There was huge excitement when 140 enthusiastic quizzers from across Goa competed in the third edition of the Konn Kitem Kenna Goa Quiz organised by Goan Shutterbugs in association with Ravindra Bhavan on Sunday, 3rd September at Margao.
The Goa centric quiz conducted by Lynn Barreto Miranda, began with a lot of anticipation and excitement. 14 year old Anish Dhaimodkar partnering with Jess Louis topped the preliminary written qualification round with 17 correct answers. A tie for the sixth place saw, Pritha and Sunil Sardessai, finalists at the last 2 editions, miss out on a count-back.
The finals consisted of the top six teams quizzed on-stage in an exciting audio-visual format and high infotainment; with infinite pounces providing the teams ample opportunity to answer indirect questions. The enthralling and intriguing evening saw Nitish Wagle and Harsh Hegde being crowned as the Goa Quiz 2017 champions in a closely contested competition.
Anish Dhaimodkar and Jess Louis were the first runners up, while defending champions Remedios and Rashola Fernandes were the second runners up team. The fourth place was bagged by the team of Sarvesh Borkar and Raghavendra Naik, fifth placed were Viola Rodrigues and Sanjay Parab followed by Parind Phadte and Anant Prabhu in sixth. The audience also got a chance to participate and win GBugs merchandise every time the teams answered incorrectly.
The winners and the five finalists were given cash prizes and trophies by Mr Saiesh Poi Panandikar – the Vice-Chairman of Ravindra Bhavan.
The quiz competition was among the series of activities been organized by the Goan Shutterbugs as part of their 7th anniversary celebrations.