Konkani music talents felicitated by Academy

11:15 AM, Monday, September 3rd, 2012
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Konkani AcademyMangalore :   Popular Konkani singer Babitha D’Sa and music composer Muralidhar Kamath were felicitated on behalf of the Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy in Mangalore on Sunday.Arun Raj Rodrigues, theatrical personality, inaugurated the programme.

Speaking on the occasion, the Academy Chairman Kasargod Chinna lauded the contributions of the two to Konkani music and culture.

He said the Academy would be observing Konkani Teachers Day on September 5 and the programme would be participated by teachers teaching Konkani in schools.

There would also be a Konkani Utsav from November 21 to 25, he added.

Roy Castelino, member of Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy, M R Kamath, former president of Konkani Cultural Sangha, Mangalore, Dr Devdas Pai,Registrar, Eric Ozario, Venkatesh Baliga and others were present.

Konkani songs and music by young artists enthralled the audience.

 

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