Kala Academy

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A view of Kala Academy, Goa, the main venue for the inaugural ceremony of the 35th International Film Festival of India-2004, (held from 29 November to 9 December 2004)

Kala Academy (Academy of the Arts) is a prominent cultural centre run by the Government of Goa, in Goa, India. Situated at Campal, Panjim, it is registered as a society, and was started in February 1970. The building was designed by Charles Correa. It plays the role of being an "apex body to develop music, dance, drama, fine art, folk art, literature, etc. and thereby promote (the) cultural unity of Goa."[1]

Funded by the Government of Goa, the centre offers training through its faculty, and also organises festivals, competitions, exhibitions, workshops, seminars, and other programmes related to various forms of the local arts.[2][3] It has a General Council of 28 members, a 14-member Executive Board, and advisory committees for various sections.

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  1. ^ About us Archived 25 August 2014 at the Wayback Machine Official website.
  2. ^ "Kala Academy's Tiatr contest begins, but with a twist". The Times of India. 2 September 2014. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  3. ^ "A teacher never truly retires: Parsekar". The Times of India. 6 September 2014. Archived from the original on 8 September 2014. Retrieved 13 September 2014.

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