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DBC celebrates women achievers

NT KURIOCITY The Women’s Cell of the Don Bosco College celebrated International Women’s Day. Present at the function were entrepreneurs Manasi Govenkar and Komal Khaparde, writer Annalie Gracias and sportsperson Sheral D’Mello. Principal, Cedric Silveira acknowledged the success of the achievers and congratulated them for being beacons of inspiration, motivation and encouragement. Manager, Fr Joaquim Lobo commented on the dedication, …

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‘It’s about telling your story’

With his songs  ‘Yaddein’ and  ‘Girlfriend’,  rapper, singer, and  composer Dino  James became a sensation on the  internet. Having  recently released  ‘Dooriyan’, NT BUZZ caught up with the  hit maker who was down in Goa Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ What makes rapper Dino James a hit is his inspirational lyrics, the simplicity of his ideas and music videos …

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Film from Goa premieres in France

‘405’, a film by a Tivim-based film director Shanawaz Nellikunnil recently had its world premiere at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, in France. NT BUZZ gets more details NT BUZZ Having worked as a film director for the last five years, Shanawaz Nellikunnil recently had the opportunity to make his first visit to the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival …

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Kindled with tradition

NT BUZZ Celebrated on the first full moon day during the season of Shigmo, ‘Sheni Uzo’ is an age-old ritual carried out in the village of Malkarnem, Sanguem. On the occasion, the original inhabitants of the village gather near the Mallikarjun temple around midnight. Betel nut tree trunks (maadi) from select plantations are carried around the temple by devotees from …

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Faith, fun and fellowship

NT BUZZ More than 250 youth from 18 Salesian houses in the states of Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra came together under one roof at Loutolim to celebrate ‘Witness 2020’, the youth day of the Panaji-Konkan Province. This event of faith, fellowship and fun was an initiative of the Don Bosco Youth Services of the province (DBYS-INP) and was held at …

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Shigmotsav celebrations in Ponda

NT BUZZ Despite the scare of the Coronavirus in the air, a crowd of tourists and locals alike came together to witness the spectacular display of floats, romtamel, folk dances, fancy dress and more at the annual Shigmotsav parade in Ponda on Tuesday. The parade commenced at around 5 p.m. at the hands of senior folk artist Honu Gaude and …

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Viva Carnival at Vasco

NT BUZZ The five-day Carnival festivities in the port town of Vasco da Gama concluded with a performance by Lorna, Veloshka D’Costa, Scully D’Souza and Paresh Parab. This year, the Carnival was celebrated with pomp and gaiety and showcased the art and culture of Goa. Khell taitr, Goan folk dances, fancy dress and dance competitions, tie-breaker football and more were …

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Fireflies, magic, and music

The music video for ‘Pikki Pikki Kazule’ takes viewers on a wonderful journey through the forests as it strives to revive the love for fireflies, which are slowly going extinct, discovers NT BUZZ ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES  NT BUZZ Two years ago, Goan folk and musical troupe Goenchim Noketram released the audio CD of ‘Goa-Tuzo Mog Mhaka’. The album comprises of seven …

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A brush with creativity

‘Monochromes’ is an ongoing art exhibition at Cafe Rasa, featuring the works of nine women artists from around Goa. NT BUZZ gets more details RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Nine women artists from varied professional backgrounds have showcased their creativity at an ongoing art exhibition titled ‘Monochromes’ being held at Cafe Rasa, Panaji. It is organised by Pathiks (travellers on …

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The joy of colours

The colourful festival of Holi, which will be celebrated with much funfare in Goa, and other parts of the country on March 10, marks the arrival of spring, with people from different religions and backgrounds coming together ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES |  NT BUZZ Holi. The mere mention of the word itself, is enough to light up one’s face. Indeed, this festival …

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