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A tribute to a legend

NT BUZZ ‘Remembering Karnad – Myth, Memory, History: A Tribute’, a talk and performance by former director of School of Drama, Kala Academy Goa, Padmashree Josalkar, will be held on July 5, 5.30 p.m. at Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji. The talk will look at the Girish Karnad’s contribution to theatre and the use of mythological themes. Josalkar will present …

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A day of divinity

NT BUZZ Divine Mercy Centre, Carmelite Monastery, Margao in collaboration with St Francis Xavier’s Church, Borim organised a one-day seminar for the members of the Divine Mercy parish and Divine Mercy groups of Ponda deanery at St Francis Xavier’s Church, Borim. Parish priest of Our Lady of Succour, Fr Edson Fernandes conducted two sessions on ‘Mercy in the Old Testament’. …

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A platform for young writers

NT BUZZ Novella in association with Ravindra Bhavan Margao organised ‘Novella Spotlight’, a story telling and open mic event at Ravindra Bhavan Margao. The evening saw short stories, poetry, sketches, etc, being performed by young artistes. The event aimed at providing a platform to young authors and poets to showcase their work in front of an appreciative audience. The event was …

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Stepping up to make a difference

NT BUZZ As part of their mission in serving the community, the Crocs and Cops Community Policing Unit of the Verna police station organised ‘Zumba with a Cop’ a zumba programme held at St Anthony’s Orphanage in Verna. Hyderabad-based zumba instructor, Akshata Bodapally along with officer Sonali Jha from the Verna Police Station made the evening special for the girls …

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Keeping it short

PechaKucha Goa is a platform to tell your story and showcase your work based on the concept of 20 images x 20 seconds, discovers NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Got a story to share? Good. But can you narrate it with 20 slides of 20 seconds each? While it may seem a bit daunting, this is exactly what …

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Raising the bar

NT BUZZ Monkey Shoulder, a scotch for the new generation of whisky enthusiasts hosted the fourth season of the ‘Ultimate Bartender Championship’to India. The championship focuses on uplifting and developing bartending skills. The fifth leg of the competition took place at Toy Beach Club and saw bartenders from bars and restaurants like Firefly at Pedrito’s, Sigdi, Grand Hyatt, Bombay Adda, …

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‘Cow’abunga!

A video of a cow attempting to play football with a group of local boys in Mardol has become an internet sensation. NT BUZZ spoke to a few Goans who have watched the video DANUSKA DA GAMA & RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Football runs in the veins of Goans and that’s no secret. But when a cow in Mardol …

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Promoting a healthy lifestyle

NT BUZZ YUVA in association with Bharat Swabhiman and Patanjali organised a yoga Workshop on the occasion of International Yoga Day at Mahalaxmi Temple Hall, Panaji. The programme was attended by more than 60 people across the city. Chief guest at the inaugural function was president of Mahalaxmi Temple, Panaji, Yogish Dempo. Also present were president of Bharat Swabhiman, Goa, …

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In service of the Lord

Fr Savio Silveira SDB from Goa, was recently appointed the eleventh provincial of the Salesian Province of St Francis Xavier, Mumbai. Away from Goa for over four decades, he continues on his mission to proclaiming the good word, and serving people. He makes time to talk to NT BUZZ from Mumbai DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT BUZZ Hailing from Porvorim, …

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Upholding the traditions of Goa

NT BUZZ A compilation of autobiographies written in Konkani by Fr Jose Silveira was released at the hands of the parish priest of Savior of the World Church, Saloi. The book consists of 24 autobiographies themed on the dying Goan cultures and traditions. The book underlines not just the loss of material things but also the loss of emotional and …

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