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Gearing up towards Vagator

India’s largest motorbike festival – India Bike Week – will be held on December 6 and December 7 at Vagator. ‘The Great Migration’, as it is called brings together bikers from across the country and beyond. NT BUZZ speaks to a few biking enthusiasts who will be present at the festival ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES The sixth edition of Asia’s largest motorbike festival will witness …

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Following in the footsteps of St Francis Xavier

All roads led to Old Goa as people of all walks of life, dressed in their best attire, celebrated the feast of Goa’s patron saint, St Francis Xavier. With masses beginning as early as 4 a.m., Goans and pilgrims from various states were up and awake, to bring in the feast of the ‘Goencho Saib’. The high mass was celebrated …

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Remembering the Mahatma

To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Directorate of Art and Culture in association with the Raj Bhavan organised a Gandhi Katha which was recited by chief functionary, Gandhian Forum for Ethical Corporate Governance India, Shobhana Radhakrishna. Based on the popularity of the oral narrative of the Katha in India the Gandhi Katha has the Kathavachan along …

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Marathi Rangbhumi Din celebrated

In a bid to promote and preserve art and culture in Goa, Samraat Club, Khandola celebrated Marathi Rangbhumi Din at Shree Sateri (Shantadurga) Devasthan Ground, Khandola. Chief guest for the same was theatre artist and researcher, Ajay Vaidya. Also present on the dais were sarpanch of Betki Khandola Panchayat, Dilip Naik; past state president of Samraat Club International – state one, …

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In devotion to St Francis Xavier

Also known as ‘Goencho Saib’ and the protector of Goa, the feast of Saint Francis Xavier is celebrated with much fervour today. It is not only Goans but also people from various places outside the State who come to seek blessings of Saint Francis Xavier. NT BUZZ gets you the details Annoushka Fernandes| NT BUZZ Born in Navarre, Spain, on April …

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Life, magic and Harry Potter

In Keshava Guha’s debut novel ‘Accidental Magic’ four very different people are united by their love for Harry Potter. The author shares more with NT BUZZ prior to the book launch at Goa Arts and Literature Festival 2019, which begins on December 5 CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Q. When did you know that writing books was something you wanted …

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Gardening from home

Miguel Braganza Today is the day we celebrate simplicity in remembrance of a man who inspired our forefathers during his brief stopover in Goa while on a mission for Japan, San Francisco Xavier, or simply SFX. He is commonly known as ‘Goemcho Saib’ though officially he is the patron saint of India. When keeping up with film stars and celebrities, …

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In the spotlight

NT BUZZ In a bid to provide a platform for budding artistes, Kalakari Revolution led by Jeruel Paul and Ashis Archarya organised Kalakari JAM: Live.  Speaking about the event, Paul said, “There is an abundance of quality talent, it just needs to be tapped out.”  The event saw thirteen performers from comedians, singers, poets to rappers and beatboxers take the …

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Mystery, she wrote

‘Whisper in the Wind’, the latest book, a ‘Goa gothic’, by author, screenwriter and artist Venita Coelho is a murder mystery set in Portugese Goa, finds NT BUZZ Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ A young girl has gone missing. And nobody seems to care. Only her sister wanders through the ruins of a church calling her name. Only the …

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10th GALF to begin on Dec 5

Goa Arts and Literature Festival (GALF) to be held from December 5 to December 7 at International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula will be inaugurated on December 5 at 5.30 p.m. by Harish Trivedi and Priya Ramani NT BUZZ The 10th edition of the Goa Arts and Literature Festival (GALF) is all set to take place from December 5 to …

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