Wednesday , 24 April 2019


Tiatr review – Through a child’s eyes


The tiatr staged by the children under the aegis of Abhivyeakti Panaji ‘Teacher Mhaka Palov Di’ mirrored common situations that most children face. Written by Mangala Nadkarni and directed by Shantaram Pawar, the tiatr was part of the first children’s tiatr festival, which is being held at the auditorium of the Goa State Museum, Patto, Panaji.

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Beating politicians with their own stick


‘Ami Soglle Ek’ brought the curtains down on the first Children’s Tiatr festival held at the State Museum, Panaji. Directed by Marciano Noronha and written by Tomazinho Cardozo, the tiatr portrayed two messages to the audience. One is to respect all religions and secondly to vote wisely.

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The wandering performers


The term bahurupi is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘bahu’ which means many and ‘rupa’ which means form. A folk art form of Rajasthan, a bahrupiya is a traditional artiste who dons various guises right from that of a god to that of an animal to entertain people.

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Nostalgic tales of a village

“India lives in its villages” stated the great leader of our times, Mahatma Gandhi. A country without its villages is a country without a soul. This becomes more believable when you read the book titled,Beyond the Beach - The Village of Arossim Goa in Historical Perspective’ authored by Dr Themistocles D’Silva.

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Results of HSS play competition announced

The results of the one act play competition for Higher Secondary Schools organised by Kala Academy have been declared. ‘Ghusmat’ staged by Peoples Higher Secondary School, Panaji and ‘Ghatna Tich’ staged by Satyawati Soiru Angle Higher Secondary, Mashem, Canacona have bagged the first prize in the Konkani and Marathi Section respectively. 

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Chau: the war dance

The Chau dance performed by artistes from Bengal was the highlight of the three day folk festival organised by Banglanatak dot com recently at the open air auditorium at Kala Academy.

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First Children’s Tiatr Festival

Day 3

Importance of values highlighted in ‘Disha Konn Dakhoitolo’


St Michael Taleigao Socio Cultural Association presented its tiatr ‘Disha Konn Dakhoitolo’ on the third day of the Children’s Tiatr Festival held at the auditorium of the Goa State Museum, Panjim.

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Towards a greener pasture

Can your child recognise the more common flowers and birds? Has your child been exposed to a real forest? If not, then it is high time you make them aware of our green heritage. ‘The Navhind Times’ delves deeper into the woods in order to make our children aware of the environment

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