Konkani Children’s Theatre Tour – 2011


Vishwa Konkani Bala Nataka Abhiyan 2011, the Konkani Children’s theatre tour organized by World Konkani Centre featuring “Kundya Kurkul” the Konkani Folk drama concluded at Naikana Katte, Kundapura Taluk on 23rd April 2011 after performing full house shows at various places like Bangalore, Udupi, Kundapur, Bhatkal, Honnavar, Kumta and Karwar from 14th April to 23rd April.

The Drama is directed by well known theatre personality Jagan Pawar and has been produced by Prakash Shenoy U. for World Konkani Centre and is the outcome of Konkani Children’s theatre workshop organized by World Konkani Centre in Mangalore during October last year. Since then the drama has been doing rounds in single performances. Keeping in mind the popularity of the story and the success of initial shows have prompted World Konkani Centre to take out an official tour of this drama. Now the success of the tour has encouraged the orgainsers and they say they are thinking of making this an annual affair.

The Drama is based on the Konkani Folk Tale Kundya Kurkul, which is popular amongst various Konkani Speaking communities throughout the west coast of India.

Thieves waiting for prey in Jungle

Kurkul searching for her sisters at the Car Festival

Kurkul tells how she got the golden dot on her forehead

Mother explains the importance of sharing

We will share together from whatever we get