The Saudi Konkan Youngsters (SKY) Dammam conducted its 18th Annual day and Nathalncho Dabazzo, which turned out to be a grand success. The event was hosted on Friday, 29th December 2017 at Farm Hall in Dammam.
Mrs. Linda Crasta, who was the Master of Ceremonies for the programme, gave a gracious start by welcoming the members and guests. The event was inaugurated by President Ronald Fernandes, Shirthady by lighting the ceremonial lamp along with Executive Committee members.
The programme began with a prayer conducted by Mrs. Stema Tauro, followed by Classical prayer dance performed by Sharon and Shalom Fernandes. A tableau on Nathalancho Sandesh was presented by JCCF group members and co-ordinated by Richard Cardin & Praveena Dsilva. Melodious carols were sung by the children and adults led by Ronald Anitha Sequeira which gave an extra flavor to the event. Excitement was high when Santa Claus came to the stage and distributed chocolates to the children.
President Ronald Fernandes addressed the gathering and expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the members for rendering their dedicated service to SKY and sponsors for their generous support to the association. He thanked the committee members for their selfless service and commitment to SKY in fulfilling its main objectives, serving for noble cause and giving opportunities to SKY members to up bring their talents. Treasurer Anil Tauro presented the financial report for the year and details of contribution by SKY to the deprived families and children’s education back home.
On this grand occasion, the sponsors of the event were honored with flowers. Teachers of the community were honored with shawl and flowers for their dedicated services. Children who achieved academic excellence in their studies in Grade 10th and 12th were honored along with their parents, presenting gifts to the students. SKY main sponsor Mr. Patrick D’Almeida and visiting parents were honored with shawl and flowers.
Members and guests enjoyed the exciting and rocking cultural programmes performed by SKY members (kids, teens and adults). Tableau, Classical dance, cinematic dance, singing and rib tickling skits were attractions of the evening. Added attraction of the evening was raffle draw, the mega bumper prize a brand new fabulous Honda Activa 2018 model won by Mr. Lancy Divya D’souza, Jubail. Members and children were happy to take home many attractive door prizes and spot prizes. The highlight of the event was a kuswar auction game, all members and guests actively participated and it was finally won by Mr. Vijay Volga Dsa.
Ronald Fernandes conducted the award ceremony & honouring. SKY Public Relation officer Steevan Rodrigues proposed the vote of thanks. A wide spread buffet dinner was served to all the invitees. The entire programme was a grand success with the dedicated services of the Committee Members with the sole aim of selfless contribution to the community. The enthusiastic audience enjoyed every moment. People congratulated the office bearers for organizing yet another spectacular memorable event.