PREVIEW FOR GOLDEN JUBLIEE CELEBRATIONS OF THE KONKANI ASSOCIATION OF HYDERABAD
The Konkani Association of Hyderabad has over the years played a significant role in bringing the best of our Indian classical music to the music aficionados of the twin cities. On the 8th of February 2015, the Association celebrates its 50th years of its existence in Hyderabad.
On this occasion, it will honour eminent persons of their community who, by way of their meritorious service in their chosen fields have brought laurels to the country and the community. Bandaru Dattatreya, (Union Minister for Labour & Employment) will be the Chief Guest along with the Guests of Honour Ajmeera Chandulal (Minister of Tribal Welfare, Tourism & Culture, Govt. Of TS) and KV Ramanachary (Adviser to Govt. Of TS).
To mark this milestone event, the entertainment program will feature the unusual talents of S.V Rangan (voice of Kishore Kumar) & his Orchestra and Chetan Sashital, one of the top voice artists of Bollywood. The Association was conceived as a social and cultural organization to provide a common platform for all Konkani speaking people; irrespective of their religious beliefs in order to keep their identity and the language alive. Indeed, it can be safely asserted that few people have integrated seamlessly with the local people as the Konkani speaking people have done.