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Kuwait: Vinay Lewis, Joylene Gonsalves Qualify for Gulf Voice Finals


Kuwait: Vinay Lewis, Joylene Gonsalves Qualify for Gulf Voice Finals

Wilson and Priya Saldanha, Shirthady - Daijiworld Media Network Kuwait
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Kuwait, Oct 15: In a neck-to-neck  contest, Kuwait chapter of Gulf Voice of Mangalore semi-finals held in the Carmel School on Wednesday, Oct 15, Vinay Lewis (119 points)  and Joylene Gonslaves (117 points) both native of Kallianpur jumps into the finals by beating 10 other contestants in the competition.

Total 12 contestants were in the race for finals. Youth recreation centre  organizing the entire Gulf Voice of Mangalore event. Louis Rodrigues and Lawrence  Pinto are the men behind this first ever Konkani reality show.














It was a tough contest as all twelve contestants rendered melodious Konkani songs. The final will be held on Oct 17, 2008 at the American International School from 4.30pm onwards.

The event started at sharp 6.30pm with introduction by Roshan D'Silva followed by welcome and vote of thanks by Organiser Louis Rodrigues.  For the competition part master compere Leslie Rego took over the dais. With the introduction, Judges Wilfy Rebimbus, Melwyn Peris and Joel Pereira were escorted to the stage by Lawrence Pinto, Louis Rodrigues and Wilson Saldanha to handover the judgment

Wilfy Rebimbus, Melwyn Peris and Joel  Periera were the judges.

After the competition, mementoes were presented to all the semi finalists by Fr. Melwyn D'Cunha,  Walter Nandalike of daijiworld.com,  Ronald F D'Souza  of Konkan Karaval Association Bahrain , Helen Pinto, and Anita Fernandes.

Fr  Melwyn D’Cunha, while addressing the gathering  congratulated the organizers for taking bold step in organizing such a massive event. He appreciated  each and every contestants  for their  singing talent.

















In the second session , audience were entertained with Konkani songs by Andrea D'Souza,  Ansel Golsalves, , Sonal D'Souza, Lolita Fronteiro, , Ria Pereira and Ethan Fernandes.  Dances were performed by Vanessa Pinto and Susan Saldanaha.

Jubilant  winners both Vinay Lewis and Joylene were greeted by the audience and joined in the winning celebrations.
Roshan D'Silva compered  the stage and entertainment program.

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    • ROSHINI OJHA [PASSANHA], KALLIANPUR

      Fri, Sep 11 2009

      HEARTY CONGRAJULATIONS TO VINAY &JOYLENE IAM HAPPY TO KNOW THAT YOU ARE STILL KEEPING THAT SPIRIT OF YOUR CHILDHOOD SINGING ALIVE IN YOU . IT MADE ME REMEMBER THE DAYS OF MY SCHOOL WHEN WE IS TO COMPETE WITH EACH OTHER FOR SINGING COMPETIONS IN MILARGREAS , PANGLA AND MANGALORE. MY BEST WISHES ALWAYS WITH YOU.

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    • Mary Gonsalves, Noel, Edward, Ruby, Angelita & Alister Lewis, Mangalore

      Wed, Oct 29 2008

      Congratulations Joyline Aunty... Happy To Hear This... God Bless

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    • Asif, India

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations to all.

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    • Vinaya and Ronald Roche, Kadri,Mangalore/Bangalore

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations Joylene.We are proud of you.Wish you success in future too. Rona & Vinu

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    • Rohitha Saldanha (Passanha), Kallianpur/Mumbai

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations Vinay and Joylene. Keep the spirit on and Wish you all the best.

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    • Rohitha Saldanha (Passanha), Kallianpur/Mumbai

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations Vinay and Joylene. Keep the spirit on and Wish you all the best.

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    • ubaidulla, kuwait

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congrats Vinay, Great Job. All the best for the Finals.

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    • James Quadros, Udyavara/Dubai

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations Vinay & All the best for Finals

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    • Gladys Gonsalves, Kundapura/Bombay

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      CONGRATULATION, JOYLIN GONSALVES WISH YOU ALL THE BEST. From Gonsalves family

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    • Vinod Passanha, Kallianpur

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Vinay n Joyline wish u all the best in the finals

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    • Mervin Lewis, Kallianpur/Muscat

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Congratulations Joylene, All the Best for finals

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    • Veena, Mervin & Merric Lewis, Kallianpur/Muscat

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Congratulations dear Vinay, we are glad to see our star of Kallianpur now shined high in the Gulf. We wish you all the Best to the final round for a crown of 'Gulf Voice of Mangalore'

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    • Santhosh Vivtor Fernandes, Kundapur/Israel.,

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Congratulations Vinay & Joylene. All the best in final.

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    • Gail Fernandes Nee Dias, Kundapur/USA

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Hey Vinay & Joylene. Congratulations and Best wishes!

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    • PUTTI....VOLITA, uppoor

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Hi Brother...we are really proud of you.  Wish you all the best for finals. May God bless you.... best wishes frm, MOM,DAD,VINOD,SHINE,ISHU,VIOLA,VIKI,PUTTA N PUTTI...

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    • praveen dsouza, Miyar (Sakinaka)/Sharjah

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Hi Vinay, congrats.... wish you all the best for finals.

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    • Veena, Mervin & Merric Lewis, Kallianpur/Muscat

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Congratulations Dear Vinay, Your Voice of Kallianpur is shined now high in the Gulf, We wish all the best for a final crown of 'Gulf Voice of Mangalore'

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    • Ivor Roshan, Kallianpur

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Fantastic keep it up!

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    • joseph fernandes, mangalore/qatar

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Congratulations to Vinay Lewis and Joylene Gonsalves. Wish you both best of luck for the finals.

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    • Denzil Mendoza (Dennu), Kallianpur/Bahrain

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Joylene Congrats to you also. You & Vinay have really made Kallianpur proud. Its great of you both. Keep it up.

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    • Pradeep Lewis, Kallianpur/Kuwait

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Hi Vinay, Congrats! and wish you all the best for the finals...

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    • Noel Pinto, Barkur/Singapore

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations Vinnu....And all the very best for the grand finale We'll like to see you tomorrow in daiji with GULF VOICE OF MANGALORE crown -JnaniNLavina & Noel

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    • Stany,Nelly & Steffi, Katapadi / Kuwait

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      "CONGRATULATIONS" Vinay. You really made us proud.Wish you all the best for the finals.

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    • Vidya Linet Carnelio, Moodubelle/Udupi

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations Vinay!!Wish you all the best for the finals .....

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    • Jossy Dcunha, Madanthyar / Kuwait

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Dear Vinay & Joyline, all the best for the final. C U on 17th with the Jackpot. God Bless You and Good Luck. Jossy Dcunha - Kuwait/Madanthyar.

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    • DEEPAK & ALVINA LEWIS, KALLIANPUR

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Hi Vinay & Joylene, Many Many Congrats. All the best for finals.

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    • MARIAN L. DSOUZA, PERNAL/KUWAIT

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      CONGRATULATIONS JOYLENE AND VINAY AND ALL THE BEST FOR THE FINAL TOMORROW.DO YOUR BEST.

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    • Godwin D'souza, Lower Kasarkod / Kuwait

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congrates My Brother best of Luck in your final Round God Bless You All.

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    • Alex, Ophelia, Asher Lewis, Kallainpura/Dubai

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Hi Vinay, Joylene Gonsalves Congrats!!! and wish you all the best for the finals...

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    • NishAnitha n Shanaya, Kuwait

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations Vinay and Joylene. Wish you all the best for the finals.

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    • Shailesh, Bangalore/Kuwait

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Mr. Asif for you kind information this programe is organised only for Mangalore Christians. So no hard feelings.

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    • Stany, Anthony, Alex Sakinaka, Karkal

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations Vinay All the best you are in Finals

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    • Carol, Kuwait

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations!!!!! Vinay and Joylene on your success to semi-finals of Gulf Voice of Mangalore. Wish you all the best for the finals tomorrow. Keep it up……. Good luck. Carol Martis

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    • RAHUL & SHAINAL D'SOUZA, BARKUR / KAZKHSTAN

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations vinay ... you deserve the victory crown ... good luck for final round

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    • Asif, India

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Hi Daijiworld, Is this Gulf voice of Mangalore Christians since all the contestants are Christians, can somebody clarify. Asif

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    • Doyle, Kallianpur

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations Vinay & Joylene, Wish you all the best for finals

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    • Savitha, Santhekatte/Dubai

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations Vinay and Joylene.. All the best for finals. Ashley & Savitha

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    • Clive Furtado, Udupi, Kallianpur

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congrats Vinay, Great Job. All the best for the Finals. We all will be there to cheer you..

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    • Ivan, Janet & Keona Almeida , Kundapur / Kuwait

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Hi Vinay, Congrats!!! and wish you all the best for the finals...

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    • Lavina Noronha, Mulky / Mumbai

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations Vinu and Joylene . I don't have any words to express my joy. Vinu you made us feel proud. Wish you all the very best for finals. I am sure you will be the award winner. Cheers!!!

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    • samson vaz, Kallianpur

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Vinay & Joyelene congrats.... All the best for the finals. Samson & Anita

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    • Lenin Dsilva, Uppoor

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Hi Vinay, Congrats!!! and wish you all the best for the finals...

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    • Allwyn Noronha, Mira Road / Kuwait

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations Vinay and Joylene. Wish you all the best for the finals Allwyn

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    • Claude & Jennifer Frank, Mangalore/Muscat

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations Joylene on your success. We are proud of you. Wish you all the best in the finals.

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    • Jason Correa, Kallianpur/Dubai

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Dear Vinay and Joylene, you have made all Milagreans Proud and we are sure that you will be the ones wjo will win the finals. Our best wishes are always with you. All the best for the Finals Jason Correa for www.milagreans.com

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    • Austine Salins, Brahmavar/Kuwait

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations Vinay and Joylene.Wish you all the best in the finals.Congratulations to all participants.Infact tough competetion.All of you have golden voices.Don't give up hopes.Keep singing.Sincere thanks to organizers.Excellent job.Long live Konkani.

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    • Mom, Difna & Dafney, Mumbai

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Hi Vinay, Many Many Congarts. All the best for finals.

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    • Donald Pinto, Abu Dhabi/ Chichmagalur

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Your voices are echoeing all over the gulf. Keep the spirit on. All the best for the finals.

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    • Jyothi Furtado, Barkur/USA

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Well done Vinay! we are very proud of you.Good luck for finals.Jyothi&Antony.

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    • Shantha Fernandes, Udyavara, Udupi

      Thu, Oct 16 2008

      Congratulations Vinay and Joylene on your success to the finals. Wish you all the best for the finals. May tne best voice win-Shantha teacher of udyavara

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