Mangaluru: Karavali Konkans held a press meet at the Mangalore Press Club Urwa here, on January 6.
Addressing the mediapersons, President Leslie Rego said, “Since the year 2011, an award titled ‘Karavali Konkans Kala Prashasti’ is being conferred as a life time achievement award on senior Konkani dramatists who have served the Konkani stage for decades. The award carries a Shawl, Citation, Memento and a cash prize of Rs 50000.”
He further said, “Evelyn Marie D’Silva is a teacher who has bagged several prizes and honours for her acting prowess, notably among them being the Best Actress Award for the Popular drama “MOUSHI”. She is the rare gem in the field of Konkani dramatists. The Veteran actress Evelyn Marie D’Silva, is the awardee for the year 2015, she is the fifth recipient of the award.”
“The award will be presented on January 9 at 6:30 pm at the St Sebastian Platinum Jubliee Auditorium, Bendur by Fr Prashanth Madtha, a well known Columnist and Director of Fathima Retreat House, Jeppu and Fr Antony Serrao, Parish Priest of St Sebastein Church will be the guest of honour,” he added.
Secretary, Claud D’Souza; Treasurer, Simon Pinto and Anil Saldanha were also present.