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Goa: In reel light

‘The Portrait of a Goan Collector’, a documentary on the founder of Goa Chitra Museum, Benaulim, Victor Hugo Gomes, has been travelling to several film festivals around the globe. In 13 minutes, Agnelo Wayne Rodrigues tells the story of the man preserving Goa’s heritage. Rodrigues in conversation with NT BUZZ Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ He has shot and …

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‘Goa holds a special place in my life’

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Q. Firstly, tell us about your roles in ‘Sacred Games 2’ and ‘Typewriter’? ‘Sacred Games’ is a very special show and I have a lot of expectations about the second season. The show is only going to go to greater heights and I am very happy that my character of Markhand who works with the …

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In devotion to the brown scapular

The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel was instituted as a sign of gratitude for the many favours she bestowed on the Carmelite Order. Today, Catholics the world over honour her and the brown scapular on July 16 every year John Malvino Alfonso OCD The Church celebrates the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on July 16 every …

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Honouring the gurus

Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains celebrate the festival of Guru Purnima on July 16. Here’s a look at the significance of the traditional celebration RAMESH SAVAIKAR A teacher, (‘guru’ in Sanskrit), has a high place in man’s life. He is one who gives us knowledge. As a mark of reverence to their chosen spiritual teaches and to express their gratitude towards …

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Farmers’ Rights and traditional knowledge

Miguel Braganza In the next few weeks we will explore the diversity of plants in Goa as we prepare for a vegetarian Shravan and the mattoli at Ganesh Chaturthi that makes us conserve some of these plants. The first chairman of the Goa State Biodiversity Board, Heman Karapurkar, has been inspired to document some of Goa’s rich biodiversity as a …

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Voices of devotion

On the occasion of Ashadhi Ekadashi, Ravindra Bhavan Margao hosted a programme titled ‘Bolava Vithal’, musical performances in praise of Lord Vithal. The evening featured a performance by Pune-based Bharatanatyam dancer Arundhati Patwardhan. A musical programme was also performed by Prachala Amonkar, Pradeep Sarmokadam and Gayatri Patil. The programme was inaugurated by chairman of Ravindra Bhavan, Margao, Prashant Naik. Also present …

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Number Game

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Super 30 Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Mrunal Thakur, Aditya Shrivastav Directed by: Vikas Bahl Duration: 2 hrs 24 mins Rating: * * 1 / 2 In Bollywood, when a film is ‘inspired by true events’ or ‘based on a true story’ you have to take it with not just a pinch but a truck load of …

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‘Zhadd’

TIATR REVIEWS jp pereira ‘Zhadd’, the new tiatr from Michael Diniz is an interesting tale of a son’s quest for love, especially of the mother who deserted him at a very early age to seek riches and her own happiness. The tiatr opens with a priest offering prayers before a Holy Cross. Chris, a young school boy is seated in …

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Exploring Goan heritage

Indian Foundation for the Arts (IFA) in collaboration with Goa Chitra Museum is organising two exhibitions, ‘Unravelling Stories’ and ‘Layers’ curated by Lina Vincent and Aparajita Bhasin, respectively. NT BUZZ in conversation with the curators RAMANDEEP KAUR |NT BUZZ If you are an art lover, get set to witness two unique exhibitions titled ‘Unravelling Stories’ and ‘Layers’ which will open …

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In remembrance of their submerged land

As part of MOG Sundays, ‘Remembering Kurdi’, a film by Saumyananda Sahi will be screened followed by a discussion with the editor of the film Tanushree Das at 11.30 a.m. NT BUZZ in a tête-à-tête with the director- cinematographer Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Kurdi today is being spoken about a lot in Goa. In fact it has become …

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