Category Archives: Konkani

Goa, France, poetry, music… and Dr Manoharrai Sardessai

Dr Edith Noronha Melo Furtado released on Friday a book on the works of “the Goan bard” Dr Manohar Rai Sardessai. See https://www.flickr.com/photos/fn-goa/15548689158/ Below are excerpts from the function, in which she and other speakers explain the significance of the

Goa, France, poetry, music… and Dr Manoharrai Sardessai

Dr Edith Noronha Melo Furtado released on Friday a book on the works of “the Goan bard” Dr Manohar Rai Sardessai. See https://www.flickr.com/photos/fn-goa/15548689158/ Below are excerpts from the function, in which she and other speakers explain the significance of the

A hundred years young… almost!

The young Jesuit Kelwin Monteiro promptly agreed and shared a copy of the latest issue of Dor Mhoineachi Rotti. It is now online and free to access here. Kelwin wrote: As assured, kindly find attached to this mail the January

A hundred years young… almost!

The young Jesuit Kelwin Monteiro promptly agreed and shared a copy of the latest issue of Dor Mhoineachi Rotti. It is now online and free to access here. Kelwin wrote: As assured, kindly find attached to this mail the January

Cursewords… and Konkani

How do people swear in different languages? A discussion from the Goa Book Club. In this video, a member present talks about his plans for a book of curse words in the most popularly spoken language of coastal western India’s

Cursewords… and Konkani

How do people swear in different languages? A discussion from the Goa Book Club. In this video, a member present talks about his plans for a book of curse words in the most popularly spoken language of coastal western India’s

Can a shadow catch a fever? (Or, the art and craft of Jose Lourenco’s short stories)

  Civil-engineer turned writer José Lourenço has a very innovative approach to his writing. He explains here (during a talk at the BITS Pilani, Goa campus, Vasco on April 15, 2011) about how one gets the inspiration to craft creative

Can a shadow catch a fever? (Or, the art and craft of Jose Lourenco’s short stories)

  Civil-engineer turned writer José Lourenço has a very innovative approach to his writing. He explains here (during a talk at the BITS Pilani, Goa campus, Vasco on April 15, 2011) about how one gets the inspiration to craft creative

Goa Konkani Akademi directory…

From Joel D’Souza’s news clips: Directory by GKA: Goa Konkani Akademi is publishing a directory regarding information of Konkani writers, writing both in Devnagari and Roman Script, Konkani journalists, activissits, institutions working for the cause of Konkani language and culture,

Goa Konkani Akademi directory…

From Joel D’Souza’s news clips: Directory by GKA: Goa Konkani Akademi is publishing a directory regarding information of Konkani writers, writing both in Devnagari and Roman Script, Konkani journalists, activissits, institutions working for the cause of Konkani language and culture,

Konkani’s humorous plays… (review by J.P.Pereira)

By J P Pereira ‘Natt’yangan’ is a collection of humorous one-act plays in Konkani, written by Brenda Menezes and published by Cindy Publications, Quepem through the sponsorship of Goa Konknni Academy. The book comprises of five plays, written in a

Konkani’s humorous plays… (review by J.P.Pereira)

By J P Pereira ‘Natt’yangan’ is a collection of humorous one-act plays in Konkani, written by Brenda Menezes and published by Cindy Publications, Quepem through the sponsorship of Goa Konknni Academy. The book comprises of five plays, written in a

A life less known (Walter Menezes reviews Renderamam’ ani Tachem Jivit)

Book Review of “Rendermam Ani Tachem Jivit” Author and Publisher: Fr. Ave Maria Afonso Pages: 64 Price: Rs.60 By: Walter Menezes I met Fr. Ave Maria Afonso at Thomas Stephens Konknni Kendr, Alto Porvorim on a day when Fr. Mathew

A life less known (Walter Menezes reviews Renderamam’ ani Tachem Jivit)

Book Review of “Rendermam Ani Tachem Jivit” Author and Publisher: Fr. Ave Maria Afonso Pages: 64 Price: Rs.60 By: Walter Menezes I met Fr. Ave Maria Afonso at Thomas Stephens Konknni Kendr, Alto Porvorim on a day when Fr. Mathew