Dubai: Mangalore Konkans' 'Konkan Sports Meet' on Nov 20

Media Release 

Dubai, Nov 12: Konkan Sports Meet 2009, the most awaited community sporting event organized by Mangalore Konkans Dubai will be held at Dubai Police Officers’ Club Stadium located in Al Garhoud area here on Friday November 20. 

The meet will include individual track and field events for all ages, besides generation relay and tug-of-war for groups, which is open to all Konkani speaking people or those from Konkan origin. Participation is free for individual events, but, a nominal fee of AED 10 per person will be charged for tug-of-war.  

About the sporting event

Mangalore Konkans Dubai, the premier association with track record of organizing successful cultural, educational, social and sporting events for the past 21 years, is presenting this event to the Konkani community. The organizers’ aim is to create an opportunity for people to excel in sports, earn respect and recognition, make new friends, thereby creating a better community. The event will also provide an opportunity for the most needed family outing, encourage fellowship, relieve stress, help recognize the need for maintaining physical fitness.  

The meet is scheduled to start at 9.00am for fellowship followed by a warm-up session.  The track and field events are expected to begin at 10.00 am and wind up at 6.00 pm. Light lunch will be served to all who attend the meet. Stalls for selling beverages and snacks at reasonable price, have been also arranged. Qualified referees will officiate the events. Separate play area is being organized for small children.

About Mangalore Konkans    

Mangalore Konkans, established in 1988, is affiliated to Indian Community Welfare Committee (ICWC) of the Indian Consulate in Dubai. It has been serving the community for the past 21 years and is known for organizing successful musical and social events, knowledge based seminars and promoting Konkani Language and Mangalorean culture. It is also known for its philanthropic activities in India, such as providing financial support for studies to the under-privileged children, and for deserving patients.        

Details on association, participation, sponsorships or any other matters can be obtained by contacting 050 6562495 or 056 6040383 or through above e-mail.       


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  • Blasius, Kuwait

    Fri, Nov 13 2009

    Suzzan you are right. We dont have any such event in kuwait. Am going to atttend this sports meet. Am respresting from kuwait

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    Thu, Nov 12 2009

    Great idea, entertaining young generations, that too open to all Konkani speaking people. I Wish such events should comeup in Kuwait also with same concept.

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