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Classical music fiesta

The Fifteenth Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki Sangeet Mahotsav is set to mesmerise the music lovers of Goa on September 14 and September 15 at Rajiv Gandhi Kala Mandir, Ponda NT BUZZ The Fifteenth Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki Sangeet Mahotsav will take place on September 14 and 15 (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.) at Rajiv Gandhi Kala Mandir, Ponda. The event will see …

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Sangodd Utsav at Cumbharjua

NT BUZZ Residents of Marcel, Cumbharjua and surrounding areas came together to celebrate the annual Sangodd Utsav at the Cumbharjua canal. On the occasion, devotees carried their Ganesh idols for immersion over the canal in a parade of floats. A total of 12 groups participated in the festival this year. As per tradition, the festival began with the invocation of …

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A ‘SEA’ full of flavours

NT BUZZ SEA, Saurabh Anand’s latest venture into the culinary world is a translation of flavours, textures and unadulterated experiences. Located in an old Portuguese villa with contemporary food and drinks, the restaurant is inspired by the travels of its curator and his culinary journey over the years in south east Asia, specially the spice trade route regions. Taking from …

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Dekhava and Matoli Competition result declared

NT BUZZ The result of the state level Dekhava and Matoli Competition 2019 organised by Director of Art and Culture has been declared. In the dekhava competition, the first place of `25000 has been awarded to Charasta Sarvajanik Ganeshutsav Mandal, Canacona; the second place of `20000 has been awarded to Brameshwar Yuvak Sangh, Akhada, St Estevam, Tiswadi; and the third …

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The Green Fashion Warrior

Vinaya Palekar from Taleigao is aiming to take the sustainable fashion movement forward with her brand Kaapus Tree Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Having grown up in Taleigao surrounded by fields, Vinaya Palekar spent her childhood either doodling or playing outdoors. “While we were at home, I remember watching my mother sew clothes for me, my sister, and our …

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Home away from home during Onam

With Onam all set to be celebrated on September 11, NT BUZZ speaks to Malayalees living in Goa to find out how they celebrate it ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Alos known as the New Year, Onam is a harvest festival celebrated to mark the homecoming of King Mahabali in Kerala. The 10-day long festival is celebrated with great fervour …

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Chaturthi with a cause

ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ With an aim to promote a greener Goa, Yuva, a voluntary organisation involved in social activities in Panaji has created a Ganesh idol made entirely out of nature. Additionally the organisation has come up with the concept of offering seed bombs as prasad to those who visit for dikhawa. Yuva has been creating idols with …

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Suicide Prevention: starting the conversation

NT BUZZ Department of Psychiatry, North Goa District Hospital, Mapusa organised a mental health programme titled ‘Love You Zindagi’ to commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day on Tuesday. The motto for the occasion was ‘Let’s work together to prevent suicide’. Addressing the participants, senior psychiatrist Rajesh Dhume explained what ‘Love You Zindagi’ was all about and said that the programme is …

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Let the music play

Musician Neil Fernandes’ recently launched Midane- The Music and Dance Academy at Alto- Dabolim intends to focus on contemporary style of music. NT BUZZ finds out more CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Musician and music producer Neil Fernandes has been steadily creating music waves in Goa in the last few years. Having released his debut album at the age of …

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The many shades of Goan existence

NT BUZZ ‘Salt of the Earth’ a solo painting exhibition by Rudi D’Silva is on display at Carpe Diem Art Gallery, Majorda The exhibit which is a collection of watercolour portraits is an ode to the traditional Goan people. D’Silva’s imagery stems from his admiration towards the local people and their traditional occupations. “These are people from our daily lives …

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