Wednesday , 24 April 2019


Finding ‘Mogacho Aunddo’

One of the reels of ‘Mogacho Aunddo’, the first Konkani full length film which was released on April 24, 69 years ago, is currently being restored, while the search is on to find the other reels. NT BUZZ speaks to filmmaker and founder director of Film Heritage Foundation, Shivendra Singh Dungarpur, to learn more  VENITA GOMES | NT BUZZ ‘Mogacho ... Read More »

‘The arrangement of a poem is a poem in itself’

Siliguri-based writer Sumana Roy recently did a poetry reading from her latest poetry collection ‘Out of Syllabus’ in Goa. She spoke to NT BUZZ about the struggles of getting published, why she chooses not to change people’s names in her work, and how her first ever novel is missing! CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ When Sumana Roy first began writing ... Read More »

Blue Ocean Waves turns ten

NT BUZZ A gospel concert titled ‘Jesus, lover of my soul’ was organised to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Blue Ocean Waves, a music school. The concert featured gospel songs in various genres. Apart from performances by students, there were special performances by Sonia Shirsat, Johnny B Gud and the National Association for the Blind. Blue Ocean Waves is run ... Read More »

Depictions of home

NT BUZZ Museum of Goa (MOG) hosted the Giant Dolls’ House Project (GDH), an international collaborative arts project founded by Catja de Haas. In her address, De Haas shared with the audience the idea behind the project. She said that the project originated from her thesis on the relationship between miniature and the home when she was completing her PhD ... Read More »

Elections: A fresh outlook

It is the day of India’s mega festival as Goans cast their votes today. A chunky part of this population is first time voters who will play a crucial role. NT BUZZ gets a feel of what they are looking for in these elections Danuska Da Gama |  NT BUZZ They might be casual in their attitude, but they are ... Read More »

Sparking conversations with doll houses

Over 400 locals were involved in the creation of ‘The Giant Dolls House’, an art installation which is part of an international initiative by Catja de Haas and is now on display at Museum of Goa, Pilerne, finds NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO |  NT BUZZ After many years of working as an architect, mainly on housing projects, London-based architect Catja ... Read More »

The rusty shield bearer

Miguel Braganza Earth Day was muted this year as being the eve of the general elections to the Lok Sabha. For the past four years, the Botanical Society of Goa celebrated Earth Day as part of the ‘Konkan Fruit Fest’, but has shifted the event to May this year. The Goa State Biodiversity Board (GSBB) will celebrate International Day of ... Read More »

Canvas and colours

NT BUZZ Karnataka-based Vasantha Arts Group hosted their maiden art exhibition ‘Vibrations of Colours’ at Kala Academy. The exhibition was inaugurated at the hands of veteran artist and Padma Bhushan, Laxman Pai. The exhibition features artworks by Raju Velayudhan, Malyadri K, Sujata Arun Pawar, Pavithra Bharghava C and G D Chandrababu. Chief guests at the event were art collector Shaistah Thapar and ... Read More »

Serendipity Arts Festival announces 2019 curators

NT BUZZ The curatorial panel for the fourth edition of the Serendipity Arts Festival, an eight-day multidisciplinary arts event held in Panaji, has been announced and includes leading names from various arts disciplines. The annual arts festival will include disciplines like music, dance, theatre, culinary arts, visual arts, craft and photography. Each discipline will be curated by two curators. For ... Read More »

An Evening of Symphony

NT BUZZ The renowned Indian Naval Band under the aegis of Headquarters, Goa Naval Area performed a repertoire of musical arrangements at Kala Academy, Panaji. The director of the band, commodore VC D’Cruz who hails from Goa enthralled the audience with his music. Music aficionados gathered in large numbers to witness the performance. Governor of Goa, Mridula Sinha was present ... Read More »