Dubai, Dec 13: Beulah Ruth Pinto, a Mangaluru girl, has emerged winner of the 'Best of the Best 2018' - Best child singer in United Arab Emirates. The 15-year-old is the daughter of Rita Pinto and Canute Pinto, a Konkani lyricist, musician and singer.
GEMS Education, the world’s leading provider of quality education, budding young singers across the UAE to take part in its eighth edition of the Best of the Best singing competition. The event was organised on 9th December 2018 by Kevin Oliver in Dubai.
GEMS Education named Beulah Ruth Pinto as the UAE’s ‘Best Young Singer’ in senior category and winner of the ‘Best of the Best 2018’ – a talent hunt aimed to discover young gifted singers in the country.
Over 300 contestants in second round of audition across UAE, contestants filtered to 30 finalists, 15 contestants from each junior and senior category between 9 to 12 and 13 to 17 of age. Eight judges tackling the finest talented English singers to bring down the title to the one. 16 years old Beulah Ruth Pinto's stunning performance, dominance over the stage and power of singing enthralled the audience and stole the judges’ hearts. Now holding the title for the Best young singer in United Arab Emirates, she has also received a cash prize of AED 10,000. One of the judges said "she is born for the stage" and another complimented "She is not a contestant but a performer". The competition, which was started by GEMS in 2004, has unearthed thousands of amazing voices through the years.
On September 21, 2018 Beulah Pinto bagged the UAE’s 2nd most talented child award in a talent contest ‘BurJuman’s Rising Stars’ hosted by Burjuman Centre, Dubai, UAE. UAE is home for more than two hundred nationalities. Beulah took part in the 4-16 years age category open for all languages, all nationalities, and any talent and got past the mega-audition among 500 participants across UAE. Beulah was called "Queen of the stage" by the judges.
Beulah Pinto holds musical grades of Trinity Guildhall Music College. London. She is also the first and the only Indian to be part of Al Jalila Cultural Centre, a Dubai government organisation. She was a lead singer for Metilda, the musical play organised by GEMS group directed by Kevin Oliver (GEMS cultural director). Beulah sang at Global Teachers Award in 2015 and 2016, an International event where America’s former president Bill Clinton, dignitaries from around the world and Dubai ruler HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid were present. Beulah also sang for Sheikha Fatima Award in UAE where HH Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nayan crown prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of He's armed forces was the chief guest of the event. Beulah Pinto won the judges favourite award in Dubai Festival City "Kids Stars" talent competition in 2015.
Beulah Pinto performed in Mariamma Varkey Award ceremony on 11th October 2018. She was one of the lead singer at the eve of International day of tolerance on 15th November 2018 where dignaterians from many nations were present including royal family and His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahyan- Minister of Tolerance UAE (International day of tolerance at Union House). Religious leaders from all faith were part of the event.
Mangaluru girl Beulah Ruth Pinto is UAE’s Best Young Singer