Film and art festivals inaugurated on day 2 at World Konkani Cultural Convention

10:46 AM, Saturday, November 27th, 2010

World Konkani Cultural ConventionMangalore : Veteran artist, Pundalik Shenoy inaugurated the art workshop held as part of the art festival and renowned artist Peter Lewis inaugurated the art exhibition of the first World Konkani Cultural Convention at Kalaangan in Shaktinagar, Mangalore on Nov 26, Friday.
Fr. John Fernandes delivering a talk on “Konkani Culture,” said that art has no limits and that it transcends even language.

World Konkani Cultural ConventionAround 35 artists from Kerala, Karwar, Goa, Chennai, and Mangalore are participating in this art camp. The public can view their paintings from 4:30 p.m. on Nov 27, Saturday till the end of the convention. Artist Purushottam Adve and writer Edward Nazareth were also present.
The film festival was also inaugurated on Nov 26, Friday at 10:00 a.m. Around 30 Konkani movies will be shown daily from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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