‘Noxibacho Khel’ bags 1st place at Children’s Tiatr Festival


‘Noxibacho Khell’ by Saptarang Arts & Cultural Club Porvorim bagged the first place at the 3rd Children’s Tiatr Festival organized by Tiatr Academy of Goa, held at Gomant Vidya Niketan, Margao. The awards were presented recently. 
The following is the result of the 3rd Children’s Tiatr Festival: Best Tiatr Performance -‘Noxibacho Khell’ by Saptarang Arts & Cultural Club Porvorim (1st Place),
‘Bhurgeponn’ by St Elizabeth’s Parish Ucassaim (2nd Place),
‘Amchem Ghor’ by Taleigao Dramatic Troupe (3rd Place),
‘Dudvani Viktem Mellona’ by Agnelo Lobo (Consolation), ‘An’naddi’ by Kala Mogi Candolim (Merit Certificate).
Best Direction: Sirish Naik (Noxibacho Khell), Milagres Carneiro (Bhurgeponn), Elvis Sequeira (Amchem Ghor), Domnic Fernandes & Tulsidas Sawant were awarded merit certificates. Best Script: Joaquim Dias (Noxibacho Khell),
Fr Ave Mario Afonso (Bhurgeponn), Pedro Vaz was awarded merit certificate. 
Best Male Actor: Kevin Rebeiro (Amchem Ghor), Jason Mendonsa (Noxibacho Khell), Jonan De’Sa, Vikas Gupta & Clive Mascarenhas were awarded merit certicicates.
Best Female Actor: Rhea Rodrigues (Noxibacho Khell)
Shenaya Pereira (Bhurgeponn), Stephny Pedrose & Swizel Fernandes were awarded Merit Certificates
Best Comedian(Male): Velbert Rodrigues (Bhurgeponn), Aliston Pereira & Sanyo Afonso were awarded merit certificates. Best Comedian(Female): Roslyn Fernandes (Noxibacho Khell). 
Best Stage Setting: Milagres Carneiro (Bhurgeponn), Kamlakant Chari was awarded merit certificate.
Best Light Effects: Shrinivas Usgaonkar (Bhurgeponn), Sushant Naik & Zito Rego were awarded merit certificates.
Best Music Live Band: Luis Cota (An’naddi), Nolvert Cota & Vitorin were awarded merit certificates.
Best Background Music: Vikas Chopdekar (Bhurgeponn).
Best Make Up: Fermino Goes (Noxibacho Khell).Best Costumes: Vera Pereira (Noxibacho Khell), Eliza D’Souza & Sr Jean Fernandes were awarded merit certificates.
Best Male Singer: Cameron Fernandes (Dudvani Viktem Mevonam), Hashvaine Fernandes (Tacho Patlaudar), Velbert Rodrigues were awarded merit certificates.
Best Female Singer: Shayna Britto (Amchem Ghor), Lynne Fernandes (An’naddi), Jylnna, Steffi Pereira & Dannera D’Souza awarded merit certificates.
Best Duet: Marcia & Joseph (Tacho Patlaudar), Sanyo & Mica, Derwin & Merryl awarded merit certificates.
Best Duo: Derwin & Wesley (Vegllochar Kiteak), Valentine & Violet, Simran & Cameron were awarded merit certificates.
Best Trio: Raisa, Nevill & Wesley (Vegllochar Kiteak) were awarded merit certificates. 
Best Quartet: Shayna, Emmanuel, Sweezel & Shane (Amchem Ghor), merit certificates were awarded for quartet’s from the tiatr’s Bhurgeponn & Vegllochar Kiteak.
Best Choral Song: Filster, Meuril, Adreal & Myfanwy (Fuddar Bhurgeancho), Andrea, Raima, Gretal, Liza & Abeera, Blossom awarded merit certificates.
Best Lyrics: Francisco Dias (Dudvani Viktem Mevona) Agusto Pereira & Pedro Vaz were awarded merit certificates.
Benjamin Silva, MLA & Chairman, Goa Khadi and Village Industries Board was the chief guest. C D’Silva, a veteran tiatr artiste was the guest of honour. Other dignitaries who presented some awards were William Fernandes (Executive Council Member TAG), Anil Kumar, Eddie Mascarenhas, Fatima D’Souza, Joe Rose (Vice President of TAG), Prince Jacob (President of TAG) and Victor de Sa (Member Secretary TAG).
While addressing the audience, D’Silva praised TAG’s efforts for organizing the Children’s Tiatr Festival and assured all help to raise the grants for TAG in the coming financial year. 
The judges for the festival were Anil Kumar a well-known tiatr artiste, Rajiv Hede dramatist and Fr Rolland Lin Fernandes, a musician. The function was compered by Joy Fernandes, cultrural organizer, TAG. [H]