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Late Bonaventure D’Pietro’s autobiography released

NT BUZZ The autobiography of late Konkani novelist, Bonaventure D’Pietro, titled ‘Vatliechea Avazan’ was released on his 80th birthday on July 14, 2019 at the Multipurpose Hall, Art & Culture Department by RDA minister, Michael Lobo. Also present on the dais with the chief guest were the guest of honour and ex DKA president, Premanand Lotlikar; wife of late Bonaventure, …

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For the love of the stage

JP Pereira Jose Fernandes from Benaulim, has been in the field of Konkani entertainment for nearly 25 years. He Having taken his first footsteps in the acting world with ‘khell tiatr’, written and directed by his father, the late Tertuliano Fernandes who was also known as Tedol, the young man grew up surrounded by artistes and scripts. Tertuliano was a …

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‘Mogan Tujea’

AUDIO REVIEW JP Pereira JP Pereira AC Production have released a new album from Anthony de Ambajim. ‘Mogan Tujea’ has 11 tracks on various subjects. The album opens with ‘Mog Tuzo’ a romantic track from Nephie Rod, proclaiming great love. ‘Kobro’ has Romaldo Estrocio narrating the tale of an unfaithful husband who fortunately has a caring wife. Agnelo Lobo sings …

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‘Let’s Go’

TIATR REVIEW JP Pereira JP Pereira ‘Let’s Go’, the new tiatr by Milagres de Chandor is a depiction of the misbehavior of many youth today, who take advantage of their parents love and create problems for themselves. Alvira’s son Sam is married to Babita. Thereza is their teenage daughter. Sam is a simple man who doesn’t seem to have control …

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A sweet recipe for success

A fashion publicist by profession, Ericka Fernandes’ fascination with chocolate and nuts pushed her to quit her career in Mumbai. In Goa, she conceptualised Golden Chantilly that offers French desserts crafted to perfection. NT BUZZ samples a few Danuska Da Gama\ NT BUZZ The only way to do great work is to love what you do. Embodying this dictum is …

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Food for thought

NT BUZZ The fifth edition of PechaKucha Goa ‘Foodies Unite’ was held at And So, Porvorim. The presenters for the evening were Sujit Sumitran, Desmond Nazareth, Snigdha Manchanda, Nolan Michael Mascarenhas, Zubin Vazifdar, Kunal Arolkar, Darryl D’Souza, Sandeep Sreedharan, Hansel Vaz, Punam Singh and Drasty Shah. The concept of PechaKucha rests on a simple 20×20 presentation format, wherein a highly …

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The spirit of music

NT BUZZ On the occasion of the annual ‘Gandha Puja’, Goan vocalist Pravin Gaonkar along with his disciple Pallavi Patil will be performing devotional songs on July 20, 7 p.m. at Anant Devasthan – Savai Verem. Gaonkar began his musical training under the guidance of Kamalakar Naik. He received further training from the great vocalist of Agra and Jaipur gharanas, …

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KA celebrates 50 years

NT BUZZ The inaugural programme of the golden jubilee celebration of Kala Academy (KA) was held on Monday at Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir. The programme was inaugurated by Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant and presided over by Minister for Art and Culture and chairman of Kala Academy, Govind Gaude. Speaking on the occasion, Sawant said: “Over the years, the Academy has produced many artistes …

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The rhythm of the rain

Recently released Konkani monsoon melody, ‘Pavs Piso’ by Gautami Hede Bambolkar and Hrishikesh Kadam strings together the essence of the beautiful season in Goa NT BUZZ The rains might be wrecking some havoc, but the season does have a charm of its own. From the lush greenery and the cold winds blowing to wanting to snuggle up on a dark …

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Women celebrating women

NT BUZZ Goa Go Womania celebrated its second anniversary amidst great pomp and fanfair at Caculo Mall, Panaji. Starting out as Facebook page, the group dedicated to female empowerment and entrepreneurship has grown by leaps and bounds under the helm of Siya Shaikh. An approximate of 50 women attended the event including Ratasha Agarwal, Pallavi Salgaonkar, Kunjan Nirwani, Ruth Colaco, …

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