Abu Dhabi: Preparations are on full swing for KCO’s entertainment extravaganza to be held at the Abu Dhabi Country club on Friday, November 22 from 5 pm onwards. The spectacular family event will comprise top-notch entertainment events, music, and dance followed by a sumptuous buffet dinner. Like in the past, renowned singers and musicians from Mangaluru, Goa, and other Gulf Countries are being flown in to be a part of this much-awaited blockbuster event.
“Alcatrazz”, Goa’s most popular band, will be flown in from India for the event. Ace singers Md. Iqbal, Lavita Lobo, Adolf Jayathilak, and Anitha Serrao with join the band from India, UAE, and other neighbouring Gulf countries. Adrian Gomes, also known as the A. R. Rehman of Konkani Music, will choreograph, arrange and lead the music for Mangalurean singers. Dubai’s well-known compère Roshan D’silva will host the event.
Al Mazroui & Clevy Automobile Serv LLC, Hyssna International LLC Abu Dhabi, Regal Furnishings & Storage Systems, National Transport & Contracting Co and Ivory Grand Hotel Apartments will be the Platinum Sponsors whereas Michael Leo Moras and family, SFC Group, NMC / UAEXCHANGE and Golbelink Westar Shipping will be the Gold Sponsors for the event.
As a special attraction, “Baila Dance Contest” will be held during the event. This Baila contest is being held to emphasise KCO’s objective of preserving, promoting, and enriching Konkani culture while ensuring the transference of Konkani’s rich heritage to future generations.
The competition will be based on the following aspects:
• Choreography and Execution.
• Costume & Makeup.
• Use of Prop.
Also, the points below need to be noted by the participants:
i. Competition restricted to couples only.
ii. There is no registration fee, however, the participants need to get the entry passes for the event to enter the venue.
iii. Max. entries shall be limited to 10 couples only and based on a “First come First serve” basis.
iv. Costume, makeup, props if any need to be arranged by the participants.
This event has already generated tremendous interest among entertainment lovers in Abu Dhabi and is slated to be a full-house mega-hit event.
For invitations & registration to the “Baila Contest” the following KCO members can be contacted:
Lancy: 050 534 5656, Sandhya : 050 687 3218, Lydia: 050 571 0009, Lizzel: 054 390 5963, Gerald : 050 616 2577, Jacintha: 050 580 1863, Leena: 050 521 6775, Vivek: 050 671 5752, Valerian: 050 712 3965, Sunil: 050 817 0462, Jason: 050 886 5038, Amitha: 050 383 4085, Benette: 050 310 5066.
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