Category: Entertainment

Vocal wars

JCI Mormugao Port Town (MPT) in association with Shree Ishwati Brahmann Laxmi Narayan Temple organised the second all-Goa solo karaoke singing competition at Headland-Sada, Vasco wherein 28 singers from across Goa participated. Chief guest for the inaugural ceremony was JCI Zone 11 vice president, Samir Desai and that for the closing ceremony was Dharmendra Prabhudessai. Other dignitaries on the dais […]

Now, does even ‘O Maria Pitach’, have to pass the Citizenship test?

It’s native to Daman; was propelled to popularity by multifaceted Goan musician-singer Remo, who’s even given it a multilingual Bollywood twist, and is in the midst of an unusual controversy. ‘O Maria Pitache’ has some freedom fighters and a Margao councillor crying nao! A social media post last month said: “Shame on Konkani Bhasha Mandal for allowing Remo Fernandes to […]

The fab four

‘Sanam’, a band of four musicians deeply revered for their renditions of old classics like ‘Lag Jaa Gale’, ‘Mere Mehboob’, ‘Dil Kya Kare’, and now making waves again with their original compositions, were recently in Goa. NT BUZZ speaks to the boys Having done a number of shows in Goa, mostly private, ‘Sanam’, a band of four talented members were […]

Itss okay to talk about not being okay

The last sunset of 2019, saw Val stand on an edge of the cliffat Aguada and contemplate the feasibility of surviving the drop to the choppy waters below. The 42-year-old wasn’t hoping to set a dive record, she just wasn’t sure she’d die for sure if she took the plunge. “Some days are harder than others,” says the homemaker struggling […]

A bouquet of Konkani films in 2020

Since the surge in filmmaking in Goa, there always seems to be somethinginteresting and thought-provoking brewing in the Konkani film industry. With a few projects already announced on social media, some making rounds at international film festivals and others working on their shooting schedule, 2020 looks very promising for our film industry. With varied genres being explored, there will be […]

Fifth edition of SCI-FFI is here

Science enthusiasts, here is a chance to witness science-based films, workshops, talks, interactions, exhibits at the fifth edition of the Science Film Festival of India (SCI-FFI). The festival organised by the Vidnyan Parishad Goa will be held on January 15 to January 18 at Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), Panaji. In parallel with the screening of science feature films, exhibitions, […]

Achievers in Marathi drama

The results of the Marathi Drama Competition group ‘A’ organised by Kala Academy at Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir, Panaji have been declared. The first place along with cash prize of 100000 is awarded to ‘Palshetchi Vihir’ staged by Rudreshwar, Panaji. The second place along with cash prize of75000 is awarded to ‘Yelkot’ staged by Shree Naguesh Mahalaxmi Prasadik Natyasamaj, Bandivade, […]

Celebrating Christmas creatively

This year, Christmas came a tad early for the students of Carmel College of Arts, Science and Commerce for Women, Nuvem, as they held their Christmas programme for students on December 20, 2019 in the college auditorium. The well-curated programme comprised off-stage and on-stage events conceptualised by the students themselves. The beautiful backdrop highlighted the Christmas theme, viz. ‘Jesus, Hope […]

Swaragangechya Kathavarati’ held at IMB

‘Swaragangechya Kathavarati’ was held at Institute Menezes Braganza hall, Panaji. The programme was presented by Manda and Narayan Bandekar Charitable Trust in memory of Mandatai Bandekar, and inaugurated at the hands of chairman, Institute Menezes Braganza, Sanjay Harmalkar in the presence of orthopedic surgeon, Ulhas Nasnodkar. The programme featured Mumbai-based singers Abhishek Marotkar, Sonali Karnik and Shalmali Sukhthankar who rendered […]