Late tiatr artistes remembered

Tiatr Academy Goa’s (TAG) monthly programme ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’ was held on March 28, 2019 at the Black Box, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao.The late artistes born in March who were remembered at the programme were J P Souzalin, Dioguinho D’Mello, Anthony D’sa, Aristides Dias, Greg Fernandes, Bernard de Aldona, Cajdon D’Souza, Allen Costa, Inacio de Canacona, John Nazareth, Patricio Pereira (Patrick Perry), Caetano Gomes, Antonette de Calangute, Anil Kumar, Peter Gomes, and Jose C Braganza.

The programme saw tiatr personalities like Doel Dias, Ashryl Mascarenhas, C D’Silva, and Fatima D’Souza rendering some of the songs of these late tiatr artistes, while Maginna Perry and Bond Braganza spoke on some of them. Bonny Pereira suggested that upcoming artistes and singers should attend such programmes so that they learn more about the contribution of these late artistes to the tiatr stage. He requested TAG to conduct quiz competitions for upcoming artistes so that they could learn and prepare from the books available on tiatr. The musical score was provided by Johnny B Gud. Mafaldina Moreira of TAG gave a live sketch of the late tiatr artistes and also proposed the vote of thanks.