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NT BUZZ “Discipline and interest is very important in learning,” said director of art and culture, Gurudas Pilarnekar. He was speaking as the chief guest at the concluding function of a mime workshop organised by the Directorate of Art and Culture. In his address, he said: “Be it, school education or any kind of education, discipline and interest play an …

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Different activities at IMB

NT BUZZ As part of the National Book Week celebrations, a book exhibition and sale has been organised at Institute Menezes Braganza (IMB), Panaji which will conclude on November 23. A portrait painting workshop will also be held from November 21 to November 23, which is jointly organised by Institute Menezes Braganza (IMB), Goa College of Art, Althino and All …

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Goa Arts and Literature Festival returns for 10th edition

NT BUZZ The 10th anniversary edition of the Goa Arts and Literature Festival (GALF) will be held at the International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula from December 5 to 7 this year. Founded in 2009 by co-curators Damodar Mauzo and Vivek Menezes of the Goa Writers group, with the consistent partnership, support and organisation of ICG, the GALF is among …

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Making IFFI more delegate-friendly

As Goa prepares for the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), and the 16th year in the state, there still  remain some key issues that need to be addressed SACHIN CHATTE The 50th anniversary of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is around the corner. This is also the 16th year that the festival, which …

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Age is just a number

Among the many participants that will be a part of the 10th edition of the Goa River Marathon, ‘Run for Green Goa’ which will be held today, November 17, a group of senior citizens will also be sweating it out on the track DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT BUZZ While retirement from a job or the completion of 60 years …

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Web series ‘Khushfehmiyaan’ launched

NT BUZZ Web series, ‘Khushfehmiyaan’, shot exclusively in Goa, was launched on Friday at the hands of minister for art and culture, Govind Gaude at the secretariat, Porvorim. The online series which stars Nasir Abdullah, Maitrik Thakkar, Pratibha Tiwarrii, Aman Tyagi and Ankit Raizada is currently streaming on the online platform, Gemplex. Present at the occasion were director, Vishal Kumar …

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‘Ojeap Zainaka’

Benny de Aldona, who is known for his songs with a message, and many cameos, has released ‘Ojeap Zainaka’, a tiatr which deals with relations and how greed can destroy the happiness of a family. It opens with the wedding of Angela’s son Roy to Joaquim’s daughter, Cynthia. As the father tells his daughter to enter the new house with …

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A man of many hats

JP Pereira Hailing from Telaulim in Navelim, Avito Pires de Menezes has always enjoyed being part of the Christmas programmes organised in his parish. One year however, the organisers could not arrange a host for the show. Menezes was requested to step in, which he did after some hesitation. “The show was a success and some of the audience members …

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Winning Combination

FILM REVIEWS SACHIN CHATTE Film: Ford v Ferrari Cast: Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Tracy Letts Directed by: James Mangold Duration: 2 hrs 35 mins Rating: * * * * If you are not a fan of cars or racing, the title of the film, Ford v Ferrari may not sound very appealing – but make no mistake, it is the …

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Culinary cook-off

NT BUZZ Extending its International Chef’s Day celebrations, Hard Rock Hotel Goa organised the ‘Master Chef Culinary Challenge’ for band members to showcase their flair for cooking at the hotel. Donning aprons, white toques and chef coats, the event saw staff from the kitchen and other departments battle it out for the winning title. Each contestant had to whip up …

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