Goenkarponn, the Goa Song is now a wonderful video with captivating tune and lyrics. There has been great energy that has gone into it, and you can see it with the effort put in, in this shoot. Preparations were not even that long, but the commitment and love is what won the day. Tremendous energy all over!
Bringing 36 singers under one roof was a herculean task, and we were very lucky to have creative lyricist Roque Lazarus who also jumped into the project without much fuss. Miracles do happen, and all the work that went into it ended up into a stunning song that has the music fraternity and others in a joyful tizzy. The song starts with “Goenchi Tambdi Mati Amchi”, which means “Our very own Goan soil” signaling our love for our motherland. The song meanders through the beautiful things Goan, and of Goan life that is the core of us all. Goa ForGiving is a project that is designed from the core of our philosophy, of doing things that make Goa proud. We are heading towards troubled times, with the very identity of Goa being slowly obliterated due to various reasons. The song is designed to take a Goa lover (can be a non Goans too) deep into the Goan consciousness, and seeks to inspire people to tread the path of goodness, love, pace, brotherhood, and all the other things that have made Goa such a draw across the World up to this time. If we are to live in this beautiful aroma of Goenkarponn aka Goanness, it is important that we delve into the past and embrace it whilst simultaneously reaching out to the future. The song has been directed by Music Director Ronnie Monsorate, Lyrics by Roque Lazarus, mixing of the track is done by Tabun Sutradhar from Bombay, Director of Photography is Antonio C. Pacheco, and the song has been produced by Shaeen Gomes. The video of the song was released on the 18th of June on the occasion of Goa Revolution Day. The video also features a child artiste Sharanya Bhandari, who has done a fabulous job. We are also very thankful to our mentors Bardroy Barretto, Armando Gonsalves, Vitrus D’Souza and Schubert Cotta who offered us his studio Opus Gala in Dona Paula to record the singers.