Panaji:February 02, 2020 … Minister for Art and Culture, Shri Govind Gaude presented Kala Gaurav Puraskars 2019-20 at a function organized by the Directorate of Art & Culture at Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji recently. The Minister also handed over prizes to the winners of state level Tripurari Poornima Boat competition which was held at Vitthalapur Sankhali . The award consists of a memento, certificate of appreciation and a financial purse of Rs.25,000/-.
The Minister while speaking at the function said the awardees that are honoured today had suffered hardship, trouble during their time when there were no proper roads traffic etc. They used to travel to distant places to perform their art. These artists have rose from adverse situation because of the support of their families who are worthy of appreciation. He urged the artist to impart training and guidance to youths to carry forward their legacy.
The speaking further Shri Gaude said that, the artists have played important role not only in preserving art but also helped to take up art to different parts of the country bringing name and fame to state.
The recipients of awards are Shri Ravindra Ramakant Mardolkar, Priol, in Literature. Similarly Shri Shrikant Phatarpekar, Phatarpa, Shri Gopal Vaman Damle, Priol, Shri Keshav Ramchandra Naik, St Cruz, Shri. Braz P Rodrigues, Curchorem, Shri Gurudas Ganesh Nageshkar, Bandora and Mrs. Fatima Fernandes e Pinto, Divar in Music.
Shri Govind Sadashiv Poke, Mandrem, Shri Vinod Nadkarni, Margao, Shri Shantaram J. Chanekar, Bhaili-Peth, Bicholim, Shri Gurav Ramchandra Phondu Taligao and Shri Teli Nuno Phadte, Kharvade, Bandora, Ponda in Painting.
Shri Krishna/Krishnanath Venco Naik, Priol, Shri Babuso Ladu Gaude, Pisgal, Smt. Nirmala Arjun Shirgaonkar, Mulgao, Smt Nayana Shenalli Priolkar, Priol, Shri Savlo Venktu Gaude, Priol, Shri Ram Shiva Ozarekar Valpoi, Shri Ranjit Harishchandra Kakodkar, Cacora and Shri Prasad Balkrishna Shet Durgabhat, in Folk –Art.
Shri Jose Luis Diogo Fernandes Danny of Ribandar, Shri Reginald Mafaldo Nazareth, Gauchem Bhat, St. Cruz Merces, Shri Anthony Gabriel Fernandes, Siolim, Shri Ratnakar L. Govekar (Ratnam), Camri-bhat, Merces, Shri Domingos Santano Rodrigues, Arambol, Shri Jose JustinoValadres, Porvorim, Shri William Fernandes, Curchorem, Shri Menino Maria de Araujo alias Menino Mario Araujo, Cujira, in Tiatr.
Shri Sagun Nagesh Shet Shirodkar, Priol, Shri Sanjay Datha Nagvekar, Panaji, Shri Vidyanand Naik, Panaji, Shri Shivanand Yadu Gaude, Shri Vasanti Jaidev Karapurker, Karapur, Sankhali, Shri Gurudas Jagannath Shet Gaundalker, Netravali, Shri Bhanudas Govind Dessai, St Andre, Shri Harishchandra Vaman Khedekar, Priol, Shri Dattaram Anant Amonkar, Reis-Magos, Smt. Sukanti H. Naik, Volvoi, Shri Satyawan Anant Palyekar, Palye, Shri Anand Gopi Naik, Sankhali, Shri Krishnanath Gangu Madkaikar, Shri Atmaram Nagu Gaude, Carambolim, Shri Sonu Ladko Pednekar and Shri Surbanwada, Pernem in Drama.
Shri Gurudas Kashinath Gaonkar, Shirgao, Shri Vithu Madhu Madkaikar, Carambolim, Shri. Anta A. Vernekar, Curca, Talaulim, Shri Ramakant Soiru Komarpant, Rajbag and Shri Mahadev Krishna Andurlekar, Menkurem in Bhajan.
Ms. Lalita Baburao Kulkarni, Ramnathi in Dance.
The winners of state level Tripurari Poornima Boat competition which was held at Vitthalapur Sankhali are Bhumika Chandreshwar Kala Samitee, Majikwada Parye won first prize, second prize by Navyuvak Sangathana, Savoiverem, third prize by Art Miniya, Mestwada Sankhali, fourth prize by Venture Brothers, Majikwada Parye and fifth prize by Vaghreshwar, Varchawada Bicholim.
Similarly Bandir Boys, Kajiwada Vithalapur, Third Eye, Sawantwada Amona, Unique Creators, Chinchwada Parye, Labag Royal, Lalbag Vithalapur, Sankhali and Talkhambeshwar, Tamidgiwada Parye Sattari received consolation prizes
Present on the occasion were Secretary to Art and Culture, Shri Chokha Ram Garg along with others.
Director of Directorate of Art and Culture, Shri Sagun Velip welcomed the gathering while Smt Siddhi Upadhye and Shri Pradeep Naik compered the function and Deputy Director of Directorate of Art and Culture, Shri Ashok Parab proposed the vote of thanks.