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Spirituality through song

NT BUZZ The audio album for ‘The Candle he lit’ was released by the rector of Basilica of Bom Jesus, Fr Patricio Fernandes along with producer and director of Konkani film ‘Panvlam’ (Footsteps) and his wife Amelia Rodrigues. The lyrics for the album which contains twelve songs in five languages are penned by Agnelo Fernandes along with music by director, …

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Art and thoughts between the lines

A book titled ‘Vamona Navelcar – Art and Reflections’, containing a collection of selected paintings and creativity was recently released. The book has been published by Navelcar’s friend and admirer, V B Prabhu Verlekar. NT BUZZ gets more details RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ As an ardent admirer of artist Vamona Navelcar’s work and his unique style of drawing, chartered …

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The screen world of ‘Willi’ Wyler

The Film for Thought club at the ‘Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts’ will be organising a festival of films directed by the Hollywood legend, William Wyler, from September 10 to September 18, showcasing the choicest films made by the filmmaker RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Classical Hollywood cinema, which existed from 1917 to 1960 – right from …

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Into the world of publishing

NT BUZZ The eighth edition of the Publishing Next conference is all set to be held at the Goa Science Centre, Miramar from September 19 to 22. Over 35 speakers and many more registered participants are expected to attend the conference including Ananth Padmanabhan (CEO, HarperCollins India), Karthika VK (publisher, Westland), Niti Kumar (senior VP, market development, at Penguin Random …

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Summer Of ’92

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Chhichorre Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Varun Sharma, Shraddha Kapoor Directed by: Nitesh Tiwari Duration: 2 hrs 26 mins Rating: * * 1 / 2 Nitesh Tiwari’s Chhichorre is a cross between Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander (1992) and 3 Idiots (2009) with a dash of Student of the Year (2012) thrown in. The end result is …

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In the limelight

Having made her stage debut at the age of three, Aleka Velora Cardozo has been making inroads in the field of Konkani acting with tiatrs like ATM’, ‘100%’, and ‘College Life’ to her credit JP Pereira Aleka Velora Cardozo comes from a lineage of tiatrists. The daughter of Anthony Carr who has acted in many tiatrs and also written and …

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Moulding young minds

Still fondly known by her students as ‘Rego teacher’, Elvira Rego Gonsalves, now in her 90s, tells NT BUZZ that the best way to teach students is to be one of them ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ At 92, Elvira Rego Gonsalves, fondly known as ‘Rego teacher’ has dedicated most her life to teaching. Born in Uganda, Gonsalves and her …

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Networking through food

NT BUZZ Viva Goa held a networking soirée namely The Goa Food and Hospitality Expo. The event was organised by Media Promotions Private Limited for hospitality and tourism professionals, participating brands and Vivanta Goa. Chief guest at the event was celebrity food critic and Gourmand World Cookbook award winner, Rashmi Uday Singh who gave a presentation on the best restaurants …

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Crowning glory

Nakita Fernandes has done Goa proud by emerging as second runner-up at World Beauty Queen 2019 in Korea. And for this young lady, the journey is just beginning, she tells NT BUZZ Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ As a child, Nakita Fernandes from Saligao loved sashaying and giving away flying kisses. “When we would go to restaurants I would …

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A celebration of teachers

NT BUZZ SaxttiKids School, Carmona commemorated Teachers’ Day by celebrating the retired teachers of the village. Alan Rodrigues addressed the gathering by welcoming 20 retired teachers some of whom have been principals at schools in Betalbatim, Varca and Carmona. “We are proud to acknowledge the contribution made by these teachers by dedicating their best years towards the enhancement of education,” …

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