Buyao's album Valley of Colorz, released in Goa
Releasing the album, PWD Minister Mr Churchill Alemao complimented Mr Buyao on his new music album and said that the songs in the album are lively and people, specially the youth, would like them. Mr Alemao said he is a great fan of Goem Shahir Ulhas Buyao whose songs like “Zayat zage” are forever embedded in the hearts of millions of Konkani lovers.
Mr Alemao said Mr Sidhanath Buyao has continued with the legacy of father’s dreams and mission of keeping the flag of mother tongue Konkani flying high and to reach the same to the millions by the ways of music and songs. Late Ulhas Buyao’s music, he said, was appreciated by Konkani lovers staying worldwide, as he could sense the nerves of music lovers and gave them the best they wanted.
President of Konkani Akademi Mr N. Shivdas said that Goem Shahir Ulhas Buyao has been one of the iconic figure of the Goan struggle of identity. His role during the epic struggle of Opinion Poll has been carved in the golden memories of the collective psyche of Goan mind.
One of the lyric writers, Mr Shridar Kamat, said that the Music CD comprises the presentation of late Ulhas Buyao “Zait Zage” prior to his death, however he could not sing the last verse of the song and his son Sidhnath had to sing the last part in the song.
Fatorda MLA Mr Damodar Naik who has penned the lyrics for five songs also spoke on the occasion. Poets Mr John Aguiar and Mr Gaurish Vernekar and singers Mr Santosh Lotlikar, Ms. Trisca Fernandes, Dr. Vinaykumar P. Raikar and Mr Saish Palondikar were also present. All the singers and lyric writers were presented with mementos and bouquets at the hands of Shri Churchill Alemao.
In his welcome address, Mr Sidhanath Buyao said that he is considering contributing to the flood affected victims of Canacona from the sale proceeds of the above album. He said, CDs are available all over, however orders will also be accepted on a simple SMS sent on his mobile No: 9823317995.
Lyrics to this album are fetched from the great poets like Bakibab Borkar and Manohar Rai Sardesai, also Shreedhar Kamat, Gaurish Vernekar, & MLA Damodar G.Naik have penned the lyrics for this album. Poet John Aguiar has penned 5 songs for this album. Mrs. Mandovi Sansguiri was also present.
The music is composed by Mr Buyao himself, and along with him singer Nephie Rod has sung in this album. With a view to give a plank to new singers, he has introduced two singers in this album.
On the occasion Buyao theatres felicitated some personalities in the field of music such as Mr Narottam Parvatkar (tabla player), Chote Rahmat Khan (sitar player), Mr Roque Lazarus (guitar player and leader of Mand Soban group from Mangalore).