Sunday, December 12, 2010

Celebrations of Birth Anniversary of Pai Tiatrist

Celebrations of Birth Anniversary of Pai Tiatrist

The Birth Anniversary of Pai Tiatrist – Joao Agostinho Fernandes will be celebrated by Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG) on 14th December 2010 with a full day programme at the Ravindra Bhavan, Margao.
Joao Agostinho Fernandes is the tallest personality of tiatr stage who worked tirelessly not only to preserve tiatr but also to develop it in all its aspects. For his selfless efforts, tiatr lovers of that time spontaneously called him “Father of Tiatr”.

The whole day celebrations will be as follows:
In the morning of 14th December a workshop ‘Boro Tiatr koso borouncho’ i.e how to write a script of tiatr of good quality is being organized at the Conference Hall of Ravindra Bhavan, Margao at 10:30 am. Sahitya Academy Award winner Shri. Pundalik Naik will be the Resource Person and will guide the tiatr artistes in writing better scripts of dramas.

The main function will begin in the afternoon at 3:30 pm sharp. On this occasion 10 veteran artistes of tiatr stage will be felicitated. Shri. Digamber Kamat, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa will be the Chief Guest and honour the tiatr artistes of yester years. Shri. Titta Pretto, a stalwart o Konkani tiatr stage will be the Guest of Honour.

The formal function will be followed by staging the tiatr ‘Korta Ti Vatt’. The tiatr ‘Korta Ti Vatt’ is written and directed by Avito Fernandes and it has won the first prize for the 36th yearly Tiatr Festival organized by Kala Academy Goa.

The programme is open for public. TAG invites all the lovers of tiatr to attend the Birth Celebration of Pai Tiatrist – Joao Agostinho Fernandes in large numbers.

Those interested in attending the workshop, are requested to confirm their participation through phone nos. 2230738 / 2230739.
The afternoon function is open to public but they are requested to collect the entry passes from the counter of Ravindra Bhavan, Margao from 11th December onwards.

Victor de Sa
Member Secretary
Tiatr Academy Goa


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