Dubai: The event started with the welcome speech by K R Tantry. Mr. C R Shetty, Conveynor of UAE Tulukoota Dubai spoke about the Tulu Parbha and briefed about the current local Govt regulations on the associations, hence Tulukoota was forced to reschedule the Parbha for 21st June 2013 at Al Nasr Leisure land Ice Rink.
Karnoor Mohan Rai, one of the guest for the tulu parbha 2013, spoke about his fruitful association with the tulu koota dubai and also mentioned about the release of tulu movie “ telikeda bolli” in GCC countries.
Manohar hedge, entertainment coordinator gave an insight of the parbha. The high lights of the parbha will be comedy trio Devdas Kapikad, Navin D Padil and Bhojaraj Vamanjoor with their live skits for about an hour with their rib tickling humorous acts. A live band performance will be Mr Harish Sherigar & his troupe.
Dr Mohan Alva, chairman of Alva’s Foundation Moodabidri, Mr Umanath Kotian, President Tulu Sahitya Academy, Dr K P Putthuraya and Karnoor Mohan Rai will be the guests.
Ms. Jasmita Vivek, a budding local choreographer will present a unique dance drama “Tulunaadu” and skit by Gammath kalavidaru headed by Vishwanath Shetty and Vasu Shetty.
This year’s TuluParbha will have stalls/exhibitions and cultural programs from different Mangalore associations across UAE. There will be games and other activities of tulunaadu to keep enthusiastic tulauvas busy.
The finale will be the Grand tulu procession with tableau and folklore artists depicting rich cultural and heritage of our tulunadu. Satish Shetty, Chidananda Pojary, Dinesh Shetty, Rajesh Kutthar, Jaganath Bellare, Ramesh Suvarna and Prabhaker Shetty, Oswald & Jayanth Shetty will be leading the team .
Daya Kirodian treasurer of UAE Tulu Koota Dubai, presented the budget of the Parbha and requested the support from all the communities & Associations to turn the event successfull.
Tulu Koota have personally invited presidents / leaders of all the mangalorean associations and requested to support this Tulu Parbha 2013 to make it memorable as always.
K R Tantry in his address, requested all the media to give maximum mileage to this event and thanked them for their continued support and proposed vote of thanks and mangalorean style lunch was served to all.