London: Kevin Misquith live in concert enthrals audience in UK


Ronald Colaco honoured with 'Pearl of Konkani Community' title

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London, Oct 25: Konkani Cultural Association United Kingdom (KCAUK) and South Kanara Association London (SKA) organised Kevin Misquith's live musical concert at Harrow Art Centre in London on October 22.

The day perceived another propitious day in the life of Konkani speaking people based in the United Kingdom. Kevin Misquith rocked at his 46th Konkani musical concert along with his team members, cajoling the spectators. To witness this musical show; the audience gathered from all over the UK along with other associations namely MUKA, KKL, UK Konkan’s and the Konkani prayer group. Their incessant assistance to make the event an efficacious one, concluded with the entire show being houseful.

 

Breakfast was served by the associations’ team members to all the guests’ preceding to the commencement of the concert. The show started at 1 pm and perceived a perfect blend of old and new genre music along with amusement and dance performances. NRI businessman and well-known philanthropist Ronald Colaco, was the chief guest for the event. Other guests of honour comprised of Austin Prabhu, Elias Sanctis, Sr Irene Jane, and Joseph Mathias. They were invited to the podium by Joseph Sequeira who compered the preliminary part of the event. The guests were escorted to the dais by the presidents of the association - Santosh Pinto of KCAUK and Sunil D'Cunha of SKA. The inaugural lamp was then lit by the guests. They appreciated the hard work laid by the team members of both the associations to organise the show.

Ronald Colaco honoured with 'Pearl of Konkani Community' title

Ronald Colaco was felicitated by Austin Prabhu along with other guests for all his charitable works rendered to the society. He was honoured with the title, 'Pearl of Konkani Community'.

Kevin Misquith was felicitated by the presidents of both the associations.

Sheldon Crasta compered rest of the event.

Various songs like ‘Mhoeja Anjea’, ‘Heyo-Heyo’, ‘Thembe-Thembe’, ‘Kalza-Thar’, ‘Kaliz Bullam’, ‘Hee Raath’, and ‘Abolem’ were intoned which amused the viewers. This led to a dual fold upsurge in the ovations from the spectators. The acme of the day was the grand tribute paid to Konkani music legends led by Kevin Misquith and his team members. The songs ‘Suryeachi Kirnam’, ‘Claudia’, ‘Anjeasarkem chedum’, ‘Juliana’, ‘Tuje sobit dhon dholey’, and ‘Mog tuzo kitlom axealom’ made the audience cheerful. Kevin Misquith sang unplugged versions of ‘Abolem, ‘Kenna Kenna’, ‘Aaz muni tuka muzo ugdas’ and ‘Ek glass beer’ respectively. Members of ‘Band Milestone’ along with Kevin presented the group song ‘Koglecho Talo’.

Kevin was accompanied by Morvine Quadras, Joseph Mathias, Vanessa Saldhana, Ashwin Sequeira, Wilfred Fernandes, Ancita D’Souza as singers. Jackson Noronha on lead keyboard directed the music and was accompanied by Charles Jones with base guitar, Dr Kiran Joseph on lead guitar, Ganesh Kumble with percussion; Amit Wallia with rytham pad, Mukesh Kannan on keyboard, Sujith Rodrigus with acoustic guitar and Ashwin Sequeira with guitar added more melody to the tunes.

Comedians named as ‘Pirki Porbuls’ comprising of John Fernandes, Pius Rashquinha, Ronald Lobo, Ravi Pinto, Stany Sequeira, Stany Rodrigus, and Vinod Barboza, tickled the audiences with their rib-tickling act of comedy. The beguiling dance recitals were presented by the ‘Desi nach team’.

The music CD of Kevin Misquith’s ‘Kenna Kenna’ was released during the concert by Ronald Colaco. The other guests of honour were also present on the stage during the release.

Kevin thanked the audience and the team members of both the associations for their support in making the event a historic and fruitful one. Lloyd, secretary of SKA, rendered the vote of thanks on behalf of both the associations. He thanked all the sponsors for their inspiration and all the viewers for their time and support. He also thanked Daijiworld for their support and for being the media partner of the event.

Organ donation and stem cell campaign were also organised by both the associations for members in the audience who voluntarily wished to enrol themselves for a noble cause. The campaign was led by Dr Ajimol Chacko and Pradeep Chacko.

The colourful musical event concluded at 6 pm followed by the dinner. The proceeds from the show will be donated to St Joseph's Prashanth Nivas, Nelyadi in Mangaluru.

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  • James Mendonca, Vamanjoor / Dubai

    Thu, Oct 26 2017

    Hi Kevin. Congratulation. Show looks like big hit. All the best.

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  • John Peter Fernandes, Moodubelle/Nottingham UK

    Thu, Oct 26 2017

    Wonderful show well organized. Congratulations Kevin. Lovely songs and music. Hope you will have great success in future events.

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  • Francis Dias, Shirva/London

    Thu, Oct 26 2017

    Beautifully presented concert from Kevin Misquith and group,well done.

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  • Rony Fernandes, Mangalore

    Wed, Oct 25 2017

    Congratulations Kevin and your troupe for successfully conducting musical nite in london.we except bright future in coming days.Hats off Dear Kevin

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  • Rony Fernandes, FERNANDES ROAD CARRIERS MANGALORE

    Thu, Oct 26 2017

    Congratulations Kevin and your troupe for successfully conducting musical nite in london.we expect bright future in coming days.Hats off Dear Kevin

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  • Henry Lewis, Sastan/Kuwait

    Wed, Oct 25 2017

    Congratulations to Mr. Ronalad Colaco Mr. Austin Prabhu Mr. Elias Santics Kevin Misquith Morvine Quadras and all singers and organizers

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  • John Gonsalves, Barkur / Muscat

    Wed, Oct 25 2017

    Congratulations Kevin and group. Kudos to the organisers.

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  • Rita Pinto, Mangalore/Kuwait

    Wed, Oct 25 2017

    Konkani speaking Mangalorean Associations in Kuwait, please can someone arrange to have a Kevin Misquith show in Kuwait after his successful shows in the UAE and London? Thank you!

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  • Orson D'Souza, Manipal /Kuwait

    Wed, Oct 25 2017

    Congratulations Kevin on this historic moment...

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  • MC POKA, Bajpe

    Wed, Oct 25 2017

    Kevin conquered London with his melodious songs ... it's great to repeate history after Wilfy nite coupe of years back ... any how good sign for Konkani music lovers ... I left MC due to GST

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  • URBAN DSOUZA, SHIRVA-KUWAIT

    Wed, Oct 25 2017

    Congratulation for the successful KEVIN MISQUITH LIVE CONCERT. Nice to see on stage Morvine Quadras and Elias Santics from Kuwait. Wish you all the best for all the Singers and NRI businessman and well-known philanthropist Ronald Colaco, the chief guest for the event. Other guests of honours Austin Prabhu, Sr Irene Jane, and Joseph Mathias for their remarkable noble work. Konkani Cultural Association United Kingdom (KCAUK) and South Kanara Association London (SKA) done a very good job for organising such an great live concert in London.
    Best wishes from: URBAN, JANET - SHIRVA-KUWAIT

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  • Edward, Mangalore

    Wed, Oct 25 2017

    We are waiting to witness kevin perform here in Kuwait. I hope some Mangalorean associtaion does it soon.

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