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Collegiate fashion show

The students of IIAS School of Management, Goa hosted an Inter-Collegiate fashion show and dance competition known as ‘Trendsetters’ at Kala Academy Open-Air auditorium recently. This year the student’s displayed a new section in the form of a ‘Latin American Dance Contest’. 

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Revering nature through eco-feminist festivals

By Bhiva P Parab

Goathe land of endless beauty and love is endowed with rich natural and cultural heritage. The folklore and folk festivals of Goa are a valuable treasure of knowledge which our ancestors have left behind for us. There are various folk festivals, folk beliefs, folksongs in Goa which speaks volumes of the social life, flora and fauna of the region.

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Concerning space…

By Neeta Omprakash

Gallery Attic is hosting an exhibition of drawings and paintings titled ‘Space’ by Mumbai artist Sachin Kondhalkar from January 18 wherein the artist has responded to the basic problem of space of the 'wonder city Mumbai' through the medium of art

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Chris Perry: The Emperor of Konkani Song and Music

Kala Mogi Candolim in collaboration with Tiatr Academy of Goa will stage a Musical Show ‘Chris Perry – Konkani Git – Songitacho Patxay’ (Emperor of Konkani Song and Music). The musical show, a tribute to the doyen of Konkani Song and Music late           Chris Perry, is being staged under TAG’s scheme ‘Remembering Tiatr Artistes of Yester Years.’

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Annual festival of Sree Ayyappa temple commences

VASCO- The annual festival of the Sree Ayyappa Temple, Mangor-Hill, Vasco began on the auspicious day of ‘Makaravilakku’ on Friday with religious fervor. The festivities will wind up on January 21 with the colourful procession of the ‘Shobayatra’ with the idol of Lord Ayyappa carried on a decorated elephant, accompanied by the famous Chentamelam Thalappoli, folk dances which will be routed through the city of Vasco from 6 pm onwards.

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Hariharan to perform at KA today

The concert ‘Shaam-e-Ghazal’ featuring well known Ghazal singer, Hariharan organised by Swastik will be held at Dinanath Mangueshkar hall, Kala Academy at 6 p.m. today.

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On Culture, Identity and being Dissimilar

By Anuradha Das | NT NETWORK

On 16 January 1967, 44 years ago, and roughly six years after Goa was liberated from foreign rule and joined as part of the Indian federation of states, Goans took one baby step towards securing a monumental  goal – that of preserving and maintaining their identity.

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A convent and a church that revive memories of Blessed Joseph Vaz


Atop the hillock on the outskirts of Old Goa, lie the Church and convent of the Miraculous Cross. A flight of steps takes you to the Church that became a pilgrimage spot after apparitions were reported of Jesus on the cross at this place on February 23, 1619. Despite this, the site is lying in ruins today.

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An artiste’s concern over time and space

Artiste, Somji (K A Soman)’s exhibition ‘Our Concerns over Time and Space’ was inaugurated by the speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly, Mr Pratapsingh Rane recently. Mr Rane in his speech commented on the unique nature of the paintings by Somji, an artiste from Kerala.

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