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Celebrating oneness

As the Sikh community celebrates the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, NT BUZZ spoke to a few Sikhs in Goa to learn how they uphold his teachings and more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ The Sikh community in Goa and around the world are all set to celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti ie the anniversary of …

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IFFI to screen silent films with live music

Prior to times when films became the leading art form of the modern century, they were conceptualised in their nascent stage as a series of images, which would convey a narrative without any aural sensation. Primarily speaking, films were conceptualised as a series of visual spectacle. In those days of silent films, in order to heighten the impact of such …

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A golden harvest and a green Goa

Miguel Braganza The golden crop of rice grains has been harvested and gathered into barns. After a severe monsoon season and a rainy Diwali, the people of Santo Estevao finally have a reason to smile. After choking in the flood waters, the Korgut rice has come out almost like a southern Baptist from the baptismal pool. Even a hugely optimistic …

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Strides of Pride

Goa Rainbow Trust’s third pride parade, Pride De Goa 2019 attracted a large number of people including members from the LGBTQ community, locals and foreigners. The parade that began at Panaji Ferry Point made its way to Miramar Beach. Like always, the parade was sprinkled with posters and placards, slogans being voiced out, dances to the tunes of ‘dhols’, a …

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All ale and hearty

The ninth edition of Oktoberfest Goa held at DB Ground, Panaji witnessed international soca artiste Kevin Lyttle, Zaeden, and Ananya Birla live in action among some of the best bands from Goa. At the two-day festival organised by Bulls Eye Entertainment, revelers got to experience a mix of craft and commercial beers from over 30 brewing companies. The fest also …

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Seven individuals to be awarded Dalgado Puroskar

NT BUZZ Dalgado Puroskar, the prestigious yearly awards instituted by the Dalgado Konknni Akademi will be conferred to seven individuals who have excelled in literary and cultural activities in the state and have helped in preserving and promoting Goan culture and Konkani literature in Roman script. The award function will take place on November 10, 10:30 a.m. at the Conference …

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‘Ho Uzo Palounk Zata’

TIATR REVIEW JP Pereira The new tiatr from Menezes Theatre, ‘Ho Uzo Palounk Zata’, narrates a story of the conflict between the mother-in-law and daughter-in-law. But the treatment and solution provided, is quite delightful. That makes a difference! The fire of anger and hatred that burns between the son’s mother and wife has been raging for a long time. The …

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The highs of the road

Five bikers hailing from different parts of the world have recently embarked on a Spice Route Odyssey from Goa. The riders will be covering 10 cities in 10 days, culminating their trip in Chennai. NT BUZZ gets more details RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Five bikers, including two women, are currently vrooming their way through the Western and Southern parts …

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South Indian film actors to adorn IFFI 2019

NT BUZZ Apart from South Indian superstar, Rajinikanth who is all set to grace the opening ceremony of the International Film Festival of India 2019, many popular actors from Telugu and Kannada film industry are all set to attend the closing ceremony of the 50th edition of the mega film festival, which begins in Goa from November 20. Vijay Devarakonda, …

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Tulsi Lagna celebrated in Goa

NT BUZZ Considered to be one of the most auspicious days, Hindus celebrate Tulsi Lagna to commemorate the marriage of Lord Vishnu to a Tulsi plant, which is also said to be an incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi. Also called Vhodli Diwali, it now marks the start of the wedding season in Goa. Married women fast on the day of the …

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