Dubai : A team of twelve,including two female Drama artists from Mangalore presented two Konkani plays at Sheikh Rashid Auditorium (Indian High School) in Dubai here on May 2.
Mangalore Konkans Dubai which had celebrated its silver jubilee in october 2013, hosted this event to promote konkani language and culture in Dubai.
The much-acclaimed Konkani comedy play – ‘Mellya Uprant’ written by veteran Arun Raj Rodrigues of Valencia, and another play ‘Bomma’ based on the late A T Lobo’s story, adapted and also written by Arun Raj Rodrigues will be presented. Both plays were directed by Christopher D’Souza of Neenasam. The plays were performed by ‘Kalakul’, Konkani’s lone professional repertory run by Maand Sobhann of Mangalore.
This twin drama event was supported by sponsors, Dunes Hotel and Ivory Grand Apartments, UAE Exchange Centre, Daijiworld.com, Thumbay Group – Ajman, Merit Freight Systems, Standard Fab. & Engg. Works, Cairo Maintenance, D’Souza Trdg, Morse Technical Est, Maestro Events, Digital World – CMS Printing Press and others.. Stage fabrication & settings, logistics & transport by Reliable Fabricators LLC. Sound & Lighting was provided by Broadway Abu Dhabi.