“Mime” workshop organized by the Art & CultureDepartment,Goaconcludedwithgroup mime performances in Panaji. ‘Maybe school education or any kind of education discipline and interest plays an important role. What you have learned in the workshopit shouldbepracticedtoachievefineness in that field’. Director ofArt& CultureShri. Gurudas P. Pilarnekar said while speaking as the Chief Guest at the concluding function of ‘Mime’ workshop organized by Directorate of Art & Culture, Goa. Thesevendays ‘Mime’workshopwasorganized from 1st to 7th November 2019 at Art Gallery,SanskrutiBhavan,Patto,Panaji,Goa. The concluding function of the workshop was heldon7thNovember2019.TheresourcepersonShri.VilasJanve,AssistantSmt.KiranJanve and Deputy Director of Art and Culture Shri Ashok Parab were present for the function. “Goa is a land of artists and every year many dramas/plays are presented. It gives immense pleasure to work in Goa. This workshop has given me an opportunity to work with experienced artists as well as beginners; the experience of this workshop will benefit you in creating Mimes and even dramas. I am sure that the Mime Theatre in Goa will be encouraged and in coming years Mime groups ofGoa will participate in the National Mime Festivals.” Resource person Shri Vilas Janve stated in his speech. Shri. Praveen Marathe and Shri. Santosh Shetkar seniorartistesandteachersexpressed their views about the experience and benefits of the workshop. Shri. Ashok Parab, Deputy Director of Art and Culture welcomed the gathering and said that Mime is a significant part of the theatre. This workshop will go a long way in helping the acting carrier of participants. Before the concluding function four group Mime presentations namely Swachch Bharat, Plantation Week, The Fish and Nani Ki Kahani were staged.All the Mimes contained entertainment clubbed with social messages. Smt. Siddhi Upadhye and Shri. Pradeep Naik made the presentation more interesting with glove puppets. They discussed Mimes as an interaction of anchor with Gandhi ji. The resource person Shri. Vilas Janve and assistant Smt. Kiran Janve was presented Goan traditional Samai(lamp)by theDirectorofArtandCulture. Certificates were presented to all the participants at the hands of the resource person said AssistantCulturalOfficerSmt.KrantiChariwho also thanked the audience.