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Vinay Lewis Kuwait is Gulf Voice of Mangalore


Vinay Lewis Kuwait is Gulf Voice of Mangalore
Dony Correa - UAE, Runner-up, Edward Roshan - Doha, Second Runner-up

Live Updates: Mahesh Prabhu - Kuwait
Report: Noel Cutinho - Kuwait
Pictures: Paul Aranha - Shirva / Kuwait

Kuwait, Oct 17: Konkani's biggest ever reality show in the history of Mangalore, “GULF VOICE OF MANGALORE” the brainchild of Lawrence Pinto and Louis Rodrigues of Kuwait concluded with the announcement of Winners of grand finale which was held on  October 17, 2008 at American International School Auditorium, Kuwait.

The Winner of this Mega Event and the most favourite amongst all the contestants who left the audience screaming once more - once more was Vinay Lewis – Kuwait -223 points, first runner up Donald Correa-Dubai 222 points and second runner up Edward Roshan D’Souza - Doha 215 points. The winners were presented mementos with cash prizes of One Lakh, fifty thousand and twenty five thousand rupees respectively.

The mega event was started by compere Roshan D’silva welcoming the audience and theme of Gulf Voice of Mangalore to promote the Konkani talents. This event also witnessed celebrating 30th Anniversary of Youth Creation Centre, Rising Stars. The organizer Lawrence Pinto, welcomed all the guests and contestants from all over the gulf.  And also thanked the main sponsors John Paul Fernandes, MD, Power Control and Electronics, Lawrence D’souza, Caesars Group, PROPERTY Real Estate and Developers, Daijiworld for the live media coverage and all the sponsors without their help this event was not possible.








Ace orator and compere Leslie Rego has taken charge of the whole programme amidst huge round of appaulause from the audience, fantastic atmosphere in the auditorium. It is a big occasion, undoubtedly, one of the best event Konkani music has ever witnessed.

Over six months preparations through out the Gulf countries like Kuwait, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Muscat-Oman selected 10 finalists (2 each from the country). Vinay Lewis & Joylene Gonsalves –Kuwait, Lavina Dantis & Cynthia D’Souza – Bahrain, Victoria Soares & Dolphy Vaz – Muscat, Edward Roshan D’Souza  & Sunitha M. Tellis – Qatar, Asha Fernandes & Donald Correa -  UAE.

All the contestants enthralled the audience with their voice and well sung their favorite songs truly left the audience spellbound.

After the rigorous evaluation by the ace singers and Konkani stalwarts Wilfy Rebimbus, Melwyn Peris and musician Joel Pereira selected 5 grand finalists were announced  Vinay Lewis – Kuwait,  Victoria Soares – Muscat,  Edward Roshan D’Souza – Qatar,  Joylene Gonsalves – Kuwait, Donald Correa-UAE.
One after the other .all the grand finalists have left the audience spellbound with their performances of "Pranam Tuka Karthan".













The music was composed and mesmerized the audience in all the semifinals and grand finale  eventand specially flown from Mangalore Joswyn Pinto, Melwyn Fernandes, Chrisotpher Mascarenhas, Theo Alvares, Richard Monteiro.  

The judges panel of Wilfy Rebimbus, Joel Pereira and Melwin Peris truly have a mammoth task at hand to shortlist the top 5 on the center stage towards the most deserving crown of the Gulf Voice of Mangalore.
 After the break entertainment programme was presented by Konkan Kogul Wilfy Rebimbus along with Konkan Kogul Meena Rebimbus and Yoodlee king  Melwyn Peris entertained  over 1400 jam packed auditorium with their hit numbers. In between dances were performed by Kuwait’s most famous dance troupe Ballerines. And ofcourse rib tickling comedies by Jerry Rasquinna along with local artistes left the audience with the laughter.

GULF VOICE OF MANGALORE  2008 has announced Compere Leslie along with organizers Lawrence Pinto, Louis Rodrigues, John Paul Fernandes and Wilson Saldanha announced the winners of the grand finale event.

Daijiworld's Live Updates from Spot with Pictures:

Follow-up:

  • Gulf Voice of Mangalore: Who will Hit the Jackpot? 
  • Kuwait: Vinay Lewis, Joylene Gonsalves Qualify for Gulf Voice Finals
  • Doha-Qatar: Edward D'Souza, Sunitha Tellis Qualfiy for Finals
  • Bahrain: Lavina Dantis, Cynthia Latha Enter into Final Round
  • UAE: Dony Correa, Asha Fernandes March into Finals
  • Muscat: Gulf Voice of Mangalore - Victoria Soares, Dolphy Vaz Get Ticket to Kuwait 
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    • Kethan, dQLvwYBTOUozoyFn

      Sun, Oct 23 2011

      Yeah, that's the tikcet, sir or ma'am

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    • shalini Banz / pais, Nejar / Karkala

      Wed, Oct 29 2008

      Hi Vinay Congrats...Try for Indian Idol and Voice of India!!! All THE BEST DA..

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    • Agnes Juliana Barboza, Belthangady/Kuwait

      Mon, Oct 27 2008

      Congratulations to the Organizers of great show “Gulf Voice of Mangalore”, Mr. Lawrence Pinto & Mr. Louis Rodrigues. You have Created history in Kuwait. Thanks to “Daijiworld” for entire coverage. Hats off to all the participants, three winners, judges, compare, musicians and whole team with about 1500 audience. The stage setting was wonderful. Hope this will continue every year in Gulf. I have one suggestion and a request, since the prizes are won by only male Singers, next time to have separate competition for Men & Women. Mrs. Joyline Gonsalves of Kuwait & Ms. Victoria of Muscat are also the best female singers. Hope organizers will consider my request and recognize female singers too. AGNES J. BARBOZA / KUWAIT

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    • Ivan Mascarenhas, Uppoor / Bengaluru

      Sun, Oct 26 2008

      Vinay.....Congrats........!!!

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    • Cloy Carvalho, Kundapur/Israel

      Sat, Oct 25 2008

      Congratulations VINAY !!!

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    • Cloy Carvalho, Kundapur/Israel

      Sat, Oct 25 2008

      Congratulations VINAY !!!

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    • Tony & Gladys Lewis, Kallianpur/Bahrain

      Sat, Oct 25 2008

      Congratulations Vinay. We are proud of your achievement. Keep the flag of Kallianpur flying high. God bless you.

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    • Rosy Baretto and family, kailianpur ,milagress

      Fri, Oct 24 2008

      For bringing good name in our parish,i and all my family members wish you good luck and all the best for ur future..

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    • Arif, Gurupura Mangalore/Saudi Dammam

      Sat, Oct 25 2008

      Congratulation to all winners I i wish you all to participate in more activities.

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    • ALWYN DANTHY, PERNAL/SHIRVA

      Sat, Oct 25 2008

      CONGRATS PRIZE WINNERS!! HATSOFF TO ORAGANISERS N PEOPLE BEHIND THE GRAND FINALE!!!!DONY U R REALY GREAT!!

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    • Noel, Shirtady/Kuwait

      Fri, Oct 24 2008

      Dear Diana, We also feel that there should be some female winner. But the selection was purely based on singing. And the jury didnt found any one in the list of best three. Better luck next time.

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    • William R, Mangalore / Canada

      Wed, Oct 22 2008

      Congrats to the organizers for this competition. Request the organizers to have a video link of the finals to enable who could not witness this event live on stage.

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    • Wilson dsouza, shirva india

      Thu, Oct 23 2008

      Congratulations all of u sply my dear friend dony, Dony al the best keepit up

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    • Benedicta Furtado& Fly, Barkur

      Thu, Oct 23 2008

      Dear Vinay,congratulations!we are very happy for you.May God bless you.Aunt,Norbert,Linet,Gretta,Glen,Veera&fly.

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    • Melwin A Furtado, Kemmannu / Qatar

      Thu, Oct 23 2008

      Dear Vinay Congrats, Great achievement keep it up

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    • Melroy D'souza, Kallianpur

      Wed, Oct 22 2008

      Hey Vinay - Congrats - All the best n God Bless !! ur next target should be Voice of India !! :-) Wish you all success !!

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    • Frank D' Silva and family, Brahmavar

      Tue, Oct 21 2008

      Hi pal Vinay, with great joy in my heart we congratulate ur splendid achievement amigo. Finally, u got what u deserved hitherto!!!! Out best wishes are with u always and u kno it. Missing u badly too. Do keep in touch

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    • Sunitha D'Silva, Kuwait

      Tue, Oct 21 2008

      Congratulations to the organisers, winner, contestants, judges, compere, musicians, other artists, technicians, media partners and the team behind the first-of-its-kind show in the Gulf. Hope to see the ball continue to roll in other countries as well, to come up with the 'Overseas Voice of Mangalore', from the crop of winners of different regions of the globe.

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    • Charles D'Cunha, Gurpur/ Borivli

      Tue, Oct 21 2008

      Dear Vinay Congrats. As and when this show was announced I had told to all our friends that you have the best chances to prove yourself. And you have done it. Keep it up Charles D'Cunha

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    • Tulie, Bajpe/ Dubai

      Tue, Oct 21 2008

      Congrats Dony & Edward!!! Thts great news..

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    • Ida /Ossie/Keith/Ovita & Neal, Kallianpur/Mumbai

      Tue, Oct 21 2008

      Hi Vinay Congratulations ! We are proud of you... God Bless you.. best Wishes- Ida ,Ossie, Keith Ovita & Neal.

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    • Sunil&Naveena Rodrigues, kuwait/uppoor

      Tue, Oct 21 2008

      Hi Ninay Congrats ...Becoming gulf voice of mangalore..keep it up..god bless you....

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    • VIJAY R, UDUDPI/DUBAI

      Tue, Oct 21 2008

      Congrats… & Hats off to all the three winners Vinay, Donny & Roshan!!! & and all the Gulf contestants gulf voice of mangalore. Congratulations. Wish you all the best for all contestants in thier future. May the Lord bless you all. Congratulations to the Organisers of the GVOM for a job well done! My best wishes to the organizers Mr. Lawrence Pinto & Mr.Louis/Rita Rodrigues for organizing such a great show.

      No doubt, you have created a history in Konkani World and we hope it will continue every year in Gulf. I have one request or As a suggestion for organizers please continues this show and keep in different gulf country final show. Special UAE Mangaloreans want see live show always. All the best. Thanks for the Daijiworld for the entire coverage of the entire competition. You are doing a great Job,

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    • Vinay Lewis, Kallianpur

      Mon, Oct 20 2008

      APPRECIATION AND THANKS FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART As being the winner of Gulf Voice Of Mangalore its my duty to thank each and everyone who played an active role behind my success.

      1. I want to thank the organizers Mr. Louis, Mr. Lawrence and their whole team for all that they have done to make this show a grand success. Organizing such an event is not an easy job. One special quality I noticed in them is simplicity and gentleness. They never wanted to be in limelight.

      2. I want to thank the juries. The comments that they gave to each and every participant were of great help. I think it was a great privilege for me to sing in front of such great personalities.

      3. My sincere thanks to the sound engineers for their splendid job. They managed the whole show with great perfection. I think they were 90% contributors for this show being a grand success.

      4. I would like to thank each and every participant and their supporters who travelled such long distance in order to be a part of this show. Every participant tried their best to be a winner. According to me every competitor was a winner in stealing the hearts of the audience present in the auditorium.

      5. Last but not the least I thank the audience for their whole-hearted support to make this show a grand success. I never expected that I could make to the finals and be a winner. The support that I got from each and every audience is a key to my success. I was surprised to read so many comments posted on Daiji website. I even thank the Daiji Website for their splendid coverage.

      6. I would even like to thank my friends who assisted and guided me. Their moral guidance helped me a lot. Thank you once again. 

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    • FRANCIS ALMEIDA, KALLIANPUR/KUWAIT

      Mon, Oct 20 2008

      CONGRATULATIONS VINAY, DONY , EDWARD AND ALL THE BEST FOR THE FUTURE, REGARDS, FRANCIS

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    • Diana, kuwait

      Mon, Oct 20 2008

      You are also an female. why shame. Females did sing well. Infact all thought that the third prize would go to Victoria. All the females sang well. It was indeed luck that that all boys were chosen as always.

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    • Rita Rodrigues/GVOM Management Committee, Belman/Kuwait

      Mon, Oct 20 2008

      Thank you Mr. John Vaz for your encouraging comments on "Gulf Voice of Mangalore". The great idea behind the stage setting, sound and lighting was of "NIRVANA Entertainment" and the two master minds behind this are Sudhi Fronteiro (Director Ballerines School of Dance) and Richard Monteiro. Thanks once again for complimenting our organizers, winners, dances, stage setting, sound, lighting etc...

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    • Joy saldanha,Kemmannu/Doha,

      Mon, Oct 20 2008

      Congratulation Vinay you are Great keep it up...

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    • John Vaz, Kuwait

      Mon, Oct 20 2008

      Congratulations to all the winners of the Gulf Voice of Mangalore. Vinay you truly desesrved to be a winner. Joyline you also did a wonderful job and made all the Kuwait Mangaloreans proud by being chosen into the top 5. Hats off to the organisers Louis Rodrigues & Lawrence Pinto(YRC).

      It is indeed a major step to organise such a grand show.It will definitely go down in the history of our mother tounge Konkanni. The songs by the guest artists were fabulous which took us back down to memory lane. The dances by the Ballerines were simply outstanding, especially the dedication to all Church attacks in Mangalore. It was indeed an eye opener.

      The Stage Setting was just too perfect for words. I salute the MASTER MIND behind this(just out of curiosity would like to know whose great idea it was???)That was a tremendous effort. Being a regular audience at most of the Mangalorean shows in Kuwait, this is something that I have never witnessed before in my 20 years of stay in Kuwait. The opening ceremony was nothing less than that of an Oscar Award function. With the best sound and Lighting system. Congratulations peolple. You did a fantastic job .

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    • VIVIAN L P D SOUZA, BONDEL DOHA QATQR

      Mon, Oct 20 2008

      Congratulaions to Edward and all the winners,for their hystorical mark of Gulf Voice of Mangalore. Keep it up and all the best for the future.From KONKANI SPEAKING COMMUNITY OF OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY DOHA QATAR.

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    • Vincent Rodrigues, Kollangana/Dubai

      Mon, Oct 20 2008

      Congratulation!!!!! Vinay,Dony and Edward. God bless you all.Well done. Keep on singing..

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    • joeal almeda , bombay

      Mon, Oct 20 2008

      Congratulations vinay, you have a place to participate in the indian TV reality shows. I hope you will make us to see performing on the indian tv channels. this may be the one achievement would make you to follow lots of other opportunity and achieve many more goals all the best your smile on the face is very touching congatulations to all the other winners

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    • DOLPHY,MARIA, REEMA & RENY FURTARDO, HASSAN

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      HI VINAY, CONGRATULATION!!!!!!!for becoming the GULF VOICE OF MANGALORE.

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    • Ronald Nazareth, Dubai

      Mon, Oct 20 2008

      Hearty Congratulations to Vinay Lewis, Dony Correa, Edward Roshan D’Souza and all participants God bless you all. Well done. Please Keep on SINGING............. Wishes From : Rony Byndoor, Dubai

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    • Mohammed Anees, Shirva/Kuwait

      Mon, Oct 20 2008

      Well organized, I would like to congratulate organizers of GVOF for the success of the event. Even if I am not the catholic I\i was present at the auditoriam becauase I am from Mangalore and I respect all konkans of manglore for thier decent life style.

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    • Ida Pinto, Mangalore/Bangalore

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Congrats Vinay,Dony and Edward. God bless you all.Well done.

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    • Lolita D'Souza, Mumbai / Kuwait

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      X Factor is very much an essence in any competition. Dear Vinay and Joylene, kuddos to you both in your participation and win. Vinay's beautiful voice, catchy smile added with his simplicity and bonus dance kept all the Mangalorians rooted to their seats. Dreams are dreams for some whereas some dreams unfolding into realities need an applaud and recognition from the world. This message goes to both the main spear heads, Lauryabba & Louisabba who organised such a beautiful milestone in the history of Mangalorian singing. Ballerines - U Rock !!

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    • leena pinto, nejar ireland

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      congratulations to the winners.hard work well done.cheer up girls you all won millions of hearts of the music lovers across the countrey.congratulations for all those participated in this prestigious contest.keep up your hard work.thank you daijiworld for spoon feeding us with all the information.

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    • Fabella Pinto, Avina Pinto, Amith Pinto, Vimi Pinto, felix pinto & Fly kemmannu, Kemmannu, UAE

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Hey Vinay, Congratulations ! Extremely happy to know that you have won the Gulf Voice of Mangalore. U deserved it vinay. God Bless you. Keep up the good work

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    • Hubert, Kallianpur/Kuwait

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Dear Vinay,Congratulations. Truly you are God's gift to all Konkani loving people.Hats-off to the organizers of the show. You did a marvelous job.

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    • Sheetal, Mangalore/Kuwait

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Congratulations to the winners!! Edward, As noticed by most of the audience, you were the sweetest voice in the grand finale… keep practicing and no wonder if you become the no.1 singer of Konkani world in the future…

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    • Richard Kallianpur, Mudarangady(Collin,Raylen & Royden), Kallianpur

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Hats off to you Vinay, It was a great day for us all Kallianpurians & friends. You at last got the fruit for the hard work you did all these years. May God bless you & give you many more awards in singing in future also. We Milagreans are very proud of you.

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    • Rev Fr. Marcel Saldanha, Vicar of Milagres, Priests,and Parishners., Milagres Church, Kallianpur

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Heartly congratulations to Vinay... You have made us all Milagreans, Kallianpur very proud. You very well deserve this award. Through our lady of Miracles, May God bless you.

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    • Denzil Mendoza (Dennu), Kallianpur/Bahrain

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Hats off to you Vinay, It was a great day for us all Kallianpurians & friends. You at last got the fruit for the hard work you did all these years. May God bless you & give you many more awards in singing in future also. We Milagrens are very proud of you.

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    • Cajetan de Sanvordem, Goa/Kuwait

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Hearty Congratulations to Vinay, Dony and Edward, and Hats off to Lawrie Pinto and Louis Rodrigues, for organizing the greatest show in the world of our mother tongue KONKANI.

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    • Rashmine, Kallianpur

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Hey vinay..Congratulations. You have made us all proud. You very well deserve this award. May god bless you.

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    • Carol Martis & family, Kuwait

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Hi Vinay, Congrats… & Hats off to all the three winners Vinay, Donny & Roshan!!! & and all the Gulf contestants. Congratulations Vinay!!!!! on winning Gulf Voice of Mangalore !!! Vinay You deserved it!!! Wish you all the best for your future. May the Lord bless you abundantly and let your voice flow……aatan valu valu naoi, tikki vegi vegi valodi tujo mudhur talo…….. V R proud of U!!!! Keep it up…… My best wishes to the organizers : Mr. Laurence Pinto & Mr.Louis/Rita Rodrigues for organising such a great show. No doubt, you have created a history in Konkani World and we hope it will continue every year in Gulf. All the best. Thanks for the Daijiworld for the entire coverage of the entire competition. You are doing a great Job, keep it up. Vinayyyyyyyyy….. once again Mabrookkkk alph Mabrook…. God bless u. Carol Martis & family

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    • Lavin Noronha, Paladka/ Bahrain

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      “Correction does much, but encouragement does more.” Hey asha you did a fantastic job. Keep up your good work and you will surely excel in your goal of becomming a playback singer.I am proud of you. God bless you.

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    • Joaquim Rodrigues, Goa/Kuwait

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Congrats to all the three winners, my best wishes to you'll.Hats off!!!to Mr.Laurence Pinto, Mr.Louis Rodrigues for organising a great show, you'll have created a history keep up the good work and hope you'll will continue this work in the future.

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    • Floyd,Helen Hodson,Chuck Hawkins., Combat Support Associates,Ltd. Human Resources. Kuwait

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Hey Vinay hearty congratulations. This is the fruit of your hardwork. This is a very proud moment for us . May God bless you in everyway and may you prosper abundantly with your singing. Best Wishes from all your colleagues

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    • Peter Fernandes, Baikady/UK

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Congratulations Vinay!!! Keep it up!It's a great acheivement. Wish many more to come...

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    • Jyothi Furtado, Barkur/USA

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Great job Vinay! Congratulations on your awesome achievement.May God bless you. Jyothi,Antony,Annlynn,Anika &Jennifer

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    • Wilson Oswald Pinto, Kuwait / Bantwal

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Congrats to Vinay, Dony and Edward, Thanks to my Uncle Lawrence Pinto & Louis uncle for Organizing a event keep it up

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    • Santhosh Victor Fernandes, Kundapur/Israel., Kundapur/Israel

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations Vinay. Good luck in future.

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    • oswald, kallianpur

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      "Congratulations" vinay, we are proud of u, keep it up. and also congrats dony & edward.

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    • Shanti D Souza, Agrar,Kuwait

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Congratulations to Vinay, Dony and Edward. Hats up to Organisers. sad Thing out of 6 female singers none of them got any one place. why?? Out of 4 male singer 3 got the award good..but out of 6 female?

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    • a.v.a, blore

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Hats off to the organisers of this mega competition. We were such a flat community in the middle east, that all we orgainsed were a few dramas and some sort of a local cultural shows. This has proved we can do something more worldwide than just the middle east. Lets have more of this in India and develop the greatness of the KONKANI language. God Bless all of the prticipants, organizers and PROMOTERS.

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    • Kiran & Joyline Gonsalves, Kundapur/Kuwait

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      CONGRATULATIONS VINAY. You deserve to be No:1 singer in the Gulf. Since your native palce (kallianpur) far from Mangalore, you were not recognized by any of our konkanni composers. But from now on, evey album that is released form Mangalore and middle east should have at least one song sung by you. My God bless you.

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    • William D Souza, Abu Dhabi, Kallianpur

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Congratulations to Vinay. We are proud of you. Keep it up. Love from William, Shobha,Liz, Ana, Bill, Kallianpur

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    • Denis, Mangalore

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Congratulations to the three winners and all the participants at the finals of the GVOM contest held in Kuwait. Congratulations to the Organisers of the GVOM for a job well done! As a suggestion, like in other reality contests the world over, it would have had an enhanced effect, if the GVOM contest could have been broadcast live to the TV audience all over the GCC countries by having a tie-up with a TV Channel and the audience in the GCC made to vote for the top three singers of this contest. This would involve all others who were following the contest closely and a larger livelier audience. Best wishes to the entire team at Youth Recreation Centre on having made it all happen! Denis....

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    • Rohitha Saldanha (Passanha), Kallianpur/Mumbai

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Hi Congrats Viany! On being the "GULF VOICE OF MANGALORE" You made us proud. May God bless you and win many more in future.Love and good luck from :Rohitha-Tony.Carol & Noel.Roshan-Sharin.Rohina-Melwin&Mitchelle.Roshini-Arvind,Aryan.

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    • Rohit lewis, Kallianpur, Dubai

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Hi Vinay,CONGRAGULATIONS ON YOUR FABULOUS ACHIEVEMENT!!!!!You have proved yourself to be the best and made we 'LEWISES' proud.

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    • Priya Das, Karkala / Mumbai

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Congratulations to our dear Vinay and also to Dony & Edward. I would like to thank the Organisers and to one and all who involved in organising this event. May god bless you all.

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    • Rony,Babitha,Ansel&Ashlyn, Udyavara/Dubai

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Dear Vinay, Congrats on your wonderful achievement. You deserve it. - Ronny,Babitha,Ansel and Ashlyn

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    • Joe Andrade, Mangalore/Bahrain

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Hearty congratulations to the winners of the reality GVOM contest. Congratulations to all the participants and organisers of the GVOM Contest. It was a unique contest and a sumptuous variety treat to Konkani music enthusiast. History has been made! Three cheers to all who were a part of the program! Best wishes, always, Joe Andrade & family, Bahrain..

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    • Anand menezes, Vamanjore

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Congrats to all the winners. Edward you made all vamanjorian proud.

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    • Godwin j Dias, Honnavar U K Kuwait

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Congratulations to Vinay, Dony and Edward for their hystorical mark in Gulf Voice of Mangalore. Guys from here starts your new beginning. Keep it up god bless you all.

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    • Cynthia, Dubai

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Dear FAMAD Star "DONY", Congratulations!!!!! We proud of your success. You are the shining star of Dubai and FAMAD Pernal. Well done, keep going and shining as always. Good luck in future too. Best wishes : Johny/Cynthi, Caryn Pinto

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    • ANIL LEWIS, KALLIANPUR

      Sun, Oct 19 2008

      Congratulations Vinay. We Milagreans are proud of you. Great achievement.

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    • ANITHA SAMSON, Bela/ mlore

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      HAI VINAY,DONY AND EDWARD CONGRATULATIONS.GOD BLESSED U ALL WITH WONDERFUL VOICE. KEEP IT UP. PLS KEEP ON SINGING.............

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    • Alban Lewis, Upoor - Udipi

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Hi Vinay you have made the Lewis's proud. Congrats. Alban Lewis

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    • Clement , Bantwal / Doha-Qatar

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Nice program and congrats for all winners.... why three prizes have gone only for male singers? its very sad the female singer didint receive any prizes out of three!!!!

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    • John M Monteiro, Mangalore / Jebel Ali, UAE

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      CONGRATS ALL WINNERS AND PARTICULARLY OUR OWN DONY COREA FOR BRINGING ONE OF THE PRIZES TO THE UAE. WELL DONE ALL. JOHN M. MONTEIRO, JAKC, JEBEL ALI, UAE

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    • Veena, Mervin & Merric Lewis, Kallianpur/Muscat

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations Vinay! Your Talent of singing brought to you to this top level with a crown “Gulf voice of Mangalore”. We rejoice for this happy moment. We appreciate to the organizers for giving this platform. Such events can bring bright talents in the forefronts.

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    • Rodney Vaz, Thottam/Dubai,U.A.E

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Marvellous effort! You have reached such a splendid height. Congrats to you for bringing in laurels and adding feathers to your cap.

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    • volston, kallianpur/uppoor

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      hey vinay congratulation re..all are happy at home.. mom and dad are really very happy.. and thanks to daijiworld.......

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    • Thelma Fernandes, Barkur / Kuwait

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations Vinay, wish you all the best in your future, you realy deserve it God bless you!

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    • Celine Lewis, Ophelia and Alex, Kallainpura

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congrats Vinay Lewis/Kuwait for the Gulf Voice of Mangalore Crown. May Almighty Lord and Mother Milagres shower the blessings on you our new star of Kallianpur.

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    • mabel andrade, udupi/kuwait

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congrats Vinay. You made all the mangloreans residing in Kuwait proud by becoming first gulf voice of mangalore. May God bless you for your hard work. Keep up the spirit of singing.

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    • Wilfred D'Cunha, Gantalkatte/Kuwait

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations Vinay Lewis. You are real no-1.Your voice is fantastic, mind blowing.You are the right person to have this crown Gulf Voice of Mangalore -2008. Hats Off!! Daijiworld media Mr Walter Nandalike,Mr.Laurence Pinto & Mr.Louis Rodrigues.

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    • Olivia, Kulshekar / Bahrain

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations to the winners and the participants. Hats off to the organizers and the judges. Thanks to daijiworld for their good coverage of the event.

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    • Ronald Lewis, Kallianpur/Dammam

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations to Vinay for becoming Gulf Voice of Mangalore. You made all people of Kallianpur very proud. 

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    • Newton/Anita D Souza, Brahmavar/Abudhabi

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congrats Vinay on being the gulf vioce of mangalore crown....

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    • Prashant /Precilla/Ivan/Janet/Keona/Walty, Abuhalifa/Kuwait

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Vinay, Ur Real "Champion"....Keep it up...

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    • Reyan, Kuwait

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      A new star has born suddenly and is going to be a superstar among all!!! Vinay You deserved it!!!Congrats..Lets Celebrate

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    • Austine Salins, Brahmavar/Kuwait

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations to Vinay and all participants."Rising stars" you created a history in talent hunt. Extraordinary show. Judges done a wonderful job. Top three positions are indisputable,but I feel at least one female voice could have recognised. In my view Victoria Soares of Muscat is the best female voice. What about sharing second or third place by two participants.Hope organizers will consider next time. Hats off to you.

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    • Mark Denis D'souza, Niddodi/Sharjah,U.A.E.

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congrats Vinay Lewis of Kuwait have crowned Gulf Voice of Mangalore, Dony correa from united Arab Emirates and Edward Roshan D'souza Qatar.

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    • Sharon Rego, Mangalore/UAE

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations Vinay! Dony! Edward! and all other participants! Wish I could hear Vinay someday! Have heard so much about him..I really feel have missed the live show! Thanks to the organisers and sponsors for such a wonderful thought! Am glad I was a part of it for a while! Cheers!

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    • manoj, u.k/mangalore

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      GOOD programme .....Nice it was....but i dont know why the female singers didnt get a single prize

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    • Rahul and shainal , Barkur / kazakhstan

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      congratulations vinay , welldone !!!! we are proud of you.

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    • Fredrick Correa, Nairobi, Kenya

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations to the winners. Hats off to the judges. What a difficult job it must have been considering the fact that the difference between the winner and the first runner up was just 1 point. Well done judges. Well done all the finalists. Well done, the good people in the audience! God Bless you all and may we expect more in the years to come.

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    • Carmo Santos, Goa / Kuwait

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Hats off!!! to Mr.Laurence Pinto & Mr.Louis Rodrigues ( YRC ) The Gulf supporters from Bahrain,Dubai,Muscat,Qatar & Kuwait. The show was one of the best show organised in Kuwaitin the last 30 years. The stage set-up,sound systems,videographhy,seating arrangements and the compare Leslie and supporters have contributed a lot to the shows success.

      The wonderful audience well deciplined and respected have enjoyed the show right from the start till the end. Congratulations once again to the organizers,Daijiworld,supporting teams, all the 10 finalists and Mr.Vinay Lewis of Kallianpur / Kuwait( The Gulf Voice of Mangalore ) Carmo Santos Kuwait.

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    • Joyce, John, Joylin and Jeston Gonsalves, Barkur / Muscat

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Dear Vinay Hearty Congratulations. We are proud of you, as you win the First Gulf Voice of Mangalore title. We wish your melodious voice be heard by millions. Kudos to the organizers, judges and all the finalists of GVM.

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    • Titus Rodrigues & Fly, Agrar, Mangalore

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      HI DONY CONGRATS. WE ARE PROUD OF YOU. MAY ALMIGHTY LORD SHOWER HIS CHOICEST BLESSING ON U .

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    • Aloysius D' souza, Kanajar/Dubai

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations to Dony Correa !! A well deserved title.. for the Vinsnar Pernalgarr!! He has already proved and won title for speaking and this one has proved that Dony can sing as well !! Quite a outstanding and multi talented personality.. I also congratulate all the other winners as well and the organizers for the well thought event which has helped in identifying the singing talents from all over Gulf.. Aloysius & Merlyn D'souza, Dubai

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    • Arthur D Souza, Omzoorche Dive/Dubai

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      "Congratulations" DONY good job. best wishs from Omzoorche Dive.

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    • Roma Rebello, Mumbai- Chakala

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Dearest Vinnu, congrats..............u r the best

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    • Suneeth & Reema Noronha, Katapadi/Kuwait

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      What a wonderful event!!Hats off to Laurie aab & Louis aab.Vinay deserved it, but sadly Joylin missed. Iam sure she has done a good job,keep it up.Congratulations to Milagris ( Kallianpur) Parishoners & Especially Vinay's parents Walter & Veronica Lewis,brothers Vinod & Volston,sisters Viola & Volita. We hope to see such events happening in future to find & groom new talents.

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    • vincent-mogachi lahran, mangalore

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Hi, Mr.Doney congrats for me you are NO-1, Keep it up.

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    • Lavina Noronha, Mulky / Mumbai

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Many Congratulations to our dear Vinay and also to Dony & Edward. Vinu, east and west you are the best. I would like to thank the Organisers and all the one who has involved in organising this event. May god bless you all.

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    • Lenin Dsilva, Uppoor

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congrats Vinay!!!!!!!. You desrve that place. You made us all Milagreans Proud...........

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    • stephen d'souza, Neelavar/Brahmavar

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Wow!!!!!!!! Vinay the winner. Many many congratulations Vinay. You made us proud. I still recall our days together when you, Diya (Navin), Mona and others were running Chakala Holy family church Konkani Choir few years back when you were in Bombay :) Have a blast man.

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    • Donald B Pinto, Abu Dhabi/ Chichmagalur

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      You guys made it. May the best voice win has been my prayer & so has been. Hearty Congratulations

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    • Kishoo, Barkur, Barkur

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations Vinay! We are proud of you. Keep it up! With lots of love and regards, -Kishoo, Praveen, Eric and Naveen, Barkur, The Expressions, and The Linen Club, Udupi.

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    • Austine Salins, Brahmavar/Kuwait

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Congratulations Vinay.You deserve it.Congratulations to all finalists.Show was a grand success.Well done organizers and judges.All the 10 finalists were golden voices.Keep singing.Glorify "Konkani".May your voices sooth the mind and soul of millions.

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    • Vinod Passanha, Kallianpur

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congratulations Vinay on being the Gulf Voice of Mangalore

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    • Nischal Ferrao & Fly, Belman/Muscat

      Fri, Oct 17 2008

      Congratulations to Vinay, Dony and Edward for their hystorical mark in Gulf Voice of Mangalore. Guys from here starts your new beginning. Keep it up.

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    • Uttam Menezes, Bendur

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Congrats to all the winners. You all are gulf voice of mangalore. Keep up the good work and all the best for the future. Regards Uttam Menezes

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    • Noel Pinto, Barkur

      Sat, Oct 18 2008

      Babuti tente tente....... Congtratulations Vinnu... you've done it...we are proud of your gr8 achievement, wishing u gr8 future ahead hugs & Kisses from Jnani, Noel,Jeevan, Prescilla, Peri & lite Thnax for the organizer & Daijidubai for the entire coverage of the entire competition

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