GSB Sabha Kuwait Celebrates 16th Annual ‘Konkani Sourabha’ with Chief Guest Uday Jadugar
Kuwait: GSB Sabha Kuwait takes pride to celebrate its 16th Annual function “KONKANI SOURABHA” along with Chief Guest Shri. Uday Jadugar”. The function was held recently at Indian Community School Auditorium, Salmiya, Kuwait with a lot of exuberance and ardors.
It was truly a day of accomplishments and celebration. The auditorium was filled with GSB member families and invited guest Artiste Sparsha Shenoy from Mysore. The programme started invoking the blessings of the Almighty God which was compered by Vibha Vishwanath Prabhu and Disha Girish Shenoy and the invocation dance was performed by Guest Artiste Vidushi Sparsha Shenoy.
Uday Jadugar was the honoured Chief Guest for the event. The ceremonial lighting of the lamp was performed by the Chief Guest along with the President of the GSB Sabha, Palimar Vishwanath Prabhu along with the committee members, Vice President – Girish Shenoy, Gen. Secretary – Spoorthy Deepak Kamath, Treasurer – Vinayak Prabhu & PRO – Ganesh Padiyar. In his welcome address, the President thanked and briefed his tenure as president for the year 2018 and 2019.
The Chief Guest Uday Jadugar was given a warm welcome. In his address, he conveyed gratitude for inviting him for the first time in his life as Chief guest for any GSB community functions. The stage was very much set for the magic world of Uday Jadugar and scintillating Natya performance by the invited guest artiste and Vidushi Spasha Shenoy. Both the Chief Guest and Guest Artistes were felicitated by GSB Advisory Committee members B Prakash Pai, Rajaram Pai Kateel, Gokuldas Bhat, Dr Surendra Nayak & Anil Prabhu.
Acknowledging the meritorious students who excelled in 10th and 12th Grade, mementos were distributed respectively by Chief Guest. During the stage programme GSB kids performed scintillating dance step for the famous medley tune of Hindi and Kannada songs, skit “Punya Koti”, Yakshagana and medley dance by GSB Ladies members.
“MILITARY MAMU” which was written by Arun Prakash Nayak, Mangalore and directed by local talent Manjeshwar Mohandas Kamath and co-directed by Naveen Prabhu. The Konkani drama was much appreciated by all the audience. With its first stage play out of Mangalore, the Konkani drama was very well played by local GSB members. The Drama was very much helped by technical expert Jagadeeshwar Shanbhag.
The programme came to a close with a sumptuous dinner served by SANGEETA Restaurant and Vote of Thanks by Spoorthy Deepak Kamath.
by: Suresh S. Rao Neramballi