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Bahrain, Jan 7: The Konkani Kutam Bahrain successfully presented the 6th annual singing & elocution competition on 5th January 2007 at Karnataka Social Club premises.  This event is aimed at promoting Konkani language among the youth.  50 participants took part in the competition with enthusiasm & exuberance espousing the cause of their mother tongue.

In both categories of singing & elocution contest there were Three age groups of upto 8 years,  8 to 12 years & 12 to 18 years.  The performance was competitive with well exhibited talents by the children.  Some of the children are talents of immense potential if they develop their skils with commitment to their mother tongue.


The winners are as follows;

I. Singing.

upto 8 years        8 to 12 years                     12 to 18 years.
1. Ashwin Sequeira    1. Hanna J. Miranda    1. Mischelle Correa
2. Jovita D’silva          2. Sheldon Correa        2. Alma Pereira
3. Steve Fernandes     3. Shawn Alva               3. Stephanie Alva

II. Speech.

upto 8 years        8 to 12 years                    12 to 18 years.
1. Joanna N. D’souza  1. Lavita Fernandes           joint winners
2. Dafny Sequeira        2. Jenifa Nora D’souza    Stephnie Alva
3. Steve Fernandes      3. Ryan Fernandes           Dean Pereira

Sydney Correa, well known Konkani singer and musician compered the programme.


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