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Rising club of Sanvorcotto, Cuncolim in association with the directorate of Art and Culture, government of Goa are organising a ‘Summer Tiatr Festival’ at Sanvorcotto-Cuncolim in memory of their founder member Mr Maxie Tavares.Read More »
Goa is a land where one can witness various religious customs in every nook and corner of the state. One such is practiced during the feast of Jesus Nazareth where ‘kanji’ is served to devotees.Read More »
By Dr Luis Dias
Noted violinist Ivry Getlis writes in his ‘The Art of the Violin’, “I have a violin that was born in 1713. It was alive long before me, and I hope it lives long after me. I do not consider it as my violin. Rather, I am perhaps its violinist; I am passing through its life”.
The directorate of Art and Culture each year honours eminent personalities in the field of art and culture by conferring on them the Goa State Cultural Award for their contributions and achievements in various art forms like music, drama, tiatr, bhajan, literature, visual art etc.Read More »
By Shweta Patwardhan
“What was your reason to get me married?” I probed my mother as I started work on this article. While she took her moment to frame an acceptable answer, my all-knowing all-of-nine, bounded to my lap and held my face tightly in his palms. With his characteristic, infectious smile he declared, “To have ME! Simple, silly!”
Kisses flew around the room. My son had, in one spontaneous moment, uttered the ultimate truth behind all creation.
The holy and world-famous Ajmer Sharif dargah in Ajmer, Rajasthan, is finally getting an eco-friendly makeover. From switching to solar power electrification to recycling the mazaar flowers to make itr (perfume), it is perhaps the first shrine in the world to go green.Read More »
By K R N Swamy
His Highness Sir Sultan Mahommed Shah Aga Khan III (1875-1958) was one of the elite historical figures of the 19-20 century. As a child of five, he became the religious head of the affluent Ismaili Shia community, centred around Mumbai.
By Mário Cabral e Sá,
Dear Mr Ambassador for Portugal,
I read with amazement your statement to this newspaper which merited a 6-column banner across the front page on Easter day.