Panaji: September 6, 2017 … Directorate of Art and Culture has declared the result of State Level Dekhava Competition which was organised on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi Festival with an objective to preserve and promote the age old tradition of presentation of scenes on historical and mythological stories.
This year overall 25 Ganesh Mandals from all over Goa had participated in the Dekhava competition. 1st prize is of Rs. 25,000/- is won by Brameshwar Yuvak Sangh, Akhada, St. Estevam, 2nd prize is of Rs. 20,000/- won by Kala Yuwak Sangh (Juvecha Raja), Juvem, St. Estev Marcel, 3rd prize is of Rs. 15,000/- won by to Kshatriya Maratha Samaj, Rambhuvan Wada, Khumbarjua. The consolation prize winners of Rs. 7,000 are Kunkalikar Bal Kala Mandal, Hauso Wada, Madkai, Mahaganpati Sausthan, Ganesh Hill, Mahalwada, Madkai, Shantadurga Kala Krida Sangh, Dempo Odyseey, Non – Mon, Vasco, Yuva, Mala, Panaji and Shree Sarvajanik Ganesh Utsav Samittee, Tudav, Netravali, Sanguem etc.
Shri. Nagesh Sardessai, Shri. Hitesh Pankar and Shri. Vitesh Naik judged the Dekhava competition. The Winners of the Dekhava Competition will be awarded certificates and prizes at special function to be organized by Directorate of Art and Culture informed winners will be well in advance.