Kuwait: Celebrity stars to perform at Gulf Voice of Goa

Media Release

Kuwait, Feb 11: The first ever ‘Gulf Voice of Goa’ Konkani singing competition – a tribute to legendary Goan musician Chris Perry will feature a host of celebrity stars and artistes.

The mega event organized by Goan Cultural Centre is scheduled to take place Friday February 22 at Khaldiya University auditorium, Kuwait.

Organized in aid of the Bahrain Cathedral, the event is supported by well-known Goan NRIs in the Middle-East - Carmo Santos, Agnello Fernandes and Bosco Leitao (Kuwait), Simon D’Silva (Doha Qatar), Gabriel Crasto and Francis Correia (Bahrain), Gabby de Chandor (Dubai), Anthony Lourenco (Muscat) and Joe Fernandes (Saudi Arabia).

The main competition is classified for Gulf residents of Goan origin. Two participants from each country are shortlisted to sing at the grand finale that will see the crowning of best Gulf Goan male and female singers.

Apart from the competition, entertaining songs, dances and hilarious comedy skits will be a special feature of the show.

A number of delegates and dignitaries from the Gulf states, Goa and Kuwait are expected to be in attendance.

A band ensemble with a contingent of musicians led by Kuwait’s maestro Soccor D’Mello and Goa’s popular Norman Cardozo will form a fusion of music to energize the evening.

Performing artistes include:

Overseas artistes:

Goa’s Melody King Lawry Travasso
Celebrity singer/musician Velrose Pereira (Oman)
Goencho Avaz winner Classy Cardozo (Goa)
Rhythmic singer Michael D’Silva(Goa)
Celebrated Thomazino Cardozo and Irene Cardozo (Goa)
Sanio Fernandes (Dubai)
Avers Pereira (Oman)
GoenchoTallo (UAE) Winner Florinda Cardozo(Sharjah)

Kuwait artistes:

Mario Fernandes
Gracy Rodrigues
Comedian Nelson
Master Valentino Pinto
Esparansa and Gasper Crasto
Kuwaiti singer - Mubarak Al Rashid

G R Crasto (Bahrain)& Anjali Amonkar (Kuwait)


Succor D’Mello- Lead guitar
Fredrico D’Mello - Keyboards
Norman Cardozo (Goa)- Organ
Faustino Menezes - Trumpet
Anthony Azavedo (Goa) - Saxophone
Roswyn Fernandes (Goa) - Drums
Menino Fernandes - Bongo
Ross D’Sa - Rhythm
Johny Fernandes - Rhythm
Flaviano Furtado - Bass
Vilma Fernandes – Violin

Shortlisted GVOG contestants:

Kuwait finalists:

Romeo Brangaza
Zelia Rodrigues

Bahrain contestants:

Aeral Paul Fernandes

UAE contestants:

John Pereira
Aviella D’souza

Qatar contestants:

John De Sa

Oman contestants:
Maurice Xavier Rosario
Velriza Pereira

For more details log on to www.gulfvoiceofgoa.com 

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