Saturday, December 12, 2009

Five Konkani Books released by Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA)

Five Konkani Books released by Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA)

Dalgado Konknni Akademi President Premanand Lotlikar has said the Akademi has now taken the responsibility to print the scripts of tiatr in a book form.

Speaking at a function organised to release the five literary books in Konkani at a city hotel Woodlands here on Friday, Lotlikar has appealed to the tiatrists to submit their scripts to the Akademi for printing them in a book.

On the occasion, Lotlikar outlined plans drawn by the Akademi to come out with a book on invitations and congratulations in Konkani in Roman script so that the language is used in everyday life. "We have come across people facing problems to print invitations in Konkani. The Akaemi will soon come out with invitations in Konkani which will be made available with printers and other individuals", he added. He was replying to Prince Jacob, who maintained that tiatrists does not receive any financial assistance to print the tiatr script in book form.

Similarly, he said the Akademi will soon release a CD on Konkani songs on congratulations and happy birthday to popularize Konkani in the homes of Konkani speaking people.

Speaking on the occasion, Vice-President of Ravindra Bhaavan Shridhar Kamat underlined' the need to protect and popularize brass musical instruments and Mando as an art form amongst the people. "Let us find out the problems why brass musical instruments do not attract the younger generation. Similarly, Mando need to be given a boost by establishing instructions to impart the art to the younger generation", he said.

In his address, the Vice president of Goa Konkani Akademi Vincy Quadros stressed on the need for all the three organizations Goa Konkani Akademi, Tiatr Akademi and Dalgado Konkani Akademi to come together and do introspection on how to develop Konkani language.

The five books that were released on the occasion were Dispott'ttem Chintop (Reflections) by Domnic P Fernandes, Gupi (Children's literature) Adaptation by Bonaventure D'Pietro, Padri (Non-Stop Tiatr) by Prince Jacob, 14 Doyalleo Kornneo (Short Stories) Mrs. Brenda Menezes and Rong (Collection of one act plays) compiled by Jose Salvador Fernandes.

Secretary, Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA)
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1 comment:

  1. -Porbim! Punn tornattea lekhokank pustokam chchap'pun ken'na protsahon ditle re?
    -konknni mogi




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