Wednesday , 21 November 2018


Voices in harmony

The third edition of the music festival ‘Da Capo Sammelan’ kicked off on October 15. And October 16 will see noted soprano Patricia Rozario along with pianist Mark Troop and violinist Mika Nishimura live in action. NT BUZZ caught up with Patricia to learn more CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ For the past few years soprano singer Patricia Rozario with ... Read More »

An evening with a conservationist

Wildlife biologist, conservationist and naturalist AJT Johnsingh is in Goa to launch his latest book ‘On Jim Corbett’s Trail and Other Tales from the Jungle’ today. NT BUZZ caught up with the naturalist to know more about him and his work Janice Savina Rodrigues | NT BUZZ Tigers are elusive big cats who hunt with a kind of finesse that ... Read More »


Straight From the Heart Film: A Star Is Born Cast: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott Directed by: Bradley Cooper Duration: 2 hrs 15 mins Rating:  * * * * During times when remakes are more of money making than a creative exercise, A Star Is Born comes like a breath of fresh air. Actor turned director Bradley Cooper makes ... Read More »

An orphan’s tale

Fr Doel Dias’ eighth tiatr questions the society and highlights the issues related to orphans. NT BUZZ speaks to the director and finds out more about his tiatr SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Fr Doel Dias based at Nuvem is always on his toes when Kala Academy Tiatr Competition arrives. Like many other tiatrists who produce tiatrs only during the ... Read More »

And the winner is…

NT BUZZ The results of the Tiatr Competition ‘A’ Group organised by Kala Academy from September 10 to October 8, 2018 at Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir, Panaji, have been declared and the tiatr ‘I Love You’ staged by Calangute Association, Calangute has been honoured with the  first prize amounting to `1,00,000. The tiatr ‘Citizen’ staged by Machi Mogi Morjim Cultural ... Read More »

Navratri festivities takeover

RAMESH SAVAIKAR I NT Navratri utsav in Goa has commenced. Sharada Navratri, the most celebrated of the four Navratris (Sharada, Vasanta, Magha and Ashada) commenced on the first day (Pratipada) of the fortnight of the lunar month of Ashvin and will conclude on the ninth night of Mahanavmi, followed by Vijayadashmi or Dussehra on the tenth day, October 18. The festivities ... Read More »

A story of confusion

Konkani film, Questao De Confusao is currently being screened at several places in Goa. NT BUZZ catches up with the producer Suchita Narvekar and lead actor Rajdeep Naik to know more about their experience of working on the film VENITA GOMES | NT BUZZ Over the past few years, several Konkani films have been made dealing with themes like property ... Read More »

Giving voice to rural India

Stalin K and Jessica Mayberry of Video Volunteers, which has its headquarters in Goa, are among the finalists for the Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) India 2018 Award. NT BUZZ takes a look at how this community-based news agency powered by rural correspondents is making a change CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ An anganwadi serving only raw and stale ... Read More »

He brings real to the reel

Omung Kumar, National Award winning director of the movie ‘Mary Kom’ was in Goa to bring in his birthday. It also marked the launch of his wife, Vanita’s interior store ‘Bioscopewali’. The director who will soon be a permanent resident here, caught up with NT BUZZ for a quick tete-a-tete Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Omung Kumar has been ... Read More »

What’s in the colourful bottles?

Several residents in Goa keep bottles filled with blue, purple, pink and red liquid outside their houses. But what is the significance of this? NT BUZZ discovers the strange truth VENITA GOMES | NT BUZZ Have you ever noticed how bottles filled with blue, purple, pink, and red liquid are kept outside several houses in Goa? These bottles are either ... Read More »