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Movie mania

Under the aegis of the Crocs and Cops Community Policing Unit, the Verna Police Station spent an afternoon with 14 youngsters from St Joseph’s Orphanage watching the movie ‘Aladdin’, via an event themed ‘Movie with a Cop’. The event was sponsored by community members from in and around Verna namely Selton Pinky; Bhuvanendran and Suman; Luis Vaz;  family members of …

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All you knead is love

CHRISTINE MACHADO For many people, the day usually begins with a cup of coffee and a meal of bread. And for Goans, nothing quite beats the whiff and taste of traditional Goan breads especially the popular ‘pao’, ‘unde’ and ‘poie’, often delivered to the doorstep piping hot, by the ‘poder’ (bread man). And while these breads are available at bakeries …

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Konkani stage winners to be awarded at KA

The prize distribution function of Kala Academy’s Marathi Drama ‘A’ and ‘B’ group competition, Konkani Drama Competition and One Act Play Competition (high school and higher secondary/college level) will be held on May 30 at 4:30 p.m. at Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir, Kala Academy Complex, Panaji. Chief guest for the function will be minister for Art and Culture, Govind Gaude …

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Call of the green

The IndiGenius – Native Wisdom Festival will be held from May 31 to June 2 at Saraya, Sangolda. The festival will see the coming together of people to celebrate and share indigenous and sustainable practices that have been passed down since ancient times in the Indian subcontinent. There will be a live sharing by modern masters in multiple arts, crafts and …

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Fado for the soul

Noite de Fado (Fado night) was celebrated at Cidade de Goa’s fine dining restaurant Alfama. The fado, a Portuguese origin song, is a mellifluous haunting melody, evoking passions of love, sorrow, jealousy and guilt. The fado had its origins in the 19th century in the Alfama district of Portugal. A fado, was sung by the families and lovers of sailors …

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Flavours of the Konkan

‘Windows on the Culinary Coast’ by chef Jose Thomas at Latitude, Vivanta by Taj, Panaji, offers a plethora of delectable culinary delights of the western coast. NT BUZZ finds more  VENITA GOMES When you talk about South Indian food, the cuisines of Kerala and Mangalore stand apart. These cuisines are unique in style and technique of preparation, but the spices …

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107 years celebrations

In honour of its 107 year anniversary ‘Shree Shantadurga Nelikarin Vardapan Day’ was recently celebrated at Verem. In addition, there was a musical  programme organised by the Bhatkar family of Verem in memory of the late Balkrishna and Radhabai.

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A display of talent

Fashion brand Max concluded its Max Little Icon 2019 with an event held at Mall De Goa. Max Little Icon is a platform that lets the kids showcase their talents and get recognition in their own city. The fest witnessed total of 4567 registrations. Children displayed their talents in fields of singing, dancing, drawing, etc. The first place in the singing, …

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The time to act is now, period

Periods, pads, tampons, cramps, bleeding, might be associated with females. However, the taboo around menstruation is beyond gender. Today on World Menstrual Hygiene Day, NT BUZZ highlights the prevalence of the taboo that leads to several other problems Danuska Da Gama Every year, May 28 is observed as World Menstrual Hygiene Day. This was initiated to increase awareness on how …

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An ode to women

RAMANDEEP KAUR Music is a never ending journey for singer and songwriter Akshada Bandekar. Having released 10 songs so far in different languages like English, Konkani and Hindi, the singer is now back with a new music video ‘What’s Next’. Women, she says, are sometimes underappreciated and their dreams and ambitions are undervalued just because they are women. And it …

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