Panaji: Jan 06, 2015 ….. The Department of Art and Culture had organized State level Crib Competition during Christmas Festival in the categories of Institution/Group and Individual/Household from December 26 to 30 2014. The competition was organized as a part of promotion and preservation of this age old tradition of crib making in Goa.
In institution/Group category 31 groups and in Individual/Household category 22 individuals participated in the competition. A panel of three jury members comprising of renowned Artist, Mr. Domnic Cordo, Mr. Victor Hugo Gomes and Rayen Francis Abreu judged the competition.
The results of State Level Competition – 2014 in both the categories are as follows.
In Institution/Group Category, the first prize of Rs.15000/- and certificate was bagged by Mexico Boys of Cansualim, Costawaddo Cuelim, Cansaulim, second prize of Rs.10000/- and certificate is won by Parish Youth of Rachol, Praca-De-Rachol, Near Rachol Church and third prize of Rs.7000/- and certificate was awarded to Capuchin Fathers Farm House, Ordofond, Poiguinim, Canacona.
Five Consolation Prize of Rs. 5000/- each and certificate were given to Pallotti Jyoti Niwas, Ponsabhat Guirdolim, Chandor; Candolim Committee Candolim, Pintos Vaddo, Near Holy Cross (Mandar) , Sallem Bhat Sport and Cultural Club, Sallem Bhat, Santa Cruz, Merces, Grand Marod Group, Grand Morod Saligao, Seby Perira and Joan Lucas and group opposite Carmel convent Chicalim, Vasco. In Individual/Household Category the first prize of Rs. 10,000/- and certificate was bagged by Francis Xavier D’Souza, Valadaris Vaddo, Siolim, second prize of Rs.7000/- and certificate won by Richard Calderia, Alto, Santa Cruz, Ponda and third prize of Rs.5000/- and certificate to Darric Dias, Aquem Baixo, Gantamorod Navelim, Salcete.
Five consolation prizes of Rs. 3000/- each and certificate were given to Minguel Gonsalves, H. no. 36, Fonduem Rinadar, Panaji, Antonio Ramond Rebello, Baixo De Igrega Agacaim Illhas, Ashwin Jhonny Fernandes, Telaulim, Navelim, Johnvin Pinto, Anjuna Chivas Near Bobby Bar, Anjuna, Nadia De Souza Rajvaddo, Mapusa.
The winners of the competition will be awarded certificate and cash prizes on January 11, 2015 at 7.00 pm at Darya Sangam, Kala Academy, Campal Panaji during Lokotsav Festival 2015.