Tuesday , 20 November 2018


Rasrang Ugvem wins one act play competition

NT BUZZ Tiatr Academy of Goa recently organised the All Goa One Act Play Competition at Ravindra Bhavan, Baina-Vasco. The competition which witnessed the participation of eight groups saw Rasrang Ugvem from Pernem walking away with top honours with a prize of `20,000. Waman Kalangutkar, Sangolda and Matias Creative Group, Calangute took second (`15,000) and third place (`10,000) respectively. Special ... Read More »

Act two–living the dream

For Francisco Fernandes making an entry on the tiatr stage has always been a dream. In this chat with NT BUZZ he talks about how he has grown as an actor and a singer through his journey SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ When he was in class five, Francisco Fernandes participated in a state-level skit and won the Best Actor ... Read More »

‘Kavlea Kiteak Rodtta Darant’ takes top honours

NT BUZZ ‘Kavlea Kiteak Rodtta Darant’ staged by Aamar P Sawanth Fan Club, Varca won the first place at the Tiatr Competition ‘B’ Group organised by Kala Academy recently at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. ‘Khot’ by Sao Bartolemeu Sports & Cultural Association, Chorao and ‘Kanni Odruxxttachi’ by Ashwamedh Media Production bagged second and third place respectively while ‘Oh Mojea Rajea’ by ... Read More »

We become what we eat

NT BUZZ Manassa Creations recently released two books Annapurnaa and Srujan Shravan at Goa Chamber of Commerce by executive director Dempo industries, Pallavi S Dempo in the presence of director HR, administration and medical services Geno Pharmaceutical Private Limited, Pramod Salgaocar and director of Sun Estate Developers, Nilima S Morajkar. Speaking about the two books during the release, Dempo said ... Read More »

Recounting history for the younger generation

NT BUZZ Writer and professor Shyam Verencar’s book ‘Goychya Itihaachi Don Pana – Opinion Poll’ was released recently at Sanskurit Bhavan. The book is the first part of a two book series and is published by Asmitai Pratishthan, Margao. Former union minister Eduardo Faleiro was the chief guest for the event while former minister and convenor of the Mhadei Bachao ... Read More »

Book about Madkai, for Madkai

Playwright, novelist, poet Ashok Kamat is all set to release his non-fiction books ‘Madkai: Dekhdinnee Samaj Vyavastha’ and ‘Ubo Tikhat’ on September 6 at Sanskruti Bhavan, Panaji. NT BUZZ speaks to the writer about his connection with Madkai SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Noted novelist, playwright and poet Ashok Kamat has been living in Sanvordem for decades now, but he ... Read More »

Redefining the term senior citizen

Why should youth have all the fun? Senior citizen Sharat Sharma is trying to dispel the myths of old age, by riding across the country in the third innings of his life Janice Savina Rodrigues|NT BUZZ What happens when a person hits 60? He generally retires from his day job, puts his legs up and relaxes. But as soon as ... Read More »

Opening up the Konkani literary world for children

NT BUZZ Every year Konkani Bhasha Mandal organises ‘Petul’, dedicated to Manohar Rai Sardesai who contributed immensely to children’s literature in Konkani and this year the event will be held today at 4.30 p.m. at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. After three successful editions, this year Petul will see the release of a CD of children’s songs Shani Masti 5, a CD ... Read More »

Caught in the act

NT BUZZ Over 25 acting enthusiasts participated in Mindversty’s Fundamentals of Acting Certification Course organised by 1930 Vasco. The first batch was introduced to meditation, imagination and concentration thus making them go through a customised experience to define their selves artistically. Through various awareness exercises the participants were able to understand their self and see multiple possibilities of their body, ... Read More »

Living life like a Boss

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was down in Goa to launch Bigg Boss season 12. In conversation with NT BUZZ Khan gave an insight into his life, spoke about the upcoming reality show and why he prefers staying at quiet locations in Goa VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ Vichitra Jodi at Bigg Boss Salman was down to launch the new season of ... Read More »