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Cancellation of State Level Choir (Hymns) Singing Competition 2019-20

17 Mar 20
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The State Level Choir (Hymns) Singing Competition 2019-20 to be held on 21st March 2020 at Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir, Panaji stands postponed in view of recent directives of Govt. of Goa.

The fresh dates will be declared in due course of time for information of Choir groups and music lovers in the State.

All are requested to kindly take note of the same.

Cancellation of 6th Tiatr ‘B’ Group Competition 2019-20

16 Mar 20
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The 6th Tiatr ‘B’ Group Competition 2019-20 of Kala Academy Goa to be held from 17th March to 15th April 2020  in collaboration with Ravindra Bhavan, Vasco at the  main auditorium of Ravindra Bhavan, Vasco has now been postponed  in view of recent directives of Govt. of Goa.

As such, the Tiatr shows of the competition will not be staged from 17th March onwards.  The fresh dates will be finalised in due course of time and will be intimated to the general public, tiatr lovers, participating Tiatr institutions etc.

All are requested to kindly take note of the same.

 

Result of 45th Tiatr ‘A’ Group Competition 2019-20

12 Mar 20
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The results of the 45th Tiatr Competition ‘A’ Group organized by Kala Academy from 12th Feb to 4th March 2020 at Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir, Panaji, have been declared and accordingly Tiatr “SORRY” staged by Machi Mogi Morjim Cultural Sanskrutic Saunstha, Morjim has been selected for first prize of  Rs.1,00,000/-. Tiatr “POILO, XETKAR” staged by Alfi Art Production, Divar and Tiatr “DOLLE DHAMPCHEA ADIM…”. staged by Dramatic Troupe of Ribandar have won second prize of Rs.75,000/- and third Prize of Rs.50,000/-respectively. The Consolation prize of Rs. 25,000/- has been awarded to Tiatr “MOHEM (MASK)” staged by Britona Dramatic Academy, Britona.

1st prize winning tiatr 'Sorry' staged by Machi Mogi Cultural Sanskrutic Saunsthan, Morjim 1st Prize Winning Tiatr 'Sorry' in 45th Tiatr 'A' Group Competition staged by Machi Mogi Morjim Cultural Sanskrutic Saunstha, Morjim Tiatr 'Sorry' staged by Machi Mogi Morjim Cultural Sanskrutic Saunstha, Morjim won the 1st prize in 45th Tiatr 'A' Group Competition
1st prize winning tiatr 'Sorry' staged by Machi Mogi Cultural Sanskrutic Saunsthan, Morjim

The first prize for best acting in male category was bagged by Shri. Pradip Sinai Khandeparker for the role of Uncle Souza in the Tiatr “Dhago” whereas the  second prize was awarded to Shri. Frazer Fernandes  for the role of  Frazer  in the Tiatr “Sorry”. The merit certificates of acting (male) have been awarded to Shri. Anthony Carvalho – Roque (“Oxeim Ghoddom Ieta), Shri. Prasad Harmalkar- Gaspar (“Poilo, Xetkar”),  Shri. Shivanand Naik – Andrew (“Oxeim Ghoddom Ieta), Shri. Santan Luis D’Mello – Luise (“ Ekach Rukachi Pallam).

The first prize for best acting in female category was awarded to Merlyn Rodrigues  for the role of Eva in the Tiatr “Dolle Dhampchea Adim…. whereas the second prize in acting was bagged by Shanaya Pereira for the role of Annie in the Tiatr “Ekach Rukachi Pallam”. The merit certificates of acting (Female) have been bagged by Irene Cardozo – Angela (“Oxeim Goddom Ieta”), Ivy Pereira- Ivy (“ Podvedar”),  Jlynna Fernandes – Sarena (“Mohem”).

The prize in Best Negative Role has been awarded to Ofelia Rodrigues for the role of Ophelia in Tiatr “Sorry” and the second prize was bagged by Cyril Fernades for the role of  Inspector Melvin in the Tiatr “Sorry”. The merit certificates for negative role have been bagged by Prashant Paddekar – Bassappa (“Amchem Bhanddar”), Marta De Souza – Samanta  (“ Ekach Rukachim Pallam”).

The Best Comedian-  ‘Male’  prize was bagged by John Alexandro Fernandes for the  role of  Raju in  Tiatr “Sorry”. The merit certificates were awarded to Mathew De Souza-Salvador(“ Poilo, Xetkar”), Christopher Menezes – Regie (“ Oxeim Goddom Ieta”), Fr. Milagres Dias – Chicu (“ Kazaracho Dis”).

The Best Comedian- ‘Female’ prize declared to Richa Fernandes for the role of Abigail in Tiatr “Dolle Dhampchea Adim…”. The merit certificate has been awarded to Madonna Fernandes – Felician (“ Mohem (Mask).

The Best Child Artist Prize in male category was bagged by Awish Agnelo Vaz  for the role of Bondo  in the Tiatr “Dolle Dhampchea Adim….”.

The Best Child Artist Prize in female category was awarded to Ruzane Colaco   for the role of Bebuk  for the tiatr  “Dhago”.

The first prize for best direction was awarded to John Alexandro Fernandes for Tiatr “Sorry”. The second and third prize has been bagged by Alfredo Fernandes for Tiatr “Poilo, Xetkar” and Jose Luis Diogo Fernandes  for Tiatr “Dolle Dhampchea Adim…”  respectively.

The best stage set up award was bagged by Kapil Chari  for Tiatr “Amchem Bhanddar”. The merit certificate for stage set up was awarded to Freddy Ferrao  for Tiatr “Poilo, Xetkar”.

The best  light effect award was secured by Deepak Amonkar  for Tiatr “Mohem (Mask)” and the merit certificate was given to Satish Gawas for Tiatr “Dolle Dhampchea Adim”.

The best music band award was bagged by  Senon Silvestre De Souza with merit certificates to his band members namely  Semy Braganca, Fr. Rollalin Fernandes, James Vaz, John Fernandes, Cannon D’Souza for “Podvedar”.

The prize for best make-up award declared to Sadanand Gaude for Tiatr “Dolle Dhampchea Adim…”

The best costume award  has been awarded to Pedro Rodrigues for “Sorry”.

The best background music award declared to  Lenoy Gomendes  for “Poilo, Xetkar”.

The first and the second prize for best singer male (solo) award was awarded to Pio Agnelo Fernandes (Bhurgim Devachi Denim) for Tiatr “ Selfie”  and Shane Da Costa (Tiatr Ani Tiatrist)  for Tiatr “Amchem Bhanddar” respectively. The merit certificates was bagged by Nazario Pinto  for Tiatr  “Selfie” and Roque Dias for Tiatr “ Sorry”.

The first and the second prize for best singer female (solo) was bagged by Avina Furtado (Oh Pai) for Tiatr “Poilo, Xetkar” and Nicia Gomes (Xristti) for Tiatr “Podveddar”. The merit certificates was bagged by Kimberly Gresha Fernandes for Tiatr “Selfie” and Natsalene Estrocio for Tiatr “ Amchem Bhanddar”.

The best prize for comedy solo male was awarded to Peter Camilo- Abdulla  for tiatr “ Mohem (Mask)” and  merit certificate was bagged by Hortencio Pereira for “Selfie”.

The Best Prize for comedy Solo Female was awarded to Ruchita Gomes – Rosa  for “Podveddar”.

The best prize for child singer male(solo) has been awarded to Jonas Fernandes (TV Add)  for Tiatr  “Sorry”.

The best prize for child singer female (solo) declared to Carmel Fernandes (Nustekan)  for Tiatr “Podvedar”.

The Best Choral Cantar Singing award has been bagged by Lynne Fernandes, Josepha Sequeira, Webster Fernandes (Bharot Des Mahan ) for Tiatr “ Oxeim Ghoddom Ieta”. The merit certificates were bagged by Josiah, Bolmax, Maurice, Luis Clarissa, Nicia, Queenela & Ruchita for Tiatr “ Podvedar”.

The best duet award was bagged by Pio Agnelo Fernandes and Assenca Fernandes for Tiatr “Selfie”. The merit certificates was awarded to Diptesh Harmalkar & Elaine Pinto  for “Poilo, Xetkar” , Joyson Faleiro & Juella Fernandes for “Ekach Rukachim Pallam” & Custodio Cabral & Dr. Stacie Fernandes for Tiatr “ Amchem Bhanddar”.

The best Duo award was awarded to Candida D’Souza & Ninoshka Menezes  for “Amchem Bhanddar”. The merit certificates was bagged by Shirlie Camilo & Clancy D’Silva for Tiatr “Mohem (Mask)’ , Doel Dias & Bolmax Pereira for Tiatr “ Podveddar” , Peter Fernandes & Jonas Fernandes  for Tiatr “ Sorry”.

The best trio award was bagged by Everleigh Mascarenhas, Elaine Pinto, Frenzie Vito Rodrigues  for “Poilo, Xetkar”. The merit certificates was awarded to Clancy D’Silva, Coralee Mendes,  Damaceno D’Souza for Tiatr “ Mohem (Mask)”.

The best Quartet award was awarded to Sanifa Fernandes, Joshua Leo Barreto, Jonathan Barretto and Franzy Furtado for “Kazaracho Dis”.

The best lyrics award was bagged by Peter Camilo for  lyrics of Cantar  “Pension” in the  Tiatr “Mohem (Mask)”.  The merit certificate was awarded to Austin Socorro Rodrigues  for lyrics of Cantar “Burgeacho Result” for Tiatr “Dolle Dhampchea Adim….” & Peter Fernandes for lyrics of Cantar “ Bailanxim Uloita” for Tiatr  “Sorry”.

The first prize for the best script has been declared to  John Alexandro Fernandes  for Tiatr “Sorry” staged by Machi Mogi Morjim Cultural Sanskrutic Saunstha, Morjim. The second prize for script declared to Alfredo Fernandes  for Tiatr “Poilo, Xetkar” staged by Alfi Art Productions, Divar.

Total 12 institutions participated in the competition. The judges who judged the performances in competition were Shri. Premanand Sangodkar, Shri. Anthony San Fernandes & Shri. Avito Fernandes. The lyrics and script were judged by  Shri. Jose Maria M.T.T. D’Souza.

Kala Academy has congratulated all the prize winners. The prize distribution of this competition will be  declared at later stage. All are requested to make a note of the same.

Extension of date for submiting entry forms in State Level Choir (Hymns) Singing Competition 2019-20

11 Mar 20
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The last date for submission of entry forms for State Level Choir (Hymns) Singing  Competition of Kala Academy has been now extended to  16th March 2020 by 4.00 p.m. The entry forms along with copy of rules & regulations are available in the Programme & Development Section of Kala Academy during office hours on working days.

 There is no entry fee for participating in the competition. The competition will be held on Saturday, 21st March 2020 at Dinanath Mangeshkar Auditorium of Kala Academy at Panaji.  The draw of lots of  competition for deciding the sequence of performances will be held on 17th March 2020 at 4.30 p.m in the presence of representatives of participant choir groups.

The participating groups will be paid  travelling allowance (transportation) of one vehicle as per the norms of Kala Academy, besides, will pay Rs. 3,000/- as preparatory expenses. The winners will be awarded with a trophy and 1st prize amount of Rs. 50,000/-, the 2nd and 3rd prize respectively carries an amount of Rs.30,000/- & Rs.20,000/-. There will be two consolation prizes of Rs. 10,000/- each. The judging will be done on the aspects of  voice intonation and rhythm, harmony, expressions, music arrangement, costumes and overall impact.

 The competition will be open to Goan artist’s choir groups, institutions and churches. As per the rules of the competition, each participating group shall have to present 3(three) hymns and the performance duration shall be minimum 10 minutes and maximum 15 minutes for each group and maximum 3 minutes time will be allowed for setting excluding the performance duration. Hymns are to be presented in Konkani language out of which one hymn may be presented in any other language. Each group shall have not less than seven(7) and not more than fifteen (15) participants including musicians. The groups shall perform in voices and the singers shall be allowed to participate in only one group. However, musicians may play in more than one group. While evaluating the performance the preference shall be given to live music.

The choir groups in Goa are requested to take a note of the above and submit their duly filled in entries in the prescribed format by the stipulated last date i.e 16th March 2020 at Kala Academy office during working hours.

Result of 45th State Art Exhibition in Students Category

06 Mar 20
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Kala Academy Goa has declared the results of 45th  State Art Exhibition (Student Category).  Accordingly,  Atharva  Suduth Shenavi Mandrekar in the Painting and Graphic Print Section, Chaitanya Dattaprakash Sinai Kuncolienker in Applied and Graphic design section and Ashish Phaldesai in Sculpture section respectively have been awarded the first prize of Rs. 10,000/- each. Artists Prafulla Dahanukar Award of Rs. 15,000/-  for the Best work in the exhibition has been declared to Rudra Rajendra  Shirodkar for his work in painting & Graphic Print. The panel of judges namely Smt. Nirupa Naik, Shri. Sadashiv Vishnu Parab and Shri. Maendra Alvares  judged this exhibition of competitive nature.

In Painting and Graphic print section, Shubham Vilas Palekar and Sairaj Rama Tari secured second and third prize respectively, whereas in Applied Art and Graphic design section, Sumit Naik and Akash Gaude have bagged second and secured third prize respectively. In sculpture section, Sahil Naik has been awarded second prize and Soham Shirodkar been selected for third prize. Prize sponsored by Goa Hindu Association in memory of Artist Late Raoji V. Gaunekar has been secured by Marcio Fernandes  whereas Late Hanumanth B. Neugi Memorial prize has gone to   Pratiksha Umesh Parab.

Kala Academy is organizing the State Art Exhibition for the last 44 years.  This year, altogether 175 works were received in all the three sections and a total of  88 works were selected for display in the exhibition.

The exhibition will be inaugurated at the hands of Chief Guest Shri. Chokha Ram Garg, IAS, Secretary, Art & Culture, on 9th March 2020 at 4.30 p.m at Art Gallery of Directorate of Art & Culture, Govt. of Goa, Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto-Panaji. The exhibition will be on view for public 11th and 12th March 2020 at  Art Gallery of Directorate of Art & Culture, Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto-Panaji from 10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m on the above stated days of the exhibition.

Kala Academy has appealed to all the participants, fine artists and art lovers to witness the exhibition & inaugural function in large numbers.

Encl: Photos of award winners for publicity.

Result of State Level Children Drawing Competition held on 16th February 2020 at Mushtifund High School, Cujira-Bambolim

05 Mar 20
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Kala Academy has declared the result of Children Drawing Competition at State Level. The prize winners at Taluka level only in three categories, namely Primary level, middle school level and high school level were qualified to participate in the State level children drawing competition which was held on 16th February 2020 between 11.00 a.m to 12:30 noon at Mushtifund High School, Cujira-Bambolim.

The detailed result is as follows:

Category ‘A’ (Primary Level) (Std Ist to Std IVth Students)

 1st Prize (Rs 2,000/-)    Ishaan Abhijit Desai

 The Little Penguins School, Bainguinim, Old-Goa, Tiswadi

 2nd Prize (Rs 1,500/-)    Sarth Kamlax Tengse

 Govt. Primary School, Koparwada, Curti-Ponda

 3rd Prize (Rs 1,000/-)    Neha Deulkar

 Vidya Bharathi Primary School, Margao

 Consolation Prizes

 Rs 300/-

   Avni Anand Lotlikar

 Manovikas English Medium School, Margao

 Rs 300/    Anvi Prabhu

 Little’s Primary School, Fatorda

 Rs 300/    Ananya Mangesh Kolap

 Sharada Mandir School, Miramar

 Rs 300/    Archa Atul Naik

 Vidya Bharati Primary School, Margao

Rs 300/-   Sakshi Deepak Naik

 G.S Amonkar Vidya Mandir, Mapusa

 

Category ‘B’ (Middle School Level) (Std Vth to Std VIIth students)

 1st Prize (Rs 3000/-)    Nipun  G. Joshi

 Mahila & Nutan English High School, Margao

 2nd Prize (Rs 2000/-)    Keya Phadte

 Sharada Mandir School, Miramar

 3rd Prize (Rs 1000/-)  

 Yash Kurtikar

 Vidya Vrudhi School, Ponda

Consolation Prizes

 Rs 500/-

   Rohit K. Halder

 Shree Mallikarjun Vidyalaya High School, Canacona

Rs 500/    Pritisha Samanta

 Deepvihar High School, Mormugao

 Rs 500/  

 Rupesh Verekar

 G.S Amonkar Vidya Mandir, Mapusa

Rs 500/    Aditya Nitin Devalekar

 Mahila & Nutan English High School, Margao

 Rs 500/-    Anushree Khandeparkar

 Mushtifund High School, Cujira.

 

Category ‘C’ (High School Level) (Std VIIIth to Std Xth students)

 1st Prize (Rs 4000/-)    Vihav Naik Desai

 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalay, Canacona

 2nd Prize (Rs 3000/-)    Sufala D. Priolkar

 Swastik Vidyalay, Priol-Ponda

3rd Prize (Rs 2000/-)    Shruti Shrinivas Nayak

 Bhatikar Model High School, Margao

Consolation Prizes

 Rs 750/-

   Vedant Vishnu Borkar

 Ravindra Kelekar Dyanmandir, Margao

 Rs 750/    Shrey Kumar Singh

 Bhatikar Model High School, Margao

 Rs 750/    Ashvita Ashok Gosavi

 Sarvodaya E.S. High School, Curchorem

 Rs 750/    Shruti B. Naik

 Sarvodaya E.S. High School, Curchorem

 Rs 750/-    Rajaswa Kholkar

 Mahila & Nutan English High School, Margao

The State level children drawing competition was judged by  Shri. Naguesh Rao Sardesai, Shri. Rajesh Chodankar & Ms. Veenita Chendvankar.

The date of prize distribution function of Taluka Level & State Level Children Painting Competition will be informed at a later stage.

Kala Academy Goa has congratulated all the prize winners.

Inviting entries in the State Level Choir (Hymns) Singing Competition

03 Mar 20
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Duly filled in entries in the prescribed format are invited by Kala Academy Goa from Goan Choir groups/ institutions and churches for participation in the State Level Choir (hymns) singing competition, so as to reach to Kala Academy office latest by 4th March 2020. The copy of the rules and regulations and entry form in the prescribed format will be available at Kala Academy Goa from 2nd March 2020. There is no entry fee for participating the competition. The competition will be held on Saturday, the 7th March 2020 at Dinanath Mangeshkar Auditorium of Kala Academy at Panaji.

The participating groups will be paid  travelling allowance (transportation) of one vehicle as per the norms of Kala Academy, besides, will pay Rs. 3,000/- as preparatory expenses. The winners will be awarded with a trophy and 1st prize amount of Rs. 50,000/-, the 2nd and 3rd prize respectively carries an amount of Rs.30,000/- & Rs.20,000/-. There will be two consolation prizes of Rs. 10,000/- each. The judging will be done on the aspects of  voice intonation and rhythm, harmony, expressions, music arrangement, costumes and overall impact.

The competition will be open to Goan artist’s choir groups, institutions and churches. The competition will be held on 7th March 2020 at Kala Academy Complex, Panaji-Goa. Incase sufficient number of entries are received the competition will start at 10.00 a.m or if there are lesser entries, the competition will be held in afternoon session. If required there shall be draw of lots 2 days prior of the competition to decide the sequence of performance. As per the rules of the competition, each participating group shall have to present 3(three) hymns and the performance duration shall be minimum 10 minutes and maximum 15 minutes for each group and maximum 3 minutes time will be allowed for setting excluding the performance duration. Hymns are to be presented in Konkani language out of which one hymn may be presented in any other language. Each group shall have not less than seven(7) and not more than fifteen (15) participants including musicians. The groups shall perform in voices and the singers shall be allowed to participate in only one group. However, musicians may play in more than one group. While evaluating the performance the preference shall be given to live music.

The choir groups in Goa are requested to take a note of the above and submit their duly filled in entries in the prescribed format by the stipulated last date i.e 4th March 2020 at Kala Academy office during working hours.

Inviting entries in State Art Exhibition of Kala Academy Goa in Students Category

19 Feb 20
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The  State Art Exhibition of Kala Academy in the Student Category will be held between 9th March to 13th March 2020 at the Art Gallery, Kala Academy Complex, Panaji. Entry forms along with the rules and regulations are available at the Kala Academy’s office during working hours from  10.00 a.m to 1.15 p.m and 2.00 p.m to 5.30 p.m.

The entries along with the exhibits will be accepted on 2nd & 3rd March 2020 between 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the office of Kala Academy, Campal, Panaji, excluding the lunch break i.e. from 1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Kala Academy has appealed to all the interested Goan Art students to submit their entries along with the exhibits within the stipulated period.

State Level Children Drawing Competition on Sunday, 16th Feb.,2020 at Mushtifund High School, Cujira-Bambolim

14 Feb 20
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The State Level Children Drawing Painting Competition of Kala Academy is scheduled on Sunday, 16th Feb., 2020  between 11.00 a.m to 12.30 p.m at Mushtifund High School, Cujira-Bambolim.-Goa.

All the prize winners of Taluka Level Drawing competition selected from regional centres i.e 12 talukasof Goa  are requested to be present on the scheduled date & time for State Level Drawing Painting Competition on 16th Feb., 2020. All the participants should report at the venue latest by 10.30 a.m.

Kala Academy will only provide A-3 size drawing paper and rest of the painting material has to be arranged by the participants. The theme subject  (topic) will be provided on the spot at the venue just before the commencement of the State Level Competition for Middle School  Level (5th to 7th ) and High School Level (8th to 10th) category participants, however, the  participants of Primary School Level ( 1st to 4th) shall be free to draw any subject theme.

Only the prize winners of three categories namely Primary level i.e ‘A’ category (1st to 4th Std),  middle school level i.e ‘B’ category (5th to 7th Std) and high school level  i.e ‘C’ category (8th to 10th Std) are qualified to participate in the State Level .

There shall not be any separate competition in ‘D’ Category at the State Level.