Mumbai - Jerimeri based Maharashtra Konkan Association organised a Konkani Kavi Ssmmelan and Honouring programme on 11th May 2014 at Jerimeri parish hall.
The occasion was graced by Mr. Lawrence Coelho and Mrs. Susan Coelho as Chief Guest, Mr. John George Lobo was the Guest of Honour.
Rev. Fr. Nelson Saldanha, Parish Priest of St. Jude Church, Jerimeri is honoured traditionally on the occasion with shawl, citation, fruits and memento.
Earlier there was a Konkani Kavi Sammelan in which Konkani poets recited their own creations, they are: Harry Boy, Prasanna Niddodi, Philip D'Souza, John Mascarenhas, Gerald D'Souza, Cyril Castelino, Mrs. Irene Tacode and Mrs. Rita Albuquerque.
Leo Fernandes welcomed the guests and participants. Mrs. Benedicta Rebello, Lawrence D'Souza - Kamani, Walter D'Souza, Vincent Castelino were present.
Many Konkani lovers attended the programme. Cyril Castelino conducted the proceedings.