Wednesday , 22 May 2019


Balancing your life through Yoga

NT Buzz The Department of Art and Culture will organise a talk by Swami Smaranananda Giri, the vice-president of the Yogoda Satsanga Society of India on ‘Leading a balanced and joyous life through yoga meditation on January 23, at Kala Academy, Panaji from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. as a part of 2019 D D Kosambi Festival of Ideas. Swami ... Read More »

Silk thread jewellery workshop held at Ravindra Bhavan Margao

NT BUZZ A five-day workshop on Silk Thread Jewellery was inaugurated at Ravindra Bhavan Margao. Speaking on the occasion chairman of Ravindra Bhavan, Prashant Naik appealed to those present to take maximum advantage of the different schemes, workshops and programmes organised by Ravindra Bhavan Margao. He also thanked participants for their response towards the workshop. More than 50 women participated ... Read More »

Untying knots of sins

NT BUZZ The feast of Our Lady Undoer of Knots was celebrated at Beth-Beth-Lehem Society Bhaire, Karwar. In his homily Fr Salvador Gomes Coutinho stressed that Our Lady is our mother and we all have different knots in our life be it health or other problems. He requested the faithful to place their problems before Mother Mary’s feet. He reminded ... Read More »

The Big Bash 2019 at Maharajah Casino

NT BUZZ Maharajah Casino by Big Daddy hosted The Big Bash 2019 that had a line-up of performances, games, celebrity appearances and surprises. Bollywood celebrities like Sara Khan, Karishma Sharma, Meghna Naidu and Priyanka Shah enthralled the audience with their amazing dance routines. There were dance performances by international dancers, Bollywood Dance Troupe and others. Guests were also treated to ... Read More »

Spiritual awakening at ‘Jagruti’ on Feb 2 and 3

NT BUZZ The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) will be organising the annual two-day festival of spiritual awakening ‘Jagruti’, on February 2 and February 3 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Dinanath Mangeshkar AC Auditorium, Kala Academy, Panaji. At the 12th edition of this festival, spiritual leader His Holiness Radhanath Swami Maharaj will speak on the first day ... Read More »

New Zealand, jazz, and Molbailo Dou

Ben Fernandez and his troupe in Auckland, New Zealand have been creating waves on social media for their unique jazz take of the evergreen Konkani tune ‘Molbailo Dou’ from the film ‘Amchem Noxib’, discovers NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Even 55 years after the Konkani film ‘Amchem Noxib’ directed by Frank Fernand hit the big screen, the tune ... Read More »

Towards preserving a fading art form

Piroj Navanath Naik from Savoi Verem recently released her first book ‘Vanadevatechya Prangant’, a collection of dhalo folk songs. In conversation with NT BUZZ Piroj talks about her book VENITA GOMES| NT BUZZ Dhalo is a popular folk art form of Goa. Women belonging to various communities perform dhalo on several occasions. It is mostly the villages of Goa, where ... Read More »

Chill with chillies

Miguel Braganza Black pepper was the favourite spice of the world. When the Arabs disrupted the trade with Europe, perhaps in response to the Crusades of the 12th and 13th centuries, the Europeans set out to find a sea route to India. Columbus landed in what was later named the West Indies and others reached South America, where they found ... Read More »

Houses of eminent Goans on display

NT BUZZ As a part of Museum Week, secretary of Museum, Rupesh Kumar Thakur inaugurated the photography exhibition ‘Houses of eminent Goans’ at Adil Shah Palace. The exhibition is a collection of 35 houses belonging to eminent personalities who are no longer alive. The list of eminent Goans include Juliao Menezes, Kesarbai Kerkar, Malbarao Sardesai, Antonio Francisco Xavier Alvares, St Joseph Vaz, ... Read More »

Of folk music and handicrafts

NT BUZZ Lokotsav is back! The annual festival of folk artists and handicrafts which is in its 20th edition is all set to kick start on January 11 at the Darya Sangam, Kala Academy, Panaji. Organised by the Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Goa in joint collaboration with West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur; Kala Academy, Goa; Sports Authority ... Read More »