Panaji : April 20, 2017 … A six day summer festival commencing from April 17, 2017 organised by the Directorate of Art & Culture was inaugurated by lighting the traditional lamp at Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto, Panaji.
Dy. Director of Accounts & Administration, Shri Ramesh Mahale welcomed the participants and Experts. He expressed the idea behind the organization of summer festival. He further appealed to the participants to make the optimum use of these workshops by developing their art skills during the festival period.
More than 250 children are participating in this Summer Festival. The resource persons for the workshops are Ms. Sangeeta Kanan and Shaileja Nadgundi for Jute Craft, Shri Amar Shet and Shailesh Dabolkar for Paper Mache, Smt Maya Shetkar and Smt. Divya Kurtarkar for Shell Craft and Smt. Kranti Chari and Shri Rayn Abreu for Printmaking. Shri Milind Mate, Assistant Director (Culture) gave away the Vote of thanks.
The concluding function will be held on April 22, 2017 at 3.30 p.m. The Minister for Art & Culture, Shri Govind Gaude will be the Chief Guest for concluding function at Multipurpose Hall of Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto, Panaji.