Friday , 19 October 2018
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Dussehra: the festival of India

Dussehra: the festival of India Dussehra is celebrated as a victory of good over evil. Different regions of India celebrate this day for different reasons in different ways. NT BUZZ speaks to the people in and out of Goa to gain insights about their celebration of Dussehra in their hometowns SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Vijayadashami also known as Dussehra ... Read More »

Stories of a pause

NT BUZZ Photographer Harsh Kamat’s first solo photo exhibition ‘Story of a Pause’ was inaugurated at the hands of chief guest Yolanda de Sousa at Art Gallery, Kala Academy. Speaking on the occasion Kamat revealed the reason for choosing the title ‘Story of a Pause’ and said: “While I was busy making money and my life, I realised that I ... Read More »

The revival of the pump organ

Mumbai-based Goan artiste Jayant Phadke is on a mission to re-popularise Sangeet natya and bring the pump organ back into the limelight. He organised his first organ concert in Goa recently, reports NT BUZZ NIRGOSH GAWDE I NT NETWORK   At a time when Sangeet natya or musical plays are on the verge of becoming just a memory and with ... Read More »

Honouring the Goddess of Knowledge

Ramesh savaikar |NT Network The three-day Goddess Saraswati Pujanotsav began in the State on Monday and will conclude today. The Hindu deity Saraswati is the goddess of knowledge, music, art, wisdom and learning. She is worshipped throughout India, Nepal and Asian countries such as Japan, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Tibet, and Myanmar. Saraswati is part of the trinity (tridevi) of Saraswati, Lakshami and Parvati. ... Read More »

Of Kashmir, and experiments with music

Musician and composer Varun Ahuja who recently collaborated with singer Lucky Ali for the tune ‘Alvida’, was in Goa recently. In conversation with NT BUZZ, he talks about the new single and the need to experiment in music RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Tell us about your latest single ‘Alvida’. ‘Alvida’ is a song of hope, composed by me and ... Read More »

Creative cardboard art

NT BUZZ For the first time in Goa, The Other School, Siolim organised The Global Cardboard Challenge, an event spread across 80 countries. The challenge encourages children to participate with or without parents as individuals or in groups, to build whatever they can dream up using cardboard, recyclables and imagination. Children from 10 schools across Goa were part of the ... Read More »

A night dedicated to Kishore Kumar

NT BUZZ In memory of legendary singer late Kishore Kumar, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao organised a Kishore Kumar musical event ‘Phir Wohi Raat Hai’ as a tribute on his 31st death anniversary on October 13 at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. Late Kishore Kumar was an Indian playback singer, actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director and screen writer. Chief guest for the event was ... Read More »

Food for thought

Miguel Braganza Our food should be our medicine but, instead, medicines have increasingly become our food. The shift from natural to industrial farming, and the rampant use of war chemicals, cleverly disguised by manufacturers as agro-chemicals and used by gullible farmers convinced by the brainwashed ‘extension’ officers, has led us to this state. The use of the mortuary chemical formalin ... Read More »

GADDO – An astounding success

NT BUZZ The first edition of GADDO – a pop up market with food court, stalls, kids arena, and entertainment by DJ Navin, live music by IGNITE, magician Clifford and stars of Goemcho Avaz led by Cielda, was held at Wild Orchid, Majorda. The event was organised by Tiburcio Gonsalves and Fatima. In his welcome address Tiburcio said gaddo in ... Read More »

Seeking Infant Jesus’ blessings at Colva

NT BUZZ The traditional Fama of Infant Jesus at Our Lady of Merces Church, Colva was celebrated on Monday. Every year devotees throng to the Church to seek blessings from the miraculous statue of Infant Jesus.   Please like & share: Read More »