Tribute to Late Goan Singer


The 32nd Surashree Kesarbai Kerkar Smriti Sangeet Samaroha will be organized by Kala Academy from November 9 to November 11, 2012 at the Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir, Panjim and will be inaugurated by His Excellency, Bharat Vir Wanchoo, the governor of Goa on November 9,2012 at 5 pm in the presence of Vishnu Surya Wagh, Chairman of Kala Academy. There will also be a vocal recital by Dr Praveen Gaonkar, Taal Samvad programme by Ulhas Velingkark, Shantilal Mardolkar, Gajanan Amonkar, Amar Mopkar and Sachin Teli. The programme will also feature vocal performances by Begum Parween Sultana, Shashwanti Mandal Paul, Dr Neeta Mathur etc. The highlight of the festival will be instrumental tabla and mridangam jugalbandi by Anindo Chatterjee, tabla and Guru Karaikudi Mani, mridangam and they will be supported by N Amrit, khanjira and Srinivas, talam.

There will also be a special rangoli exhibition by Nilesh Naik, Limca Book of Record and Guiness Book of World record holder at the Art Gallery. Photos of past festivals will be displayed in the Foyer area of Kala Academy. [H]