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Putting the ‘art’ in earth

NT BUZZ Ujwal Art Gallery, Vagator in association with the Karnataka and Cultural Department, Government of Karnataka hosted an exhibition featuring artwork by Siddappa V Havoji. The exhibition aptly titled, ‘Prakruthi’ displayed a series of nature-themed paintings created by the Karnataka-based artist using acrylic and watercolour media. The paintings depicted nature in all its glory, the love between Radha and …

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The season of Lent begins

NT BUZZ Ash Wednesday was observed across the world on February 26, marking the beginning of the season of Lent. On this day, Catholics attend mass and have a cross of ash marked on their forehead to the words “For you were made from dust, and to dust you will return”. The day derives its name from the practice of …

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Stories through art

Sunaparanta Goa Centre for the Arts will be hosting a performance lecture titled ‘Who’s Telling the Stories’ by performance artist from Norway, Ada Einmo Jürgensen on February 28, 11 a.m. along with an Inuit mask dance by actor and dancer, Elisabeth Heilmann Blind from Greenland. NT BUZZ finds out more ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Performance artist, Ada Einmo Jürgensen …

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Ashes to ashes

One of the most significant days in the Catholic calendar, Ash Wednesday, which will be observed by Catholics today, marks the beginning of the Lenten season. NT BUZZ details more about its symbolism ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Lent is observed as the season in preparation of the death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, and is seen as an opportunity …

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Walks to remember

More commonly associated as a war-stricken city, journalist Taran Khan’s debut book ‘Shadow City: A Woman Walks Kabul’, unravels the many different layers of Kabul. NT BUZZ caught up with the writer who was recently in Goa to talk about the read CHRISTINE MACHADO| NT BUZZ When journalist Taran Khan first arrived in Kabul in 2006, one of the first …

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JCI MPT organises Blood Donation Camp

NT BUZZ JCI Mormugao Port Town in association with GMC Blood Bank organised a blood donation camp at Vasco Municipality. Dignitaries present were past president, JCI MPT, Shalaka Kambli; president, JCI MPT, Gurunath Meti and secretary, JCI MPT, Vedant Manerkar. Each donor had their haemoglobin level checked and were asked about their medical history. Those deemed fit were they allowed …

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Viva Carnival at Santa Cruz

NT BUZZ The Senior Citizens Association, Santa Cruz  organised three khell tiatrs, Apswarthi Zainaka, Familichem Nao Rakaa and Ordh Tuka Ordh Teka as part of the associations tenth anniversary. The khell tiatrs were written and directed by Silva De Benaulim and team.  Chief guest for the event was parish priest, Fr Ricardo Pinheiro, guest of honour was ex zilla panchayat …

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25 glorious floats

The villagers of St Estevam have been participating in the Carnival floats since 1995. This year marks their 25th silver jubilee. NT BUZZ traces this silver journey ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Rosario DeSa along with the villagers of St Estevam has been participating in the Carnival floats since 1995. 25 years later they still continue to make extravagant floats …

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TEDxPanaji returns

The fourth edition of TEDxPanaji, to be held on March 8, at Kala Academy, Panaji, is themed around ‘RUSH’, which signifies the emotional unrest that precedes powerful action. 11 speakers will share their innovative ideas with the audience NT BUZZ The fourth edition of TEDxPanaji, an independently organised TED event will be held on March, 8, 2020, (3 p.m. to …

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All ’round the Mulberry

Miguel Braganza As a child, I recited the action song ‘Here we go ’round the mulberry bush’ without an inkling that we were singing about a plant we knew as ‘amboram’, the small red berries which appeared on a thorn-less bush almost as soon as the ‘boram’ or the sweet-sour Indian jujube, began to disappear from the trees in the …

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