“Together for the Seminary”- Impressive
“Together for the Seminary’ a three days festival of Goan Music and Cuisine got underway on 13th instant when the traditional lamp was lighted by the MLA of Calangute Constituency, Agnelo Fernandes in the presence of Tomazinho Cardozo, president of TAG, Alexyz, the popular cartoonist, Fermino Fernandes, Sarpanch of Candolim and Fr. Tony Salema, Rector of Seminary at the grounds of the Seminary, Saligao. The three day festival is organized in order to raise funds for the renovation of the seminary. Agnelo Fernandes, MLA of Calangute constituency donated Rs. 10 lacs for the renovation work of the Seminary.
On this occasion a Konkani musical programme “Svadik Konkani Git” directed by Tomazinho Cardozo was presented. Anthony San, Clarissa, Sonia Fernandes, Maria Cardozo, Irence Cardozo, Joycelyn Misquita, Anthony Carvalho, Nanesh Morajkar, Zico and Shivanand Naik participated in the lively programme of Konkani songs and skits. The music was provided by Nolvert Cota.
This was followed by numerous cultural items from different parishes which included songs and dances including folk dances. After the performances from different villages the musical band – Band wagon – entertained the people. Seminarians also presented few items which were appreciated by the people.
Tomorrow – 15th May – is the last day of the festival. Lulu Fortes and Troupe will presents a musical programme on the occasion. The audience will be treated with Konkani and English songs. This will be followed by the Band – Ventures. Seminarians too will present more cultural items on the last day.
“Together for the Seminary” – the Festival of three days of Music and Cuisine is an opportunity for the people to be a part of the renovation of the Seminary.
1. Fr. Tony Salema adressing the gathering in the prtesence of Agnelo Fernandes, Tomazinho Cardozo and Alexyz.
2. A Scene from Tomazinho Cardozo's "Svadik Konkani Git".
13 May 2011
[as forwarded by the Director to gaspar almeida, www.goa-world.com]