Festive walking trail: Enjoy Ganesh with a festive walking trail on September 21, 4 p.m. organised by Soul Travelling. Details: email@example.com/7378301863.
History quiz: The annual Goa History Quiz jointly organised by the Xavier Centre for Historical Research and the Sunday Evening Quiz Club returns for its 8th edition with the preliminary round being held on September 22, 9.30 a.m. The quiz is open to school students up to Class X and will cover the whole gamut of Goa’s history, culture and traditions. The preliminary round will be held in two locations simultaneously – at the Loyola High School, Margao (for schools from South Goa) and the Xavier Centre for Historical Research, Porvorim (for North Goa schools). The semi finals and finals will be held on October 8. Details: www.seqc.blogspot.com.
Heritage tours: The Fontainhas Walking Tour will be organised by Make It Happen every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 3 p.m. from General Post Office, Panaji. Make it Happen will also organise a backwater sunset boat cruise through the serene exotic backwaters of St Estevam on September 22, 4. 30 p.m. from Old Goa, Ferry Point. Meanwhile the Divar Island Tour will be held on September 23, 11 a.m. from Divar Ribandar Ferry Point ( Divar side), the Old Goa Heritage Walk will be held on September 21, 10. 30 a.m. from Viceroy’s Arch, Old Goa, the Kushavati Heritage Tour will be held on September 30, 9 a.m. from Ravindra Bhavan, Margao and the Old Goa Archeoastronomy Walk will be held on September 30, 10.30 a.m. from Viceroy’s Arch, Old Goa. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org /9740616295.
Know your movies: The Sunday Evening Quiz Club (SEQC), in association with the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), will be hosting ‘Lights, Camera, Question’, a quiz on the magic of movies, on September 23, 3 p.m. at Maquinez Palace, Panaji. It will be conducted by Aniruddha Sen Gupta, a Mastermind India finalist. Details: email@example.com.
Trek to Tarde: The Youth Hostels Association of India, Porvorim Unit is organising a one day trek to Tarde waterfalls at Tambdi Surla on September 23. A special bus will leave from Maruti Temple, Porvorim at 7.30 a.m., from Patto, Panaji at 8 a.m. and from Sun in circle, Ponda at 8.40 a.m.
Exhibition of crystals: The Goa Science Centre and Planetarium is hosting the travelling exhibition ‘The Wonderful World of Crystals’ till September 30.
ART AND CULTURE
Popular tiar: Every year Tiatr Academy of Goa organises the Popular Tiatr Competition. The main purpose of organising this competition is to bring about all round development of tiatr. This year the 10th Popular Tiatr Competition will be judged from January 5, 2019 to February 5, 2019 in any of the auditoriums at Panaji, Vasco, Sanquelim, Mapusa, Curchorem, Margao and Ponda. Those tiatrs who have completed 5 shows from April 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 are eligible to participate. Last date to apply in the prescribed application form along with a typed copy of the script and lyrics of kantaram is December 31, 2018 during the office hours. For details call 2230738/2230739.
Tiatr competition: The 44th Tiatr ‘A’ Group Competition of Kala Academy will be held from September 10 to October 8, 7 p.m. every day, at the Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir of Kala Academy.
Zumba session: Come to Bookworm library at House No 127, Old Saraswati Vidyalaya, Mala, Fontainhas and shake it up with Sammy Coelho on September 20, 4 p.m. onwards. Details: 09823222665.
Cinephile film screening: The Cinephile Film Club will screen ‘A Cold Summer Night’, a Konkani/Marathi short film on September 20, 6.30 p.m. hosted by Sachin Chatte. This will be followed by a Q&A with the director and the cast. Post this Aki Kaurismaki’s ‘The Match Factory Girl’ will be screened at 7.15 p.m.
Singing competition: Quitula Sports and Cultural Club, Aldona is organising its annual traditional All Goa Individual Singing Competition on October 2, 4.30 p.m. at the Club Hall. The competition will be held in three categories –sub juniors: up to 10 years of age, juniors: from 11 to 15 years, seniors: 16 years and above. An elimination round will be held on September 23. Entries should be submitted by September 20. Details: 9922202167/ 9822980346/9823374316/ 9767113301.
Remembering tiatrists: Tiatr Academy of Goa is all set to organise ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’ to remember the late tiatr artistes who were born in September a particular month and to highlight their contribution in the field of tiatr. The programme will be held on September 24, 4 p.m. at the Conference Hall of Tiatr Academy, Campal Trade Centre, Panaji.
Charismatic retreat: A residential Charismatic retreat in English and Konkani on the theme ‘Jesus Saves’ will be conducted by Pilar Retreat Team on September 21, 5 p.m. at Pilar Animation Centre, Pilar. Details:2218553/2218694.
Feast of Padre Pio: The feast of Padre Pio also known as Saint Pio of Pietrelcina will be celebrated on September 23 at Padre Pio Friary Modi Navelim. On the feast day the first mass will be at 6.30.a.m. Fr Simon Rico Fernandes will celebrated the mass. At 8.30.a.m, Bishop of Sindhudurg Diocese, Bishop Allwyn Barretto will celebrate the mass and at 5 p.m. Auxilliary Bishop of Ranchi, General Secretary of CBCI, Fr Theodare Mascarenhas will celebrate the mass. The jubilee closing ceremony will be held on September 30 at 4.p.m. with mass; followed by procession at 5.15 p.m. A musical show will also be presented by Leny Gomendes and Youth Power.
Art of calligraphy: A calligraphy workshop by Sandesh Barazankar will be held on September 20, 3.30 p.m. at 1930 Vasco. Details: 9604002287 / 8551930213.
Drawing and doodling: A drawing and doodling workshop will be conducted by Paint Club Goa from September 20 to October 25, 4.30 p.m. at The Space, Siolim. The workshop will be conducted in two groups – 9 to 13 years and 14 years plus. Fees: `2000. Details: 9049020904.
Opinion poll talk: Uday Bhembre will deliver a talk on ‘The Historic Opinion Poll’ on September 23, 11 a.m. at Museum of Goa, Pilerne. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org/7722089666.
Dental conference: A dental conference will be held on September 22 from 3 p.m. onwards and on September 23 from 9 a.m. onwards organised by MB distributors at Verna. Pankaj Maheshwari will speak on ‘Treatment planning in every day practice for Aesthetic Solutions’; Niti Shah on ‘Post and Core’ and Hormuzd K Vakil on ‘Optimal Aesthetics and Optimal Function with 3M Lava Indirect Prosthesis’. Details: email@example.com/9822132303/08322776636
Higher soul workshop: Achieve oneness with the higher soul workshop on September 22 and 23, 9 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., behind Secretariat, Porvorim. It is meant for those who have completed 16 years and above. The fee inclusive of the cvost of book/manual, CD, lunch, tea, certificate, teachings etc is `4000, spot registration fee is `4500 and the review few is `1000. Details: http://pranichealing.com/course/achieving-oneness-higher-soul/ 9404477992.
Wood cut print making: Learn the ancient art of wood cut print making with Mansi Trivedi from September 23 at Natti’s Naturals Anjuna. Details: 9620916166.
Psychic Diagnosis : Nurturing – Psychic Diagnosis with divine healing, verbal instructive healing, visual instructive healing and more will be held on September 22, 5.30 p.m. at Swapnil S Revankar, Brain Works Studio, Porvorim. Those who have done their pranic healing graduation are eligible to participate. Fee: `500. Details: 9404477992.
Path to become genius : Nurturing – Path To Become Genius with blue triangle: for business / career relationship child career will be held on September 23, 5.30 p.m. at Swapnil S Revankar, Brain Works Studio, Porvorim. Those who have done Arhatic Prep are eligible to participate. Fees: `500. Details: 9404477992.
Neuro consult: Dr Aadil S Chagla of Neurosurgery dept K E M Hospital Mumbai will be available for consultation at Menezes Polyclinic on September 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Details: 2225918/2220237.
Health talk: ‘Cancer: facts and fiction’, a talk by consultant, Surgical Oncology, Manipal Hospitals, Goa, Dr Eugene George Rent will be held on September 28, 4.30 p.m. at The International Centre Goa in association with Manipal Hospitals.
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