Doha: Goan Band to Perform at May Queen Ball Event

Gulf Times 

Doha, Apr 17: GOA’S leading band, Forefront, will perform at the eighth May Queen Ball being hosted by the Goan Welfare Association (GWA) at the Diplomatic Club on May 8.

The May Queen Ball is an annual dinner dance event, hosted by the Goan community in Qatar.

The highlight of the event will be crowning of May Queen, organisers said yesterday.

The band has been entertaining the world with their sensational blend of vocals, instruments, rhythm, visual technique in trend and showmanship. The band’s track record contains performances in India and abroad with several award winning live concerts, said the organisers.3

Every year the quality of the May Ball has been rated high and the show improved tremendously with the support of sponsors and participants, said a GWA spokesperson. “Our forum endeavours to be on the forefront to organise major events keeping in mind the Goan traditional hospitality, cultural heritage and music,” he said.

Forefront was featured on the popular MTV channel and they also had the honour of being the fast group to perform unplugged.

The group is one of the best for pop and equally dazzling to rock, rap, reggae, Bhangra and Goa’s ethnic dekhnni, mandos, dulpods.

The Forefront’s maiden album, “Always by your side”, was a runaway success in terms of fame and fortune. The team was featured in some memorable performances in the Gulf countries and parts of Europe. The Forefront catered to people of all tastes.

This year’s show will be patronised by a galaxy of top Bollywood stars.

Splash is the title sponsor and official airline is Qatar Airways. Ramada Hotel is the official hotel. Inquiries could be made on 5550491, 5218480, 5807019 and 5504801.


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