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Friday, November 29, 2013 12:02:47 PM (IST)  

Mangalore: Global Konkani Music Awards - Top 3 nominees announced

Mangalore: Global Konkani Music Awards - Top 3 nominees announced

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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore

Mangalore, Nov 29: Mandd Sobhann on Friday November 29 announced the top three nominees in six categories for its annual Global Konkani Music Awards.

Addressing a press meet here on Friday, Gurkar Eric Ozario said the awards will be conferred during the 5th Global Konkani Music Awards ceremony to be held at Kalaangann on Sunday December 8 at 6 pm.

Umashree, state minister for Kannada and culture will be the chief guest. Cecille Rodrigues from Goa, of Zee TV 'DID Supermom' fame, will be the special guest. MLA J R Lobo will be the guest of honour.

The panel of jury comprised Joel Pereira, Walter Nandalike, Melwin Peris, Fr Jayaprakash D’Souza and Joy Fernandes, he said.

From among the numerous applications/nominations received from all over the world, the judges shortlisted the top three nominees in the following categories:

Best Singer Female-2012: Lorna (Goa), Mumbai; Preema D'Souza (Mangalore), Dubai; and Anita D'Souza, Mangalore

Best Singer Male-2012: Prajoth D'Sa, Kallianpur; Fr Ben Britto, Mangalore; and Lawry Travasso, Goa

Best Music Composer-2012: Elick Vaz, Goa; Ajith Peter D'Souza (Udupi), UAE; Sidhanath Buyao (Goa), Mumbai

Best Lyricist-2012: Kishore Gonsalves (Barkur), Abu Dhabi; Wilson Sequeira, Kateel; Sanjay Borkar, Goa

Best Music Arranger-2012:  Cajetan Dias (Honnavar), Bangalore; Darrel Mascarenhas (Puttur), USA; Roshan D'Souza, Angelore

Best Music Album-2012: Evershine Creations (Album: Thembe Thembe), Fr Victor Machado (Album: Anjam Kor); Ajith Peter D'Souza (Album: Tujye Vengent)

All the top three nominees of all 6 categories will be honoured on December 8. The awards will carry a cash prize of Rs 25,000 and a memento.

Nephie Rod from Mumbai will enthrall the gathering with a live performance, accompanied by Nach Sobhann with their scintillating dances.  Entry to this event is free.

The event will be compered by Lavita Lobo and Nagendra Shenoy

Mandd president Louis Pinto, secretary Irine Rebello, coordinator Stany Alvares, and PRO Arun Raj Rodrigues were present.


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Comments on this article
Vineet, Mangalore
Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Congrats Prajoth,All the best , The hard work will pay off . We are proud of you. Long way to go my friend and your on the right path, Cheers :)

Oswald D'souza, Managlore
Sunday, December 01, 2013

Thembe Thembe deserves to be on the winning list for its soulful compositions & innovative music which is different from regular & high class poetic lyrics from the stalwarts of Konkani literature.

Ashley, Mangalore
Sunday, December 01, 2013

Congrats Kevin, Thembe Thembe is my fav konkani album, the best album.keep it up.

Joe, Mangalore/US
Sunday, December 01, 2013

It would have been good to know the music backgrounds of the nominees. A brief biography of the nominees would increase awareness of their musical achievements.

Konkan Ghar Riyadh,K.S.A, Riyadh
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Congrats Dear Prajoth D'sa..we are proud of Deserve the Award.Young and Talented Singer God Bless you.

Prakash Baretto, Kundapura/Dubai
Saturday, November 30, 2013

All the best to all the nominees, congratulation to Ajith & team.

santhosh, mangalore
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Congrats Ajith and team. Your album is unique.Love that album. keep it up.

Jerome Lobo, Siddakatte/ Dubai
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Congratulations Ajith Peter D'Souza & Good Luck for all the Nominees.

anil, mlore
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Congratulations Ajith & Best of luck to the nominees.

Vincent D'Almeida, Barkur,California(USA)
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Congratulations to all the nominees, especially Kishoo (Barkur) good luck you are going to be the winner, you deserve this award.408

Wilfred, Managlore
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Congrats Kevin, best album is thembe thembe. you did a different type of music and lyrics in thembe.

Simon, Managlore
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Congratulations Kevin & team, thembe thembe is my favorite album, you deserve it.

Roy D' Silva, Cordel / Dubai
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Best of luck to all the nominees, especially to Preema ed from Dubai..

ida dsouza, Mangalore, Mumbai
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Congratulation Preema on ur nomination. All the best to u and God bless u. We are proud of u.

Arjun, India
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Awesome..Why don't you announce where to submit entries for lyrics..I have some wonderful lyrics invoking love and prayers to the Lord..Amen!

vincent fernandes-mogachi lahran, cascia/dubai
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Congratulations and all the best to preema

Norbert Dsouza, Bantwal/kuwait
Friday, November 29, 2013

Congratulations and wishing best of luck to all the nominees.

James Lobo, Kinnigoli
Friday, November 29, 2013

Congrats Mr. D'sa... You'll definitely win the Awards. We all know you are the super singer of the decade. May you achieve more in your life.
From all your colleagues in Invenger Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Kottara.

Anthony Cyril Sequeira, Kateel / Ahmedabad
Friday, November 29, 2013

Congratulations and all the best to all the nominees.

Louis-Louisa D'souza, Mangalore,Dubai
Friday, November 29, 2013

Best of luck to the nominees.

Glen Mendonca, Tallur/Dubai
Friday, November 29, 2013

Wishing all the nominees best of luck, God bless you all......

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