Dubai: A day-long event of fun, games, songs, dance and celebrations marked the first ever get-together of St Anne Church, Kelarai parishioners residing in the UAE. The programme was held at the Quick Bite Restaurant, Dubai on February 5, 2016. It gave a unique opportunity for the parishioners to meet their old friends, neighbours and schoolmates and to relive old memories.
Organizing team member Anup Monteiro welcomed the gathering. It was followed by a prayer lead by Asha Pereira.
Variety of games were conducted throughout the day for children and elders in order to engage the groups with activities and prizes were awarded to the winners. Anil Vas and Vinod Pereira shared their opinion about the event. Glen Carlo entertained by singing some good songs. Anil Spinoza performed foottaping dance number. DJ Sachin entertained the crowd with some of the best songs. Anup and Canute performed rib-tickling comedy skits. A message by the Parish Priest of St Anne Church, Kelarai, Fr Joachim Fernandes was read out. Sumptuous lunch was served. The programme concluded with the baila and traditional singing of Laudate.
Canute Kelarai thanked all those who helped to organise the event. He specially thanked Anup Monteiro and Gladson Menezes for their support to conduct the event. Canute Kelarai compered the programme.