Preeti Dev fourth time dhol champ, Farandeep new kid on the block

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| Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 21 June 2016 | Asia Samachar |

Preeti Dev Kaur remains the queen of dhol when she emerged champion for the fourth consecutive year at the National Junior Dhol Competition 2016 Malaysia.

Her dhol beat managed to ward off the competition from an otherwise all boys club at the competition dubbed as Dholmania. The first runners-up went to Sanjeev Singh.

Preeti Dev won the hearts of the judges team led by Dhol King Gurcharan Mall, the founder member of the famous 70s UK bhangra band Apna Sangeet and Dhol Blasters.

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“Every year, the improvement has been simply wonderful,” Gurcharan tells Asia Samachar on the competition which enters into its fourth year.

His fellow judges were Arvinder Singh Raina and Sunil Chuah, both multi-talented musicians and singers.

Farandeep Singh, who has been playing dhol since seven, was the champion for the Under-12 category, with Ek Jot Singh coming up second.

The competition was organised by the The Dholiz.

 

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