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A cut above

Myran Travasso is the new multi-talent on the Konkani stage. He has been directing plays for other writers, besides acting in different kinds of roles with ease. He is now all set to release his new Lenten play JP Pereira As a young boy, Myran Travasso would often watch his father, Michael, practicing his roles for plays and village shows. …

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Late tiatr artistes remembered

NT BUZZ Tiatr Academy of Goa organised its monthly programme ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’ on January 29 at the Black Box, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The late artistes born in the month of January who were remembered in the programme were Lucasinho Ribeiro, Mary Vaz, Alex Mestri, Tony Friend, Xavier Fernandes, Srirang Narvekar, Jr Rod, Rico Rod, Meena Leitao, Agnelo Dias, Cajetan …

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‘Lion King’

TIATR REVIEW JP Pereira ‘Lion King’, the new tiatr by Franky Gonsalves is a tale of two brothers. This is his maiden venture and he has come up with a nice show. The curtain opens on a father lodging a complaint in a Mumbai police station. His daughter has gone missing. The next act has Kapus, a waiter in a …

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Towards an inclusive world

Day three of the 13th edition of DD Kosambi  Festival of Ideas saw managing director and CEO of Northern Arc Capital, Kshama Fernandes speak on ‘Empowering Rockstars at the Rockbottom- Journey to an inclusive world’. NT BUZZ reports NT BUZZ Goa-born Kshama Fernandes, the managing director and CEO of Northern Arc Capital spoke on ‘Empowering Rockstars at the Rockbottom- Journey …

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For the love of the young

The feast of Saint Don Bosco is celebrated with great fervour all over the world, including Goa, on January 31. NT BUZZ finds out how this saint has especially influenced young people ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Saint Don Bosco or Don Bosco is remembered as a priest who dedicated his life in service of abandoned, troubled, and marginalised youth. …

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Towards an inclusive society

NT BUZZ Disability Rights Association of Goa (DRAG) launched its Make my Neighbourhood Accessible 2020 campaign at the hands of director, Caritas Goa, Fr Maverick Fernandes at a function held in Panaji. Speaking on the occasion, DRAG president, Avelino de Sa said: “The Persons with Disability Act 1995 mandated that all public places should be accessible for persons with disability. …

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A chance in a million

NT BUZZ Games of Chance, an exhibition of contemporary Indian art, curated by Leandre D’Souza, was held at Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts. The exhibition brings together India’s leading art galleries and features the most riveting practices, ideas and projects by 24 visual and performance artists, video makers and photographers. The artists participating in the exhibition are Ravi Agarwal, Vinod Balak, …

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Wheels of change

In her talk ‘My Soul is Not Paralysed’ at the DD Kosambi Festival of Ideas 2020 Padma Shri awardee and first Indian woman medalist in Paralympic Games, Deepa Malik, spoke about how she has not let life’s challenges stand in her way, reports NT BUZZ NT BUZZ Indian Paralympic athlete, Deepa Malik was the second speaker at the 13th edition …

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From IAS to comedy

Stand-up  comedian Balraj who will soon be seen in ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi 10’ was recently in  Goa. He shares his journey with NT BUZZ RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Q. You initially planned on becoming an IAS or IPS officer. How did comedy come into the picture? Yes, I wanted to become an IAS or IPS officer and help society, …

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Innovate and inspire

NT BUZZ The Fevicol MakeInGoa festival for makers and creators was held at the Green Amaze Centre, Margao. Organised by Raia-based Design Intervention India Private Limited, this first-of-its-kind festival saw product designers, entrepreneurs and students in attendance. The festival also featured food stalls, music, product fashion shows, retail stalls, a science fun show and more. A battery powered, para-glider created …

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