Kuwait, Jan 20: The much-awaited online Mega Musical Show entitled ‘KONKANI MACHIECHIO ITIHASIK YADI’ (Historical Memories of the Konkani Stage) will be premiered on YouTube, Saturday January 22, 2022.
The show, organized by Kuwait-Goa TiatristanchiSonvstha (KGTS), one of the most admired bodies outside of Goa, will feature some famous Goan stars from across the globe in a variety of songs and jokes.
Among overseas Goans, Kuwait has always been inlimelight when it comes to Konkani art, and drama. The KGTS show will be Kuwait’s fourth Konkani online musical within the past one year.
Kuwait-based artistes that will be seen in the show include Mario de Majorda, Gracy Rodrigues, Comedian Nelson Collaso, Joseph Rodrigues, Jose Anthony, Agnelo Fernandes, Braz de Parra, Katty de Navelim, Gasper Crasto, Baltazar Pontes, Seby Mascarenhas, Seby D’Silva, Valanka Fernandes, Master Valentino, Alitia Fernandes, Gennifer Marshall, Zelia Rodrigues, Olinda and Simon Dias.
Michael D’Silva, Lawry Travasso, Marcus Vaz, Francis de Tuem, Ben Evangelisto, Anthony Carr, Aleka, Comedian Agostinho, Comedian Janet, Laurente Pereira, Bab Andrew and Bab Albert.
Maestro Faustino Menezes (Trumpet), Shawn Braganza (Keyboards), Menino Fernandes (Percussions), Silas D’Costa (Lead Guitar), Flaviano Furtado (Bass Guitar), and Tony Fernandes (Drums).
Kuwait-Goa TiatristanchiSonvstha was founded in the year 2002 to enrich Konkani stage and assist Goa’s retired Tiatrists.
One of the most popular organizations among Goans, KGTS has staged 6 mega musical shows since its inception and helped several retired tiatr artistes.
A cream of Goan stage stalwarts including the legend Jose Rod, late Cajetan de Sanvordem, Francis de Tuem, Marcus Vaz, Michael D’Silva, Laurente Pereira, etc, have been members of KGTS.
Comedian Nelson Collaso, hailing from Sanvordem, is the current president of the Sonvstha.
Youtube link: https://youtu.be/pddgFeBmOBs