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‘Tujim Mhojim Sopnam’

Donald Colaco, one of the best actors on the Konkani stage, has released his first tiatr, ‘Tujim Mhojim Sopnam’, a tragic tale that is quite overwhelming. The tiatr tells the tale of Queenie is married to Croydon. He is a seaman and the wife eagerly awaits his homecoming after a few months. The play opens with a telephonic conversation between …

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Konknni writer’s conference held

Konknni Writer’s Conference was organised recently by Dalgado Konknni Akademi at the Art & Culture Department, Conference Hall, Patto, Panaji. The conference which had DKA president Tomazinho Cardozo, secretary Vincy Quadros and treasurer Celso Fernandes present at the dais had Cosma Fernandes as the chief guest. There were two main sessions at the conference. Quadros, a Sahitya Akademy Awardee presided …

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151st birth anniversary of Venerable

Agnelo celebrated Devotees flocked to St John de Baptist Chapel Gaumvaddi Anjuna (birthplace of Venerable Agnelo D’Souza) to celebrate the 151st birth anniversary of their saintly son of the soil. The solemn Eucharist was presided by Bishop of Shimoga, Fr Francis Serrao. The theme of the celebration was ‘Ven Agnelo experienced Christ and proclaimed Him; Go and Do Likewise’. In his …

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To infinity and beyond

‘Beyond the Horizon’, an exhibition of recent works by artist, activist,and writer, Clarice Vaz is being organised by Xavier Centre for Historical Research and Goa Heritage Action Group. NT BUZZ gets more details about the art show RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Having done a number of group and solo exhibitions, artist, activist, and writer, Clarice Vaz is back with …

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The soul of Indian classical music

On the eve of Republic Day, January 25, 5 p.m. onwards, Kala Academy will play host to a musical programme featuring Ustad Abdul Salam Naushad on clarinet while the Stree Taal Group of Panchakanya’s will present Carnatic instrumental music. Naushad, one of the few exponents of clarinet in India, who plays this Western music instrument in Hindustani classical style, will …

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The taste of Punjab

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ India is known for its varied cuisines. And while the specialities of each state cannot be replicated, a number of hotels and restaurants attempt to give their customers a taste of India’s regional cuisine. To give the locals and expats a feel of the rich culinary traditions of Punjab, Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort, Cavelossim …

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Creativity unleashed

The grand finale of ‘Art with Purpose’ (AWP), a six-month-long annual campaign of Faber-Castell India designed to encourage students to explore their creative sides and express themselves through art was held recently. The theme for this year’s campaign was ‘Sport That I Love’. At the event, 12 national winners were felicitated. The first-place winners from all four groups were awarded …

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High stakes

The 10th edition of India Poker Championship (IPC) 2020, the country’s biggest poker extravaganza, witnessed several Bollywood celebrities in attendance at Big Daddy Casino, Goa. The tournament brought together popular and eminent Internet and television personalities under one roof. Among them was host and actor Rannvijay Singha; actress, Neha Dhupia; actor Kunal Khemu; Dino Morea; TV and filmstar Anita Hassanandani, …

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A knot to remember

ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Weddings always bring in a lot of happiness and joy. And Goan Hindu weddings are a mixture of tradition and fun. Before the knot Among the many traditions involved in a traditional Goan Hindu wedding, the haldi ceremony, the chuda ceremony, and the mehendi ceremony are obligatory. The mehendi ceremony takes place two days prior …

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Of nature and funny faces

The fourth event of the ongoing SPANDAN 6th Annual Global Art Festival of Goa, ‘SPANDAN art…Around The Nature’, an art show by mother-daughter duo Neha Rani and eight-year-old Janice Sudhakar will open on January 22 at the Art Gallery, Entertainment Society of Goa, Panaji, The exhibition will be inaugurated by chief guest, deputy chief minister and minister for tourism, sports …

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