'Goenchi Girestkai’ a collection of Konkani poems ‘
Book of Konkani Poems Released: ‘Goenchi Girestkai’ a collection of konkani poems by Maria Pereira was released during the Annual Day celebrations of the Young Goans Club on December 9, 2010 at the Palace Hotel, Adliya, Bahrain.
Fr. Dinesh Mendonca, parish priest of Sacred Heart Church are vivid descriptions of our fading age-old professions like render (toddy tapper), poder (baker), padekar (coconut plucker), etc. The poet is commendable for portraying her love for our mother tongue konkani by producing this book of poems.
Hailing from Cansaulim, Salcette, Goa, Maria Pereira is a longtime resident of Bahrain and is an active member of the Konkani Community at the Sacred Heart Parish.
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