Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG) recently organised its monthly programme ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’ at the Black Box, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The late artistes born in September who were remembered were Khadda Minguel, Seby Coutinho, Prem Kumar, Peter D’Costa, Philomena Braz, Remmie Colaco, Rosalia Rodrigues, Star of Arossim, Inacio Rosario Luis (Jal), and Arnaldo Da Costa.
On the occasion, tiatrists Socorro de St Cruz and Maria Lourdes Fernandes rendered some of the songs of the deceased tiatrists while Johnny B Gud accompanied them. John Miranda highlighted the contribution of some of these late tiatr artistes while Remmie Furtado spoke a few words on late Arnaldo Da Costa. Later, member secretary of TAG, Cezar D’Mello presented a memento to Ashok Da Costa and Aruna Da Costa, children of late Arnaldo Da Costa, as a token of remembrance for his valuable contribution to Goan tiatr and Konkani films. Mafaldina Moreira gave the live sketch of the late tiatr artistes and also proposed the vote of thanks.