Panaji: DKA set for Konkani Writer’s Conference on Nov 26

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Panaji, Nov 25: Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) will hold a ‘Writer’s Conference’ on November 26 at 10 am at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao.

Around 150 writers in Romi script have confirmed their attendance. Prof Edward D’Lima, professor and writer will be the chief guest for the opening session. The president of DKA Tomazinho Cardozo, vice-president Fr Conceicao D’Silva, secretary Vincy Quadros, treasurer Celso Fernandes and coordinator Anthony Miranda will be present.

The programme for the conference is as follows:

9.30 am - Registration and Breakfast
10.00 am - Inauguration with Lighting of the Lamp
11.00 am - Session I. Topic “Challenges to Implement Uniformity in Writing Konkanni in Roman Script

Key Note Address - Prof S M Borges
Panel Discussion – Fausto V Da Costa, Michael Gracias and Ashok Chodankar
Moderator – Vincy Quadros
Open Discussions

1.00 pm - Lunch
2.00 pm - Short Entertainment Programme – Mathew D’Souza and team
3.00 pm - Session II. Topic ‘Vision of Konkanni in Roman Script’

Key Note Address - Fr Victor Ferrao
Panel Discussion – Fr Luis Xavier Gomes, Jasmine Estibeiro e Rodrigues and R B S Komarpant
Moderator – Celso Fernandes
Open Discussions

4.30 pm - Concluding Session
Chief Guest – Dr Francisco Colaco
Appraisal - Vincy Quadros

Tomazinho Cardozo will be the chief organiser.

Books in Konkani will be on sale with huge discounts at the book stall installed at the venue. DKA appeals all writers to attend the conference and reap its benefits and thus make it a success.

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