Friday, 1 August 2014

Herald Goencho Avaz 2014 - Konkani Solo / Duet Singing Contest

Goencho Avaz -  All Goa Singing Contest of Konkani songs that played on All India Radio Ponnje upto 1980 - Solos and Duets

It's a Herald group presentation in association with State Bank of India and others

Through their voices (23 young and talented singers) we could listen to
Alfred Rose, Rita Rose, Chris Perry, Lorna, Delfin, Thereza, Seby, Asha Bhosle,

Ashalata, Usha Iyer, Wilfy Rebimbus, Remie Colaco, M Boyer, Sofia etc

What a fitting tribute!!
Judge Sonia Shirsat rightly said 'Future of Konkani is in safe hands'

Check them singing, so beautiful

Video 1- The Contest

The winners: Solo Singing
Cielda Pereira - 1st Prize
Fleur Dias - 2nd Prize
Scully D'Souza - 3rd Prize

Duet category Winners:
Richita and Princewll - 1st Prize
Rynell Rodrigues and Lionel - 2nd Prize




Judges were:
Lulu Fortes, Sonia Shirsat, Anthony San, Fr. Domnic Alvares
All Judges also sang

Chief Guest was Dy. Chief Minister Francisco D'Souza and Guests of honour Prince Jacob, TAG President and Rajagopalan, Regional  Asst. General Manager State Bank of India.

9 piece band, music arranged by Roy Menezes

With  Abdonio Rodrigues, Mariano Dias, Mariano Furtado, James Vaz,
John De Madel, Anthony de Velim, Roy Menezes, Senon D'Souza and Alex tenor sax

Abdonio’s birthday today, birthday cake / song added to Video 3 (see below)

Video: 2 Band with Ace Drummer Abdonio Rodrigues

Compere - Agnelo de Borim

Winners, guests, Participants etc


Lulu Fortes one of the judges with Dy. CM, Prince Jacob, Rajagopalan of SBI

Judge Anthony San, who also sang live the song he said 38 years ago in the KA comeptition
Judge Sonia Shirsat

Judge Fr. Domnic Alvares, sang his own composition on 'Mai-Pai'
Judge Lulu Fortes

Fleur Dias singing

Brass men
 Anthony de Velim, Roy Menezes, Senon D'Souza and Alex (tenor sax)

Dance performance
by Dance Illusions

Unit Dance Crew

Ivy Pereira

Video 3 - The Contest (Extended)

Pic your song / Singer below

00 Alfred Rose / Rynell Rodrigues

 0.43 Ashalata / Priyanka lone

 1.35 Alfred Rose /Anson Gomes

 2.18 Lorna / Sheryl Vaz

3.13 M Boyer, Sofia / Princewell Ruchita

5.40 Remmie Colaco / Lyanne Fernandes

 7.15 Lorna / Karishma Chari

 9.40 Alfred Rose / Cedric Pinto

 11.45 Lorna / Scully D’Souza

 12.52  Alfred Rose Rita Rose / Rynell and Lionel

 16.02  Lorna / Cielda Pereira

 17.33  Usha Iyer / Velery D’Costa

 18.42  Wilfy Rebimbus / Allison D’Souza

 20.08   Usha Iyer /Uthup - Meu Amor / Roshelle Dias

 22.43  Seby / Sanford Fernandes

 23.58 Thereza / Fleur Dias

 26.36  Asha Bhosle /  Rutuja Lotlicar

 28.56  Rita Rose / Carina d’Costa

30.33  Delfin / Avina Furtado

32.10  Abdonio Birthday song / Cake

Video 4: Prince Jacob Speaking, Short video 1min

Ivy singing Gagreachem Mana

The Winner / Winning Song
Cielda Pereira

The judges singing..
Fr. Domnic Alvares

Lulu Fortes

Anthony San

Sonia Shirsat


Unit Dance Crew

2015 Contest - Pics and videos here

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