Dubai: Devotional Singing Competition to Mark Shri Varamahalakshmi Vruta

Dubai: Devotional Singing Competition to Mark Shri Varamahalakshmi Vruta

by Sujay Bendur
Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore

Dubai, Jul 20: On the occasion of Shri Varamahalakshmi Vruta, devotional programmes will be organized by the devotees in Dubai on Friday, July 31 in the Karama Centre, 5th Floor, D Block.

The schedule will be as follows:

Friday, July 31
4 pm: Bhajans
5 pm: Bhajan singing competition for shortlisted contestants
6 pm: Pooja Sankalpa by Sumangalis, Shri Vishnu Sahasranama recitation, Shri Lakshmi Shobhane and Shri Mahalakshmi
Ashthaka Stotra
7 pm: Archane
8-30 pm: Mahamangalarati
9 pm: Sumangali Aradhane, Kannikaradhane, Brahmanaradhane and prize distribution
9-30 pm: Mahaprasad distribution

Audition round of singing competition

The audition round of the Devotional Singing Competition will be held as follows:

Date: Friday, July 24, 2009
Time: 5-30 pm
Venue: Masaha Party Hall, Behind Burjman Centre, Bur Dubai

The competition aims at promoting devotional singing aptitude and to discover new talents.

The competition is divided into four categories for age groups of 3-8 years, 9-13 years, 14-18 years and above 19
years. The last mentioned category of above 19 years is for ladies only.

Only devotional songs are admissible.

Two best singers from each category will be selected for the Final Round, which will be held at 5 pm on July 31 at
Karma. Prizes will be distributed at 9 pm.

Those interested can apply by filling in the following details and sending to email:

For further information, please contact:
Uday Kumar Kateel (050 3680 325)
Suvarna Sathish (050 5341 847)
Ramanand Belapu (050 7091831 )
Rajesh Kuttar (050 8550 792)
Sathish Ullal (050 7648 589)
Jagannath Salian (050 7782 799)

The organizers have sought devotees' whole-hearted and dedicated participation and attendance at the competition.


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  • Raksha Anand Salian , Kinnigoli/Jebel Ali

    Sat, Aug 01 2009

    The pooja was a really grand success and it was very well organized.

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  • Anand, Kinnigoli/Jebel Ali

    Sat, Jul 25 2009

    Organising the Varamahalaxi Pooja in this Arab country is really appreciable. The spirit to retain our Indian Culture and praying to Godesses for the peace & prosparity. Really wonderful.

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  • Uday Kumar Kayyar, M''lore/U.A.E

    Fri, Jul 24 2009

    Good work, Wish you all the best . plze inform all the people.

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  • Ganesh Rai, Coorg / Sharjah

    Thu, Jul 23 2009

    Hatts of to the Organisers of Vara Maha Lakshmi Pooja to be held, along with encouraging younger generations to bringout their talents in Singing Devotanal Songs. May God Bless All!

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  • P.Soni.Gururaj, MANGALORE/AJMAN

    Wed, Jul 22 2009

    Good luck to every participant and i am looking forward to watch this programme

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  • raghavendra bhandari, udpi,dubai

    Wed, Jul 22 2009

    good luck & its really nice to hear this is organised in dubai.....and thank you for daiji world

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  • PRAMOD SHETTY, paniyoor

    Wed, Jul 22 2009


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  • Deepak, Mangalore

    Tue, Jul 21 2009

    Good work, Wish you all the best .

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  • Manohar tonse, Tonse, Abudhabi

    Mon, Jul 20 2009

    Congratulations to the organisers. Undoubtedly, this will encourage devotees to practice some good bhajans and establish thier hidden talent.

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  • santosh poojari dubai, manglore,maroli

    Mon, Jul 20 2009

    its really nice to hear this news in the best for the entire team those who are conducting this event...god bless al of us...thanks to daijiworld,i clearly agree with K L Shenoy''s comment...

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  • Sujir Praveen, MANGALORE

    Mon, Jul 20 2009


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  • K L Shenoy, mangalore

    Mon, Jul 20 2009

    Dear editor, I am overwhelmed to read that devotional singing competition will be held in Dubai to celebrate shri Varamahalaxmi vratha. I congratulate the organisers. I also loud the efforts of daijiworld to give equal prominence to the events without taking a side of any single religion. This shows the clear stand of your secularism journalism. Gold Bless.

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