Qatar: Monthi Fest, the birthday of our Blessed Virgin Mary is one feast that e which is celebrated with blessing of the new corn and family meal is one of the hallmarks of Mangalorean Catholic community. Monthi Fest is the celebration of family bonds and a feast which makes us aware that we are very much part of the nature around us and it brings us closer to Mother Nature.
Mangalore Cricket Club (MCC), the premier forum that unites Mangaloreans living in Qatar has been in the forefront of preserving and nourishing culture since its inception in 1992. It is with this motto and with the intention of enhancing fraternal bonds among the Mangaloreans, MCC has been celebrating feast of Nativity every year with the sharing of new corns, the first fruits of the nature through annual Novem Jevann.
MCC will be celebrating Monthi fest on Friday September 14, 2018 at 5.30 pm sharp at the Multi-purpose Recreation Hall, West End Park Stadium, near Grand Mall, Asian Town. The highlight of the evening will be the sharing of the blessed corn Novem and partaking in the home-cooked meal, as a family.
Mr. Roshan D’Souza, the Founder of " Humanity" Trust (R) Belman will grace this event as Chief Guest. He is also a well-known singer, musician, Konkani music composer and Master of ceremony in and around Mangalore and Udupi district.
In addition, MCC will also be felicitating outstanding Mangalorean students who have excelled in Academic studies, Sports and Co-Curricular activities in the year 2017-18 .
MCC has always given a platform for budding artists to showcase their various talents and rising to the occasion, our own talented members will present variety of cultural programs with songs, dances, skit, jokes, spot games and entertain you throughout the evening.
MCC extends the invitation to all Mangaloreans in Qatar to join the Monthi Fest celebration as one family. For your easy reference, here is the location map to the venue https://goo.gl/maps/qbMJAwb6JhF2