Top beauties from Kuwait and Qatar to participate
By Gasper Crasto for Team Mangalorean
Kuwait May 5, 2008: In one of the biggest show organized by Goans in the Middle East, the YGC-SPLASH May Queen 2008 - beauty pageant and dance evening hosted by Young Goans Club (YGC) - Bahrain will feature top contestants from Kuwait and Qatar.
The pageant titled 'YGC-SPLASH May Queen 2008' will be held at the Marina Club poolside, Manama-Bahrain on May 22, 2008 starting 8.30 pm onwards.
The organizing committee in coordination with Goan Cultural Centre (GCC - Kuwait) has sponsored top three winners of the recently held GCC Summer Queen 2008 to participate in the May Queen Contest. Similar arrangements are also made with Goan Welfare Association (GWA - Doha) to fly in their top three winners of the May Queen Ball scheduled for May 8, in Doha.
Young Goans Club Managing Committee with the Winners of 2007
YGC May Queen Bahrain - 2007 winners
Kuwait's GCC Summer Queen Winners - From Left to Right: Monalisa D'Costa, Shirley Dias and Afreen Dastani
The contest is open to women of all nationalities aged between 15 to 28 years. The contestants will be judged in three rounds. Round one will display casual, sporty or traditional wear, and round two will be of formal wear. In the third round, the contestants will be tested for their intellectual brilliance by a panel of select judges from the elite of the society.
Besides the winners of 'YGC-SPLASH Queen 2008', the pageants can also stake claim to awards for the 'Best Smile', 'Best Hair-do', 'Miss Photogenic', etc.
The event will be choreographed by Kevin D'Cunha. Well-known Goan Master of Ceremonies G.R.Crasto will conduct the proceedings. Popular Radio Bahrain DJ Krazy Kevin will host the beauty pageant.
Top band - The Aryan Fame will be in attendance. The event will also feature DJ Alfie of Music and Lights who will also cover stage effects, sound and lighting.
Prizes for the winners include jewellery, air-tickets, holidays, beauty product hampers, electronic items and gift vouchers.
This mega event on the entertainment calendar of the club is sponsored by Splash, Oman Air, BMMI, Home Electronics and KIMS Bahrain Medical Centre.
According to Young Goans Club sources, entrance for the event is open to all but invitation should be collected in advance from the club committee. Prospective contestants can contact 39659539, 39939659 or 36355164 to register or for invitations.