Saturday , 21 January 2017


‘Tiatr is a modern art and not a folk art’ says Agnelo Borim

‘Altoddcho Saad’, a sequel of ‘Poltoddcho Saib’, written by Agnelo Borim and directed by Rupesh Jogle will be presented by Ami Daizi Fatorda on September 26, at 7 p.m. at DMKM at Kala Academy’s 42nd Tiatr Festival. NT BUZZ speaks to writer Agnelo who shares his story and his thoughts about tiatr and khell tiatr.

  SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ “Goenkarponn has a rhythm, the moment you hear the sound of our traditional musical instruments like ‘ghumat’, you naturally start moving rhythmically because there is sense of belonging,” says tiatr writer Agnelo Borim while talking about his new tiatr, ‘Altoddcho Saad’, a sequel to ‘Poltoddcho Saib’. Please like & share: Read More »

Celebrating 125 years of Goan tiatr

The most popular dramatic form of Goa – tiatr – completes 125 years in April 2017. To celebrate this in a befitting manner the Government of Goa has constituted a committee – 125th Anniversary of Tiatr Celebrations Committee – under the chairmanship of Tomazinho Cardozo. Please like & share: Read More »

Visiting women in literature


The Goa University’s VRPP has been inviting experts in many fields to open up horizons and enable them to think beyond books. In a bid to give people more understanding about women in literature, Vrinda Nabar will hold a course on “Imagining Women: Representations in Literature and Cinema” under Kavivarya Bakibaab Borkar Chair in Comparative Literature, from September 26 to ... Read More »

It’s time to wipe out waste

NT BUZZ After a successful first edition of WOW! Wipe out Waste 2015, NAM (Naree Artisans Movement) is back with WOW! Wipe out Waste 2016, an exhibition and sale of up-cycled products. It will be held on September 24 and September 25 at Institute Menezes Braganza (first floor) from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The second edition of WOW! Wipe ... Read More »

Ashok Patki to feature in the second edition of “Hitguj – Series Ii”

NT BUZZ Sleepwell in association with Kala Academy is organising its second edition of “Hitguj Series – II”, a program of interaction with celebrities on September 22 at Black Box – Kala Academy at 6.15 p.m. The artist of this month is famous music director Ashok Patki. He will be interviewed by renowned anchor Ajay Vaidya. For the last five ... Read More »

Making bedrooms more spacious

UJJWALA SINHA In last article I wrote about how to make your living room look bigger. Let us see how we can make the bedroom look more spacious. For bedrooms also use a light colour theme for walls, floor, bedding etc. We need bedside tables to keep things like phone, a lampshade etc and it is a convention to have ... Read More »

Exploring talent beyond limits


NAGUESH RAO SARDESSAI A spark flies from the pall of gloom and ignites the dormant qualities of an individual only to lead him to brighter and positive aspects in life. In fact, brilliance was inherent, that spark was a mere catalyst. Coming out with a book of poetry titled ‘For Better For Verse’ and an exhibition of paintings titled ‘Phoenix: ... Read More »

Results of state level dekhava competition announced


NT BUZZ The state level Dekhava competition 2016 results were declared recently. Kshatriya Maratha Samaj, Shri Panchayatan Mandir, Rambhuvan Wadda, Khumbarjua, Tiswadi, emerged as winners winning a cash prize of `25,000. The second prize of `20,000 was secured by Kunkalikar Bal Kala Mandal, Hanso Wado, Madkai, Ponda while the third prize of `15,000 was bagged by Kala Yuvak Sangh (Juvecha ... Read More »

Keeping Kalaripayattu alive

L to R: Meenakshi Raghavan, Alaka Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar and Sajil Kumar

  Kadathanadu Kalari Sangham, a martial art institution based in Kerala. Kalaripayattu trainer Meenakshi Raghavan aged 75 years was in Goa – with her team – at the INK conference to demonstrate a Kalaripayattu performance, an ancient form of martial art. In conversation with NT BUZZ Meenakshi tells us about the art’s history and their future plans Please like & ... Read More »

Celebrating Onam with Malayalees of Salcete

Margao based ‘Kerala Kala Kendram’ (KKK) annually hosts a celebration to mark the Onam festival with the Salcete-based Malayalees. This year it will be held on September 25 at Jeevotham Mutt, Gogol, Margao. Secretary of KKK Premanandan enlightens NT BUZZ about the organisation and its celebrations Please like & share: Read More »

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