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JCI Mormugao Port Town celebrates National Science Day

JCI Mormugao Port Town (MPT) celebrated National Science Day at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Narayan Bandekar School, Upasnagar. Celebrations began with headmistress, Elizabeth Valsan and JCI MPT president, Gurunath Meti garlanding the framed portrait of CV Raman followed by a science quiz competition for the students of class seven, eight and nine. Also present on the occasion were JCI MPT vice …

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A decade in hospitality

Completing 10 years of a successful relationship with Panaji city, The Crown Goa has carved a niche for itself in the hospitality domain with warm service and an enduring philosophy. Believing strongly in the true sense of the word ‘hospitality’, The Crown Goa has imbibed in its most important asset, its people, the very essence and spirit of service. The five-star boutique …

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Drumming it up

Renowned Indian percussionist Sivamani was in Goa recently for ‘Nivaan’ the Handpan and World Music Festival that brought together symphony and melody intricate to India. NT BUZZ caught up with him Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Even at 60, Padma Shri Sivamani’s energy remains at an all time high when he performs. The percussionist who followed in his father’s …

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Roll, camera, action!

NT BUZZ The Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) in association with the Department of Public Health Dentistry, Goa Dental College and Hospital is organising the fourth Goa Anti-Tobacco Film Festival on May 31 on the occasion of World No-Tobacco Day. The theme for the festival is ‘Protecting youth from industry manipulation and protecting them from tobacco and nicotine use.’ The …

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Here for the drama

Aires d’Souza popular as Aires de Arambol, has made a mark on the Konkani stage, especially at the competition shows. He has also rendered some beautiful songs JP Pereira There is a tradition in Arambol where the villagers get together and perform a tiatr every year in January for the feast. Only people from this village are involved and this …

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Fleets and floats

NT BUZZ A float and a short play by Goa Naval Area were on display during the Carnival parade held in Vasco recently. The float depicted a Sea King aircraft operating from the deck of INS Kolkata. The float displayed the might of the Indian Navy and also the multiple roles undertaken by it during the armed conflicts as well …

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Tuned in to cellos

NT BUZZ Child’s Play India Foundation recently hosted ‘A Morning with Cellos,’ an informal recital performed to an invited audience. The recital featured fifteen students of the project, taught by their resident cello teacher Gudrun Theodora Sigurdardottir. The solo performances included elementary and intermediate pieces and works by Bach and Beethoven, accompanied on the keyboard by Ranisa Azavedo. The Cello …

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Get up Stand up

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Thappad Cast: Tapsee Pannu, Pavail Gulati,Kumud Mishra Directed by: Anubhav Sinha Duration: 2 hrs 21 mins Rating: * * * * Having made two socially relevant films, Mulk and Article 15, director Anubhav Sinha has trained his guns on another very important subject, the treatment of women in our society. While Thappad literally means a …

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Dream on

NT BUZZ Namah Chorale hosted their 13th year musical concert ‘A Million Dreams’ at the Kala Academy, Panaji. The band Forefront opened the show with a performance of ‘Skyfall’ backed by the 40-member Namah chorale. A two piano performance of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ by Natallia Kapylova and Liudmila Alizarchyk was part of the programme. They were joined by Andre Morozov who …

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In focus

Three photojournalists Rajtilak Naik, Atish Naik, and Hemant Parab representing the Goa Union of Journalists were chosen to showcase their work at the recent Kala Ghoda Arts festival, in Mumbai. And how could NT BUZZ not highlight this? Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Always behind the lens, capturing smiles, tragedies, historical events, news, celebrities, etc, recently three photojournalists from …

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