The directorate of art and culture honoured 12 eminent personalities with the
Goa State Cultural Awards 2016-2017 for their contribution and achievements in
the field of art & culture on 12.2.2018 at 5pm at Kala Academy Goa
Awards at the hands of Renowned film actor Sachin Khedekar with art and culture
Minister Govind Gaude. Directorate of Art and Culture, Director Shri Gurudas
Pilernekar, Padmashree Pandit Prasad Sawkar etc were also present
The awardees are Pramod Priolkar, Priol (Indian music), F G Alvarro de A
Pereira, Utorda (Western music), Dasu Shirodkar, Tarvalem, Shiroda, Gajanan
Jog (son), Caranzalem and Avecleto Afonso, Panaji (literature), Ganesh Marathe,
Corlim, (drama), Maria Fernandes (Betty Ferns), Sangolda (tiatr), Romaldo
D'Souza (Paul Romy), Chinchinim (tiatr), Udaybua Phadke, Mulgao (kirtan), Umesh
Tari, Old Goa, (bhajan), Ram Mauskar, Nagargaon (folk art) and Sadashiv Parab,
Moira (fine art).
Antruz Lalitak Bandora, also awarded the best cultural institution. The best
library award award to St Xavier's College, Mapusa, while best librarian award
given to Sadanand R Shirgaonkar and Mohandas Naik.
Congratulations to all
Individual awardees photos also available
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