It was a memorable evening for fans of Konkani music on Sunday, January 22 as Konkani’s Yodelling King Melwyn Peris presented his 110th musical nite at Capitanio school campus. The musical extravaganza was organised by SSVP Angelore unit to fund their housing project.
Msgr Maxim Noronha, Vicar General of Mangalore Diocese; Mr. Walter Nandalike, Founder, Daijiworld Media Group; Mr. Michel D’Souza, Philanthropist and NRI entrepreneur graced the event as chief guests. Fr William Menezes, Parish Priest, Angelore presided over the stage programme. Ivan D’Silva, President, SSVP, Angelore was present on the dais.
The chief guests highlighted the service of the SSVP Angelore unit and appealed to the audience to join with them for the noble cause. They also appreciated the leadership and service-mindedness of Angelore parishioners who have led and supported the SSVP local unit for over 50 years.
Along with Melwyn Peris, Anitha D’Souza, Robin Sequeira, Zeena Pereira, Edith D’Souza, Joyal Machado, Eva, Vibha, Liana, Verina, Herschel, Nihal, Bindu Cutinha, Shainy, Olinka, Adline and Precilla rendered their beautiful voices in the show. Senior comedians Dolla, Judy D’Souza, Victor Rasquinha and stage artists from Angelore provided a generous dose of humour with comedy skits. Teams Naach Sobhann, AYM Angelore added more spark with their amazing dance moves to some of the songs. ‘Sangeeth Guru’ Joel Pereira with the support from Roshan D’Souza Angelore formed the orchestra.
Well-known TV anchor Mr. Leslie Rego compèred the event with his unique style which got huge acceptance from the audiences. Mr. Robin Vas, Angelore was the off-stage compère.