Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017

8 July 2017 – Maldives

Indian Ocean


Moosa Waseem

Moosa Waseem


Moosa Waseem is one of the most familiar faces on Maldivian television. He is the host of Maldivian Idol, the nation’s most popular TV show, and other presenting credits include Heyyambo, Rahathafaathu, Ehaaraai Mihaaru and Raajje Miadhu. He also serves as the anchor on primetime Maldivian news, and his journalism achievements include interviewing high profile politicians and VIPs. Despite his rigorous schedule, he manages to squeeze in time to lecture in journalism at Maldives National University.

Aminath Lamha Latheef

Aminath Lamha Latheef


Aminath Lamha Latheef is best known as the presenter of Maldivian Idol, and her on-screen chemistry with co-host, Moosa. But she first found fame through her vocal talents and her performance on the show ‘Ehandhaanuga’. Her melodic voice continues to mesmerize audiences at entertainment shows, charity events and award ceremonies across the Maldives and beyond.


Unoosha Performance

An inspiration on and off the stage Unoosha is well recognized as the leading performer and artist of the Maldives. Her repertoire includes a dedication to the beautiful islands of the Maldives, "Sunny Side of Life".

Bidhabin Boduberu

Bidhabin Boduberu "Maafathi Dance"

One of the most talented and hardworking boduberu groups in the Maldives, Bidhabin Bodu Beru mesmerize audiences with their incredible moves.

Bidhabin Boduberu

Faiymini Boduberu Group "Bandiya Dance"

A traditional dance performed only by women is an adaptation of the Indian pot dance. This evening’s Bandiya Dance is performed by the first ever all-female bodu beru group in Maldives, Faiymini Bodu Beru.

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