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Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugdass/ Remembering Tiatr Artistes of Yester Years

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August 2012

Saib Rocha, C. Alvares, Alfred Rose, Minguel Rod, Rosary Ferns…. Remembered at TAG’s Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas

In its monthly programme held on 21st August 2012 at TAG’s Conference Hall, Campal, Panjim to remember the works and the contribution of the late artistes to the tiatr stage tiatr artistes who are no more living and have contributed immensely towards the development of tiatr were remembered. The artistes remembered were Saib Rocha, C.Alvares, Minguel Rod, Alfred Rose, Felicio Cardozo, Francisco Antonio Fernandes, Rosary Ferns, Mateus A. Pereira, Niclau Xavier Fernandes.

Former President of TAG, Shri. Tomazinho Cardozo and well-known tiatr artiste and member of General Council of TAG Shri. Joe Rose spoke on the works of these great artistes. During the programme solo songs of late Alfred Rose, Minguel Rod and C. Alvares were sung by Willy Goes, Jr. Rod (Son of Minguel Rod), Shaistah Thapar Pulqueria (daughter of late tiatr artiste Nolasco Dias) and Dr. Jerry Rodrigues. Tomazinho & Irene Cardozo, Cezar D’Mello & Elina rendered duets of late Minguel Rod and C. Alvares.

Prominent among others who attended the programme were tiatr artistes Cyriaco Dias, A. Friend, John De Parra, Casiano D’Souza, Cosma Fernandes and Tina Costa, Dr. Rafael Fernandes, Octavio Rodrigues, Timoteo and Lourenco Fernandes, etc.

Amongst the family members of the late artistes present were Casilda (wife) and Aggie (brother-in-law) of Rosary Ferns, Jr, Rod (son of Minguel Rod), Jude Alvares (nephew of C. Alvares).

Earlier Prince Jacob, President of TAG welcomed the audience and later Shri. Victor de Sa, Member Secretary of TAG proposed a vote of thanks. Shri. Joy Fernandes, Cultural Organizer of TAG compered the function. The function was covered by Spirit Fernandes.

Jr. Rod rendering a song of his late father Minguel Rod
Shri Cezar Demello & Elina rendering one of C Alvares's Duets


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