Chronologies of Fado| Sonia Shirsat| 19th August 7.30 pm 6 Assagao

This talk is about origin, evolution and various aspects of Fado, by Sonia Shirsat, “the ambassador of Goan music to the world” This will be a journey into the evolution of Fado, its elements, its emotion and its pain. This Melancholic music has pierced into hearts universally. Join us as we unravel this mystical, melodious … Continue reading Chronologies of Fado| Sonia Shirsat| 19th August 7.30 pm 6 Assagao

ACT II “Speak up” by Studio 365 | Goa Velha

Studio 365, Goa Velha is situated in a small hamlet in Goa. The idea behind the project “Speak Up” is to facilitate research on the constant overlapping of different cultures and influences that get embedded within each through these exchanges – on people, places, material and immaterial heritage. Goa has its own complex history of cultural confluences, predominant among them the absorption of Portuguese culture. In this moment of time when transnationalism and migration can be contextualised in different ways, ACT (Artists Create Together) is an attempt to frame inherent notions of language, communication, and understanding through the medium of art and performance.