Sunday , 25 February 2018


TAG to remember tiatr artistes of yesteryears on February 19

NT BUZZ Every month Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG) organises a special programme ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’ to remember the late tiatr artistes who were born in a particular month and are no more with us today, highlighting their contribution in tiatr. The artistes born in the month of February who will be remembered are: Kid Boxer Kid Boxer was a ... Read More »

Results of DKA’s literary competition announced

NT BUZZ In its constant efforts to enrich Konkani in the Roman script and to encourage young writers, Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) organises various literary competitions every year. The results of DKA’s 2017 – 18 literary competitions are as follows. In the poetry competition, ‘Oneyai’ a poem written by Rolinda Gomes’ won the first prize while Ashok Bhosle’ ‘Mogachi Kovnnulam’ ... Read More »

‘We need to think beyond the common’ said Jaya Ramchandani

Stating that one cannot stop learning as it is a continuous process and in order to enforce learning, the society needs to open and create spaces for learning to occur, science educator, entrepreneur and curator, Jaya Ramchandani while delivering a lecture on ‘The Pardox of Learning in The 21st Century’ at 11th DD Kosambi ‘Festival of Ideas’ gave an insight ... Read More »

Fight for gender justice continues…

The co-founder of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan that strives for Muslim women’s citizenship rights as well as for gender justice in Islam, Zakia Soman was in Goa for Difficult Dialogues 2018. She spoke her mind about ‘Gender Inequalities and Potential Reformation in Indian Muslims’. In a chat with NT BUZZ she spoke to us about the movement, patriarchy and injustice ... Read More »

Music that spreads peace

NT BUZZ The WOMEX Lifetime Achievement Award winning Senegalese artiste, Cheikh Lo, and the young Finnish all-girl band Tuuletar along with senior bands from Hungary and Poland and many others performed at this year’s edition of Sur Jahan – World Peace Music Festival organised by Banglanatak dot com. Since its inception in 2011, the festival has had participation from 26 ... Read More »

Result of TAG’s 9th Popular Tiatr Competition declared

  In the recently held 9th Popular Tiatr Competition, organised by the Tiatr Academy of Goa, the tiatr ‘Hanv Jikhlom’ written and directed by Alexin de Morjim bagged the 1st place for performance while the tiatrs, ‘Tumi Sangat’ written and directed by comedian Sally and ‘Hanv anik Tum’ written and directed by Comedian Ambe bagged the second and third place ... Read More »

Sonam brings the ’80s back

With their previous collection featuring fun prints of stationery items and Phantom cigarettes, Sonam and Rhea Kapoor showed us that when it comes to fashion, quirky is cool. Please like & share: Read More »

Confluence love and sacrifice

After 73 years, this year Ash Wednesday has coincided with Valentine’s Day. On one hand is Ash Wednesday, where the  Christian community fasts and abstain from worldly pleasure and on the other hand is Valentine’s Day – a day of wining and dining for many couples. While these two seem to be on the opposite sides of the emotional fence ... Read More »

Nationalism that’s beyond jingoism

Speaking about nationalism in the modern sense on the topic, ‘Nationalism, Culture & Theatre: In the Times of Globalisation’ at the 11th DD Kosambi Festival of Ideas, novelist, playwright, theatre historian, theatre director, architect and designer, Makarand Sathe highlighted the role of common people in creating nationalist feelings Please like & share: Read More »

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