Top Stories

GVOM season 5- Prakash D’Souza, Inez Lobo crowned Voice of Oman


News: Lavina DSa
Pics : Joachim D Souza

Daijiworld Media Network –Muscat

Muscat, Sep 25: The most awaited Konkani singing talent hunt show, Gulf Voice of Mangalore (GVOM), Season 5 – Semi-finals Oman was held on Friday, September 23 at Sts Peter and Paul Church, Ruwi, under the banner of Mangalorean Catholic Center of the Parish (MCCP).

The medley of beautiful music with talented singers and extravagantly decorated venue was the highlights of the show. During the contest Prakash D’Souza and Inez Lobo paved their way to the finals of the Gulf Voice of Mangalore, Season 5 which will be held in Bahrain on November 11.








































The programme commenced with a prayer dance performed by the group tiny tots named Sweet Angels comprising of Rochelle Correa, Leanne Alva, Pearl Lewis, Nicole D’souza, Christine Danthy, Clarita Saldanha ,Mayola Pais and Laura D’Sa which was choreographed by Prameela Pais.

The president of Mangalorean Catholic Center of the parish for the Silver Jubilee year, Dilip Correa welcomed the gathering and introduced the show compere. Donald Correa, an ace compere from Dubai conducted the whole programme with great humour and enthusiasm and kept the crowd engaged with his witty presentations.

Fr Marian Miranda, spiritual director of MCCP led the gathering in a prayer.

The show commenced with a procession led by flag bearer of Oman, the contestants, judges, core committee and executive committee members of MCCP. On behalf of the organizing committee Clarence Pinto expressed his well wishes to the singers of the competition. The organizing committee consisted of MCCP core committee and executive committee.

Melita Alva, General Secretary of MCCP introduced the judges as Fr. Jayaprakash D’Souza , Benedicta D’Souza and Antony Martis. The judges were invited to their seats with Floral bouquets by Jessy Pereira, Lavina D’Sa and Lynel Lobo. Triven Goveas the musician of the show was welcomed by Jason Cardoza. Trescilla Menezes, internal auditor of MCCP read the rules of the competition.

The competition began with the female category which saw the best of the five female contestants in this season compete against each other . Flavia Castelino sang a very soulful song ‘Ani mhaka’, while Flavia Fernandes sweetly sang her number ‘Mojem Kaaliz mogar podlam’ Zeena D’Souza rocked into the hearts of the crowd with her peppy number ‘Raat Aaichi’, Inez Lobo won every heart with her singing on the number ‘Dev Asa’ and Precilla Lobo had everyone sway to her performance on ‘Dees Raat Moga’.

The next half was followed by the Male category where Joel Mendonca put up a very emotional performance with the song ‘Ye patim Mai’, while Cavin D’Souza beautifully presented the number’ Tuje Sobhit don dole’, Noel Machado struck a chord with ‘Pavshilo Mog’ while Joyal Dsouza sang the number ‘Horxem Kennai’ very melodiously. The number ‘Have ek sopnelii ‘ performed by Sandesh Dsouza won the hearts of many and ‘Prakash D’Souza’ with hid song Sodam Raati stole the show.

The whole event music was organized by Triven Goveas , who was all by himself proved to be the star of the event. His flawless music and unique music talent helped the contestants sail easily through the contest.

Ashok Pinto, Honorary treasure of MCCP proposed the vote of Thanks. A felicitation program was conducted by Lavina D’sa, Vice President of MCCP for Spiritual, cultural and community services. The judges were honored with a memento. Stanley Fernandes presented the memento to Fr. Jayaprakash D’souza, Henry Martis to Bendicta Dsouza and Donlad Pinto to Antony Martis. Bendicta D’souza spoke on behalf of all judges.

The eminent compere of the show Donald Correa of ‘Hero Only yours’ fame was felicitated by Clarence Pinto. Donald Correa accompanied with his wife Asha Correa mesmerized the audience with their soulful singing. Asha Correa was presented with a floral bouquet by Naveen Mascharenhas, Spiritual Secretary of MCCP.

Jessy Periera , vice President Sports and Finance presented Triven Goveas, musician of the event with the a memento.

Past Voice of Oman title winners Victoria Suares, Nirmala Goveas, Vivian Fernandes and Sachin Lobo presented the participation awards to all contestants .

Dilip Correa along with Fr Marian Miranda presented the floral bouquets to all sponsors , well wishers and supporters. Al Kaif trading LLC was the event sponsor. Badr Al Samaa courtesy Philomena Mendonca, Suleyum Al Kiyumi Trading LLC-Lovline Rego ,Sea Pearls courtesy Francis Molly Pinto , Enhance courtesy Rudolph Vaz , Vijay D’cunha were the supporting sponsors. Sudhir KP, Loveline Rego, Sharon Alva and Joachim D’souza were presented with a bouquet for their selfless support during all the MCCP programs.

The decor and interiors of the hall won the hearts of many as the entire hall was adorned with the theme colour and given a unique look by Lancy Lobo and his team .
The song sponsors for the contest were Arun D’ Souza & fly., Vincent & Dolly Gomes, Rebecca D’Souza, Jenny Joseph & fly., Al Mudhish - Oman Foodstuff factory, Vincent D’ Souza & fly., Sunil Furtado & Fly., Thomas & Aslita D’Souza., Leslie &Mariette Fernandes, John Gonsalves & fly., Shailesh Sequeira, Canon Dsouza & fly., John & Reena Mathias & fly, Lancy Saldanha& fly, Henry Sequeira & fly, Wilson, Helga, Winola Dsouza, Vincent D' Souza& fly, Avid & Shaila D’Souza, Liana D’ Souza.

After a lot of speculation and hype the winners were announced by Dilip Correa . Inez Lobo and Prakash D’Souza were crowned as Voices of Oman in the GVOM semifinals in Season 5. Stanley Fernandes presented the winners with trophies, Henry Martis handed the gift hampers, Donald Pinto presented the certificates and Clarence Pinto handed over the floral bouquets.

The winners will now be contesting in the finals which will be held on November 11th , 2016 at Bahrain, where they will compete against other finalist from the GCC countries for the coveted title of Gulf Voice of Mangalore 2016.

 

Comment on this article

  • John Gonsalves,

    Tue, Sep 27 2016

    Congratulations Prakash D'Souza and Inez Lobo. Wishing you both all the best in the finals. Kudos to all the Semi-finalists who performed very well. Great work by Dilip and Team. Wonderful compering by Dony Correa and music by Triven. In all, a good show.

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [4]

  • Prem Colaco , Sakleshpur/Muscat

    Mon, Sep 26 2016

    Congratulations to the winners Prakash D'Souza & Inez Lobo to represent Oman for the GVOM finals !

    Also great job by TEAM25 headed by Dilip Correa,Triven Goveas for the flawless music, Lancy & team for the eye catching back, last but not the least Donny Correa for effective presentation !

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [6]

  • Sunita D'Souza, Pangla

    Mon, Sep 26 2016

    Enjoyed the program, congratulations to Inez and Prakash, Dony was very good. His voice, confidence and the fineness in compering was too good. Had a good time.

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [4]

  • CLARENCE IDA ALISTAIR AMANDA PINTO, Muscat

    Mon, Sep 26 2016

    Congratulations Prakash and Inez. This is a great achievement indeed. Wishing you both, success in the finals in Bahrain.

    Dilip and Team was able to organise one more fabulous program in this year. Lancy Lobo's stage decoration was really amazing. Dilip, as I said before, you have many more programs of this nature to be achieved in this year. May God guide you and your team

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [4]

  • Christopher Lobo, Mangalore / Muscat

    Mon, Sep 26 2016

    Thank you so much CLARENCE IDA ALISTAIR AMANDA PINTO God bless

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [2]

  • Prakash D' Cunha , Bajpe/ Ashoknagar

    Mon, Sep 26 2016

    Congratulations Prakash. Best of luck for finals.

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [2]

  • clara helen, Oman, Mangalore

    Mon, Sep 26 2016

    Very well organised program by MCCP Team 25! Congratulations to the winners!

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [2]

  • JOACHIM DSOUZA, MANGALORE -MUSCAT

    Sun, Sep 25 2016

    CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU INEZ & PRAKASH FOR WINNING THE VOICE OF OMAN TITLE. WISH YOU ALL THE VERY BEST FOR FINALS.

    Best wishes
    Megan, Caroline, Sonia & Joachim

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [3]

  • Christopher lobo, Mangalore / Muscat

    Mon, Sep 26 2016

    Thankyou so much JOACHIM DSOUZA

    Reply Report Abuse Agree

  • Ronym, M/lore.Abudhabi

    Sun, Sep 25 2016

    VOICE OF OMAN PRAKASH AND INEZ CONGRATS ALL THE VERY BEST FOR FINALS.

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [3]

  • Christopher lobo, Mangalore / Muscat

    Mon, Sep 26 2016

    Thank you so much Ronym, Regards Chris Lobo and Family

    Reply Report Abuse Agree

  • Christopher Lobo, Mangalore /Muscat

    Sun, Sep 25 2016

    Thank you Daijiworld for the nice write up and beautiful picture's appreciate it.Regards Christopher and our kids Ninoshka Neil and Nikita.All the family members and friends too.

    Reply Report Abuse Agree

  • Romeo Rodrigues, Bendur / Qatar

    Sun, Sep 25 2016

    Congrats Prakash
    Best of luck for finals

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [5]

  • CLIFFORD & NELLY SEQUEIRA, KOTTARA/MANGALORE

    Sun, Sep 25 2016

    Dear Prakash, congratulations for being crowned as voice of oman.We are proud of your great achievement.Our congratulations to Inez lobo too.We wish you both all the best for finals.
    Clifford & Nelly Sequeira
    Kottara/ Mangalore

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [7]

  • Christopher lobo, Mangalore / Muscat

    Mon, Sep 26 2016

    Thank you so much CLIFFORD & NELLY SEQUEIRA regards Chris lobo and family

    Reply Report Abuse Agree

  • Chris, Mangalore / Muscat

    Sun, Sep 25 2016

    My Darling wifey CONGRATS we Nino, Neil and Nikita wish you all the best for the Finals . We know U can. Very proud of you.

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [8]

  • sheela, Mangalore

    Sun, Sep 25 2016

    Hi Prakash, on behalf of Sequeira Fly, we all congratulate you on your achievement and looking forward for another surprise from you. May god bless you.

    Reply Report Abuse Agree [9]

Leave a Comment

Title : GVOM season 5- Prakash D’Souza, Inez Lobo crowned Voice of Oman


 
 
 
 

 
You have 2000 characters left.

Disclaimer:

Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Daijiworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Daijiworld.com be held responsible.


Security Validation

Enter the characters in the image