Kuwait, Aug 3: Kuwait Canara Welfare Association (KCWA) promoted 'Traditional Konkani Songs' – a virtual training programme in collaboration with Mandd Sobhann(R), the world’s premier Konkani cultural organization. A registered society, established in 1986 for the preservation, promotion, enrichment of Konkani language and culture and to ensure the transmission of the Konkani heritage to future generations.
The much awaited first inaugural session was released on July 30 through Zoom virtual platform from Kalaangann Studios, Shaktinagar Mangaluru.
On behalf of KCWA, president Ruth Clara Veigas welcomed all participants and briefed on KCWA Motto. She thanked Mandd Sobhann for conducting such a wonderful session. Naveen Ranjith D Souza, proprietor Keentech Electrical Contracting Co Kuwait was greeted with gratitude for being the main sponsor of the event.
Mandd Sobhann Gurkar Baab Eric Ozario thanked KCWA for giving them the opportunity and began the melodious session.
The first session covered traditional songs (Golden popular hits).
This course is open to all around the globe who wish to learn and perpetuate Konkani traditional songs. Participants from nine countries have registered for this course and 181 participants attended the first session which was overwhelming and well appreciated by them.
This training will continue for the next seven Fridays from 6.00 pm (KST). Each session is of 90 minutes, first 60 minutes for learning and next 30 minutes for interaction.
The course will unfold in 8 sessions and 9 topics.
1. Traditional Songs (Golden popular hits) (July 30, 2021)
3. Baall Gitam (BhurgyankNidanvchim ani Khellonvchim)
4. Voviyo (Sampro’dayik ani Novyo)
5. Vers (Traditional wedding songs)
6. Dekhnni Ani Manddo songs
7. Dulpo’dam – Polka – Baila
8. Popular Mandd Sobhann songs
9. Bho’Ktik Gitam
Those who have missed to register, KCWA is giving another opportunity. Registration will be open until August 4, 2021. Registration Links are as follows :
1) Individual Registration: https://kcwakuwait.org/tksreg-ind
2) Family Registration: https://kcwakuwait.org/tksreg-fly
After eight sessions of training, KCWA will organize a contest for the participants to showcase all that was learnt during the course. The managing committee thanks and appreciates all the participants who have shown their interest and Mandd Sobhann for conducting such an amazing course. We are sure that Konkani culture and language will be preserved for generations to follow.