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Mangalore Cricket Club to organize virtual Global Konkani Comedy Challenge

Mangalore Cricket Club to organize virtual Global Konkani Comedy Challenge
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Mangalore Cricket Club (MCC), one of the oldest socio-cultural organizations of the expatriate Indian community in the State of Qatar, is gearing up for the much-awaited first-ever virtual Global Konkani Comedy Challenge that is scheduled to be held via YouTube in the month of December.

Established in 1992, MCC is renowned for staging mega-events like Musical Nites by various top Konkani artists from around the world, cultural, sports and social events presented by and for members of the local community and educational programs presented by professionals. MCC is well known locally for organizing the most popular ex-pat event ‘Ladies throw ball tournament’ and the Volleyball tournament. To keep the youngsters occupied and health-conscious MCC built their own teams and participated in Kabaddi, Cricket, and kho-kho, volleyball, etc., emerging most of the time as champions.

To bring together the Konkani speaking communities together, to give opportunities to showcase the talents of our youngsters, MCC has successfully organized international events like Gulf Baila Naach for the middle east, Soad 3 international singing reality show in association with the one and only Mandd Sobhan. Now we are here with yet another and first-ever international online mega-event ‘MCC QATAR GLOBAL COMEDY CHALLENGE’ packaged for the Konkani speaking Mangaloreans world over.  Already artists from countries around the world have shown keen interest in participating.  

Mangalore-Cricket-Club-to-organize-virtual-Global-Konkani-Comedy-Challenge flierExpertise and experience in organizing mega-events have always been the hallmark of MCC. It is this expertise and experience that played a major role in conceiving and putting together this “Global Konkani Comedy Challenge” competition. MCC strives to keep alive its legacy even at this testing time and as ever will provide much-needed entertainment to one and all.

Renowned Judges will be judging the competition. In order to make the event flawless and qualitative certain Rules and Regulations are to be adhered to as below: 

  1. The Comedy Challenge Competition will be held on MCC Qatar YouTube Channel.
  2. Konkani is the medium of language for this competition.
  3. The duration of the Video must be a minimum of 15 minutes and a maximum of 20 minutes. 
  4. Each Team should have a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 persons
  5. High-quality resolution Videos must be sent through email to or pen drive to us. (Videos send through WhatsApp will not be accepted) 
  6. Video recordings should be done by a professional videographer with clear voice recording.
  7. Background music can be used; however, it should not overlap on the conversation.
  8. If the skit is presented on an earlier occasion by others, then you need to get permission from the original scriptwriter. In case the original skit scriptwriter brings in an objection to the presented skit, then it will be disqualified from the competition.
  9. Original background music is preferred to avoid any copyright issues on YouTube. (Artists and labels can choose to either mute the audio or block the video from being seen in copyrighted music). 
  10. Skit should be enjoyable by the family members without using any vulgar language. 
  11. The team should refrain from using or targeting any particular incident or particular person in the skit.
  12. Vulgar conversation or low-class wordings should not be used.
  13. Organizer reserve the right to telecast or not to telecast (with reason) the Skit. 
  14. The stage setting is not compulsory; it is advisable to use the backdrop/curtain to get the good quality of the Video.
  15. Full Skit recording should be done at one place/one stage.
  16. The competition will be held in a single round. 
  17. One Team can send only one video.
  18. One participant can take part in one Skit only.
  19. The participating team should register their team’s name by 30th October 2021 via email to
  20. The last date to submit your recorded video is 14th November 2021.
  21. YouTube likes or views will not be considered for judging criteria. 
  22. The submitted Videos is the property of the organizer and the team should not publish or upload on any other medium or social media.
  23. The result declared by the organizer or the Judges will be final. 

Winners will take home Rs. 1 lakh cash prize

First runners up Rs. 50,000/-

Second runners up Rs. 25,000/-

Besides these various other prizes will be awarded like 

  1. Best Comedian Male
  2. Best Comedian Female
  3. Best Music
  4. Best Team
  5. Best Concept
  6. Best Videography

Winners will receive award certificates and all participants will receive a certificate of participation 

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