Ravindra Bhavan Sankhali, is one of the state of the art project set up in Sankhali under the Department of Art and culture, government of Goa, which was inaugurated on 16/12/2013. The Ravindra Bhavan Sankhali aim at fostering, developing and promoting dance, music, literature and fine art and to encourage and assist production of new play by awarding prizes and distinction. We are bound to encourage the development of dramatic activities in children in its various forms and to promote Ravindra Bhavan Sankhali.
“Ravindra Bhavan Sankhali is having an Auditorium which is named as “Manoharbuva Shirgaonkar Sabhagrah” after a great legend in the filed of Goan Bhajan Late Shi. Manoharbuva Shirgaonkar, having 786 seating capacity. It is a triple purpose auditorium i.e. it can be used for performing arts, movies, and also for seminars. It has been provided with contemporary audio, video and lighting system. The building is a state-of-the art building where latest construction technology has been adopted and modern materials have been used externally as well as internally. An open air Theatre is also constructed next to the main auditorium which is having around 900 seating capacity.
There is a facility for training in dance and drama in the same premises and space is provided for actors to stay during their training tenure. Interiors have been designed tastefully ton enliven the ambience imparting social interaction, and outdoor complement the essence of the project. Special emphasis is on the acoustics and ventilation system. It is expected that this endeavour would not only promote art and culture but also modern “Architecture in Goa”.
Built over a plot area of 30067.57 sq .m. with ample parking spaces with well-designed drive ways for VIPs and general Public. The main auditorium building mainly comprising of Main Auditorium, Projector room, Entrance lobby, Holding area, Reception , Ticketing counters, conference room, room for chairman, vice-chairman and member secretary, Green room, Cry room, snack Area, Exhibition area, corridor and staircases along with ample storage space, Toilet blocks, the total built area is 4909.82 sq. m.
The open air Theatre mainly comprising stage, seating arrangement, control room, green rooms along with ample storage space, Toilets blocks, the total built area is 1077.70 sq. m.
The training and Dormitory mainly comprises of reception, gents and ladies Dormitory, Administrative room, training room, pantry, VIP suite and Actor rooms with ample storage and toilets, the total built up area is 1214.90 sq. m.
The canteen block is having ample seating arrangements, kitchen, serving area, toilets with a total built up area of 250 sq. m.
The service block housing the DG set, Transformer, pump house, underground tank and overhead water tank with a total built up area of 245.07 sq. m.