By BENNY XAVIER  General Secretary, Raia Welfare Association
Raia Welfare Association has decided to felicitate Mr. Vincy Quadros, Vice President of Goa Konkani Akademi and renowned Konkani writer on 2nd October 2010 at 10.30 a.m. at Panchayat Hall, Raia along with SSC and HSSC students of 2010 batch at the hands of Fr. Ventura Lourence, Parish Priest,holy Spirit Church, margao in the presence of  Mr. Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco, MLA of Curtorim  constituency.  Sarpanch of Raia Mr. Savio Gomes will preside over the function.  Parish priest of Raia Mr. Cipriano da Silva will grace the occasion.
Noted Roman Script Konkani Writer
Vincy Quadros has served as Editor to the literary magazines like Jivit, Divine Voice, kerela,  Kamgarvanni, KBM’s Konknni Natal issue, Avaz of Raia church. He is also a Editorial Board Member of Dalgado Konknni Akademi.
He has written around 15 tiatr and acted in Tiatr and Konknni folk (Carnival) plays besides composed and sung songs. He has written, acted and won laurels in One Act Plays. One of his plays is is included in Goa Konknni Akademi-s volume. He has also written poetries and presented them besides publishing in magazines
He has contributed to most of the Konknni magazines and periodicals including Sunaprant, Rashtramat, Novem Goem, V-Ixtt, Goencho Avaz, Gulab, Bimb, Renovacao, Goan Review, Konkan Mail, Govavanni, Mog, Sod, Kullagar Chintrangi, KBM’ Diwali issues, Rakhonndar, Uzvadd, Raiche Firgojecho Avaz, Sobdacho Prokas, Zag, Lharam, Jivit, Umalle and others.
Presented poetries, short stories and plays at All India Radio. Besides this, took part in debates / discussions at All India Radio and Televisions.
Vincy Quadros is one of the translators for New Bible in Konknni which has record sale of more than one lac copies.
He has participated in state level, national level and international level penal discussions on various subjects specially Labour and Konkani.
He is good orgainser and compere. He has organized many workshops in Konkani on various issues including Sahitya sammelans.
Till date he has penned down the following books :

  • FULDANI (1990) (Short stories)

  • KURPONNO (2007) (Short stories)

  • SUKH ani DUKH (2007) (Short stories)

  • KONKNNI (Diwali Issue 2007)

  • AVAZ (Special Issue 2007)

  • GHONS (2008) (Short stories)

  • OTMIK VICHARDHARA (2010) (Spiritual thoughts)

  • TURO (2010) (Short stories)

  • In printing press : JADUCHEM PETTUL (in Roman script) JADUCHEM PETTUL Devnagiri script childrens novel) PORSUM (Short stories) KALLOKH (Tiatr book) KAVLLE ANI KALLEM UDOK (Translation of Hindi Short stories)
Awards & Recognition :

  • “Fuldanni” won Konknni Bhasha Mandal’s literary award.

  • Won a special prize for Konknni poetry sponsored by Konknni Bhasha Mandal, Goa

  • Won Second prize at All Goa Essay competition on Gandhiji. Org. by Dalgado Konknni Akademi in Roman Script

  • Won Writer of the month award, Poet of the month award many times instituted by Novem Goem, a Roman script daily

  • Won many prizes for One Act Play (state level) for scripts, acting and direction

  • Felicitation by Arch Bishop og Goa Fr. Fillipe Nerri Ferrao for Bible translation work

  • Felicitation by Yuva Sahitya Sammelon at Pilar

  • Felicitation by Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh at Delhi

  • Felicitation by Sarva Pant Samadar Manch at Ahmedabad

  • Felicitation by Goan Community of Oman, Muscat 2009

  • Felicitation by Dusrem Konknni (Romi Lipi) Sahitya & Sonvskruti Sommelon 2010

  • Vincy Quadros is presently serving Goa Konkani Akademi as Vice President. Other feathers of his social and cultural activities are listed below :

  • Konknni Bhasha Mandal’s General Secretary for two years and joint Secretary for two years

  • President – 8th Konknni Yuva Sahitya Sammelon 2007 Org by Goa Konknni Akademi

  • President – 1st Konknni (Romi Lipi) Sahitya ani Sonvskruti Sammelan 2008, Org. by Dalgado Konknni Akademi

  • President - Snows Academy, Raia, a social organisation.

  • Convenor – Konknni Borovpeancho Ekvott

  • Advisory Board Member for Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi (Konknni) .(2002-07)

  • Vice President - Dalgado Konknni Academy for one term.

  • Vice President - Raia Rachol Service Co-op Society Ltd..since 2000

  • General Secretary, Raia Welfare Association, a NGO of Raia for four years

  • General Secreary, Manora Vikas Kendra, a NGO of Raia.

  • President - Sarva Pant Samadar Manch, New Delhi (Goa Vibhag).

  • President - Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, New Delhi –(Goa vibhag).for 2 years

  • Working President – Goa Rajya Kamgar Mahasangh, Goa - affliated to International Union of Food ( IUF ) workers.

  • District Rural Development Agency South Goa (Govt of Goa) Governing Board Member.

  • Goa Sarv Xikxa Obhiyan’s Raia Village Education Committee member.

  • Spokesman for Mull Goenkaranchi Songhottna


Marcel said...

good work Vincy Quadros and congratulation

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