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Gopal Gowda Receives Mandd Sobhann Award

Famous Konkani Folk artist Gopal Gowda has been selected Kalakar Puraskar 2017.


  • The award is instituted by Mandd Sobhann, an organisation with the aim of protecting Konkani identity.
  • Mandd Sobhann gives this award to Konkani artistes from the fields of folk arts, theatre, music and dance. 
  • Gowda was selected for the honour considering his immense contribution to the preservation, promotion and popularisation of Kudmi Konkani folk arts. 
  • The award, comprising a cash award of Rs 25,000 and a citation, would be presented at a function here on November 5
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