UAE: With barely a month to go, KCO – Abu Dhabi is fully geared up to present this year’s top entertainment package “Fiesta 2016” – the extravaganza bundled with top quality entertainment, will be held on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Abu Dhabi Country Club, located next to Abu Dhabi Immigration Department from 6.00 PM onwards.
The organizers – the Konkani Cultural Organization (K.C.O.), are upbeat with the response they have received towards this signature event so far which is held every year with lot of innovative ideas.
There will be mixture of Konkani, Hindi and English songs performed by leadingKonkani singers from Mangalore and Goa. The entertainers include Jacqueline Fernandes, Robin Sequeira, AmabelleMoras,Joshal D’Souzafrom Mangalore and Bushka and Johnyfrom Goa.
Leslie Rego – Compere beyond compare will surely keep the audience on their toes.
To spice up the event the scintillating dances by “Bollywood Dancers” will certainly steal the show.
The 6 member band from Dubai led by the hugely popular Rameiro will be in attendance and will be perfectly complementing the singers.
The organizers have requested everyone to come in large numbers to KCO’s annual show and have promised to provide a wonderful musical journey from evening till midnight of May 6.
Organizers expect a full house audience to witness this show and are confident that this show will surpass the previous year’s success. The show has all the ingredients to become one of the best entertainment events to happen ever in Abu Dhabi.
A brief on the artists:
Winner of the Title “RanniKogull” – Queen Nightingale of Mangalore at the Soad- 4 konkani singing competition organized by Mandd Sobhann in association with Daijiworld 24×7 in May 2015. She was also awarded the western vocal solo singing, 6 times in a row at the interclass cultural fest held by Kasturba Medical College Mangalore from 2007 – 2013.
She is currently working as a Lecturer and Consultant Speech Pathologist at Father Muller Medical College Hospital.
Robin, started singing at the age of 5. His singing debut was “Vodli Mai” of late WilfyRebimbus.
Robin was part ofa reputed band called” Strings” in Mangalore.He haswon several awardsinsinging competitions. He hasperformed with many reputed singers like Eric Ozerio, RonyD’Cunha, MelwynPeris, LancyMoras, Norbert Pereira, team masti, team ye mana, team vismaya, Roshan Belman, Wilson Olivera and Henry Dsouza.Recently titled as Rai Kogul -2015 at Soad 4 held at Kalangan, runner up of Soad 3 international held at Qatar 2012,titled as best male singer 2009 at YuvaMahothsav& runner up at JCI Meri AwazSuno -2010.
His has also brought out analbum”Gaanvmozo” along with his wife Carol Sequeira.
Bushka and Johny
Goa’s very popular leading fusion duo, versatile in different languages. They specialize in old retro konkani music and brought out 2 of their own audio albums namely ‘Go Goa’ and MogTuzoMog’.They have sung inthe Konkani film ‘AdeusMoga’. They have travelled and appeared in concerts in different parts of the world.
Amabelle started singing at the age of 4 and professionally since the age of 10. She became a household name when she won the title of “Rani Kogull” in the 1st season of the reality show “Soad” organized by MaandSobhan. She then went onto sing for about 50 devotional and pop albums in English, Hindi, Kannada and Konkani and participated inaround 100 shows in Mangalore, Bangalore, Bombay, Qatar and Dubai.
She is currently based in Dubai working as a senior Auditor for a reputed CA firm.
Joshal, pursued Carnatic classical vocals and keyboard class from Sandesha musical institute, Mangalore. She haswon various singing competitions which include two Karnataka state level awards during her college days.
She sung for various live musical concerts in Mangalore, Abu Dhabi, Dubai & Qatar such as WilfyNite, KCO fiesta 2014,Lancy Henry MorasNite, MaandSobhan, USWAS Shirva, Kevin Misquith live concerts, Sandalwood to Bollywood, Hero-Unplugged, Indian Festival, Lancy Noronha Nite and many more.
Winner of Gulf Voice of Mangalore-2014, she hasrendered her voice for variousKonkani and Kannada albums.
This band is around since 2010 and regarded as one of thetop bands in the UAE.
This band comprises of seasoned musicians led by Ramiro Mascarenhas. The other members of the band are, Jackson Mascarenhas, Victor Antao, Benny Cardozo, Celso Soares, Philip Fernandes and ShammuHabeeb.
The Master of Ceremony will be the one and only Leslie Rego – The darling of thousands – with his inimitable style will keep everybody on their toes.
The event is held mainly in support of KCO’s various projects in educating deserving students and meeting their commitment towards the needy and downtrodden. It will be also a wonderful opportunity to meet with friends in a relaxed atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
Leo Rodrigues, the charismatic President of KCO, is keeping no stone unturned to showcase the great KCO tradition of entertainment. This event has already generated tremendous interest among the entertainment lovers of Abu Dhabi and slated to be a mega hit.
For invitations and details the following KCO members can be contacted:
Amitha – 0503834085; Lydia – 050-5710009; Suzie – 050-5460007