Celebration of William Shakespeare’s 400th centenary at GVM’s College


The Readers’ Club of GVM’s GGPR College of Commerce and Economics, Farmagudi, Ponda celebrated the World Book Day to commemorate 400th Death Centenary of world-renowned Elizabethan poet and playwright William Shakespeare on April 23.

A short film on the biography of Shakespeare, Shakespearean plays, the Elizabethan theatre – the Globe theatre, London, depicting the Elizabethan Age was screened for the staff members.

Further, a collection of Shakespeare’s literary works as well as critically edited books on his works by eminent critics were displayed on the occasion.

The initiative for the celebration was by department head of English, assistant professor Sheila Pereira. All the members of the Readers’ Club contributed and the celebration was a grand success. Principal, Pravin Bhende took keen interest in the celebration. Librarian Terence Rodrigues and his staff members arranged the display of the books.