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Kavi Art Book in Nagari

The Goa Literary Academy has brought out a Nagari version of Bappa's Konkani book. It is scheduled for release on August 9th at a function in Mangalore.

T.M.A. Pai Award for Amma

The T.M.A. Pai Foundation is honoring Amma for her pioneering work in documenting Konkani Wedding Songs (see: Suragyasar).

On the occasion Amma remembered "Puranikmam" the gentleman who had collected a number of these "vovi" songs and was prompted Amma to write the book.

Link to News Brief at Deccan Herald

Amma in Honavar

Amma is currently in Honavar arranging programs for Kamat Foundation. You can meet her in Honavar or in Mangalore on 9th of August, when Bappa's Konkani book will be released in a function.

Lots of New Scans

Thanks to the efforts of Naveen D.V. we have added another 4000+ new scans to our picture archive. The total now is some 23,000 pictures!

Enjoy some recycled Entries from the past
• Education and intelligence are two different, unrelated entities
• Brahmin Boy and the Village Pimp

(Comments Disabled for Now. Sorry!)First Written: Sunday, August 3, 2008
Last Modified: 8/6/2008 1:35:34 PM

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