Tuesday , 18 July 2017


Return of Vem Cantar

NT BUZZ To promote Portuguese language and culture among the masses in Goa Fundação Oriente and the Heritage Cell of the Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim, will host the 19th edition of the Concurso da Canção Portuguesa/Portuguese Song Contest – Vem Cantar 2017. “Last year, we received a good response with participation of 403 musicians and vocalists in ... Read More »

Striking roots

Miguel Braganza The monsoon season has been with us for a month and Mother Nature has rolled out the green carpet to welcome the vegetables of the season. The Vajra-Muth or Izurmuth has popped up like a maize cob to indicate where the Elephant’s Foot Yam or Surann lies hidden in the ground. The big elephant ears of Colocasia also ... Read More »

Turning fingerprints into art

NT BUZZ With an aim of unlocking the full potential of women, artist Karishma Alvares curated an interactive painting titled ‘Creation’ that was unveiled by homemakers and entrepreneurs Edociana Fernandes, Vatsala Bandodkar and Noorjahan Sayed recently at the Big Foot Art Gallery, Loutolim. Karishma’s painting includes 13,275 finger impressions which were left by 3,042 women. The youngest contributor was Kavya ... Read More »

NutriTalk by Rohini Diniz released

NT BUZZ NutriTalk, written by nutritionist, author and columnist, Rohini Diniz was released by chief guest and head of Department of Biotechnology, Goa University, Savita Kerkar at a function held at Institute Menezes Braganza, Panaji, recently. This is Rohini’s third book on the subject of nutrition and health. Rohini said that food and nutrition are an integral part of our ... Read More »

European Union Film Festival inaugurated

NT BUZZ “Over the years European Union Film Festival (EUFF) has spread across more cities covering prestigious venues and opening up the festival to more audiences. The relationship between European Union and India has grown stronger and deeper over the last few years,” said charge d’affaires, Delegation of European Union to India, Cesare Onestini at the inaugural ceremony of the ... Read More »

Teaching the meaning of ‘Goem Goemkar Goemkarponn’

Tiatrist Mariano Fernandes has written-directed and produced a tiatr ‘Goem Goemkar Goemkarponn’ this monsoon. In his tiatr he has introduced South Indian film actress Ester Noronha, as well as Englebert Rose and Alria Rose, children of renowned tiatr artistes, late Alfred Rose and Rita Rose. Speaking to NT BUZZ Mariano mentions about his upcoming tiatr and the message he wants ... Read More »

Deciphering Marxism for the common man

On the occasion of the bicentennial of Karl Marx, the Dakshinayan Abhiyan is organising a full-day workshop on ‘Marxism’ today. NT BUZZ speaks to the resource person for the talk, Ajit Abhyankar to find out more Janice Savina Rodrigues | NT Buzz In a capitalist world, socialists have been trying to make sense of the fast-paced cut throat competitive society ... Read More »

What’s on the plate this monsoon?

Fish being an important part of the Goan meal, is temporarily unavailable due to the on-going annual 61-day fishing ban. NT BUZZ finds out what people prefer eating during monsoon besides saltwater fish VENITA GOMES|NT BUZZ In order to facilitate the breeding of fish throughout the spawning season, during monsoons, the ban on fishing by mechanised trawlers has been implemented. ... Read More »

Amit and Sakshi dancing their way into reality TV

Ballroom dancers, Amit Rajput and Sakshi Kurtarkar have recently qualified at the talent-search reality TV show ‘India Banega Manch’. Speaking to NT BUZZ, Amit and Sakshi speaks about the significance of talent reality shows and about their journey in dance   SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Rarely do we see Goans participating in television reality shows. Ponda-based dancers, Amit Rajput ... Read More »

FILM REVIEW Sachin chatte

Fast, furious and rocking Film: Baby Driver Cast: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James Directed by: Edgar Wright Duration:  1hr 53 mins Rating:  * * * * Director Edgar Wright has carved a niche for himself with delightful films like Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), Scott Pilgrim vs the World (2010) and The Worlds End (2013). With ... Read More »

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