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Dream on

NT BUZZ Namah Chorale hosted their 13th year musical concert ‘A Million Dreams’ at the Kala Academy, Panaji. The band Forefront opened the show with a performance of ‘Skyfall’ backed by the 40-member Namah chorale. A two piano performance of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ by Natallia Kapylova and Liudmila Alizarchyk was part of the programme. They were joined by Andre Morozov who …

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In focus

Three photojournalists Rajtilak Naik, Atish Naik, and Hemant Parab representing the Goa Union of Journalists were chosen to showcase their work at the recent Kala Ghoda Arts festival, in Mumbai. And how could NT BUZZ not highlight this? Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Always behind the lens, capturing smiles, tragedies, historical events, news, celebrities, etc, recently three photojournalists from …

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Fostering cultural connections

NT BUZZ An interaction with president of the Republic of Portugal, Marcelo Rebello de Souza was organised recently by the Indo Portuguese Friendship Society-Goa. In a bid to foster cultural connections between Portugal and Goa, a book about Goa was presented to the president of Portugal on the occasion at the hands of president of Indo Portuguese Friendship Society-Goa, Anarita …

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On the run

NT BUZZ Celebrating 100 years on Rotary in India, the Rotary Club of Mapuca organised the Rotary Run 2020 which saw the participation of runners from across Goa. 350 runners in total participated in the ten-kilometre, five-kilometre and three-kilometre races. Students, amateur and professional runners and senior citizens participated in the races which began at the Bodgeshwar temple. In the …

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Putting the ‘art’ in earth

NT BUZZ Ujwal Art Gallery, Vagator in association with the Karnataka and Cultural Department, Government of Karnataka hosted an exhibition featuring artwork by Siddappa V Havoji. The exhibition aptly titled, ‘Prakruthi’ displayed a series of nature-themed paintings created by the Karnataka-based artist using acrylic and watercolour media. The paintings depicted nature in all its glory, the love between Radha and …

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The season of Lent begins

NT BUZZ Ash Wednesday was observed across the world on February 26, marking the beginning of the season of Lent. On this day, Catholics attend mass and have a cross of ash marked on their forehead to the words “For you were made from dust, and to dust you will return”. The day derives its name from the practice of …

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Stories through art

Sunaparanta Goa Centre for the Arts will be hosting a performance lecture titled ‘Who’s Telling the Stories’ by performance artist from Norway, Ada Einmo Jürgensen on February 28, 11 a.m. along with an Inuit mask dance by actor and dancer, Elisabeth Heilmann Blind from Greenland. NT BUZZ finds out more ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Performance artist, Ada Einmo Jürgensen …

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Ashes to ashes

One of the most significant days in the Catholic calendar, Ash Wednesday, which will be observed by Catholics today, marks the beginning of the Lenten season. NT BUZZ details more about its symbolism ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Lent is observed as the season in preparation of the death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, and is seen as an opportunity …

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Walks to remember

More commonly associated as a war-stricken city, journalist Taran Khan’s debut book ‘Shadow City: A Woman Walks Kabul’, unravels the many different layers of Kabul. NT BUZZ caught up with the writer who was recently in Goa to talk about the read CHRISTINE MACHADO| NT BUZZ When journalist Taran Khan first arrived in Kabul in 2006, one of the first …

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Viva Carnival at Santa Cruz

NT BUZZ The Senior Citizens Association, Santa Cruz  organised three khell tiatrs, Apswarthi Zainaka, Familichem Nao Rakaa and Ordh Tuka Ordh Teka as part of the associations tenth anniversary. The khell tiatrs were written and directed by Silva De Benaulim and team.  Chief guest for the event was parish priest, Fr Ricardo Pinheiro, guest of honour was ex zilla panchayat …

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