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4th Serendipity Arts Festival concludes

The 2019 edition of Serendipity Arts Festival came to an end on Sunday, following a huge turnout of lakhs of people across venues during the festival. Over 100 dynamic projects showcasing the visual, performing and culinary arts, across 12 iconic venues in Panaji, co-presented by Havells and Powered by HDFC ERGO and GMR, the festival has transformed the city into …

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Dreaming of a green Christmas

Miguel Braganza The tree that decorates many living rooms at Christmas is the coniferous Araucaria. The European Christmas tree, Araucaria cookii, is a recent introduction in Goa. Until then, we made do with the false pine from Australia, Casuarina equisetifolia, which is a xerophyte rather than a conifer. Both these trees are not common in Palestine, where the first Christmas occurred in …

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Evoking the senses

‘A Journey Within’ by acclaimed artist Olivia Fraser is being launched at Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts on December 22. The book documents Fraser’s acclaimed paintings over the last decade. NT BUZZ speaks to the artist to know more Danuska Da Gama ‘A Journey Within’ by artist Olivia Fraser reflects her remarkable inner quest to express complex abstract …

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A graphic description

Graphic novelist, Amruta Patil’s retrospective exhibition titled ‘Altar-Mundo Goa’ which marks its debut at the Serendipity Arts Festival this year is on till today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji. NT BUZZ gets you the details ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ As part of the Serendipity Arts Festival (SAF), Amruta Patil will be displaying …

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FILM REVIEW – SACHIN CHATTE

No Bangg For Your Bucks Film: Dabangg 3 Cast: Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Sudeep Directed by: Prabhudeva Duration: 2 hrs 42 mins Rating: * To put it plainly, Dabangg 3 is at least thrice as worse as the previous Dabangg film, which was quite bad actually.  This is filmmaking, storytelling and even acting that plummets to new lows of boredom. …

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Go the unlimited way at Sushi v/s Dim Sum 4.0

Eat as much sushi and dim sums as you can for lunch or dinner, along with unlimited beer at Vivanta Goa, Panaji’s Tamari’s Sushi v/s Dim Sum 4.0 as you usher in the new year Danuska Da Gama Who doesn’t love to eat to their hearts content? And add Sushi and/or dim sums to that… That’s right! The fourth edition …

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Santa’s coming to town

As part of the annual Santa Run organised by Grand Hyatt Goa in association with the Harley-Davidson Owners Group today, over 70 riders dressed as Santa Claus will zip through the streets of Goa Today, December 22, Goa will witness once again the annual Santa Run organised by Grand Hyatt Goa in association with the Harley-Davidson Owners Group. The event …

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Success on stage

It was on the stage that AB Luis’ many talents were honed and shone. From writing scripts, composing songs, acting and directing, he truly does it all JP Pereira Agnelo Benzito Luis, popularly known as AB Luis in the world of Konkani entertainment has been writing and directing tiatr, Konkani films and has also released an audio disc of songs. …

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Audio REVIEWs – JP Pereira

‘J’ Letranche Kolakar Comedian Jane is one of the talented comic stars that graced the Konkani stage. She is now working in London and has released her first DVD featuring songs rendered by tiatr artistes and new singers along with a duo rendered by her 80-year-old mother, Marianinha Rebello, who once sang on stage when she was young. Sabino Rebello, Janes’s …

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Swarmangesh 2019 held at KA

The ninth edition of Swarmangesh, the Dinanath Mangeshkar memorial classical music and dance festival was held at Kala Academy, Panaji. This year the programme was inaugurated by Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant. Guest of honour for the same was actor Nana Patekar. The annual festival that features on the cultural landscape of Goa, witnessed soulful performances and a large audience.

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