Soad - 3 by MCC Qatar & Mandd Sobhann
Posted On: 14/05/2012 18:45 GMT
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Mandd Sobhann


MCC Qatar      

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To build cultural bridges between Mangalore and Goa and between India and Qatar

To encourage young singing talents and provide them with a world-stage


on Friday, May 25, 2012, at 5.00 p.m., at the Regency Hall, D’ Ring Road, Doha, Qatar.                  

To make Konkani's presence felt in the electronic media and also to foster young singing talents, Mandd Sobhann had organized Soad-1 in 2005, Soad-2 in 2008, a TV Singing Contest, on local TV. Now, in association with Qatar's leading Konkani organization, MCC Qatar, Mandd Sobhann is presenting 'Soad-3 International'.
The shooting of the Preliminary Rounds of 'Soad-3 International' began in November 2011 and ever since, the show has been telecast by 'Namma TV' and 'Goa 365' (in Goa) and has also been web-cast by TV Daijiworld and also Namma TV, around the world. The Finals will be held in Doha, Qatar, on May 25, 2012.
6 finalists, 3 female and 3 male singers, the best of Goa, Mangalore and Qatar, will be competing against each other for the covetted title of 'Rani Kogull-International' (Queen Cuckoo) and 'Rai Kogull-International' (King Cuckoo). They shall also win a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh each. All finalists will also receive cash awards. The 'Best Duet' also will be decided at the Finals.
Shri Guru Kiran, Bangalore, Shri Tomazinho Cardozo, Goa and Shri Rony D'cunha, Kuwait, are the Judges for the Finals. Shri Eric Ozario is the Music Director and Chief Trainer. Shri Louis Pinto is the Director of 'Soad-3 International' and Shri Arun Raj Rodrigues is the Anchor. A team of 21 – consisting of judges, musicians, technicians, contestants and officials – will be travelling from India.
TV Daijiworld and Namma TV will be web-casting the Finals, live, all over the world.
1.Shri Richard D’souza, President, MCC Qatar 
2.Shri Eric Ozario, Gurkar, Mandd Sobhann
3.Shri Stany Alvares, President, Mandd Sobhann
4.Shri Louis J. Pinto, Director, Soad-3 International 


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