Thursday, August 26, 2010

Konknni tiatrachi Akademi sthapli

Konknni tiatrachi Akademi sthapli

Gõykaranchi khup kallachi ievzonn Tiatr Akademi sthapunk asli ti xekim atam purai zali. Atam he Akademi udexim 117 vorsanchea tiatrachea vavrak mhotv vaddtolem ani tiatracho-i dorzo voir sortolo, oxi opekxa zalea. Konknni tiatranchim boroupam xudh ritin zaunchim mhonn amkam dista. Adle tiatrist apnnak somzota ani upkarta toxem tiatrachem boroup kortale. Tiatrachim sogllim boroupam - Romi vo devonagori zaum, promann ritin asunk he Akademichea vavurpeamni vavurchi goroz asa. Na tor bexttench nanvam purtench kam’ kelem ani aplem sadoilem mhonnlear Akademicho vavr nirfoll zaunk favona. Amcho fanki tiatrist Tomazinho Cardozo baban hacher chotrayen lokx diunchem. Osli Akademi ghoddun haddpachi tachich ievzonn oxem hanv somzotam. Tachea fuddariponna khal Akademicho vavr nettan fuddem vetolo, ani Gõycho tiatr unchlea dorjear pavtolo mhonn axa ballgitam.

Jeremias Furtado

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Launch of my book Konknni Cholchitram

I would like to invite you for the launch of my book Konknni Cholchitram - history of all Konkani celluloid films produced so far on 21st September 2010 at 4 p.m. at Covention Hall,Hotel Mandovi,Panjim, Goa by Goa Sudharop organisation.
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‘Kantaram Singing Competition’ to be organized by TAG

‘Kantaram Singing Competition’

Kantaram i.e. stage songs in Konkani are an integral part of Goan Song & Music. Kantaram are of various types such as Solos/Duets/Duos/Trios/Quartets/Quintets etc. Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG) has observed that the present day composers and singers very often go for solo singing only and do not promote Duets/Duos/Trios/Quartets/Quintets etc.

In order to preserve and promote Duets/Duos/Trios/Quartets and Quintets in its true form as they were presented on the Tiatr stage in the past, TAG has organised a competition of singing of original Duets, Duos, Trios, Quartets and Quintets on Saturday, 18th September 2010 from 10 am onwards at the Conference Hall of Goa State Museum at Patto Plaza, Panjim.

Those interested in participating in this competition should note the following:-

1.The Duets/Duos/Trios/Quartets/Quintets to be sung in the competition should be newly composed for participating in the competition.
2.The lyrics of the Duets/Duos/Trios/Quartets or Quintets should be of interactive nature and every singer should be a different character in the presentation of the Duets/Duos/Trios/Quartets/Quintets
3.Care may also be taken to have original music for the Duets/Duos/ Trios/Quartets/Quintets.
4. The lyrics of the Duets/Duos/Trios/Quartets/Quintets should be submitted to TAG along with the prescribed Application Form duly filled on or before 9th September 2010 before 5 pm at the office of TAG.
5. The dates for writing music and for rehearsals will be communicated to the participants after verifying the lyrics of the Duets/Duos/Trios/Quartets/Quintets submitted by the composers/singers.
6. The cash prizes for singing the Duets/Duos/Trios/Quartets/Quintets will be as under:-
• Best Duet - Rs.2000
• Best Duo - Rs.2000
• Best Trio - Rs.3000
• Best Quartet/Quintet - Rs.4000 / Rs.5000
• Best Original Lyrics - Rs.2000
• Best Original Music - Rs.2000
7. Each participant will also be provided with Travelling allowance.
8. The performances will be judged by judges from the field of Song & Music on the following factors: - 1.Quality of Lyrics 2.Quality of Music 3.Voice Modulation
4.Facial Expressions 5.Acting.
9. There should be atleast 3 songs in each category for organising the competition.

The composers and singers of Duets/Duos/Trios/Quartets/Quintets are requested to participate in large numbers and help in preserving Duets/Duos/Trios/Quartets and Quintets in its true form. The Application Forms along with the rules and regulations of the competition are available at TAG’s office, Campal Trade Centre, Behind Military Hospital, Campal, Panjim, Goa during office hours.

Victor de Sa
Member Secretary


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