To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Montessori Primary School, Goa Velha organised Cultural Fiesta in collaboration with the Department of Art and Culture.
The chief guest for the function was Minister for Health, Vishwajit Rane who released a souvenir to mark the occasion. Also present was MLA of Canacona Constituency, Isidore Fernandes.
In her speech, headmistress Marianinha D’souza said that though there were lots of challenges during this journey, yet she could sail through safely only through divine intervention. “The three main key roles played for the development of the child are father, mother and the teachers. They should be role models not only in education but also on moral human values,” she added.
On the occasion, the flashback of the journey since 1978 till date was projected on the LED wall. The unveiling of the 40 years logo was also held.
Later, a thanksgiving hymn by the headmistress, staff, parents, and students was sung. A live dove was also released for peace.
The aim of this fiesta was to create love, peace and harmony. The artistes kept the crowd spell bound with their powerful melodious voices and stunning dances with breathtaking stunts.