"Rosary Ferns was not only a writer, director of tiatrs and singer of Konkani Songs but he was a promoter of Goan Culture in Goa as well as in Kuwait" stated Roseferns, the Vice-President of TAG while expressing his grief over the sudden death of Rosary Ferns on 12th January 2011 at Colva. He was speaking at the Condolence Meet yesterday organized by Tiatr Academy of Goa. Speaking further he said that in the death of Shri. Rosary Ferns the tiatr stage has lost a stalwart of Konkani stage who was responsible to entertain Goans in the Gulf with tiatr and tiatr related activities.
Prominent among others who spoke on the occasion are tiatrists, John D’Silva, C. D’Silva, Marcus Vaz, Mario Menezes and Bony Pereira. All the speakers recounted their experiences with late Rosary Ferns and highlighted his role in promoting Goan tiatr artistes in Kuwait for almost 25 years. Tomazinho Cardozo, President of TAG in his address stated that late Rosary Ferns had a very short life with huge achievements. He praised Rosary Fern’s efforts in preserving, promoting and developing Konkani tiatr, its song and its music. His invaluable contribution to the tiatr stage will always be remembered he concluded.
Late Rosary Ferns’s wife Casilda, mother, his younger son and also his brother-in-law Agnelo Alcacoas attended the condolence meet. Joy Fernandes Programme Officer, TAG proposed the vote of thanks.
Victor de Sa