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Kuwait Selects 12 Singers for 'Gulf Voice of Mangalore' Semi-finals


Kuwait Selects 12  Singers for Gulf Voice of Mangalore Semi-finals
Report & pics by Wilson & Priya Saldanha, Shirthady/Kuwait

Kuwait, June 6:  As a part of GULF VOICE OF MANGALORE reality Konkani Singing Competition ‘Youth Recreation Centre” (Rising Stars), Kuwait conducted auditions to select best 12 singers for semifinals scheduled on 16th October 2008. 

The auditions and preliminary rounds of the contest were held on Friday, 6th June, 2008, at Avanthi Palace Restaurant Hall, Salmiya. 12 (Twelve) best singers were selected on this day by a local preliminary judging panel for the Semi-finals contest.  Basic music with guitar was provided by the organizer for the participants who were not accompanied by their own guitarists.


The program started with welcome and small prayer by the compere of the event Roshan D’Silva.  Kuwait’s well known personalities in music field Francis D’Souza and Joe D’Souza were the juries of the day.  After the introduction of Juries competitions held with solo singing.  The numbers were given by selecting in lots.

During the event the main organizers Lawrence Pinto and Louis Rodrigues were present.  The whole event was captured by both still and video camera by www.daijiworld.com for record purpose.

Following are the 12 contestants selected for semifinals.

1. Roshan Olivera
2. Vinay Lewis
3. Laveena Prafulla D’Souza
4. Joyline Gonsalves
5. Jyothi Genevive Vas
6. Marina Samson Veigas
7. Warren James D’Souza
8. Thelma D’Souza
9. Jovita Fernandes
10. Wanisha Laila D’Souza
11. Anil Roshan Pais
12. Jossy Santosh D’Cunha

The jury of judges (Wilfy Remimbus, Melwin Peris and  Joel Pereira) will select 2 finalists from these 12 semi-finalists on 16th October 2008.  These finalists will be competing for the Grand Finale along with 8 other finalists from Oman, UAE, Bahrain and Qatar which will be held on 17th October 2008.

The main concept of this show is to give a stage to Konkani singers residing in Gulf. There are many singing talents sprinkled all over GCC who do not get a right break to showcase their talent. This competition will open the doors to bring out their hidden talents.

Also see:

  • Dubai: 14 Singers Qualify for 'Gulf Voice of Mangalore' Semi-Finals 

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    • Alwyn, Permannur

      Sat, Oct 4 2008

      Gemma Best Of Luck

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    • Roma, Mumbai - Chakala

      Wed, Oct 1 2008

      Hey Vinu, all the very best...... u r the best

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    • Floyd Sequeira, Pangla / Kuwait

      Wed, Sep 10 2008

      Vinay Lewis my favorite.  We work together and he will do his best to win this one.

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    • edgar, mumbai

      Fri, Jun 13 2008

      well organised,keep it up,u all have made the community proud-regards

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    • dennis veigas, pune

      Tue, Jun 10 2008

      CONGRATS MARINA, Wish u good luck.

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    • Reena Menezes, Mangalore/Bangalore

      Tue, Jun 10 2008

      Congrats Thelma and Wish you all the very Best for Finals!! Keep it up

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    • Steevan, karkala/Kuwait

      Mon, Jun 9 2008

      Congratulations jossy...........You will surely win the finals..........You have a very very sweet voice........all the best for finals......

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    • Siva, Mumbai/Kuwait

      Mon, Jun 9 2008

      Hai Jossy............Good man.........All the best for the finals.........

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    • aadil, mangalore

      Mon, Jun 9 2008

      well done jossy keep it up i want to see u in finals,god bless

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    • Patrick D'Almeida, Trasi, udupi,Kuwait

      Mon, Jun 9 2008

      Congratulations dear Vranda. Wishing you all the best to win the Final. God bless.

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    • sumit, dessai

      Mon, Jun 9 2008

      hi, vinay congratulations on your sucess in the gulf voice of mangalore and u reached in semi's so i wish u all the best. keep it up my friend....

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    • Hakim, Sharq

      Sun, Jun 8 2008

      Congrats Thelma for making place in 12 best..... Hope u win d finals also..... Keep Rocking... Best of Luck....

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    • Leslie, Katapady/Kuwait

      Sun, Jun 8 2008

      Congratulations Jossy & keep it up all the best for the finals...

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    • Arun Jyothi Furtado, Hassan/Ireland

      Sun, Jun 8 2008

      Congratulations Vinay!!!! Good luck for the semifinals.

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    • J D S NAVUNDA, NAVUNDA/ KUNDAPOR

      Sat, Jun 7 2008

      congratulation joyline keepit up.................................

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    • DORIS VEENA LOBO & FLY., SHIRVA/KUWAIT

      Sat, Jun 7 2008

      Hi Thels, Hearty Congratulations. Our prayers are with you. Go ahead and you'll be the WINNER. May God bless you........,

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    • Noel Pinto, Barkur/Singapore

      Sat, Jun 7 2008

      Congratulation Vinay....Iam very happy to see ur name among the semifinalist & u deserve 4 that, & i want u to reapeat History (SUPER SINGER OF YEAR 2002). All the best Vinnu

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    • Antony Quadras, Mangalore / Kuwait

      Sat, Jun 7 2008

      Congratulations Thelma I am very happy for you, I was so excited!!!. To read the results and see your name. I saw you perform at many functions. Last week end I just bought your devotional CD and I loved it. I am graduating from engineering college this year and your songs remind me that I need to seek God’s will for my life as I make decisions about where to go further. Thank you so much for your voice and for your time spent for music. Wishing you best of Luck and hoping to see your name in glitters.

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    • hashim ramlan/praveen, bantwal

      Sat, Jun 7 2008

      CONGRATS..... dear vinay all best for u r grand finale....

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    • Allwyn Noronha, Mira Road / Kuwait

      Sat, Jun 7 2008

      Congratulations!. I honestly believe the Judges voted and made the right decision and chose you to be one of the 12 contestants ed for semifinals for 'Gulf Voice of Mangalore' Semi-finals. Your versatility amazes me, even though you were not well and had sore throat you were excellent and sang professionally May God bless you and watch over you as you go through your next journey.

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    • Nishan, Santhekatte/Kuwait

      Sat, Jun 7 2008

      Congratulations VINAY,JOYLINE n JOVITA!!!!! n best of luck for the Semi-finals!!!!!

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    • purander k., mangalore

      Sat, Jun 7 2008

      it is my pleasure to see the news that one my favorite singer reached semifinals of Gulf voice of Mangalore. vinay lewis is my favorite. he is the one of finest singer,with pleasent voice,who spend more time for with music. it is God's grace that he got good result for his hard work and dedication.best of luck VINAY. thanx to Daijiworld.

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