TALK ON GOA’S IDENTITY AND ROLE OF JOURNALISM IN ITS SUSTENANCE AT MARGAO ON 2ND FEBRUARY
PANAJI: The popular Konkani monthly GULAB in association with Fr Freddy J da Costa Memorial Trust (FFJDCMT), Konkani Bhasha Mandal (KBM), Felicio Cardoso-che Pattlavdar (FCP) and Ravindra Bhavan, Margao will celebrate Konkani Journalism Day on Tuesday, February 2 at Ravindra Bhavan’s Conference Hall, Margao at 4 pm, in commemoration of publication of the first Konkani Journal `UDENTECHEM SALLOK,’ on February 2, 1889 from Pune by the late Eduardo Jose Bruno de Souza.
Director and Editor of Prudent Media, eminent journalist Pramod Acharya will be the guest of honour for the function and deliver a talk on ‘Gõychi Osmitai Ani Potrkaritechi Bhumika’ (Goa’s identity and the role of journalism in its sustenance)
Tributes will be paid to the pioneers and stalwarts of Konkani journalism on the occasion.
The function will also include Fr Freddy J Da Costa Felicio Cardoso Memorial Day Celebration and felicitation and presentation of 2019 Fr Freddy J Da Costa Memorial Gulab awards and Felicio Cardoso’s Journalism award to the recipients: Curtorim MLA Aleixio Reginaldo Lourenco – Gulab’s Personality of the Year; eminent tiatrist John Claro Fernandes, Gulab’s Tiatrist of the Year; noted Konkani writer and ex-editor of Cine Times, Enclidas de Elly, Gulab’s Konkani Writer of the Year and tenacious and ethical journalist Marcos Gonsalves, Felicio Cardoso’s Journalist of the Year.
Senior Journalist and Editor of OHeraldo, Alexandre Moniz Barbosa will grace the occasion as the chief guest.
GULAB editor Fausto V da Costa has requested all Konkani lovers to attend this commemorative function.