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Keyed in to tiatr

Alison Gomes popular as Alison de Curtorim on the tiatr stage, is a young singer who has been using his songs to thrash corruption and misuse of power by politicians JP PEREIRA As a kid, Alison Gomes always shied away from the microphone. Today however he is at ease on stage and often renders tunes for tiatrs. Indeed, it was …

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Language in motion

Arundhathi Subramaniam’s latest poetry anthology ‘Love Without a Story’ explores the sense of kinship one can sometimes feel with unexpected people. NT BUZZ catches up with the award-winning poet before the book launch at the Goa Arts and Literature Festival (GALF) 2019 ANNA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Q. Do you think you were always destined to be a poet? What …

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Of beats and rhythms

NT BUZZ Swarmangesh 2019, a music and dance festival, presented by Rajdeep Builders and organised by Swastik Cultural Association in fond memory of Dinanath Mangeshkar will be held from December 6 to 8 at Dinanath Mangeshkar Hall, Kala Academy. Now in its ninth edition, the festival will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant while actor Nana Patekar will be …

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A season for cheer

NT BUZZ As part of its 10th anniversary celebrations, Child’s Play India Foundation will be organising a special Christmas concert on December 7, 6 p.m. at Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji. The evening will feature the Child’s Play Chorus, the Camerata Child’s Play India and performances by ‘Aradhon’, a sacred music choir from Goa.  Child’s Play India’s mission is to instill …

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Cooking up love from across India and beyond

DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT BUZZ Radisson Blu, Cavelossim embarked on a one-of-a-kind culinary journey like never before. The Sunday Brunch witnessed five versatile and experienced home chefs cook up recipes and dishes that they know best and showcase the culinary traditions they have inherited. Speaking about the Sunday Brunch concept, executive chef, Mahesh Ishwar said, “Four years and 70 …

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State cultural award to Walve

NT BUZZ The directorate of art and culture has announced the Goa State Cultural Award for the year 2018-19 to Suresh Walve, former editor of the Marathi daily, ‘Navprabha’. The award consists of a memento, a shawl, a certificate and cash award of `1 lakh. Walve, who had been in the field of journalism for 36 years retired as the …

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A festival in a vaddo

Danuska Da Gama GoaPhoto is an international photography festival that will be held from December 6 to December 8, in Aldona, a quintessential Goan village that holds a rich historical and material culture in Bardez. Curated by Akshay Mahajan and Lola Mac Dougall, the venues of this unconventional festival include private residences where traces of the Portuguese presence in the …

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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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