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Fireflies, magic, and music

The music video for ‘Pikki Pikki Kazule’ takes viewers on a wonderful journey through the forests as it strives to revive the love for fireflies, which are slowly going extinct, discovers NT BUZZ ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES  NT BUZZ Two years ago, Goan folk and musical troupe Goenchim Noketram released the audio CD of ‘Goa-Tuzo Mog Mhaka’. The album comprises of seven …

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A brush with creativity

‘Monochromes’ is an ongoing art exhibition at Cafe Rasa, featuring the works of nine women artists from around Goa. NT BUZZ gets more details RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Nine women artists from varied professional backgrounds have showcased their creativity at an ongoing art exhibition titled ‘Monochromes’ being held at Cafe Rasa, Panaji. It is organised by Pathiks (travellers on …

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The joy of colours

The colourful festival of Holi, which will be celebrated with much funfare in Goa, and other parts of the country on March 10, marks the arrival of spring, with people from different religions and backgrounds coming together ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES |  NT BUZZ Holi. The mere mention of the word itself, is enough to light up one’s face. Indeed, this festival …

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On a spiritual note

NT BUZZ The fifth edition of The Ketevan Sacred Music Festival is all set to be held from March 13 to 15 at Old Goa. Inspired by Queen of Georgia, St Ketevan, the soulful festival combines unique music traditions from different eras of the East and West. This annual project aims to promote religious coexistence by connecting and fostering dialogue …

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Ideas galore

NT BUZZ It was an evening of ideas and inspiration at the fourth edition of TEDxPanaji held at Kala Academy, Panaji which saw 10 speakers sharing their stories and life learnings with the audience. The theme this year was RUSH, signifying the emotional unrest that precedes powerful action. Suraj Pinge and Group started things off with an experimental folk music …

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Bringing cities together

NT BUZZ The fifth South Asian Cities summit was recently held at Cidade de Goa with an objective of building a better urban future for coming generations. The theme for the conference was ‘10 years to SDGs – Enabling linkages between SDGs and city development to build a better urban future.’ The summit was organised by the All India Institute …

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(We) for women

We celebrate International Women’s Day annually on March 8. And the campaign theme this year is #EachForEqual. But, we can only have equality when women are first supported by women. NT BUZZ delves into how women are the strongest pillars of fellow women DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT BUZZ It is often said that, “Behind every successful man, there is …

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Salesian Youth Day on March 8

Youth from the Salesian houses of Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra will come together on March 8 at the Don Bosco Crafts Institute, Loutolim to celebrate ‘Witness 2020’, the Youth Day of the Panaji-Konkan Province. An initiative of Don Bosco Youth Services of the province (DBYS – INP), the day, and an annual feature of the province, it will see a mixture of interactive sessions, talks and …

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FILM REVIEW – SACHIN CHATTE

Think Tanks Film: Baaghi 3 Cast: Muscles, Tanks, Helicopters, Cars Directed by: Ahmed Khan Duration: 2 hrs 26 mins Rating: *  If Baaghi and Baaghi 2 hit rock bottom, the third installment digs even deeper into the realms of stupidity. It is as if the filmmakers thought, how do we make a film that is so dumb and silly that …

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‘Art of Living’ courses to benefit Goans

‘Art of Living’, an organisation that is currently present in 156 countries around the world now intends to scale up its engagement with Goa with the support and guidance of playback singer, Hema Sardesai. Presently, regular Art of Living courses are being conducted in Goa by local trained teachers and teachers from the ashram. Addressing a press conference on Tuesday …

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