FKCA – Silver Jubilee year

A Curtain Raiser program on the occasion of Silver Jubilee year of FKCA was organized on Sunday, 11th Dec 2022, at Konkan Samudai Bhavan, Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore. The Presidents, Secretaries and council members of the member associations participated in the program.

The program began with prayer and blessings by Rev. Fr. Francis Assisi Almeida who is the Spiritual Director of FKCA. The Chairman Mr. Silvian Noronha welcomed the Chief Guest, the Guest of Honour and the gathering.

To mark this special event on the 25th year of FKCA, 25 lighted lamps were brought in on to the dias in a procession by the Chief Guest, the Guest of Honour, the Chairman, the council members of FKCA and the Presidents of member associations.

Mr. Anil Rego, the Director of Brilliant Printers Pvt Ltd and Mr. Adrian D’Souza, the Director of Deccan Group of Companies, presented Silver Jubilee year objectives and the road map with action plan. The Chief Guest, Mr. Clifford Pereira (Board Member, Associated Broadcasting Company Pvt. Ltd.) in his speech, gave valuable suggestions to achieve the objectives of Silver Jubilee year. The Guest of honour Mr. Richard Vincent D’Souza (IAS) in his speech emphasized on the importance of team work and commitment. The KONCAB cultural team gave a beautiful dance performance by Ms. Rita Lobo and team. The theme based skit performance from Mr. Steven D’Silva and team entertained the gathering. The General secretary Mr. Antony Gonsalves delivered the vote of thanks. The program ended with a delicious dinner by Crystal Caterers.

Mr. Kiran D’Souza was the moderator of the program. Past Chairman Mr. Edward D’Souza, the current Vice Chairman Mr. Robert Cutinha and current Cultural Secretary Mrs. Anitha Gomes co-ordinated the programme.

Robert Cutinha
Vice Chairman - FKCA