Sunday , 24 March 2019


Committed to the Konkani stage

Not even injuries can keep tiatrist Eleuterio da Costa away from the stage. The Divar-based tiatrist talks to NT BUZZ about his initiation into tiatr, the challenges he faced, and his thoughts on the young talent entering the field J P Pereira Eleuterio da Costa has always enjoyed performing on stage, right from his school days at Our Lady of ... Read More »

Uzvadd Tuka Diun

Tiatr REVIEW JP Pereira Uzvadd Tuka Diun recounts a tale of a widowed mother, her ungrateful sons and their cruel wives. The widowed mother is a wealthy woman. Her older son Jaison leaves home on his wife’s request. As they are childless Jaison has relinquished his rights of the property. Nixon works in Mumbai while his wife Sanya and daughter Skyla ... Read More »

‘Zannvayechi Zhor’ released

NT BUZZ Konkani book ‘Zannvayechi Zhor’ by Bonaventure D’Pietro was recently released. Speaking at the launch of the book the chief guest, retired associate professor, Konkani Department, Goa University, Chandralekha de Souza said: “What remains in our memory after reading and experiencing the thoughts of the writer is important and with God’s gift of wisdom to us, it is important ... Read More »

Telling the Goa story, in unusual ways

Frederick Noronha When I look back, it seems like yesterday; actually, it was a good thirty years ago. I vividly recall my surprise on coming across an unusual and unexpected article. It struck me like a bolt from the blue while spending time scanning through periodicals in my favourite space at the old Goa University campus library (when it was ... Read More »

Evaluating value education

The session on Value Education on day 2 of Difficult Dialogues saw panelists discussing the role of value education in our lives, the need for teaching this subject in schools, and how relevant Gandhian values are today, reports NT BUZZ NT BUZZ With this year’s theme of Difficult Dialogues being centred on education, one of the topics up for discussion ... Read More »

Resuscitating education with better financing

The fifth panel discussion for Difficult Dialogues was on ‘Financing of Education: Binding Constraints’. NT BUZZ brings you the details NT BUZZ In India various financial schemes, polices and plans are devised to improve the quality of education, however the government has not been able to achieve the maximum. To understand whether it is the financial constraint that is holding ... Read More »

Studio Arpora- New kid on the block

NT BUZZ Studio Arpora, located in its namesake village, is a calming escape from Arpora’s bustling main road. Its Mediterranean interiors feature swatches of Santorini blue, chapel white, and tropical green. The calming palette highlights the studio’s curated collection of lifestyle décor and art. Founded by artist, Shireen Mody and her daughter, Saffron Wiehl – the studio is a warm ... Read More »

Sunburn Klassique artist line-up revealed!

NT BUZZ Percept Live recently announced the homecoming of Asia’s largest dance music festival, Sunburn, to Goa in collaboration with Klassique events represented by Shailesh Shetty. Spanning over two days, a brand-new format ‘Sunburn Klassique’ will be held on February 23 and 24 at Vagator, the venue where the festival was first hosted in 2013.  And now the artist line ... Read More »

Viva Goa, ESG host screening of ‘Chuskit’

NT BUZZ Viva Goa, Goa’s first and only lifestyle magazine in collaboration with the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), organised a special screening of the film ‘Chuskit’ for the students of People’s School for Appropriate Learning and People’s High School, at Maquinez Palace, Panaji, on January 25, 2019. The event was partnered by the four Marriott Group hotels in Goa. ... Read More »

Drink away the cold

Zubin Dsouza There has been a lot of moaning and grousing off late. There has been a cold snap and not too many people are happy about it. The doomsday prophets have jumped onto the bandwagon and are busy proclaiming all kinds of retribution from the gods. Some say that it is the harbinger of the apocalypse while others claim ... Read More »