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Enjoy the festive season with a balanced approach

DEEPIKA Rathod With the festivities just around the corner, we plan to enjoy to the fullest, and when it comes to enjoyment the first thing comes to mind is eating delicacies prepared during the season. We look forward to the tests but at the same time we also want to keep our health and weight in check. I’ve observed a …

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’Tis the season to be gifting

 Giving a gift is nothing to do with economics. It is in fact a rather complex tradition in the way it can affect human interactions and influence your well-being ALDINA Braganza I love Christmas. Maybe it’s because I was born Catholic and ’tis the season to be jolly..Fa la la la la la la la la… was part of my …

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Stories in sepia

‘Goa Familia’, an exhibition at the upcoming Serendipity Arts Festival in Panaji, examines how family photographs, postcards, etc, apart from narrating a family history, are also statements of the socio-cultural scenario of the time. NT BUZZ gets a sneak peek CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ The fourth edition of the Serendipity Arts Festival will return to Goa from December 15 …

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A myriad display of art

The third edition of the Goa Affordable Art Fest (GAAF) 2019 has on sale artworks – photographs, paintings, digital art, mixed media, prints, and sculptures priced between `1,000 to `1,00,000 from December 14, 2019 to February 14, 2020 Goa Affordable Art Fest (GAAF) 2019, founded by Siddharth Kerkar and Subodh Kerkar will begin on December 14 and continue till February …

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Lifetime Contribution Award for five tiatrists

Every year on December 14, Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG), celebrates the birth anniversary of late Joao Agostinho Fernandes – The Father of Tiatr, in collaboration with Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. On this occasion, TAG also presents Lifetime Contribution to Tiatr Awards to five veteran tiatr artistes who have given their valuable contribution to the tiatr stage. This year, the awards …

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Niharika Tipnis – New Fashion Talent

MEHER CASTELINO When it comes to fashion there are several mother/daughter duos that have created a fashionable niche for themselves. Lina Tipnis’s label ‘Linarika’ has been at the forefront of fashion with her timeless creations that have been loved by her loyal buyers for over two decades. Now, daughter Niharika wants to leave her fashion footprint with ‘Niharika Couture’. A …

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Vintage vehicles to vroom along Goan streets

The Goa Vintage and Classic Vehicles Club (GVCVC) is organising its inaugural ‘Vintage and Classic Vehicles Drive’ on December 15. The rally of 30 vintage and classic cars, themed ‘GVCVC Novotel Village Vintage Drive’, will be flagged off at 9 a.m. at the hands of chairman, Dempo Group of Companies, Shrinivas Dempo from Maquinez Palace, Panaji. The rally will then …

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Twelve bites of Christmas – Part 1

Zubin D’souza When I was young, which was a really long time ago, I was very fascinated by the Christmas carol called ‘The twelve nights of Christmas’. From the normal waiting for Christmas night to receive a present that Santa had left for me, the option of being able to receive 12 presents on each night leading to Christmas seemed …

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Foodie Heaven

After almost a year it was time to go back to a fun place – casual and inviting with a variety of options to eat and drink, with some twists and tweaks to the regular fare. So, the best option was Toro Toro, opposite the Baga creek Danuska Da Gama The first thing that bowls you over at Toro Toro …

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Tracing the journey of Goencho Saib- St Francis Xavier – Part 1

Sanjeev V Sardesai The month of December starts with one of the most famous religious gatherings of the Catholic community in Goa – the Feast of St Francis Xavier, at the World Heritage Site – Old Goa. The name Goa, for this part of the Konkan Coast, came on the international map prominently in 1510, when the forces of Afonso …

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