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The rusty shield bearer

Miguel Braganza Earth Day was muted this year as being the eve of the general elections to the Lok Sabha. For the past four years, the Botanical Society of Goa celebrated Earth Day as part of the ‘Konkan Fruit Fest’, but has shifted the event to May this year. The Goa State Biodiversity Board (GSBB) will celebrate International Day of …

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Canvas and colours

NT BUZZ Karnataka-based Vasantha Arts Group hosted their maiden art exhibition ‘Vibrations of Colours’ at Kala Academy. The exhibition was inaugurated at the hands of veteran artist and Padma Bhushan, Laxman Pai. The exhibition features artworks by Raju Velayudhan, Malyadri K, Sujata Arun Pawar, Pavithra Bharghava C and G D Chandrababu. Chief guests at the event were art collector Shaistah Thapar and …

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Serendipity Arts Festival announces 2019 curators

NT BUZZ The curatorial panel for the fourth edition of the Serendipity Arts Festival, an eight-day multidisciplinary arts event held in Panaji, has been announced and includes leading names from various arts disciplines. The annual arts festival will include disciplines like music, dance, theatre, culinary arts, visual arts, craft and photography. Each discipline will be curated by two curators. For …

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An Evening of Symphony

NT BUZZ The renowned Indian Naval Band under the aegis of Headquarters, Goa Naval Area performed a repertoire of musical arrangements at Kala Academy, Panaji. The director of the band, commodore VC D’Cruz who hails from Goa enthralled the audience with his music. Music aficionados gathered in large numbers to witness the performance. Governor of Goa, Mridula Sinha was present …

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FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE

Roadhouse blues Film: Miranda House (Konkani with English subtitles) Cast: Sainkeet Kamat, Pallavi Subhash, Milind Gunaji Directed by: Rajendra Talak Duration: 1 hr 25 mins Rating: * * 1/2 Rajendra Talak has been the most prolific film maker in the history of Konkani cinema. In his fifteen odd years as a feature film maker, he has made six feature films …

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From Fasting to Feasting

While Christians across the globe celebrate the resurrection of Christ, this feast like any other has food as an integral part of the celebrations. NT BUZZ speaks to people about fasting and feasting, diet and detox and overindulgence after fasting… Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ The menu was decided, probably even before the week of Lent ended. Today as …

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On the Funny Side

J P Pereira Dorothy Camara can make the audience of the Konkani stage, laugh out loud. Hailing from Borda, in Margao, she has been acting for some years now. And while her father Constancio and an uncle, Alfred, acted in local shows and carnival ‘khell’, Dorothy got the push to step into acting from her husband Lelwin Borges. Known on …

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Easter: He has been raised

Fr Walter de Sa The Catholic Church will celebrate Easter with great religious fervour today. At the stroke of midnight, the Church bells will joyfully peal in heralding the resurrection of Jesus Christ as foretold by Jesus himself that “he must go to Jerusalem and suffer…and to be put to death, and raised up on the third day” (Mt 16:21). …

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How Science can take you to Switzerland

NT BUZZ Get set to avail the opportunity to win a return ticket to Switzerland, as the Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai is organising ‘Swiss Science Slam’ competition, open to participants of all nationalities and research fields (including social sciences, humanities, life sciences, physical sciences and engineering) from the states of North, East, Central and West India (including Goa …

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Maundy Thursday: A lesson in humility

One of the main features of the Maundy Thursday service in the Church is the washing of the feet. A few faithful who have been privileged to have been a part of this holy practice in the recent past share their experience with NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Catholics all over the world will observe Maundy Thursday today, …

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