Friday, August 6, 2010

Eddie Netto to get Konkani Kutam award

Konkani Kutam, Bahrain, a voluntary forum formed for promoting Konkani language, literature and culture has selected Eddie Netto, a renowned Konkani writer, for his immense contribution to the cause of Konkani language and literature.

The award will be presented at a function to be held at St Sebastian Platinum Jubilee Hall, Bendore, on August 13 at 6 pm. The award will be presented by Fr Richard Coelho, Administrator, Father Muller Medical College Hospital.

Richard Moras, Convener, Konkani Kutam told reporters here on Friday that the Kutam endeavours to support Konkanki artists and writers. In this regard the Konkani Kutam Award has been instituted, which consists of a citation, memento and a cash prize of Rs 50,000. The award is conferred by analyzing and evaluating the significant contribution to Konkani cause.

Full report here Times of India 

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