Friday , 22 March 2019
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India Glam Fashion Week held in Goa

NT BUZZ The sixth edition of India Glam Fashion Week (IGFW) that was held at Park Regis Hotel had fashion and glam creations by national and international designers. Showstopper for the event was Femina Miss India 2018, Anukreethy Vas. Also present for the event were designers and celebrities. Designers like Arjun Kumar, Kavit, Anisha Naidu, Oorja – Multi Designer Store Goa, ... Read More »

A fusion of sport and art

NT BUZZ The sixth edition of the Goa Tower Run was held at EDC Complex, Patto. The run was organised by Adventure Breaks. Participants ran up the stairs of Gera’s Imperium II, Gera’s Imperium I, Kamat Plaza, Star Bhavan (Bank of India) and Dempo Trade Centre, and then to the finish line. The run included activities like individual race, team challenge, vertical ... Read More »

Conserving by utilisation

Miguel Braganza The original ‘State Tree’ of Goa is the ‘madat’ or ‘matti’ (Terminalia elliptica), but the tree, which was once used extensively for timber, is hardly found in Goa now. Fortunately, the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) has also been declared as a ‘State Tree’ and is visible all over Goa, from the undefined ‘high tide line’ to the hinterland ... Read More »

These women are changing the game

The women’s team of FC Goa representing Forca Goa Foundation, were recently crowned champions of the India leg of Global Goals World Cup in Mumbai. The team is now all set to represent India in New York in September. NT BUZZ reports Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Twenty four all-women teams competed in the football event-‘Global Goals World Cup’, ... Read More »

Sacred music from different eras

NT BUZZ Bringing together a combination of sacred music traditions from different eras of East and West, the fourth edition of Ketevan World Sacred Music Festival will feature performances of numerous artistes from February 21 to February 24 at Old Goa. The festival will offer concerts, workshops and conferences with artistes from several traditions around the world: Western Classical, Carnatic, ... Read More »

Putting the V in versatile

J P Pereira Valency d’Souza is one of the young, vivacious and very talented performers on the Konkani stage today. In fact, she has entertained with the various roles she has played, and has made a niche for herself. Hailing from Calangute, she is the daughter of Dona and Nicholas and the granddaughter of Charles D’Souza, who was once known ... Read More »

‘Mhojea Bhavartachi Divli’ – AUDIO REVIEW JP Pereira

Darryl da Veiga was part of the choir at the St Rita’s Church in Maina, Curtorim for many years. He was also a member of the prize winning ‘mando’  groups ‘Curtorcares’ led by Simplicio Viegas, as well as ‘Mainechim Sallkam’ led by Fr Dominic Pereira. Unfortunately, he lost his eyesight due to diabetes. But his faith in the Lord was ... Read More »

Raia to host tribal festival

NT BUZZ The 4th annual ‘Lok-Utsov’ titled ‘Amcho Ganv’ organised by Barebhatt Social and Cultural Association will be held on February 22 from 2:30 onwards at Raia Panchayat Sports complex. The annual tribal festival aims at promoting and protecting the tribal culture, craft, art and games. The festival will have competitions in traditional games, sweet dish, traditional fancy dress, and dance. ... Read More »

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE

Boys to Men   Film: Gully Boy Cast: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Vijay Raaz Directed by: Zoya Akhtar Duration: 2 hr 36 mins Rating: * * * * Of late, Bollywood is throwing up quite a few surprises in terms of the kind of films that are coming out and audiences have also surprised by lapping them up. ... Read More »

Venerating the tongue of St Anthony

NT BUZZ The feast of the tongue of St Anthony was celebrated with pomp and gaiety at St Anthony Chapel, Deussua – Chinchinim. The main celebrant for the high mass was Chaplain of St Anthony Chapel, Fr Hermogenes Fernandes. During the sermon Fr Hermogenes pondered upon life of the St Anthony and explained how the saint faithfully proclaimed the word of god and his tongue became the best teaching instrument. He then ... Read More »