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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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Food, fun and fundraising

Rotary Club of Bicholim under the World’s Greatest Meal programme hosted ‘Riyasat – The Biryani Fest’ in association with Panchamrutha Rice at Nature-Inn Resort, Nanoda. The festival witnessed 525 participants including children.  The Rotary Club of Bicholim organised this Biryani Festival as a fundraiser towards eradicating polio through The Rotary Foundation. Each guest’s donation of `1000 will now be matched …

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In accord with the stage

Part of the popular singer trio WILMIX, Wilson Mazarello has also written and directed 20 tiatrs, besides releasing 28 Konkani albums JP PEREIRA The art to perform on stage, is a gift from God, says tiatr artiste Wilson Mazarello who loved to sing from a young age. As a young boy, he would watch tiatr with whatever money he saved. …

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The state of art

Kala Academy Goa has declared the results of the 45th State Art Exhibition (student category). Atharva Suduth Shenavi Mandrekar in the Painting and Graphic Print section, Chaitanya Dattaprakash Sinai Kuncolienker in Applied and Graphic Design section and Ashish Phaldesai in Sculpture section respectively have been awarded the first prize of `10,000 each. Artists Prafulla Dahanukar Award of `15,000 for the …

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A musical tribute

Swastik in association with Institute Menezes Braganza organised its ninth edition of ‘Pratidhwani’ on March 1 at Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji. This was a classical music concert organised in memory of Late Indian classical singer from Goa, Francis Rodrigues. The first session began with a classical vocal performance by Namrata Paradkar who was accompanied by Nitin Korgaonkar on tabla …

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The Happyness Festival comes to Goa!

All set to begin on March 7 in Baga, the fest will include cool activities like Venus Yoga, MaSalsa and HoliWood. NT BUZZ gets the scoop If you’re happy and you know it, head over to Baga this weekend for what promises to be a fun-filled two days. ‘The Happyness Festival’ which will be held in Goa for the first …

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