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Yodeller Minglu de Merces Shares His Stage Life at TAG’s Meet The Artiste.

Minglu de Merces being presented with a Memento on the occassion

As usual  Tiatr Academy of Goa had its monthly programme Meet the Artiste on Monday, 22nd July 2013, at 4:00 p.m at Tiatr Academy’s Conference Hall, Campal Trade Centre , Campal -Panaji.

For the month of July 2013 Tiatr Academy had invited a versatile  tiatr artise Minguel Dias who is popularly known as Minglu de Merces in tiatr circles . Minglu is well known for his Yodelling capabilities a rare capability amongst the singers of the tiatr stage. Besides singing he has also done comedy roles and has even acted in female roles during his times.

While interacting with the audience Minglu shared all his stage life experiences with the audience gathered on the occasion. He also sang some of his favourite songs and the audience requested him to sing more and more which he humbly obliged. Shri Michael de Taleigao an artiste and a close friend sang a song especially dedicated to Minglu de Merces which he had composed. Minglu’s grandchildren also rendered one of his composition.

Speaking further he told those gathered that till date he has composed over 100 songs which were sung by him and others too. ‘Nu Go-Voi’, ‘Kens Gele’ and ‘Supan  Varem’ are some of his very popular comedy solos. Though he does not enjoy good health,  even   the age of 84  Minglu’s determination to sing needs to be appreciated.

On a concluding note Minglu said that he is proud that his Children and even grand children show keen interest in acting and singing.

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