Parikrama Knowledge Terminus in collaboration with the Directorate of Art and Culture will organise the second edition of Parikrama on January 12 and January 13 at Kishoritai Amonkar Sasai, Marcel. The event will be inaugurated on January 12 at 10 a.m. at the hands of writer, tiatrist, Tomazinho Cardozo.
Grammarian Vinanti Kasar Kalgutkar and entrepreneur, Dattaprasad Shetkar will be felicitated with the Parikrama Fellowship at the hands of the chief guest. Rohit Bhosle will be awarded the third Dr Madhavi Sardessai Yuva Shikshak Puraskar by Parikrama Knowledge Terminus.
Speaking about the event, Minister for Art and Culture, Govind Gaude said: “The events have different links to Goa and thus will be good for the students as they will get exposure about the various aspects of it. At the same time the event will promote Goa’s cultural history.”
A total of 20 educational institutions and cultural groups will participate in the event. Some of the events are currently underway and speaking about the same, Yugank Naik of Parikrama said: “Participants are painting public walls as part of the competition Draw Campaign Art. The campaign art competition is supported by Chief Electoral Officer. Also, Terebangali is a blog making competition where the participating teams have to travel in their respective areas and make blogs.”
The other competitions include folk mand (folk dance), Konkani pop, newsroom, musical warriors, research essay, shapoter (review writing), unplugged, anusarjan, kovdik, kantakant (kantar), documentary, dance, campaign art, photo campaign etc.
The champions of the event will be awarded `22,222; the fighter team will be awarded ` 11,111, and runners up `7,777. 4 consolation prizes of `3,333 will be given to four teams. Apart from this each competition will carry individual cash prizes.
The event will conclude on January 13 on 5 p.m. at the hands of Minister for Rural Development, Jayesh Salgaonkar. Theatre personality Leena Mashelkar and panch, Raj Malik will be felicitated.