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Of mythology and festivals

13th September 2017, 05:42 Hrs
The annual state level Dekhava Competition was organised by the Directorate of Art and Culture recently and witnessed the participation of 25 institutions from all over Goa.
The competition was judged by Nagesh Sardessai, Hitesh Pankar and Vitesh Naik and saw Brameshwar Yuvak Sangh, St Estevam walk away with the first prize. Kala Yuvak Sangh, St Estevam and Kshatriya Maratha Samaj, Khumbarjua won second and third place respectively. Kunkalikar Bal Kala Mandal,Ponda, Mahaganpati Sausthan, Makai, Shantadurga Kala Krida Sangh, Vasco, Yuva, Panaji and Shree Sarvajanik Ganesh Utsav Samittee, Sanguem were awarded consolation prizes.

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