Press Esc to close
Friday 20 January 2017
News updated at 11:04 AM IST
Weather
Max: 27.6°C
Min : 15.8°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

Konkani cultural fest in Mangalore from Nov 22

Mangalore, Nov 17, 2012, DHNS:

Janapadotsava, Sanskrithik Utsav and Aharotsav to be part of 4-day fiesta

Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy (Mangalore) will be organising ‘Ammi Konkani,’ a four-day Konkani cultural festival from November 22 to 25 at Mangalore Town Hall.

Addressing a press meet here on Saturday, Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy President Kasargod Chinna said that the festival will begin with a colourful procession which will showcase the folk culture. The procession will begin at Jyothi Circle and end at Mangalore Town Hall where the inauguration will be held.

Former Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda will inaugurate 'Ammi Konkani' and Karnataka Legislative Assembly Deputy Speaker N Yogish Bhat will preside. District-In-Charge Minister C T Ravi, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel and others will be the chief guests.

The procession will be inaugurated by Shree Rama Vidhya Kendra Convenor Dr Prabhakar Bhat.

The inaugural will be followed by 'Lokvedh Sambram – Janapadotsava,' a cultural programme where Konkani folk culture will be presented.

'Kaan-Jevaan – Aharotsav,' a food fest having over 200 Konkani delicacies will be held on November 23. Konakni Litterateur Shalini Pandit will inaugurate the fest.

“Sthri Vaibhav-Mahila Sanskrithik Utsav” will be held at 5.30 pm. Mangalore Mayor Gulzar Banu will inaugurate and MLA Mallika Prasad will preside.

“Bhasha Bhaviyek- Multilingual poet's meet” will be held on November 24. Veteran Litterateur Jayanth Kaikini will inaugurate and eminent Konkani Poet Melwin Rodrigues will preside. Karnataka Kodava Sahitya Academy President Addanda Karyappa, DK Kannada Sahitya Academy President Pradeep Kumar Kalkura will be the chief guests.

'Yuva Sambram – Students cultural fest' will be inaugurated by Karnataka Cashew Development Corporation President Vinod Prabhu.

The 'Ammi Konkani' valedictory will be held on November 25. MLA Krishna J Palemar will deliver the valedictory address and Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy President Kasargod Chinna will preside. The valedictory will be followed by 'Konkani Sangeet Sanj – Musical evening'.

Chinna added that over 1000 artistes, over 60 VIPs are expected to partake in cultural fiesta.

 

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan taking selfie with the newly launched Samsung C9 Pro mobile...

Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan taking selfie with the newly launched Samsung C9 Pro mobile...

Camel-mounted BSF soldiers participate in rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony...

Camel-mounted BSF soldiers participate in rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony...

Students form a human chain to display VOTE at an awareness campaign Jalandhar...

Students form a human chain to display VOTE at an awareness campaign Jalandhar...

Children holding national flags as they ride on a modified motorcycle ahead of the Republic...

Children holding national flags as they ride on a modified motorcycle ahead of the Republic...

Workers busy installing flower pots as part of the Republic Day Flower show at Glass House...

Workers busy installing flower pots as part of the Republic Day Flower show at Glass House...

Workers busy installing flower pots to make Peacock shape as part of the Republic Day Flower show...

Workers busy installing flower pots to make Peacock shape as part of the Republic Day Flower show...

The final touch work is going in full swing at as part of the Republic Day Flower show at Glass...

The final touch work is going in full swing at as part of the Republic Day Flower show at Glass...

Jagjot Singh Rubal, an Indian artist, gives final touches to a portrait...

Jagjot Singh Rubal, an Indian artist, gives final touches to a portrait...

Members of Hindu Sena, a right-wing Hindu group, place a garland on an poster...

Members of Hindu Sena, a right-wing Hindu group, place a garland on an poster...

PWD labourers paint the statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Shymabazar in Kolkata...

PWD labourers paint the statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Shymabazar in Kolkata...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523