Konkanifriends Awards 2008
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Mangalore 14th April 2009: Konkanifriends.com U.K. website celebrated its fourth anniversary at Matha Kripa Hall, Gurupura Kaikamba on April 14, 2009.  During the celebrations 6 Konkani veterans were honoured by conferring the title Konkan STAR-2008 and were felicitated with garland, shawl, flowers, fruits memento and a certificate. The dignitaries who received this honour were Mr. Edwin Marian Netto and Mr.H.J. Goveas for Konkani literature; Mrs.Leena Roche and Dr.Naveen Chandra for social work; Mr.Avithas Adolphus Cutinha (Dolla) for multi talents and Mr.Raymond Quadros for film production.
















 
At this occasion, the 9 distinguished Konkani writers of various columns and literary works on the Konkanifriends.com website in the year 2008 were also honoured with a memento each.  They were Mr.Vincent Alva, Mr.Dolphy Lobo, Mr.John A. Monis, Dr. Ronald Cutinha, Mr.Edwin Marian Netto, Mrs.Irene Pinto, Mr.Stany Lobo, Mr.Maxim Pinto and Mr.Victor Rodrigues.

















 
The president of the function and also the Managing Trustee of Samanvaya Rev. Dr Pius Fidelis Pinto conferred the title of Konkan Star-2008 and facilitated all the achievers. The words of felicitations were recited by Rev. Dr.Ronald Cutinha and Sr.Mabel D’souza of Samanvaya. On behalf of the Konkan Stars Mr Edwin M. Netto expressed his feelings.

 
The chief guests - Mr. Marcel D’Souza the President of Konkani Writers Association and Mr John Monis the editor of ‘Dirvem’ Konkani weekly appreciated the achievements and efforts of Mr Raj Francis Pereira the chief editor of Konkaifriends.com website since its inception. 




During this occasion Mr. Dominic Leo Pereira, Mr. Remigius Lobo and Mrs. Gracy Lobo were honoured and felicitated for their support in developing this website.



 
Mr. Raj Francis Pereira welcomed the gathering; Mr.Aloysius D’souza compeered and thanked all those who co-operated specially Samanvaya Mangalore, S.H.P. consultants U.K. and Mr.Martin Saldanha represented on behalf of the Konkani Catholic Association U.K. The function ended with a dinner in honour of achievers.
 

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"DEAR ALL KONKAN STARS, FOR THE YEAR 2008 FIRST UP ALL CONGRATULATION TO YOU ALL. IT IS MY PREVAILAGE TO SAY A FEW WORDS ABOUT DISTIGUISHED KONKANI WRITERS. MR,EDWIN MARIAN NETTO, MR,H.J GOVEAS,MRS,LEENA ROCHE, DR,NAVEEN CHANDRA, MR,AVITHAS ADOLPHEES CUTINHA(DOLLA)MR,RAYMOND QUADROS,FOR SOCIAL WORK, FILM PRODUCTION,LITERAY WORKS,MULTI TALENTS,WRITERS OF VARIOUS COLUMS.AT THE OCCASION THE 9 DISTIGUIHED KONKANI WRITERS, MR,VINCENT ALVA,MR, DOLPHY LOBO,DR,RONALD CUTINHA, DR, PIUS PINTO MR,MAXIM PINTO, LATE MR, VICTOR RODRIGES .KEEP IT UP FOR THE GOOD WORK YOU ARE DOING FOR THE CHRITION CAMUNITY OF MANGALORE.THE SAMANWAYA TEAM MANGALORE, DAY BY DAY YOUR ORGANISATION GROWING UP, IT IS VERY HAPPY TO SEE, OBJERVED, MONITORED, VERYFIED, CHCKED, AND ALSO DOBLE CHECKED SIR, YOUR ACTIVITIES DAY BY GROWING UP, IT IS GOOD SINGNE, GOOD WORK, PLS ESTABLISHMENT, GOOD NAME, ALL LEADING KONKANI WEEKLY PAPERS, AS WELL AS DAILY NEWS PAPERS LIKE UDAYAVANI, ETC. SO I WISH YOU ALL KONKANI WRITERS, KONKANI FRIENDS CORNER,KONKANI STARS AWARDS 2008.KEEP IT UP SIR FOR THE GOOD WORK, " WISH YOU BEST OF LUCK IN YOUR FUTURE PROJECT.PLAN.SAY A " BIG THANK YOU DEAR ALL MY KONKANI FRIENDS. MANGALORE. WITH KIND & BEST REGARDS MARIAN ROSARIO LOBO, DUBAI 050-8738430(MOB)

 
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