Memories don't sink
On the first anniversary of the sinking of Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia, Kevin Rebello brother of Russel Rebello who has been missing since the shipwreck visited Giglio Island in Italy to mark the day. Kevin Rebello, who lives in Milan, shared with MiD DAY the highlights of his day in Giglio by sending us some photos, reminiscent of the calamity that hit the ill-starred ship on January 13, 2012, and took away his brother
Kevin sent us this schedule of events in Giglio on January 13:
“At 8 am the rock that the ship hit will be immersed into the sea. If the weather is favourable, I will participate in the event.
At 11 am, a mass will be held in remembrance of all the people who lost their lives.
At 3 pm, a memorial stone will be unveiled.
At 6 pm, a concert in memory of the event
At 9:45 pm, the time of impact, a one-minute silence will be offered, and ships will sound sirens, to mark respect.”
Meanwhile, Russel’s parents stayed back home in Naigaon, Mumbai to honour his memory with their close ones.