Poet Melvyn Rodrigues from Mangaluru to lead Konkani in Sahitya Akademi

Monday, March 13th, 2023

Mangaluru : Konkani poet, language activist, and the founder of Kavita Trust, Melvyn Rodrigues has been elected as the Convenor of Konkani Advisory Board of Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi at the general council meeting held on March 11, 2023, at the Sahitya Akademi offices in New Delhi which was attended by 99 newly elected members […]

Melvyn Rodrigues bags Vimala V Pai Vishwa Konakani Poetry Award

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Mangaluru: The Vimala V Pai Vishwa Konakani Poetry Award has been bagged by commended Konkani poet Melvyn Rodrigues, for his poetry collections called ‘Devi Ninkasi’. Konkani poetry life time achievement award, Konkani Jeevan Siddi Award has been won by Konkani researcher, translator and author Arvind Bhatikar Goa. Another Goan Konkani novelist Sudha Kharangate has been […]

7th Kavita Trust annual awards announced on Dec.27

Friday, December 27th, 2013

Mangalore: In a press statement issued on the occasion of Christmas festival and new year celebrations 2014 Kavita Trust president Melvyn Rodrigues announced various prizes for school children’s in All India Konkani Poetry Competition held in Dec.2013 and added that the prizes would be distribute on Jan.12, 2014. 172 entries from Goa and DK Konkani […]

Yuva Kavya Sangam provides platform for young poets

Monday, March 25th, 2013
Yuva Kavya Sangam

Mangalore : Yuva Kavya Sangam  was held at the Sahodaya Hall at Balmatta here on March 24, Sunday under the aegis of the Kavita Trust and Konkani Writers Forum, Karnataka. The event provided an opportunity to young poets to display their poetic skills. Melvyn Rodrigues, Poet and President of Kavita Trust, said over the years […]

Kavita Meet–2012 at Moodubelle on Sunday, Jan 8

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Udupi: 6th Kavita Fest 2012 will be held at Moodbelle in Mudartha House on Sunday, Jan 8. This event has been held in different parts of Mangalore and Udupi in the past, for 5 years. Regina and Bernard D’souza are hosts. The Kavita Trust organises the poetry fest every year to promote Konkani writing. The […]

Melvyn Rodrigues named for Central Academy Award in Konkani (poetry)

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Mangalore: A young Konkani Christian poet, Melvyn Rodrigues, has been named by Central Sahitya Academy for its annual award in 2011, conferred on his poems collection ‘Prakriticho Paas’ (the chain of Nature). The award carries Rs.1 lakh and a placque. Konkani Christian writer (dramas, poems, journalism and stage acting) personality Charles Francis D’Costa was the […]