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Something Fishy: Get the taste of Arabian Sea at Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort with a curated seafood experience by as per the guest’s personalised preferences at Mama Mia, the resort’s seasonal poolside grill till November 30, from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Photography and carols: Sobd, the Konkani bible app is organising a photography contest on the theme ‘Capturing the Goan Christian Faith’. The pictures should be submitted to http://sobd.in/contests before November 30. Details: aadhar@sobd.in / contests@sobd.in/ 9730147785.

Startup open house: 91springboard, Panaji is set to organise a Startup Open House on November 30, 5 p.m. onwards. Details: 9873860884.

Youth camp: Chinmaya Yuva Kendra Goa is organising Achievers, an all Goa residential youth camp for 14 to 28 years from December 1 to 3 at Shree Shantadurga Chamumdeshwari Temple, Quepem. Fees: `800. Details: 9920588872/ 8550912045/ 2752297/ 9422442732.

Quiz time: Rotary club of Mapuca is organising the National Saevus Eco-Achievers Quiz 2018 on December 1 at St Brittos High School, Mapuca. The competition is for students of 5th to 7th only. Details: quiz@rotarymapuca.com/8275082750.

Science matters: The travelling exhibition ‘Light Matters’ is on till December 31 at Goa Science Centre and Planetarium. Details: 2463426.

Art and Culture

Mahatma on Celluloid – A multimedia digital exhibition will be held at IFFI 2018 to celebrate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi organised by National Film Archives of India (NFAI) in collaboration with the Bureau of Outreach and Communication at the Kala Academy The exhibition will be open to public viewing till November 28.

Buddha’s teachings: Jyoti Mehta’s ‘Buddha’s Teachings’ paintings will be on display till November 30 at Achies Art Gallery, Chandor. Details: 9822814957/9552475233.

Photography competition: Mindversity is organising a mobile photography contest on the theme ‘My Goa’. The contest is on till November 30. The results will be declared on December 15. Visit: www.mindversity.org.

Children’s Tiatr Competition: TAG will organise the Children’s Tiatr Competition in collaboration with Ravindra Bhavan Vasco to be held from November 26 to December 29 at the main auditorium of Ravindra Bhavan, Vasco daily at 4 p.m. Entry is free on first come first serve basis.

Chitrasangam 2018: Artinspired Goa is organise the 5th edition of Chitrasangam – a ten-day national group art exhibition, at Ujwal Art Gallery, Vagator open till December 1, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Jazz India Circuit (JIC): JIC’s International Jazz Festival Goa will be held on Saturday, December 1 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the International Centre Goa (ICG) Panaji. House of Waters, the popular US jazz band will headline the event in the company of French Afrofunk ensemble, Supergombo and UK band, World Service Project. Tickets available at www.jazzindiacircuit.com

Yuva Drawing competition: YUVA’s will organise the 2nd All Goa Drawing Competition on December 2, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, at the Shree Mahalaxmi Temple, Panaji. The competition is free and pre-registration is must. Drawing sheet will be provided. Painting material has to be brought by participants. The groups for the competition are as follows: Group A – upto  class 4 – open topic; Group B – class 5 to 7 – topic: Space/Underwater; Group C – Class 8 to 10 – topic: Goan/Indian Historical Site; Open Group – no age/education limit – topic: Swachh Bharat/Skill India/Unity is strength. Details: 9545622528 / 9420595013.

Book release: Fundacao Oriente and the Goa1556 will host the release of the book Under the Mango tree: Short stories from Goa on December 4 at Fundacao Oriente. Details: 2230728.

GALF : The Goa Arts & Literature Festival (GALF) 2018, will be organised and hosted by ICG in association with Goa Writers. The inaugural function will be at Maquinez Palace, Panaji at 5 p.m. on Thursday December 6 featuring keynote addresses by Shashi Deshpande, Jerry Pinto and the unveiling of GALF artwork designed by Viraj Naik. The festival sessions at ICG Dona Paula will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on December 7 & 8. Open to all. Details: www.goaartlitfest.com

Art of the matter: The exhibition will include works by Ryan Abreu, Shripad Gurav, Deepak Shirodkar, Veenita Chendvankar, Alok Johri, Mansi Trivedi, Cynthia Chowgule, N Kanhaiya, Sonja Weber, Karishma D’souza, Kalidas Mhamal, Swapnesh Vaigankar, Divesh Gadekar, Shilpa Naik and Diptej Vernekar. Open till December 8 at Fundacao Oriente.

Workshop/Seminar/ Lecture

Christmas Workshop: Gination will organise a 3 day workshop from November 28 to 30 in two batches – 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Pegado Residence, Anjuna. Fees: `650/- Details: 976484198/ 9518995474

Basic ballroom dance: Clube Vasco da Gama in association with Dr Martin & Dance Illusion Team will be starting Sunday basic ballroom workshop from November 28 at Clube Vasco Da Gama, Panaji. Details: ballroomgoa@gmail.com/ 9823014397.

Funky jewellery: Make some funky jewellery items at the upcycled jewellery making workshop on November 28, 3 p.m. Fee: `500.  Register: http://imoji.in/UXZwBY

Goencho Pao Workshop: Learn to bake traditional Goan poies, pao, ondes, stuffed and unstuffed paozinhos, sweet buns, koncheche or katre bread, cinnamon buns and sliced bread at the Ally’s Goencho Pao workshop on November 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at La Solitaire, Nagalli Hills Colony, Donapaula. Details: alisonjanelobo@gmail.com / 8554054640

Understanding GST and TDS: Goa State Industries Association (GSIA) is organising a one-day program on ‘GST & TDS Issues for Industry’ on November 29, 9.30 a.m at Goa State Central Library, Patto Plaza, Panaji. The workshop will cover topics on GST – GSTR 9 Annual Return, GSTR 9C: Reconciliation statement, Audit Report and Relevant Provisions on TDS for industry. Details: 2438395/ 2438210/ 9146233246.

Public Lecture: Professor of linguistics, Simon Fraser University, Canada Anvita Abbi will deliver a lecture on “What does Indian linguistic diversity tell” at the ICG Dona Paula on November 29 at 4 p.m. organised by the Visiting Research Professor Programme (VRPP), Goa University and The International Centre Goa. Open to all.

Decoupage on Bottles: Workshop on bottle art will be held at Caculo Mall – Panaji on December 2, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fees: ` 600/-. Details 8600804144

Combat sexual harassment: CII Goa will organise a One day workshop on Sexual Harassment at Workplace on 14 December 2018 at Cidade de Goa. Details: john.fernandes@cii.in / 9822982979

HEALTH

Health consult: Surgeon and oncologist Dr L J De Souza from Mumbai will be available from November 28 to 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Menezes Polyclinic. Details: 2225918/2220237

Friday Health Talk: A health talk will be organised by the Intensive Care / Emergency and Trauma Unit of Manipal Hospitals Goa on “Basic Life Support” on November 30 at 4.30 p.m. at The International Centre Goa. Open to all

Tibetan bowl therapy: Traya will  host a session “Healing Vibes – Tibetan bowl therapy.” by Surya (Sonal) on December 1, from 5 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. at the Traya Natural Health Centre, Dona Paula. Fees: `360/-. Details: 7775065292

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