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Countdown begins for Konkan Yuva’s traditional family sports fest ‘Khel Mhel-2019’

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Dubai: ‘Khel Mhel’ a sports extravaganza with a package full of fun is all set to enthrall Dubai Konkan’s on Nov 22nd, 2019 at Wanderers Sports Club, Sharjah from 8:30 Am -6:00 Pm. The one-day extravaganza is organized by Konkan Yuva (KY) which will bring out all your energy and thus ensure a fun-filled day. Newskarnatka’s Floyd Kiran, Nelson Cutinha, Sujith Fernandes, Anil Pinto, Valerian Dalmaida will also be there to support the event.

The fest is organized under the motto ‘Revecha Uskyar Mathiyecho Khel’ which clearly showcases the love for the childhood Native games which simultaneously aims to gather all the Konkani Community to meet under one roof, with Band, Music , Gifts, Raffel Draw, Fancy Fete , Housie Housie, Food and Beverages and many more, to celebrate togetherness with joy, cheer and laughter, especially for the Mangalorean Community.

Khel Mhel will be inaugurated sharp at 8:30 AM, the Chief Guest along with the Teams, Captains, Volunteers, and the core KY Members will be escorted to tunes of the Nasik Band which is expected to be the center of attraction, followed by a March Past by all teams. The best March Past team will receive a Special Prize. sports events like Tug of war, Treasure Hunt, Lagori, Moonwalk, Slow Cycle Race, Relay, Tyre Race, Coconut Smash, etc will follow the inauguration.

Konkan Yuva has already received an overwhelming response from 14 Teams under the Inter Parish Teams Category – Pernal, Kulur, Loretto, Mogarnad, Moodubelle, Bajpe, Derebail, Surathkal, Neermarga Bajal, Cordel, Kinnigoli, and Sasthan. Also, 12 Teams have confirmed participation under the Open to All Teams Category – Neermarga Stars, Coastal Friends UAE, JMJ Prayer Group, Konkan Tharam, Merit Freight Avengers, Glowing Stars of Bantwal, Kudla Warriors, Infinity Dubai, SeZari, Matthikatte United, SMMC, and Lilcy Challengers.

Konkan Yuva is known for its ethnicity which will manifest itself in the Vovyo Competition extracted from the traditional part of Roce. A Fancy Fete which includes games like Car Race, 7up 7Down, Bolt & Stick, Cola Ke Gala, Guess the Spices and Breaking the pot, etc. will also be an exciting part of the event.

In order to keep the audience and kids engaged, Khel Mel has veteran emcee’s like – Mr.Viyon Veigas, Mr.Vernon Dsouza and Ms. Sweeny Dsouza along with Pancake Turner DJ Shavin will keep the participants and audience on their feet; For those hungry or thirsty, there will be stalls filled with mouthwatering food and beverages. Exciting spot prizes and Lucky draws will also be a part of the event.

The beautiful weather being experienced at this time of the year is expected to encourage the guests and the competitors to get into the fun mode and enjoy the week off in a very sporty manner.

“‘Khel Mhel’ is a unique event. There will be a lot of activities, games, dance, music and much more. We have the Mangalorean pride ‘Brass band’, the ‘Nasik Dhol’ and list full of entertainment for the children, teens, and adults. Do ask your readers to drop in to recreate the good old days of Mangalore in the land of Dubai,” Vivian Fernandes, the Konkan Yuva President requested

Some highlights of the event:

  • Entertainment for kids: Mascots, Chocolates, Games, Dance, Songs, Gifts, Food, etc 
  • Make-up options: Mr.Gaywin Lasrado will be available to make your face look more colorful with his attractive Face paints.
  • Selfie Competition: with a special prize
  • A touch of Mangaluru: Special Mangalorean Dishes, Mangalorean Dress Code, Baila, Karaoke Songs, Games, Gifts and much more.

Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy yourself and develop a sense of nostalgia for your roots.

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