Kuwait, January 20: The highly anticipated online Mega Musical Show titled “KONKANI MACHIECHIO ITIHASIK YADI” (Historical Memories of the Konkani Stage) will premiere on YouTube on Saturday, January 22, 2022.
The show, organized by Kuwait-Goa TiatristanchiSonvstha (KGTS), one of the most admired bodies outside Goa, will feature famous Goan stars from all over the world in a variety of songs and jokes.
Among Overseas Goans, Kuwait has always been in the limelight when it comes to Konkani art and theatre. The KGTS show will be Kuwait’s fourth Konkani online musical in the past year.
Artists from Kuwait:
Kuwait-based artists who will be seen in the show include Mario de Majorda, Gracy Rodrigues, comedian Nelson Collaso, Joseph Rodrigues, Jose Anthony, Agnelo Fernandes, Braz de Parra, Katty de Navelim, Gasper Crasto, Baltazar Pontes, Seby Mascarenhas, Seby D’Silva, Valanka Fernandes, Master Valentino, Alitia Fernandes, Gennifer Marshall, Zelia Rodrigues, Olinda and Simon Dias.
Michael D’Silva, Lawry Travasso, Marcus Vaz, Francis de Tuem, Ben Evangelisto, Anthony Carr, Aleka, actor Agostinho, actress Janet, Laurente Pereira, Bab Andrew and Bab Albert.
Maestro Faustino Menezes (trumpet), Shawn Braganza (keyboards), Menino Fernandes (percussion), Silas D’Costa (lead guitar), Flaviano Furtado (bass guitar) and Tony Fernandes (drums).
Kuwait-Goa TiatristanchiSonvstha was founded in 2002 to enrich the Konkani scene and help retired Tiatrists in Goa.
One of the most popular organizations among Goans, KGTS has held 6 mega musical shows since its inception and has helped several retired tiatr artists.
A cream of stalwarts of the Goan scene including legend Jose Rod, late Cajetan de Sanvordem, Francis de Tuem, Marcus Vaz, Michael D’Silva, Laurente Pereira etc. have been members of KGTS.
Comedian Nelson Collaso, originally from Sanvordem, is the current president of Sonvstha.
Youtube link: https://youtu.be/pddgFeBmOBs