Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Kallokhi uzvadd - winner of nine awards to be staged at Hanuman

Kallokhi uzvadd - winner of nine awards to be staged at Hanuman
theatre Mapusa on Wednesday 11th November 7pm

Newcomers Serula Art and Culture Academy, which comprises of the villages of Pomburpa, Penha de Franca, Socorro and Salvador do Mundo will stage its much acclaimed tiatr “Kallokhi Uzvadd” at Hanuman theatre, Mapusa at 7pm. The tickets are only Rs.30 per show or Rs.100 pass for all four shows and are available at the counter.

The Tiatr Academy of Goa in its bid to promote tiatr in bardez will stage four award winning tiatrs from the 35th All Goa Tiatr competition held at the Kala Academy recently. On the 10th “Asro zai”, 11th “Kallokhi Uzvadd”, 12th “Rinn” and 13th “Eksiddent” will be held at 7pm.

It’s the first time in many years that tiatrs will be held at 7pm instead of its usual mapusa time of 3:30pm. Says Mr. Mario Fernandes Spokesman for Serula arts and culture academy, “We are delighted and pleased that the tiatr academy of goa has chosen Mapusa to be the venue for this tiatr festival. Presently tiatr lovers from bardez have to travel to Panjim or Margao to watch quality tiatr which means
travelling a lot of distance. Our tiatr Kallokhi Uzvadd has given us an opportunity to promote young talent.

“The teen stars of the academy made us all proud by winning three first prizes. Little dynamite Shenaya Pereira won the best child artist and a merit certificate for singing as she did a brilliant job by keeping the entire audience entertained with her charm, also Wonder Boy Cameron Fernandes who one the first prize in singing with his melodious voice and style and 17 year old British born Ashley Fernandes and his band were declared the first prize as the “Best Band” at the competition. The seven man band comprising of Francis Azavedo on Trumpet, Dominic de Souza on Bass,
Ashley Fernandes on keyboards, Sammy Braganza on trombone, Tony Fernandes on rhythm guitar and Roy Menezes on saxophone.

We are particularly pleased that the band has won the first prize as the young musicians practised hard and the result bodes well for the future”.

The academy are also going to participate in the forthcoming All Goa Marathi Natak Competition to be held at the Kala Academy in January 2010 and many of our actors and musicians will be part of the competition.

(ashley fernandes)

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