Saturday , 16 February 2019


Curtains come down on the 9th Goa State Film Festival

NT BUZZ At the 9th Goa State Film Festival ‘Mahaprayan’ (Konkani) and ‘Disha’ (Marathi) won the Best Film Award in their respective categories taking home Rs 5 lakh each. The Second Best Film Award went to K Sera Sera. This year the Lifetime Award was conferred on Suryakant Lavande a cinematographer from Pomburpa. The award was handed over by Union ... Read More »

A musical start to your week

Opus Gala in collaboration with the Directorate of Art & Culture and Kala Academy will present an evening of orchestral music ‘A Midsummer’s Night Dream’ on May 7, with the newly-designed dismountable acoustic shell for a better concert experience. NT BUZZ brings you the details Janice Rodrigues | NT BUZZ Nothing sets your mood right better than music. The summer’s ... Read More »


Bold and  Hard Hitting   Film: Juze (Konkani with English subtitles) Cast: Rushikesh Naik, Sudesh Bhise, Prashanti Talpankar, Barkha Naik Directed by: Miransha Naik Duration: 1 hr 32 mins Rating: * * * * Usually when one writes about regional cinema, particularly Konkani cinema, one has to use a different yardstick to evaluate it, since the industry is still in ... Read More »

‘Porzoll’ highlights gender equality

John D’Silva might be loved on stage for his humour, but when it comes to direction, he makes sure that a strong and powerful message is given to the audience. His latest tiatr ‘Porzoll’ highlights the issue of gender inequality in India. NT BUZZ speaks to him about this issue and his tiatr SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Tiatr is ... Read More »

Tiatr REVIEW JP Pereira

Fott Uloinaka, Sot Uloi Ives Tavares has written, directed and released this tiatr. ‘Fott Uloinaka, Sot Uloi’ tells a story of terrorist activities that take place in India and of the problems that Christians face. Abu and his son Javed publicly claim they are terrorists. They want to end other religions and proclaim only their own. Ironically, Javed falls in ... Read More »

Gretel to compete at Ms Megaverse

Goan model and winner of Ms Megaverse India 2017 Gretel Saldanha D’Souza is currently in Punta Cana, The Dominican Republic competing for the title of Miss Megaverse 2018 that is being held from May 1 to May 8. NT BUZZ finds out more SHERAS FERNANDES | NT BUZZ For 35 year-old Goan model, Gretel Saldanha D’Souza getting in to the ... Read More »

Goa State Film Festival to start today

NT BUZZ Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) is all set to host the 9th Goa State Film Festival, 2018 from May 3 to May 6 at ESG, Panaji. The festival will be inaugurated by minister of public works, Sudin Dhavalikar and Member of Parliament, South Goa, Narendra Sawaikar. The inaugural function will be followed by the screening of the opening ... Read More »

Namah Society spreads music literacy through workshop

NT BUZZ Namah society recently organised a workshop on music methods for beginners and compositional  techniques for students and teachers in Goa. The workshop resource faculty Kedarnath Awati was impressed by the overwhelming response. He appreciated the flavour of folklore music and encouraged the use of Goan rhythm and melodic phrases in developing new compositions. The beginner’s course exposed the ... Read More »

Konnak Patieupachem

TIATR REVIEW  BY JP PEREIRA ‘Konnank Patieupachem’ the new tiatr from Francis de Tuem, is of those aged men, deserted in old age homes. Some have children, while others have no one to look after them. Bruno waits longingly for a call from his son. The son does not bother. He is too busy with his family in the States. ... Read More »

Aashna Gurav, Vrishaba Sharma and Kezaia Caldeira selected for FBB Femina Miss India 2018

NT BUZZ 13 girls were shortlisted for the Goa auditions of FBB Femina Miss India 2018 that was recently held at Mall De Goa. Contestants showcased their talent and personality that was judged by Melwyn Noronha, FBB Femina Miss India 2017, Audrey D’silva, model, Prathamesh Maulingkar and first runner up Miss United Continent 2014, Gail Da Silva. Aashna Gurav, Vrishaba ... Read More »