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Sunburn comes to Goa, once again!

The Electronic Dance Music Festival, Sunburn will be held at Vagator from December 27 to December 29 this year. The three-day festival will showcase a wide line-up of artistes from different corners of the world. CEO of Sunburn, Karan Singh said: Sunburn introduced the concept of dance music to India and has aided in building music tourism across the country. Over …

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Now, learn the sarangi

Sanjeevan Music Academy, an initiative by Swastik Cultural Association recently completed 10 months.  Apart from conducting training in Indian classical and light classical music, the Academy will now start training in the learning of sarangi in a bid to revive this tranquil instrument which is slowly dying out. Goa used to be privileged to have numerous sarangi players but sadly …

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Golden clicks

Gautam Bambolkar from Ponda has been awarded ‘gold’ for his photography series ‘Man-Made Caves’ at The Paris Photography Prize (PX3) 2019. He bagged this award under the ‘Fine Art – Architecture’ category. The Paris Photography Prize (PX3), which is an annual event dedicated to recognising and promoting talented photographers received over 7,000 entries from 100 countries around the world. Gautam’s photographs, along with other …

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Celebrating Jack and Joao

Miguel Braganza Goa celebrates the arrival of the monsoons and the ripening of the jackfruits in one go: the Sao Joao festival. According to the Bible, Elizabeth was six months pregnant with a child who was to be named John, Johannus or Joao – depending on the language in which Zechariah carved it on the ‘tablet’ then made of clay …

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Viva Sao Joao!

It might have been the first day of the week, but people were seen enjoying the annual Sao Joao festivities across the state. While pool and club parties began on Saturday, the traditional celebrations that took place on Monday brought out the true essence of the fun-filled day. From wearing kopels, dancing to the Konkani traditional songs and moving about …

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‘Filmmakers can’t be constantly bullied’

In the weeks since the trailer of Article 15 — showcasing Ayushmann Khurrana as a cop investigating a murder case that has its roots in caste divide — was launched, director Anubhav Sinha has found himself courting controversy. After the fringe outfit Parshuram Sena alleged that the film shows Brahmins in poor light, there have been reports of Sinha’s effigies …

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Sao Joao: uniting the community

As Goa gets all set to celebrate ‘Sao Joao’ on June 24 NT BUZZ finds out from people how this festival is an opportunity to help people bond VENITA GOMES | NT BUZZ Many complain of not getting enough time to spend with near and dear ones due to the various commitments related to jobs, studies, etc. However, people eagerly …

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Bombay to Goa… …for the love of tiatr

Having left a job in Bombay to act in tiatr, Fatima D’Souza’s journey on stage brought her fame, love, and a reason to live a  happy life. She talks  about her journey… J P Pereira Fatima D’Souza was born in a family of tiatr lovers, actors, and singers. Her father A K D’Souza wrote and directed tiatrs and staged shows …

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Curtains come down on celebrations of 125 years of tiatr

NT BUZZ Minister for Art and Culture, Govind Gaude, at the closing ceremony of 125th anniversary of tiatr appealed to youngsters to hone their artistic skills and remain humble and sincere in their work. He also said that it’s praiseworthy how the tiatr fraternity has worked to create a legacy of 125 years. He said: “Over the years, several tiatr …

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Anger Mismanagement

FILM REVIEW SACHIN CHATTE Film: Kabir Singh Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani, Soham Majumdar Directed by: Sandeep Vanga Duration: 2 hr 54 mins Rating: * * 1 / 2 A remake of the super hit Telugu film Arjun Reddy (2017), Kabir Singh is directed by Sandeep Vanga, the same gent who helmed the original film. With a super flawed character …

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