Unbeatable Dance Academy, Vasco organised Season 3 of the All India Lyrical Dance Battle – Lyrical Mela 2019 at Veer Savarkar Auditorium of Ravindra Bhavan, Vasco. First place was won by Rutvik Sangare from Ratnagiri while second place was won by Prashant (Justin) from Mumbai.
The Unbeatable Dance Academy Vasco shortlisted 28 top dancers, following auditions held in Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Orissa. In the second round, eight dancers were selected, out of which only four dancers made it to the third round, namely, Sudeep Gaonkar from Goa, Gaurav Malji from Mumbai, Prashant (Justin) from Mumbai and Rutvik Sangare from Ratnagiri.
The chief guest for the event was vice president of Ravindra Bhavan, Vasco, Dharmendra Prabhudessai and guest of honour was Sudesh Bhosle.
Speaking on the occasion, Prabhudessai praised the participating artists and complimented the organisers for hosting the event for 18 consecutive years.
In his address, Bhosle appreciated the efforts of the founder and director of Unbeatable Dance Academy, Tushar Volvoikar.
The judges for the event were Bollywood actress Ditya Bhande; Super Dancer – Maharashtra, Prashant Dalvi; and Dance India Dance’s Mohan Singh. Also present were proprietors of M S Lotlikar Jewellers, Prajesh Bandodkar and Saily Bandodkar; former director of Goa Tourism and Development Corporation, Jayant Jadhav; Sunil Shet; Sandhya Volvoikar; Rekha Volvoikar; Tanisha Volvoikar; Mahesh Govekar and others. [NT]