Friday , 24 February 2017


‘For me cinema is window and mirror to society’


Young filmmaker from Mapusa, Jayesh Akhargekar is screening his three short-films at Gallery Gitanjali on February 24. In conversation with NT BUZZ he speaks about his cinematic journey, the scope of filmmaking in Goa and why one’s personal story is also a universal story which needs to be portrayed in cinematic language. ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ It’s not every ... Read More »

Festival of science and technology

To commemorate the National Science Day the Goa Science Centre will organise Science Fiesta from February 25 to February 28 NT BUZZ Goa Science Centre is organising a grand festival of science and technology called Science Fiesta to commemorate the National Science Day from February 25 to February 28 at Goa Science Centre, Miramar. Leading scientific and research institutions from ... Read More »

Sustainable decoratives for backyards

Ujjwala Sinha Preserving the topsoil and existing vegetation along with natural topography is an important part of our endeavour towards creating sustainable landscaping. Creating natural pools instead of swimming pools, opting for grass joint pavements instead of impervious pathways, etc, should be the choice for sustainable gardening. Practising permaculture and proper solid waste management is also an important aspect of ... Read More »

Ameya Abhayankar talks on creating change through government administration


NT BUZZ IAS officer, secretary to Goa’s Chief Minister and chief executive officer of Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), Ameya Abhayankar delivered a talk on Creating Change: Driving Initiatives through Government Administration at Museum of Goa (MOG) as part of their weekly programme MOG Sundays. While stating that change is something we all take for granted he said: “Change is ... Read More »

Treasures of trash


The See Sharp Fest that will be held from February 24 to February 26 at Ashwem Beach aims to spread awareness on preserving the environment and promoting healthy living without degrading the ecology. The fest will feature several sessions and classes by speakers including Goan artist Waylon D’Souza who will speak on the topic, ‘Trash to Art’. NT BUZZ speaks ... Read More »

Interruptions with fluid movements

NT BUZZ Gallery Gitanjali is hosting the second session of Fontainhas Exchange, ‘I’s, Interrupted’, a performance by Astri Ghosh in collaboration with Pushpanjali Sharma and Gautam Nima through poetry, movement, music and text developed in response to and in conversation with the artworks of Praveen Naik’s solo exhibition at Gallery Gitanjali, ‘Notes From The Zeitgeist’. Using the gallery as a ... Read More »

Conversation between author and translator


NT BUZZ Author Jayanti Naik and translator Augusto Pinto were in conversation with noted Goan author Damodar Mauzo on February 18 at The Dogears Bookshop, Margao. The conversation revolved around on stories, the art of storytelling and various aspects, including the topic on translation of books. Augusto Pinto’s English translation of Konkani stories by Jayanti Naik, titled ‘The Salt of ... Read More »

Cycling for mental health

He invested Rs 4000 towards a new cycle and now award winning documentary filmmaker and social entrepreneur from Mumbai, Rohan Sabharwal is investing his time and energy to complete ‘Spreading Cycology’, a web series that covers 10,000 kilometres across 100 towns – with a mission to raise awareness on mental health. His journey began on February 1 and will culminate in October. Goa was on his route and he took time out to speak with NT BUZZ about his mission and the need to talk about mental health

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ   As far as cycling is concerned how did you prepare yourself? I was always physically prepared. I have cycled and practiced enough over the past two months. I think the preparation that I needed the most was mental preparation. Please like & share: Read More »

In search of meaning and soul through art

NT BUZZ   Pravah…The Journey of Creation is the latest art exhibition in a series of group shows being hosted at Carpe Diem Art Gallery, Majorda. The exhibition will have four upcoming artists from Delhi from February 22 to February 26. Artists Kamaldeep, Manish, Puniti and Swati come from different career backgrounds but have found meaning and soul in the ... Read More »

Still berry good

Miguel Braganza   Last February I pulled over on the Verna bypass to pick up a few donneh (cones made from the leaves of Kumbhyo, Careya arborea) of kanttam but on closer inspection the berries were a little different. Please like & share: Read More »

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