New Konkani Drama Writing Competition by Mandd Sobhann
Mangaluru: With the purpose of giving Konkani theatre a new height, Mandd Sobhann has organized a New Konkani Drama Writing Competition.
1. The Drama should be written in Konkani. It could be written in any Konkani dialect or script.
2. The drama could be on any topic other than religion.
3. The duration of the drama should be approximately 1½ to 2 hours.
4. The participant – male or female, could be of any region, religion or age.
5. One participant can send in as many entries for the competition, and one or many persons can combine to write one drama.
6. If the drama doesn’t get rejected for any reason, Mandd Sobhann will provide the participant with an honorarium of Rs. 2,000/-.
7. If there are 5 entries in the competition, there will be only one cash prize of Rs 10,000/-; if there are 6-10 entries, then the first prize would be Rs 10,000/- and the second prize would be of Rs 5,000/-; and if there are more than 11 entries, then the first prize would be of Rs. 10,000/-, the second prize would be of Rs 5,000/- and third prize of Rs 3,000/-.
8. The drama should be written fresh and it shouldn’t have been published or played earlier. Translated dramas and dramas based on other stories are not allowed.
9. Last date for submitting entries to the Mandd Sobhann office – 10.10.2022.
10. The dramas would be judged on originality, story, moral, language, plot and scope for direction. The judges’ decision would be final.
11. The writer will own all rights to the drama.
12. The writer will be responsible for the copyright or any such related issues. ManddSobhann will not be involved.
13. ManddSobhann will take responsibility to present the award-winning drama in the near future.
14. The drama should be sent typed (DTP) using Nudi or Baraha font.
15. The drama can be a one-act play or a play with multiple actors. There is no limit to the number of actors or actresses involved.
16. Mandd Sobhann committee members may also participate in this competition.
17. The organizers have the sole right of modifying, changing or removing any rule.
The drama may be sent only through post or email, to the following address:
Mangalore – 575 016
Phone: 8105 22 6626