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Dealing with Diabetes

On World Diabetes Day, NT BUZZ learns more about the various aspects of the disease, and how it impacts the family and support network of those affected by it Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ With the number of diabetic patients growing year after year, it could well be said that today, it is quite likely that almost everyone knows …

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This time for Africa!

As part of their India tour, James Jozee and his eight piece band ‘Gogosimo’ will perform in Goa at The Panjim Gymkhana on Friday, November 15. Ahead of the visit, Jozee speaks to NT BUZZ The high energy Afro Latino beats of ‘Gogosimo’ will reverberate through Panjim Gymkhana on November 15 as the band gets set to put on a …

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Reliving yesteryears’ magic at IFFI 2019

‘Satyakam’ directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee; ‘Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne’ directed by Satyajit Ray; and ‘Aradhana’ directed by Shakti Samanta, will be among the movies to be screened at the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India, under a special section ‘Golden Lining Indian Films’. This section will showcase 11 Indian language films, which were released in 1969 and …

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Annual boat festival at Sankhali

The annual ‘Tripurari Purnima’ was held at Vitalapur, Sankhali on the banks of the River Valvanti. The festival marks the victory of Lord Krishna over the demon king Tripurasur. Celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first fortnight of the Hindu month of Kartika, devotees mark the occasion by releasing lamps in the river. As part of the rituals, a …

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A splash of colour

The inaugural function of the watercolour painting exhibition ‘Dhawal Resha Rang Sangathi’ by late watercolour maestro and professor, Pralhad Anant Dhond was held on Monday at the Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji. The exhibition featuring 70 of the late artist’s watercolour paintings was held to commemorate Dhond’s 111th birth anniversary. Chief guest for the same was veteran artist, Laxman Pai. …

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Young at Art

With an aim to provide youngsters with a platform to develop their creative abilities, the Canvas Art Academy, Mapusa organised an art workshop for children. The workshop saw the participation of children as young as three years old. Through the use of various mediums – such as watercolours, pastels, quilling, calligraphy, decoupage and even foam sheets, participants were given an …

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Raise the stakes

Grand 7 Casino, Candolim celebrated the Grand 7 Great Gala Fiesta. The 24-hour open on-shore casino witnessed guests coming in for the celebrations from all over the country. To make the Grand 7 Great Gala Fiesta memorable three grand evenings were planned, each having guest performers such as stand-up comedian, Atul Khatri; Bollywood actress and former Miss India 2013, Zoya …

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Taking Bhai’s vision forward

NT NETWORK ‘Manohar Parrikar Vidnyan Mahotsav’, a two day scientific event will be held on December 12 and 13, 2019. Addressing media on Tuesday, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that late Parrikar had announced at the Nobel Prize series event held in 2018 that the series would be an annual feature in Goa and his government would support the same. …

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Music matters

Budding music artistes from Goa and the world over can enrol to compete for the upcoming World Konkani Music Awards NT BUZZ Konkani music across the globe is set to receive an international impetus with the launch of the World Konkani Music Awards on February 7, 2020 at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium, Taleigao. The event was announced by …

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Heralding the festive season

NT BUZZ With less than two months left for Christmas, festive preparations at Hotel Fidalgo began with the traditional cake mixing ceremony. As per tradition, the ingredients of the festive plum cake are mixed with wine and liquor in advance. The mixture is then left to soak till just before Christmas when the sealed containers are opened to bake the …

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