Friday , 26 April 2019



Photo contest: The 12th annual photo contest and exhibition to mark World Photography Day in memory of Late Margarida G. P. e Araujo Alvares will be held from August 19 to September 2, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Big Foot Art Gallery, Loutolim. The exhibition will feature work displayed by the students of CMYK Academy of Photography – Mapusa.


Heritage walk: The Goan Shutterbugs is organising a walk through the lanes and bylanes of the heritage area of Comba on August 19, 5 p.m. onwards. The walk is free and open to all and starts from Clube Harmonia de Margao. Details: 7769886511.


Earth Keepers’ Market: Visit the Earth Keepers’ Market for fresh organic seasonal fruits and vegetables, organic groceries, herbal health supplements and natural body products on August 19, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Rejuvenation Center, Candolim. Details: 8888409687.


Festival of Plants and Flowers: The 27th Festival of Plants and Flowers is on till August 20 at SFX School Complex, Siolim. Open to all.


Hidden treasures: ‘The Hidden Treasure Heritage Walk, Assagao’ will be held on August 22, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Details: 75075 76472 / 99601 88801.



Sacred walk: The Sacred Walk – Bandora by Soul Travelling will be held on August 19. 4 p.m. from Mahalaxmi Temple, Bandora. Fee: ` 300. Details: 7378301863.


Retreat on Holy Eucharist: A residential Charismatic retreat in English and Konkani on the theme ‘Holy Eucharist and Christian Life’ will be conducted by Pilar Retreat Team on August 24, 5 p.m. at Pilar Animation Centre, Pilar. Details: 9922622782.




Tiatr competition: The 5th Tiatr Competition ‘B’ Group of Kala Academy is on till September 5, 7 p.m. daily at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao.


Yuva Pratibhotsav 2018: The Directorate of Art and Culture will organise ‘Yuva Pratibhotsav 2018’ (Yuva Sangeet Sammelan) on August 19 (9.30 a.m. onwards) at Black Box, Kala Academy, Panaji.


Musical evening: The Department of Western Music of Kala Academy Goa is celebrating its Founder’s Day on August 21, 6 p.m. at the Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir. The programme consists of choir, ensemble music, piano solos, duets and Kala Academy’s Orchestra.


Feeling festive: The Tarang festive bazaar will be held from September 3 to 5 at Hotel Keni, Panaji and September 7 to 9 at Sports and Cultural Club, Porvorim. There will also be a variety of competitions like drawing (September 3), mehendi (September 4), sweet dish making (September 7) and singing (September 8). Details: 8087655341/9158063030.



Workshop/Seminar/ Lecture

Reading Manto: Vandana Shukla will deliver a talk on ‘Reading Manto in the times of mobocracy’ on August 19, 11 a.m. at Museum of Goa, Pilerne.


Pastry classes: Foodybreaks Academy, Porvorim is organising hands-on master classes with pastry chef Kunal Arolkar. An eggless American cookie class on August 19, 9a.m. and the classic puff-quiche-croissant class will be held on August 22, 2 p.m. Details: 9820220912.


Bird lecture: Carl D’Silva Memorial Lecture on ‘Deep birding’ by ornithologist and publisher of ‘Indian Birds’, Asheesh Pittie, will be held on August 19, 4 p.m. at the International Centre Goa.


Sun Rogan: A workshop on the ancient Persian inspired oil based art – Sun Rogan will be held on August 19, 3 to 7 pm at Carpe Diem – Majorda. Fee: ` 1,500.  Details: 2881035/ 8888862462.


Photography workshop: Cressida photographers is organising a photography workshop on August 19, 2.30 p.m. at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. Details: 9822169793/ 9822128862.


Eco-friendly Ganesh: Happy Buds is conducting an eco friendly Ganesh making workshop with Ranjana Agarwal on August 19, 3 p.m. at the centre in Miramar. Fee: ` 600 per person. Details: 9075402544/9822580370.


Creating Ganesh idols: YUVA in association with GHRSSIDC is organising a Ganesh idol making workshop on August 19, 10 a.m. at Marutigad, Mala. The workshop will be in two groups i.e. 10-15 years and 16-22 years. Registration fee: `100. The form is available at Chandeklar’s near Café Mojo, Panaji. Details: 9545622528/ 9420595013.


Portuguese course: The admissions for the certificate of proficiency in Portuguese – A1 (beginners), compatible with the CEF (Common European Framework of reference levels for languages: learning, teaching, assessment) and meant for those who have completed XII standard will open on August 23. Classes will be held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The application form is available at the Department of Portuguese & Lusophone Studies Details: 9881203697.


Mental health talk: As part of Spandan Part 4, ‘Mental Health: The Growing Unrest In Goa’, a talk by producer, host, football- journalist, survivor Sumedh Bilgi will be held on August 24, 6.30 p.m. at The Sincro Hotel, Fatorda. Details: 9423820332.


Panel discussion: A panel discussion on the topic ‘The Supreme Court Judgment on Passive Euthanasia’ will be held on August 24 from 4.30 p.m. to 6 p.m. It is organised by VM Salgaocar College of Law, Miramar in association with Society for Youth Development – Sanjeevan, Nageshi, Ponda  and International Center Goa.


ICG lecture: ‘The Past and the Future in India-Pakistan Relations’, a lecture by director general, Indian Council for World Affairs Former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore T C A Raghavan (IFS, Retd) will be held on August 25, 11 a.m. at The International Centre Goa, Dona Paula.


Stock trading session:  An interactive educative session on how to earn real time returns from stock market is being organised by Leospace on August 25, 10 a.m. at Goa Chamber of Commerce Building, Panaji. Details: 9326012722 / 7875029074


Acting course: Mindversity presents the Fundamentals of Acting certification course from August 25 to September 9 at 1930, Vasco. The course is lead by actor, performance researcher,theatre practitioner, and acting coach, Devendranath Sankarnarayanan, Details: 8178273467/ 7982949013.


Talk on vedic scriptures: ‘Sensing the Essence of the Universe -Learning from Vedic Scriptures and Sciences’, a talk by vedic scholar Ashok Prabhu will be held on August 25, 11 a.m. at The International Centre Goa.


ICG lecture: ‘The Past and the Future in India-Pakistan Relations’, a lecture by director general, Indian Council for World Affairs Former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore T C A Raghavan (IFS, Retd) will be held on August 25, 11 a.m. at The International Centre Goa, Dona Paula.


Ghumat workshop: Ravindra Bhavan, Margao is organising a workshop on ghumat vadan from August 27 to September 5 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Participants should be above the age of 10 years. Those interested are requested to collect application forms from the office and submit it on or before August 24.


One act play: Tiatr Academy of Goa in collaboration with the Ravindra Bhavan, Baina, Vasco will be organising their 3rd All Goa One Act Play Competition in Konkani on September 1 at the Ravindra Bhavan, Baina, Vasco.




Fertility camp: Vision Hospital and Sunshine IVF is conducting a free fertility camp with MD (OBG), Fellow in Reproductive Medicine (IVF Specialist) Sachin Narvekar on August 25 and 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Vision Hospital, Duler, Mapusa. Details: 2253388/ 0832-2263388.


Neuro consultation: Dr Aadil S Chagla of Neurosurgery Department, K E M Hospital Mumbai will be available for consultation at Menezes Polyclinic on August 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Details: 2225918/2220237.


Friday health talk:  ‘How to be a Johnny Walker’, a talk on all aspects of walking by consultant – Orthopedician, Manipal Hospital, Deep B Bhandare will be held on August 31, 4.30 p.m. organised by The International Centre Goa in association with Manipal Hospitals.


Vipassana meditation: Goa Vipassana Trust is organising a 10-day Vipassana meditation course for new and old students, from September 1 to 11. This residential course will be held at Shree Shantadurga Shankhawaleshwari Sausthan, Veling, Gothan. Details: at 7076218356.


Pranic healing: An advance Pranic healing class with Omkar Shridhar will be held on September 8 and 9, 9a.m. to 6 p.m. behind Secretariat, Porvorim. It is meant for those who have done the basic pranic healing course. The cost of the class inclusive of book/manual, CD, lunch, tea, certificate, teachings etc is `4000. Spot registration fee is `4,500/- and review fees is `1,000/- Details: 9404477992

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