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Writing off darkness

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Q. Tell us about how the story came about. Many years ago, the prime minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron came to India. He was asked if the British would be returning the Koh-i-noor. He said: “I don’t believe in returnism.” That answer dripped such colonial arrogance and insensitivity. It made me so mad …

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Summer time symphonies from Mumbai

Mumbai musicians Ramya Pothuri and Aarifah Rebello will be performing in Goa on May 26 as part of their Summer Break Tour. NT BUZZ spoke to the duo to know about their performance and more RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Singer-songwriters Ramya Pothuri and Aarifah Rebello have been making waves on the indie music circuit in the country. And the …

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FILM REVIEW – SACHIN CHATTE

Old New World Film: Aladdin, Cast: Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Will Smith, Directed by: Guy Ritchie, Duration: 2 hrs 6 mins, Rating: * * * There must be hardly any grown up living in civilisation who hasn’t heard of Aladdin, the magic lamp, the genie and the flying carpet. Possibly, the tale is more popular in some parts of the …

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Glimpses of history

‘A travelogue written by Iwona Etain DeSouza was released at a function held at Panjim Convention Centre. The book documents the author’s journey through the Holy Land. Compiled as a university project, the book is a collection of facts gained on-site as well as off-site through research and local interaction. Through the book, Iwona provides readers with an insight into …

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New kid on the block

JP Pereira Every now and then, a new talent emerges. At times, this happens at a very young age owing to the sincere performance of these new actors. Joyel Fernandes , from Maina, Curtorim is one such new comedian, who has made quite a mark on the Konkani stage.  “I always wanted to be a part of the Konkani stage, …

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Remembering tiatrists and their contributions

Every month, Tiatr Academy of Goa organises a special programme, ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’ to remember the late tiatr artistes who were born in a particular month and are no more with us today, highlighting their contribution in the field of tiatr. This month’s programme will be held on May 28, 4 p.m. at the Black Box, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The …

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TIATR REVIEW – JP Pereira

College life After the successful ‘100%’ last year, a tiatr that looked into happenings in schools, Menezes Theatre has released ‘College Life’. This is an insight into the lives, behavior of students, happenings, and political interference in colleges today. Written and directed by Mario Menezes and presented with a cast that has talented children of tiatrists, this is a fine …

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Dalgado Konknni Akademi to celebrate Goa Statehood Day

To preserve the identity of Goa and bring about awareness among its people, Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) organises various activities on the important days of India and Goa. The events are organised annually with an objective to make known the importance of the day and to remind the people of our history. One such key day is on May 30 …

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Harking back to the glory days

Danuska Da Gama Rajesh Pednekar has always been sporty and active. And his built and personality has that zing as seen in the trailer of the upcoming Goan sports film ‘Glory’. Based on the team that won the 1993 Santosh Trophy for Goa, Pednekar plays the lead role of the tough and no nonsense coach Srinivas. Said to be Goa’s …

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Flappers and the feet

Goa has proved to be a suitable home to many turtle species. Today on World Turtle Day, NT BUZZ finds out more about the sea and freshwater turtles found in Goa and how these reptile species are under constant threat venita gomes Turtles are considered to be one of the oldest reptile groups in the world. They play an important …

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