Saturday, July 11, 2009

Photojournalist Menino Afonso is no more

Photojournalist Menino Afonso is no more
PANJIM, OCT 10, 2008

Goa’s famed photojournalist of 1980s and 1990s Menino Afonso, died early Friday morning. The 58-year old photojournalist, who created ripples with his photos during his hey days, was Herald’s accredited photographer for many.

Afonso was the first photographer to start photography classes. Many of his students who have made a name for themselves have attributed their success to him. Recently, he was felicitated by PJAG in Panjim. Afonso had also penned and directed several tiatrs and had won many Kala Academy awards in tiatr competitions. His funeral will take place on October 11. There will be Eucharistic celebration at Immaculate Conception Church, Panjim at 4 pm followed by burial at St Inez cemetery.

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