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Gautam Bambolkar from Ponda has been awarded ‘gold’ for his photography series ‘Man-Made Caves’ at The Paris Photography Prize (PX3) 2019. He bagged this award under the ‘Fine Art – Architecture’ category. The Paris Photography Prize (PX3), which is an annual event dedicated to recognising and promoting talented photographers received over 7,000 entries from 100 countries around the world. Gautam’s photographs, along with other …

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Celebrating Jack and Joao

Miguel Braganza Goa celebrates the arrival of the monsoons and the ripening of the jackfruits in one go: the Sao Joao festival. According to the Bible, Elizabeth was six months pregnant with a child who was to be named John, Johannus or Joao – depending on the language in which Zechariah carved it on the ‘tablet’ then made of clay …

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Viva Sao Joao!

It might have been the first day of the week, but people were seen enjoying the annual Sao Joao festivities across the state. While pool and club parties began on Saturday, the traditional celebrations that took place on Monday brought out the true essence of the fun-filled day. From wearing kopels, dancing to the Konkani traditional songs and moving about …

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‘Filmmakers can’t be constantly bullied’

In the weeks since the trailer of Article 15 — showcasing Ayushmann Khurrana as a cop investigating a murder case that has its roots in caste divide — was launched, director Anubhav Sinha has found himself courting controversy. After the fringe outfit Parshuram Sena alleged that the film shows Brahmins in poor light, there have been reports of Sinha’s effigies …

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Sao Joao: uniting the community

As Goa gets all set to celebrate ‘Sao Joao’ on June 24 NT BUZZ finds out from people how this festival is an opportunity to help people bond VENITA GOMES | NT BUZZ Many complain of not getting enough time to spend with near and dear ones due to the various commitments related to jobs, studies, etc. However, people eagerly …

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Bombay to Goa… …for the love of tiatr

Having left a job in Bombay to act in tiatr, Fatima D’Souza’s journey on stage brought her fame, love, and a reason to live a  happy life. She talks  about her journey… J P Pereira Fatima D’Souza was born in a family of tiatr lovers, actors, and singers. Her father A K D’Souza wrote and directed tiatrs and staged shows …

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Curtains come down on celebrations of 125 years of tiatr

NT BUZZ Minister for Art and Culture, Govind Gaude, at the closing ceremony of 125th anniversary of tiatr appealed to youngsters to hone their artistic skills and remain humble and sincere in their work. He also said that it’s praiseworthy how the tiatr fraternity has worked to create a legacy of 125 years. He said: “Over the years, several tiatr …

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Anger Mismanagement

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Kabir Singh Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani, Soham Majumdar Directed by: Sandeep Vanga Duration: 2 hr 54 mins Rating: * * 1 / 2 A remake of the super hit Telugu film Arjun Reddy (2017), Kabir Singh is directed by Sandeep Vanga, the same gent who helmed the original film. With a super flawed character …

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Goa Chitra Ethnographic Museum to host Giving Voice to India

Goa Chitra Ethnographic Museum, Benaulim will host another season of international quality vocal tuition and coaching in western music, the Giving Voice to India (GVI) programme from July 4 to July 8 NT BUZZ Giving Voice to India (GVI) is the brainchild of opera soprano, Patricia Rozario, professor of Voice at London’s prestigious Royal College of Music, and recipient of …

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An evening of jazz

NT BUZZ Goans turned up in huge numbers to celebrate iconic saxophonist Braz Gonsalves with a musical and music concert ‘Raga Rock: Revival of Jazz’ organised by Communicare Trust in partnership with Lotus Film and TV Production and Help India at Kala Academy, Panaji. The musical provided snapshots into Braz’s life right from his initiation into music to his introduction …

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