. Later group singing
has been held and 17 groups participated in the competition. Mr Roshan Cordeiro,
Mrs Clara D’Cunha, Mrs Meera, Rev Fr Maxim D’Souza, Deacon Flavian Lobo and Br.
Ronson Pinto were the judges for the competition.
for the Stage programme on the dais Very Rev. FrJ.B.Saldanha Parish Priest as a
president of the programme, Rev. Fr Ronald Serrao Proffessor St Joseph Seminary
Jeppu, Rev Sr Anitha UFS HM of Amruthlalji High School Kelrai, Mr Roshan Cordeiro
Bejai, Rev Fr Edwin Mascarenhas Principal P.U. College, Fr Stany Pinto And Fr Lizel D’Souza Asst PP, Rev Sr Carmine Misquith BS
Superior Bethel Convent, Rev Sr Emma Joseph Superior Nirmal Convent, Rev Sr Benny
Baretto Superior Aloysius Convent, Mr Melwyn C. D’Souza vice-president and Mr
Ronald Fernandes Secretary of parish Pastoral council, Mr Demetrius D’Souza and
Mr Joslin D’Souza Centenary Jubilee committee, Mrs Felcy Monteiro and Mrs Babitha
D’Souza of Choir were present. Chief Guests gave their message and wished well
for all the participants and organisers. There was celebration of the Birthday
of Rev Fr Edwin Mascarenhas, Parish Priest wished well on behalf of parish
community. Rev Fr Dr J.B. saldanha spoke and wished well
the participants and appreciated the team spirit which helps for the unity of
the parish. Mrs Felcy Monteiro welcome the gathering and Mrs Babitha D’Souza
thanked all. Ms. Joshma compared the program. Choir members sang solo and baila.
At the end winners were felicitated by the guests on the dais.