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Saligao comes together for Vangodd festival

Celebrating togetherness of all the communities of Saligao, the village hosted the second edition of its festival called ‘Vangodd de Saligao’ on Sunday at the premises of Mae de Deus Church. This event is organized on the occasion of the feast of St John the Baptist and the theme for …

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Two festivals, one spirit


The village of Socorro will exude the fragrance of ripe jackfruit on June 24, 2017 as the Socorro Socio Art and Cultural Festival Association celebrates the fourth edition of ‘Ponsachem Fest’ (Jackfruit Festival) in tandem with the Sao Joao celebrations across the state. The festival will begin with a short …

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When will Konkani reach the small screen?


Various factors, including migration, have led to the rapid growth of regional satellite television channels, reaching out to their viewers across the nation and even the globe. And while a number of Indian languages find a place in this regional bouquet of channels in different parts of the world, Konkani …

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Goa gets a taste of Jharkhand’s culture

Panaji: Considering the steady growth of the Goan film industry, Jharkhand has opened its arms to a future collaboration between the two states to create cinema.”In the past few years, Goa has done a great job with films and the industry is slowly growing. Their experiences are valuable to us …

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Need to change the films we make: Bhandarkar

Panaji: A change in cinema is necessary if we want to have a radical film industry, said Bollywood film director Madhur Bhandarkar, known for his critically-acclaimed films ‘Chandni Bar’ and ‘Page 3’. He was speaking at the 64th National Award Winning Film Festival 2017 scheduled from May 18 to June …

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Is old still gold, or just going cold?


Heritage offers one an experience like nothing else can, it is a chance to connect with days past, an opportunity to understand and explore perception as our ancestors did, feelings of a by gone age, and innovative thoughts of the time. Museums are houses for channelling such beliefs. And quite …

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