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‘A travelogue written by Iwona Etain DeSouza was released at a function held at Panjim Convention Centre. The book documents the author’s journey through the Holy Land. Compiled as a university project, the book is a collection of facts gained on-site as well as off-site through research and local interaction. Through the book, Iwona provides readers with an insight into …

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New kid on the block

JP Pereira Every now and then, a new talent emerges. At times, this happens at a very young age owing to the sincere performance of these new actors. Joyel Fernandes , from Maina, Curtorim is one such new comedian, who has made quite a mark on the Konkani stage.  “I always wanted to be a part of the Konkani stage, …

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Remembering tiatrists and their contributions

Every month, Tiatr Academy of Goa organises a special programme, ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’ to remember the late tiatr artistes who were born in a particular month and are no more with us today, highlighting their contribution in the field of tiatr. This month’s programme will be held on May 28, 4 p.m. at the Black Box, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The …

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TIATR REVIEW – JP Pereira

College life After the successful ‘100%’ last year, a tiatr that looked into happenings in schools, Menezes Theatre has released ‘College Life’. This is an insight into the lives, behavior of students, happenings, and political interference in colleges today. Written and directed by Mario Menezes and presented with a cast that has talented children of tiatrists, this is a fine …

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Dalgado Konknni Akademi to celebrate Goa Statehood Day

To preserve the identity of Goa and bring about awareness among its people, Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) organises various activities on the important days of India and Goa. The events are organised annually with an objective to make known the importance of the day and to remind the people of our history. One such key day is on May 30 …

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Taking note of NOTA

NOTA (None of the Above) has seen its fair share of votes at election time, be it at the last two Lok Sabha polls and the various state assembly polls over the last few years. But are people happy with the importance accorded to it? NT BUZZ finds out Christine Machado The verdict is out. The people have chosen their …

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Bookstore of yore

The capital city, Panaji houses numerous bookstores, but Singbal’s Book House is one that cannot be missed for its unique identity and collection of books. NT BUZZ gets details on one of the oldest and biggest bookstores RAMANDEEP KAUR Opposite the Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church is Singbal’s Book House that caters to the needs of diverse customers. The bookstore …

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The past reinterpreted

As part of the MOG Sunday series, Afrah Shafiq will be giving a talk on ‘Remixing the Past’ on May 26, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Museum of Goa, Pilerne. Shafiq is a multimedia artist based between Goa and Bangalore. She also works as a video editor, illustrator, designer, animator, line producer, teacher, curator, and manager in various worlds …

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Keeping it cool

Holidays are a great time to have fun outdoors. But due to the heat, being outdoors is often less than ideal. Some simple changes and modifications in one’s routine can ensure that the holidays continue to be a fun experience without causing harm to the body Summers are synonymous with trips to the beach, picnics, swimming in the pool, cooling …

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Creativity on the floor

Goa State Commission organised a rangoli workshop in a bid to preserve the traditional art form in the years to come. The aim of the workshop was to create awareness about safeguarding children’s rights. The workshop was conducted by Arjun Shrirang Parab. Further, the Commission will organise a summer camp for children to encourage them to participate and hone their …

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