UAE Bunts All Set for Mega 42nd Annual Cultural extravaganza

UAE Bunts are all set for the mega event of their 42nd annual celebrations to be held on April 15, 2016 at the Main Ballroom of Hotel Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai at 10:30am.

The Chief Guest of the day will be Seetharam, Indian Ambassador to UAE. The Guest of Honour of the day will be a well-known Bunt personality from Mangalore Kadri Navaneet Shetty. The programme presided by Padmashree Dr B R Shetty, Patron, UAE Bunts. The grand event will be compered by Kadri Navaneet Shetty.

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On this auspicious occasion, the Guest of Honour Kadri Navaneet Shetty will be honoured with “Bunta Vibhooshana” special award for his selfless service to the society and for promoting Art and Culture in Tulu and Kannada.
Multiple cultural and special events are lined up for the whole family to enjoy the entire day grand cultural extravaganza.

The main special attraction of the day will be Dance Competitions (Folk and Cinematic) for kids and adults. These special dance competitions will be held on Folklore and Cinematic themes and expected a large number of participants, young and old who will entertain the crowd during the celebrations. In this dance performance, each group will be conveying a social message pertaining to our community.

The terms and conditions of the dance competition are as under:

Folk Dance Competition with a Message
Get your teams to dance to Pure Folk Dance/Cinematic Folk dance.
Use dance to send out a message to our society
Use 30-second narration before the dance to highlight your social message
Duration: 4 to 6 minutes
Age group: All age groups (special point for this)
Group: Minimum 8 maximum – no limit
Language : Kannada and Tulu
It should be pure Folk dance and no skit/drama involved
Prizes: Cash Award (1st, 2nd & 3rd) with mementoes
Message topics: Anti Dowry, Keep Clean, Family Love, Helping the poor etc.etc.

The other special attraction of the day is BUNT PERFECT JODI for which the auditions are already been conducted and 10 couples are selected for the final show which will be a very attractive event of the day on April 15. This competition will be held in three rounds i.e. First Round: Fashion Show, Second Round: Talent Show and Final will be Question/Answer round which will be adjudged by the eminent judges and the winning couples will be awarded BUNT PERFECT JODI title and offered loads of prizes and holiday packages.

During the programme UAE Bunts are privileged to honour Bunts students who have achieved marks 90% and above in 10th and 12th, Bunts students excelled in the field of sports and other achievements like Sheikh Hamdan Awards/Sharjah Awards. during the year 2015/2016. Details to be emailed to or as soon as possible.

The event also holds loads of dances, cultural events based on Kannada/Tulu Culture, Customs, and Traditions of Coastal Karnataka.

All are co-cordially invited.
For entry passes please contact the following committee members:
Prasanna Shetty / Chitra Prasanna Shetty, Dubai Tel : 050-2911649 / 050-5572619
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Vivek Shetty / Vijeta Vivek Shetty, Dubai Tel : 055-5520832 / 055-6058494
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Diwakar Shetty / Supritha Diwakar Shetty, Sharjah Tel : 055-3006528 / 052- 8436590
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Nagaraj Shetty / Deepti Nagaraj Shetty, Dubai Tel : 050-4459541 / 055-9190246
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Shubrath Shetty / Nagashree Shubrath Shetty Tel : 055-3006347 / 055-3006301
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Sudhir Shetty / Sudha Sudhir Shetty Tel : 050-8113219 / 050-9268805
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Guruprasad Bhandary / Shakila Guruprasad Bhandary Tel : 050-6714150 / 050-2655992
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Sudhir Hegde / Anisha Sudhir Hegde Tel : 055-4105897 / 050-4373370
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Balakrishna Shetty / Amitha Balakrishna Shetty Tel : 050-7296474 / 050-5755247
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Nagaraj Shetty / Rajani Nagaraj Shetty, Al Ain Tel : 050-5934786 / 050-7735806
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