Mangaluru: World Music Day was celebrated in Lourdes Central School on 22nd June. Mohammed Iqbal a singer of International fame was the Chief Guest at the function. Evana DSouza of class VIII welcomed the gathering. Fr Robert DSouza, Principal, Vice Principals Belita Mascarenhas, Anitha Thomas and Fr Arul Joseph attended the Celebration
The programme started with a prayer song. Ania Mascarenhas, Nathan Rodrigues, Nishal DSouza and Viona Pinto of class VIII read out the intentions for the day. Thea Lobo of Class VIII explained the thought for the day and Dia Rodrigues of Class IX briefed on the significance of the day.
Mohammed Iqbal was honoured on the occasion with a shawl, memento and bouquet of flowers. In his message to the students, he explained the importance of music which students have to learn and achieve success. He also said about the uses of Music and how we can be happy with Music. He sang a popular Hindi song Papa Khaete hai ki and mesmerized the students.
Megan Macwan, Manuela Chacko, Vamshitha Shetty of class X, Dia Rodrigues of class IX sang a melodious song and Ashton Fernandes, Tanvi Bhat, Joshua of Class XII, Jaydon Baptist of class VIII presented instrumental music which was highly appreciated by the audience.
The Principal Rev Fr Robert DSouza in his speech thanked the chief guest who is also a parent of Lourdites for his presence and asked the students to be happy on World Music Day. On the occasion of world music day school music books were launched written by our Music Teacher Roshan Cordiero. Birthday children were greeted. The programme concluded with a vote of thanks and the School Anthem. The programme was compered by Evana DSouza of class VIII under the guidance of Music teachers Ivan Mascarenhas and Roshan Cordiero.