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Singing her way to success

Singer, Shashaa Tirupathi has been churning out hits, one after another. After crooning some impressive songs both in Bollywood and for South India films, she won the National Award for Best Female Playback Singer for Tamil song Vaan Varuvaan from  Kaatru Veliyidai. NT BUZZ caught up with her on her visit to Goa Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Having …

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Magical monsoons are here!

As much as the rains disrupt life, it is one of the most preferred seasons. From the lush green fields to frogs croaking and people wanting to snuggle under their quilt, or snack on some great snacks and hot tea; monsoons can be a magical time. NT BUZZ gets you more on this NT BUZZ India’s economy depends largely on …

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Exhibition of caricatures of late Tiatr artistes at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao

NT BUZZ As a part of the 125th Tiatr Anniversary celebrations, the celebrations committee, Tiatr Academy of Goa and Department of Art and Culture in collaboration with Ravindra Bhavan Margao is organising an exhibition of caricatures of late tiatr artistes at Ravindra Bhavan Margao. The exhibition will be inaugurated by chairman of Ravindra Bhavan, Margao, Prashant Naik on June 29 …

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‘We must treat drug abuse as a mental illness in society’, Kashyap

NT BUZZ “Drug abuse is a biological controllable illness,” said nodal officer, Drug Treatment Clinic (DTC) programme Rajesh Dhume at the celebration of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking held on Tuesday in Mapusa. The theme for this year’s celebration was ‘Let’s Develop Our Lives, Our Communities, Our Identities without Drugs’. It may be easy for us …

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Celebrating World Music Day

NT BUZZ To celebrate World Music Day on June 21, Kala Academy organised various programmes in Indian and Western music presented by Goan artistes, students and teaching faculty at the at the Foyer area in the Kala Academy Complex. Around 45 artistes presented programmes of the several genres of music, besides light and semi-classical forms of music. The students from …

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Drawn into a make-belief world

Illicit drugs pose a health hazard to humanity and with the aim to control the menace, June 26 was marked as International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Talking to users, educational professionals and counsellors NT BUZZ chronicles some of the battles faced by users who have been sucked into the world of narcotics Are we paying attention? VENITA …

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A film festival for the environment

NT BUZZ With the aim of spreading environmental awareness and inspire the understanding of the environment through the power of films, the Entertainment Society of Goa in association with Kala Kirti is organising Goa Environmental Film Festival 2018 will be held on August 31 and September 1 at Kala Academy. There will be two categories: schools and colleges at Goa …

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Long-life Tree

Miguel Braganza Long before it was discovered that the Banyan tree was a net oxygen producer even at night, the people of India had discovered that they woke up fresh if they slept under a banyan tree at night. Convention prohibited the burning of wood from a banyan tree while creating a tradition of worshipping the tree at the start …

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It’s time to dance to ‘Sao Joao re, Sao Joao re!’

We know about Sao Joao bashes, pool parties and other commercial events that have taken a front seat ahead of traditional Sao Joao festivities in Goa. June 24 marks the nativity of Saint John the Baptist and in this backdrop several age old traditions have been passed down through the generations that many aren’t aware of. This Sao Joao NT …

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Awaiting recognition for his bamboo art

Ponda-based artist Premanand Satarkar has been making akashdweeps for Diwali competitions for a long time now. He discovered his knack of carving bamboo in 2011 and soon made 31 replicas of musical instruments out of bamboo. Unable to sell his artwork, he tells NT BUZZ about his aim to sell it to a museum SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Premanand …

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