Saturday , 17 November 2018


Getting ready for Christmas

NT BUZZ Cake mixing has become a customary tradition. Besides getting ready for Christmas, it is an event unto itself and brings people together in fun and frolic. Christmas is no fun without the traditional Christmas cake. Delegates from Japan who attended the JCI World Congress in Goa took part in the annual cake mixing celebrations at Chances Resort and ... Read More »

Back to our roots

Miguel Braganza Farmers in Goa have long discovered that growing alsando during the ‘vaingonn’ or Rabi season after the monsoon crop of rice increases the yield of rice in the next monsoon season. The alsanddo crop is also best suited for the Goan who is in a celebratory mood from Diwali through Christmas and New Year. Pulses provide the proteins ... Read More »

Uncovering Rachol’s secret

‘The Mystery of the Missing Crown: A Goa Story’, the first children’s book by Delhi based journalist Sharon Fernandes who hails from Goa, gives an insight into the architecture, history and customs of a Goan village CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Having worked as a journalist for over 14 years with various national dailies, Sharon Fernandes always knew that she ... Read More »

Life’s a stage

SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Bardez and Salcete are talukas known for tiatrists. While earlier, we had a major chunk of the tiatrists coming from Bardez, the numbers now have seen a drastic decline. Now most tiatrists are from South Goa, especially from the Salcete region. Pascoal de Chicalim expresses pride over the recognition of being a tiatrist from Bardez. ... Read More »

Give Romi Konkani its due, urges Lotlikar

NT BUZZ “Only a grant equivalent of the Sahitya Akademi grant recognition is given to Konkani in Roman script just as Devnagri gets and that the Goa State government grant official status, then not only our Konkani language will move ahead but this will also unite the Goan society,” said Premanand Lotlikar, well known tiatrist and ex-president, Dalgado Konknni Academy. ... Read More »

Maye Mogacho Yevkar

Tiatr Review – JP Pereira The latest tiatr offering from the duo Elvis-Carmen, is a tale of loving parents and ungrateful children. ‘Maye Mogacho Yevkar’ tells the story in a delightfully different way, that is convincing and without the melodrama. The tiatr follows a happily married couple Maria and Jose. They love each another and they have just celebrated their 26th ... Read More »

Goan writer documents journey music director C Ramachandra

NT BUZZ Goan writer Ketaki Manish Salkar released her book ‘Hum Naa Tumhe Bhulayenge’ to commemorate the birth centenary year of music director C Ramachandra. The book is a about Ramachandra’s musical journey and was released at the hands of director of National Film Archive of India, Pune,  Prakash Magdum at Bhandarkar Orient Research Institute. The foreword of the book ... Read More »


Chinese Torture Film: Air Strike Cast: Bruce Willis, Ye Liu Directed by: Xiao Feng Duration: 1 hr 39 mins Rating: * 1 / 2 Both Hollywood and the Chinese are still learning the ropes when it comes to collaborating – in this case it is a star in the form of Bruce Willis and Mel Gibson as an art director ... Read More »

Try some interesting DIYs this Diwali

Choosing the right festive Diwali decor for your house can be both exciting and confusing. A few Goan artists share some creative DIY ideas with NT BUZZ     VENITA GOMES | NT BUZZ Traditionally store-bought lanterns, diyas, torans, wall hanging, etc are used by many households to adorn their house during Diwali festivities. However, there’s a lot one can ... Read More »

All dressed in white

White is the new black, Sheena Wadhawan tells NT BUZZ. She is all set to bring her collection Runway White to Goa at a pop up exhibition on November 3 at the Goa Marriott Resort and Spa Janice Savina Rodrigues | NT BUZZ The fashion industry is on a constant reboot, giving fashionistas a fresh look every season if not ... Read More »