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Goan Association UK - Sapphire Anniversary Celebrations
This year the Goan Association (UK) celebrates its Sapphire Anniversary! 45 years of Service to the Goan Community. These celebrations will span across 4 days commencing from Friday 22 July 2011.

Friday 22 July 2011 - "Working Together"
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SESSION 1
1100hrs Registration
Tea / Coffee
1200hrs Call to order
1215hrs - 1300hrs Inauguration of the GLOBAL GOANS CONVENTION

Invocation song and Lighting the Lamp in the following order:
  » Hon. Commissioner for N.R.I. Affairs (Mr. Eduardo Faleiro)
  » Minister from the Indian High Commission
  » Hon. Member of Parliament (Ms. Valerie Vaz)
  » Member of Watford Borough Council (Cllr. Rabi Martins)
  » President of an Indian Organisation 

Welcome address from the President of the Goan Association (U.K.) and speeches from:
  » Hon. Commissioner for N.R.I. Affairs (Shri. Eduardo Faleiro)
  » Minister  from the Indian High Commission
  » Hon. Member of Parliament (Ms. Valerie Vaz)
1300hrs -1430hrs LUNCH BREAK
Buffet Lunch with an opportunity to interact & network
SESSION 2 - THEME: GOLDEN JUBILEE OF GOA'S FREEDOM MOVEMENT
1430hrs - 1600hrs Presentations by:
   » Dr. Damodar R SarDesai - Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
   » Dr. Teotónio R. de Souza - Professor of History, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisboa, Portgual

Session chaired by Mr Eduardo Faleiro
1600hrs - 1615hrs A Talk by Dr Stella Mascarenhas-Keyes, Senior Research Officer:
The Development and Maintenance of the Global Goan Community
1615hrs   » Concluding Address & Vote of Thanks by Cipriano Fernandes
1615hrs - 1630hrs Tea / Coffee
1630hrs - 1800hrs PERFORMANCE BY GOA CULTURAL GROUP



 
Venue:
Indian Gymkhana Club
Thornbury Avenue
Isleworth
TW7 4NQ

Price:
»  Members: £10.00
»  Non-Members: £12.50
For the full day - Sessions 1 & 2
»  Click here to download the application form.
 
 
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Tilda Pure Basmati Rice - Official Sponsors of the Global Goans Convention and Festival 2011 Sony Entertainment Television Asia, Official Television Media Partners Asian Voice - Official Print Media Partners

Official Sponsors of the
Global Goans Convention and Festival 2011

Sony Entertainment Television Asia,
Official Television Media Partners
Official Print Media Partners