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Rangoli competition to be held at Mapusa

NT BUZZ The 24th All Goa Rangoli Competition organised by Shri Dev Ghateshwar Devasthan Trust, Khorlim, Mapusa will be held at ‘Sateri Prekshagar’ on October 28. The competition will be held in two categories: open and ladies/children. The participants have to complete their Rangoli design between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.  In the open category, first prize of `5000 and …

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Talent showdown in Quepem

NT BUZZ Ekata Yuva Sangh, Quepem is all set to organise Ekata Utsav 2019 on November 30 and December 1 at Government High School Ground, Padi-Barcem, Quepem. Organised in association with the Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Goa, the two-day event will feature traditional arts such as samai nrutya, fugdi, gof, dhalo, dandiya and will also have activities …

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Rhythm divine

NT BUZZ A music programme of popular Marathi bhaavgeet titled ‘Chaandanyaat Phirtana’ will be presented on October 23 at Caculo Mall (AC) Hall, Panaji. Conceptualised by Swastik – Panaji, the programme will feature Goan artistes Pravin Gaonkar and Pallavi Patil singing popular ‘bhaavgeet’ sung by various legendary singers such as Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosale, Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Vasantrao Deshpande, Jitendra Abhisheki, …

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Celebrating Food Connoisseurs

On World Chefs Day, NT BUZZ speaks to a few chefs in Goa about their chosen profession and what it means to them Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Thanks to the many televised shows, cooking today is a profession many believe to be close to art, and food tantalises more than just our taste buds. While eating healthy seems …

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Master of all

From providing sound to tiatrs, composing music, and directing his own tiatrs, Jerson Fernandes from Nuvem is versatile when it comes to serving the Konkani stage JP Pereira Jerson Fernandes from Nuvem is an actor, singer, musician, who also provides sound for tiatrs and other shows. It was his father Joaquim who used to provide sound for tiatrs when they …

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‘Nightingale Of Goa’

AUDIO REVIEW JP Pereira Pilar Music Academy has been organising a singing competition for original Konkani songs for many years. Giving a boost to Konkani music, scouting and promoting the future voices of Goa, is the main idea behind this endeavour. ‘Nightingale of Goa’ is the first album that has been released and features some of the prize winners and …

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‘Subject’

TIATR REVIEW JP Pereira Various subjects are taught in school. These have to be studied so as to clear exams, although at times some of the subjects are not used much in real life. But the subjects we have to learn from the holy book are important for leading a better life. JosEvon have released ‘Subject’ a new tiatr that …

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TAG to remember tiatr artistes of yesteryears

NT BUZZ Tiatr Academy of Goa will organise it’s special monthly programme, ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’ on October 23, 4 p.m. at the Conference Hall to remember the late tiatr artistes who were born in October and their contribution to tiatr. Agnelo Vaz (Agnel de Dabolim) and Valency D’Souza will sing some songs of the deceased tiatr artistes while Johnny B …

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Dead Again

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Zombieland: Double Tap Cast: Woody Harrelson, Jessie Eisenberg, Emma Stone Directed by: Ruben Fleischer Duration: 1 hr 39 mins Rating: * * * A sequel to the 2009 sleeper hit Zombieland, which was a zombie flick all right but much like Shaun of the Dead, it was more of a comedy than anything else. This …

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Devotion to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour in Tivim

Fr Mariano Silveira In May, 1951 a newly ordained priest Fr Jose Innocencio Correia was almost at death’s door in Nair Hospital, Mumbai. The doctors had given up all hope. At about 2 a.m. in the morning Fr Correia with supreme and spontaneous confidence said: “Mother of Perpetual Succour, save me from this horrible death; if you spare me I …

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