MUSCAT : In aid of the Ahmedabad Diocese Development Fund, Muscat Muscat Mar Gregorios Maha Edavaka successfully hosted its second food festival and family meet on October 12, Friday evening.
The largely attended family gathering had live variety entertainment and special games and events for children.
For the gastronomics, it was a sheer delight. There were 12 food stalls which served anything from chicken biriyani, kappa biriyani, Chinese threaded chicken, kappa and fish curry, Thattukada (5 star!), barbecue and fresh juices.
Earlier, the festival began with lighting of the traditional lamp by Fr Joji George Koickalethu, President/Vicar, Fr Binu John Thomas, Associate Vicar, Fr Varghese George and members of the executive committee — E I Rajan (Trustee), Dr Prakash Ninan (Co-Trustee) and John Thomas (Santhosh), Secretary.
Stalls were maintained by various spiritual organisations like OC Youth Movement, Martha Mariya Sangham and others. The OCYM orchestra also entertained the crowd.
Babu Varghese, General Convenor, has in a note thanked all for the support and hard work towards the successful conduct of the carnival and appreciated the cooperation of all. Other members of the festival committee included Anu Varghese, Babu Thundathil and Biju Varghese.
Sabu Pariprayil who manned the OCYM Thattukada stole the show at the food festival.