The high school level one act play competition of Kala Academy will be held from January 13 to 17, 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Dinanath Mangeskar Kala Mandir, Panaji with the participation of 20 high schools from Goa.
On January 13, Saraswat High School, Khorlim-Mapusa will perform ‘Kaalchakra’ (Konkani), followed by Vivekanand Dnyan Mandir High School, Keri- Sattari which will stage ‘Apurna Satyachya Shodhat’ (Marathi) while Gurukul High School, Kajumol, Khola-Canacona will stage ‘Prashnachinha’ (Marathi). In the afternoon, GS Amonkar Vidyamandir, Dattawadi, Mapusa will perform ‘Saincha Mahima’ (Marathi) and ‘Dev Asa Kay Na’ (Konkani) followed by ‘Punascha Hari Om’ (Marathi) performed by Shree Damodar Vidyalay, Loliem-Canacona.
On January 14, Shree Ganesh High School, Ganeshpuri-Mapusa will perform ‘God Gupit’ (Marathi) followed by ‘Amchi Peti Pahilit Ka?’ (Marathi) by Shree Bhagwati High School, Pernem and ‘Kalalar’ (Konkani) by Rajmata Padmavati Raje Saundekar High School, Ramnathi, Bandoda-Ponda. In the afternoon, Almeida High School, Ponda will stage ‘Bhutavali’ (Konkani), Surashree Kesarbai Kerkar High School, Keri-Ponda will put up ‘Varsal’ (Konkani) and Shree Shradanand Vidyalay, Paingin, Canacona will stage ‘Bhujgavane’ (Marathi).
The morning session on January 15 will see St John Of The Cross High School, Sankahli-performing ‘Nachiketas’ (Konkani), Dnyandeep Academy High School, Kasarvane-Pernem performing ‘In Improvisation’ (Marathi) and Shree Neerakar Vidyalay, Mashe-Canacona staging ‘Fashi’ (Marathi). In the afternoon, Shiksha Sadan, Priol-Mardol will perform ‘Chalte Raho’ (Marathi) and ‘Devali Duka’ (Konkani).
On January 16 afternoon, Bhatikar Model High School, Margao will perform ‘Udyacha Kay’ (Marathi) and ‘Shunya’ (Konkani) followed by Old Goa Educational Institute, Old-Goa with ‘Zopadpatti’ (Konkani).
On January 17 morning, Peoples High School, Mala-Panaji will perform ‘Dardpora’ (Marathi) while Tudal High School, Tudal-Gaodongri-Canacona will perform ‘Unch Maza Zoka’ (Marathi) and ‘A Black Diamond’ (Konkani). In the afternoon, VD & SV Wagle High School, Mangueshi-Ponda will perform ‘Dilasa’ (Marathi) and ‘Eka Nayecho Punarjalm’ (Konkani).
Entry for the plays is free.