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Big Foot holds Bal Mela

On the occasion of its 16th anniversary, Big Foot Trust celebrated its annual Bal Mela on Children’s Day. The underlying theme for the event was the revival of Goan traditional games, a movement of returning to the roots and treating everybody as equal. A spinoff on a classic party game was a huge success among the children. Students from St …

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St Britto HS organises nature trek

Students of St Britto High School, Mapusa went on a Nature Trekking trip to Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary. Students walked through fields, forest and five waterfalls with the help of a local and a professional trekker. Four staff members accompanied each class.

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BBV celebrated Children’s Day

Bal Bharati Vidyamandir celebrated Children’s Day. The programme began with headmistress, Apolonia Fernandes garlanding a portrait of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Students of the primary section sang a group song. The importance of the day was highlighted through a speech delivered by student of class six, Tanvee Morey. A game was organised for students of the secondary section. A role play …

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Manipal Hospitals Goa observes Children’s Day

In an attempt to raise awareness on the importance of leading healthy life Manipal Hospitals Goa observed Children’s Day at Mushtifund School. Paediatrician at Manipal Hospitals Goa, Swati Jha addressed 300 primary school children and delivered health talk for children, parents as well as teachers. Insights on incorporating healthy habits were shared by the doctor. Present on the occasion were …

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MecHeads holds robotics workshop for students of Dr K B Hedgewar Vidyalaya

MecHeads, mechanical students club formed under MESH conducted a robotics workshop for the students of Dr K B Hedgewar Vidyalaya, Ponda. Resource persons were third year mechanical engineering students, Tanmay Bhagat, Bahar Phadte, Malaika Korgaonker, Priya Ghogale, Ruturaj Phadte, Siddhant Panjikar and Sejel Martins. The workshop focused on encouraging students to venture into the field of robotics and automation. Students …

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An optical illusion

Have you ever looked at yourself in a funhouse mirror or a spoon? It’s fun! Depending on the shape of the mirror, it can make your face look really weird. Every curved mirror creates a warped view and strongly curved lens (like glasses lens) can do the same thing. Even in space we find distortions, and this is caused by …

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Hits and misses

The 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India got underway with the opening ceremony that started in good time considering that there have been occasions where it has got delayed almost by an hour or so. A lot of hype has been created about the 50th year golden jubilee celebrations. But from a film buff and a delegate …

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Classics to take you back in time

The Oscar Retrospective Section has ten classic films being screened at the 50th edition of IFFI this year. The section was inaugurated by film editor Carol Littleton Marking the golden jubilee edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), a special section, namely, the ‘Oscar Retrospective’ was introduced. And on Thursday it was inaugurated with the film ‘Casablanca’ (1942) directed …

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Raising awareness through film

Day two of IFFI 2019 saw directors Mehmet Akif Buyukatalay (‘Oray’) and Nila Madhab Panda (‘Interdependence’) shedding light on their respective films. Developed while writer-director, Buyukatalay was in art school, ‘Oray’ is “about searching one’s identity, to find religion’s place in a western modern society and especially, about what it means to be Muslim in Europe”. “It is about my …

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An immersive experience for the youth

A multimedia exhibition on the theme ‘50 years of IFFI’ was inaugurated on Thursday by secretary, ministry of information and broadcasting, Amit Khare at Darya Sangam Ground, Kala Academy. Speaking at the inaugural, Khare said that the exhibition will encourage people especially youngsters. He said: “The main aim of the exhibition is to educate and attract the youth towards the film …

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