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A bouquet of patriotic films at Spirit of Freedom Film Festival

After successfully organising two editions of the Spirit of Freedom Film Festival, the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) in collaboration with the Directorate of Education, have conceptualised thethird edition of the festival which will be held from August 8 till August 11, 2011.

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Grammar Granny in Goa

Its her very first visit to Goa and Georgia Lyons popularly called ‘Grammar Granny’ by her students at the Nipissing University in Canada is enjoying every moment of it.

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Guru: Dispeller of Darkness

By Sadhguru

Guru Pournima has been revered by every spiritual tradition in the East. The yogic tradition, the Hindus, the Buddhists, and the Jains, all of them have held this as a very valuable day.

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PJAG announces photography competition

The Photo Journalists Association Goa (PJAG) in association with the Department of Information and Publicity is organising their annual photo contest which will be held in two categories. While one category will be held for school students, the other is an open category.

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Monsoon eco-festival held at Vasco


 As part of the ‘Vasco Let’s Go Green Series – 2011’, the phase-I of ‘The Monsoon Eco Festival’ was held at the Tilak Maidan, Vasco recently. Last year, Young India ‘Yi’  had embarked on an initiative of distributing saplings focusing on the theme ‘Plant A Life, Be A Root’ with a special emphasis of improving the tree cover thus creating an environment which is clean, healthy and sustainable.

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Remembering tiatr artistes of yesteryears

Tiatr Academy Goa will organise every month a special programme ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’ dedicated to the memories of the tiatr artistes who are no more living and who have contributed immensely to the development of tiatr in the past.

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A Konkani CD on rhymes

“Childhood memories are the sweetest ones we have; they have to be cherished in our later years. When I was a child, I would get involved in a lot of fun activities like plucking tamarind.

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Children, reach for the stars

By Siddharaj Mopkar
The new education policy proposed by the central government mentioning ‘No formal exams till class VIII’ has created an interesting situation. On one hand, students are relieved of the fear and tension of exams, but on the other it puts their future at stake, if not dealt with reasonably.

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Dindi procession held in Mapusa

Mapusa: Young children of different age groups took part in a Dindi procession that was held to celebrate Ashadhi Ekadashi in Mapusa recently.

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Celebrating the Bard of the East

Rabindra Utsav, organised by the Bengali Cultural Association, was recently held at the Dinanath Mangueshkar Hall, Kala Academy.

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