Yuvagiri to commence on August 3

Upcoming Konkani Film– Questao de Confusao and Gang of Youngsters (G.O.Y) will be organizing a Youth festival titled– Yuvagiri 2018 on August 3 from 9:30 am onwards at Kala Academy, Panaji. The festival is being organized in association with the Directorate of Art and Culture, Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and GSIDC. The motive behind organizing this festival is to create awareness about the Konkani film industry among the new generation.

While briefing the media, EDC chairman, Siddharth Kuncalienker said that it’s a great opportunity to be associated with this festival that has youth as its epicenter and with EDC coming out with projects such as Smart City and Imagine Panaji that is very much youth-oriented which will tend to help the youth on the path of entrepreneurship. Kuncalienker also added that Government is also helping the youth through the introduction of various Government schemes that will help them to grow through the channel of ‘Start-Up’.

The festival will feature total 17 groups (12 colleges/higher secondary’s and 5 cultural groups) and will comprise of 12 competitions such as – movie making, intro, group dance, singing, street play, quiz, debate, face painting, selfie contest, monologue, mascot and poster making. The winners of the festival will receive a rolling trophy and Rs. 20,000; the runner-ups will be awarded Rs. 15,000 and third place institution/group will be awarded Rs. 10,000. Besides this, the winners of each individual competition will receive Rs.500 and runner-ups will receive Rs. 300.