Grand Celebration Marks the 80th Anniversary of Konkani Natak Sabha in Mangalore
Mangaluru: The Konkani Natak Sabha (R) Mangalore celebrated its 80th anniversary on September 24, 2023, at Don Bosco Hall. The event was presided over by the President of Konkani Natak Sabha, Mr. Rocky D’Cunha. The chief guest for the occasion was the retired Bishop of Mangalore Diocese, Rev.Dr. Aloysius Paul D’Souza.
The event also had distinguished guests, including the Vice President of Konkani Nataka Sabha, Mr. Liston D’Souza, and the Rector of Kripalaya in Mysore, Rev. Dr. Paul Melvin D’Souza. Other notable attendees included entrepreneur Mr. Cleve Leo Rodrigues, veteran media personality Mr. Walter Nandalike, and entrepreneur Mr. Santosh Sequiera.
The Vice-President of Konkani Nataka Sabha, Mr. Liston D’Souza, welcomed the gathering, and Mr. Floyd D’Mello, the Secretary of the Sabha, presented the financial report. Mr. Gerald Concessao, the treasurer, proposed the vote of thanks. The Joint Secretary, Mr. Cletus Lobo, was present on stage.
The Konkani Natak Sabha honored the artists of the year 2023, which included renowned actor Mr. Ronald Sequeira, famous theatre artist Mr. Francis Fernandes, and musician and actor Mr. Prem Kumar Nandigudda.
The Sabha also felicitated eight individuals for their long and dedicated service to the organization.
The play “Carmel Second Street” was held at the end of the event, providing a delightful conclusion to the celebration.