Mangalore: Mandd Sobhann 'Kalakar Puraskar' for Francis Fernandes Cascia


Mangalore: Mandd Sobhann 'Kalakar Puraskar' for Francis Fernandes Cascia

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Mangalore, Oct 25: Mandd Sobhann committee has chosen Francis Fernandes Cascia for the ‘Mandd Sobhann – Carvalho Gharanne Kalakar Puraskar’, for his unique contribution to Konkani theatre. 

Francis Fernandes Cascia has written and directed 32 Konkani dramas, 2 novels and also released three DVDs of his dramas.  His play titled ‘Mhataro Chorbela’ has created a record with 62 presentations in different countries.

Every year a deserving Konkani artiste of Karnataka origin is chosen for this Award, which consists of a cash prize of Rs 25,000, a citation, a trophy and public honour. This is the 9th year that this award is being conferred.

The Award will be presented by Prince Jacob, president, Tiatr Academy of Goa, during the 143rd monthly theatre on November 3 at 6 pm at Kalaangann.

Well-known singer Kenneth Zuzarte and his troupe from Mumbai will present ‘Kenny’s Musical Fiesta’ on the occasion.

All are welcome. Admission is free.

  

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  • vallyvagga, mysore

    Thu, Oct 31 2013

    ನಾಂವಾಡ್ದಿಕ್ ರಂಗ್ ಮಂಚ್ ಕಲಾಕಾರ್, ನಾಟಕ್
    ಬರಯ್ಣಾರ್, ಫ್ರಾನ್ಸಿಸ್ ಫೆರ್ನಾಂಡಿಸ್ ಕಾಸ್ಸಿಯಾ ಹಾಕಾ,
    'ಮಾಂಡ್ ಸೊಭಾಣ್ ಕಲಾಕಾರ್' ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿ ಫಾವೊ ಜಾಲ್ಲೆ
    ಖಾತಿರ್, ರಾಸ್-ರಾಸ್ ಉಲ್ಲಾಸ್ ಆನಿ ಘೊಸ್-ಘೊಸ್
    ಅಭಿನಂದನ್!

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  • Clevin DSouza, Pangla/Dubai

    Wed, Oct 30 2013

    Congrats Francisbab, you deserve many more awards for your dedication, simplicity and humble nature.

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  • Fatima Pinto, Kelarai / Dubai

    Mon, Oct 28 2013

    Great writer, Artist, Comedy King and a good humanbeing.

    Congratulations.......!!!!! Francis Uncle. U really deserve it.

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  • Walter /Shanthi Barboza, Moodbelle/Ghatkopar

    Sun, Oct 27 2013

    Dear Francis baab,
    Congrats on receiving this prestigious award. You are indeed a great inspiration to the young generations . Hats off to you !!!!

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  • Francis, Abu Dhabi

    Sun, Oct 27 2013



    Congratulations and all the best.

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  • Roshan D'Silva, vamanjoor/UAE

    Sun, Oct 27 2013

    Congratulations Francis Baab,
    Konkani theater is blessed to have a great and dedicated actor like you.

    May the good god bless you & keep you happy always.

    Lovingly,

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  • Renny Lobo (Rodrigues), Gurpur Kaikamba/ Abu Dhabi

    Sun, Oct 27 2013

    Congratulations Francibab,

    May many more 'Puraskar' follow. Even in a normal converstion/ interaction, you make people laugh and I am one of them. Wish you all the best and good health.

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  • Lancy Noronha, Bellore- Bendur - DUBAI

    Sun, Oct 27 2013

    Konknenthlo porvoth & Mahan Kalakar
    unchlem naav thumchem shashvith -" konknimancher"

    All the best Francis baab"

    Lancy Noronha
    "MOGA SAGOR"

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  • Manohar Pais, Bejai / Canada

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Dear Francisbab,
    Congratulations on being selected for the coveted award that you rightly deserve. The efforts put in by you to enrich Konkani Art and Culture are immense and your never ceasing work to promote Konkani Dramas in the last 4 decades is immeasurable. Indeed you are the Comedy King.
    Manu & Violet

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  • Mark C Fernandes, Niddodi / UAE

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Congratulations.

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  • Flora Dsouza, kalmady/Jerimeri, Mumbai

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    ಕೊಂಕ್ಣಿಚಾ ಸೆವೆಕ್ ತಸೆಂಚ್ ಸಮಾಜ್ ಸೆವೆಕ್ ಎದೊಳಚ್ ದೇಶ್-ವಿದೇಶಾಂ ಥಾವ್ನ್ ಸಬಾರ್ ಬಿರುದಾಂ ಅನಿ ಮಾನ್ ಸನ್ಮಾನ್ ಲಾಭ್ಲ್ಲ್ಯಾ (ಎದೊಳ್ 100 ಶಾಲಾಂ ಆಪ್ಣಾಯ್ಲ್ಯಾಂತ್) ತಸೆಂಚ್ ಪರತ್ ನವೆಂಬರ್ 3 ತಾರಿಕೆರ್ ಮಾಂಡ್ ಸೊಭಾಣ್ ಸಮಿತಿ ಥಾವ್ನ್ "ಕಾರ್ವಾಲ್ಹೊ ಘರಾಣೆಂ ಕಲಾಕಾರ್ ಪುರಸ್ಕಾರ್" ಲಾಭ್ಚ್ಯಾ ಆಮ್ಚ್ಯಾ ಮೊಗಾಚಾ ಶ್ರಿ ಫಾನ್ಸಿಸ್ ಫೆರ್ನಾಂಡಿಸ್ ಕಾಸ್ಸಿಯಾಕ್, ಮೊಗಾನ್ ಉಲ್ಲಾಸಿತಾಂವ್, ಶಾಭಾಸ್ಕಿ ಪಾಟೈತಾಂವ್ ಅನಿ ಸರ್ವ್ ಬರೆಂ ಮಾಗ್ತಾಂವ್ - ಮ್ಹಾತಾರೊ ಚರ್ಬೆಲಾ ಪಂಗಡ್, ಮುಂಬೈ.

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  • President & Members, Belthangady/Dubai

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Dear Francis Fernandes Cassia,Congratulations for choosen Manad Sobhan"Kalakar Puraskar',another dimond on your crown,you deserve to honor this award for your vast contribution towards Konkani language.,may God bless you with good health and many more Awards.

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  • vincy lobo, pernal/dubai

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    mogaal Francisab,thumi konknek dhilli seva,konki mayek dhillo mog,az thumka melcha puraskara soven soglya sovnsarak ruzvath dhivnk pavtha.thumchi seva sodhans konkni mai ashetha.thumchi bolaiki sodhans borya tharan asondhi,ani thumcha sevek sahakar zavndhi.sorv tharan thumkan boren magso.thumso abimani..Vincy,Pernal/Dubai.

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  • Herald Dsouza, Mundkur Kuwait/

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Congrats Francissaba....

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  • V.Valder&family, Bondel/AL AIN.U.A.E.

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Congratulations Francis.Wish u many more!!!!!!

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  • Souzam, Boraitha, Udupi

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    congratulation.He Truly deserves

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  • Mark Denis D'souza, Niddodi/Sharjah-U.A.E.

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Dear Francis Fernandes Cassia,Congratulations for choosen Manad Sobhan"Kalakar Puraskar',another dimond on your crown,you deserve for it,may God bless you with good health and many more Awards.
    Mark Denis D'souza

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  • Sunita Menezes, Bantakal/Dubai

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Congratulations Francis Bab,

    you truly deserve this, You are born kalakar who entertained & dedicated your entire Life to our Mai-bhas Konkani..........May almighty Give you good health to continue your mission to generations to generations.

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  • Flora Dsouza, kalmady/Jerimeri, Mumbai

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    ಕೊಂಕ್ಣಿ ರಂಗ್ ಮಂಚಾಚಾ ಸೆವೆಕ್ ತಸೆಂಚ್ ಸಮಾಜ್ ಸೆವೆಕ್ ಎದೊಳಚ್ ದೇಶ್-ವಿದೇಶಾಂತ್ಲ್ಯಾ ಸಂಘ್-ಸಂಸ್ಥ್ಯಾ ಥಾವ್ನ್ ಮಾನ್-ಸನ್ಮಾನಾ ಸವೆಂ ಶೆಂಬರ್ ಶಾಲಾಂ ಆಪ್ಣಾಯ್ಲ್ಲ್ಯಾ ಅನಿ ಅತಾಂ ಪರತ್ ನವೆಂಬರಾಚಾ ೩ ತಾರಿಕೆರ್ ಮಾಂಡ್ ಸೊಭಾಣ್ ಸಮಿತಿ ಥಾವ್ನ್ "ಕಾರ್ವಲ್ಹೊ ಘರಾಣೆಂ ಕಲಾಕಾರ್ ಪುರಸ್ಕಾರ್" ಸವೆಂ ಎಕ್ಶೆಂ ಎಕಾವೆಂ ಶಾಲ್ ಆಪ್ಣಾಂವ್ಚಾ ಶ್ರೀ ಫಾನ್ಸಿಸ್ ಫೆರ್ನಾಂಡಿಸ್ ಕಾಸ್ಸಿಯಾಕ್ ತಾಚಾ ಕೊಂಕ್ಣಿ ಅನಿ ಸಮಾಜ್ ಸೆವೆಕ್ ಚೆಪೆಂ ಉಕಲ್ನ್, ಕಾಳ್ಜಾಂತ್ ಥಾವ್ನ್ ಉಲ್ಲಾಸುನ್ ಶಾಭಾಸ್ಕಿ ಪಾಟವ್ನ್, ತಾಚಾ ಶಾಲಾಂಚೊ ಸಂಖೊ ವಾಡಾತ್ತ್ ವಸೊಂದಿ ಮ್ಹಣ್ ಬರೆಂ ಮಾಗ್ತಾಂವ್ - "ಮ್ಹಾತಾರೊ ಚರ್ಬೆಲಾ ಪಂಗಡ್", ಮುಂಬೈ.

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  • CGS, Mangalore

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Hip Hip Hurrey to FFC on being chosen for the prestigious Mandd
    Sobhann Kalakar Puraskar!
    Francis Fernades Casciacho muklo nattak- "Mhataro Urbhela!"

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  • Flavian Pinto, Bejai/Toronto

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Dear Francis,

    Congratulations. Well deserved. You are a legend and we Konakani lovers all over the world are proud of you. May you live many more years to entertain us.

    Good health and all the best for the future

    Cheers,

    Flavian & Miriam

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  • J.F.D'SOUZA, ATTAVAR,MANGALORE

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Well done, MANDD SOBHANN, for chosing Francis Fernandes Cascia for "Kalakar Puraskar Award" which he truly deserves. Congratulations Francis on the achievement.

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  • Andrew L D Cunha, Mangalore

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    ಮೊಗಾಳ್ ದಾಯ್ಜಿ, ಸದಾಂಚ್ ಹಾಸಂವ್ಚೊ ಕಲಾಕಾರ್ ತುಮ್ಕಾಂ ರಾಸ್ ರಾಸ್ ಉಲ್ಲಾಸ್

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  • Gerry D'Mello & fly, Bendur / Canada

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Manesth FFC,
    Hearty congrats for bagging coveted 'Kalakar Puraskar Award' from Mandd Sobhann. Great going Francisaab, we are proud of you!

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  • Max Mendes, Taccode/ Canada

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Congratulations, you have made all the Mangaloreans proud. We are indeed happy for your achievements, may you win many more laurels.

    YOu have been an inspiration for many Mangaloreans and are the living legend.

    Best Wishes,

    Max, Nancy Mendes & family

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  • Austin Prabhu, Nantur/Chicago

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Congratulations to Konkani Theater Hero Francis Fernandes, Cascia on being named as "Kalakar Purasfkar" recipient from Mandd Sobhann. Keep on writing and acting Francis, may God bless you always.

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  • vincent fernandes-mogachi lahran, dubai-cascia

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Dear Francisbab, Congratulations to you for your great efforts to keep Konkani Dramas alive congratulation.wish you many more...

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  • Lloyd Austin Rego, Taccode

    Sat, Oct 26 2013

    Congratulations Francisaab for achieving Mandd Sobhann 'Kalakar Puraskar.

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  • stany Bela, Dubai

    Fri, Oct 25 2013

    Congrats Francisaab....

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  • Vincent Rodrigues, Katapadi/Bangalore

    Fri, Oct 25 2013

    Congratulation to Mr.Francis Fernandes for receiving the Maand Sobhann Puraskar.Wish him many more laurels in the years to come.All the best.Thanq.

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  • Andrew L D Cunha, Mangalore

    Fri, Oct 25 2013

    ಆಮ್ಚೊ ಮೊಗಾಳ್ ದಾಯ್ಜಿ, ಫ್ರಾನ್ಸಿಸ್ ಫೆರ್ನಾಂಡಿಸ್ ಕಾಸ್ಸಿಯಾಕ್ ರಾಸ್ ರಾಸ್ ಉಲ್ಲಾಸ್.

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  • Fr. Vincent Mewnezes, Cascia

    Fri, Oct 25 2013

    CONGRATULATIONS dear Francis Fernandes Cascia. God bless you and all the best.May St. Rita whose great devotee you are shower upon you heavenly blessings.-Fr. Vincent Menezes-Cascia

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  • Ed, Pereira

    Fri, Oct 25 2013

    Congratulations Mr. Fernandes - it is very rare to find someone like you who is so persistently devoted and passionate about our mother-tongue - Konkani. Well deserved recognition!

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  • stephen quadros permude, Mangalore

    Fri, Oct 25 2013

    Congratulations and all the best

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  • Vincy Pinto, Angelore

    Fri, Oct 25 2013

    Congrats & Best wishes to Francis Cassia, Dubai, Mumbai, Canada

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  • Wilfred Tauro& family, Dubai, Madanthyar,Dubai

    Fri, Oct 25 2013

    Dear Francisbab, Congratulations to you for your great efforts to keep Konkani Dramas live in where ever you go like Bombay, Dubai and in Toronto, Canada for past 5 decades. Mandd Sobhann had done a right thing to recognise you and honor you with Kalakar Puraskar. We wish you all the best.Wilfred,Janet,Vijetha & Viveca

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  • Donald Roche, Mangalore/Cascia/Ruzai

    Fri, Oct 25 2013

    Congratulation ! dear Francis.

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  • Richie john Pais, Mangalore

    Fri, Oct 25 2013

    Congratulations.

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  • Rons Bantwal, Bantwal, Mumbai

    Fri, Oct 25 2013

    Dear Sir,
    Congrats for achieving Mandd Sobhann 'Kalakar Puraskar'Award. You deserved it very long back. We are very happy.
    Good Luck from Baba Ronwin, Baby Ronita, Tara & Rons Bantwal

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  • Dolphy Lobo, mangalore

    Fri, Oct 25 2013

    congratulation.wish you many more...

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