Monthly Archives: October 2014

My Goan mando video: Sontos bogta re jivako

A ‘happy’ Konkani mando Most of the Goan mandos are love songs expressing feelings of love and romance, yearning, separation, or disappointment in love. A small number are patriotic and express love for Goa, and a still smaller number just … Continue reading

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My Goan mando video – Istimosanv Rozachem

Istimosanv Rozachem: A popular Konkani mando This lovely Goan mando is sung by my brother Gladwyn Gomes and I. Guitar accompaniment: Gladwyn       The origins of the mando tradition can be traced back to around the mid-nineteenth century. … Continue reading

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