GOA: A LOOK INTO REDYACHI ZATRA

  Naresh Fatharpekar   Mayem in Bicholim is known in Goa for its annual fair called the ‘Redyachi Zatra’. This ‘zatra’ is held with a lot of religious rituals and celebration exhibiting the socio-cultural heritage of the land. In the past, during the fair, there was a custom of buffalo sacrifice. “This practice has been forbidden since over a quarter century, but despite…

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I FACED GENDER BIAS AT HOME TOO: SANIA MIRZA

By Our Chief Reporter   PANAJI (Goa): Ace Tennis player Sania Mirza, who faced a lot of flak for the length of her skirt during a match, has revealed that it was not only in the society but she also faced gender biases at home too.  The 31-year-old Hyderabad-based player said she even raised her voice when her relatives…

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GOA FEST: GUESS WHAT SIDHARTH MALHOTRA SAYS?

By Our Chief Reporter   Panaji (Goa): Hindi Actor Sidharth Malhotra says that he does not consider himself as more than an average looking guy and there is nothing exceptional in the way he looks. The 33-year-old ‘Student Of The Year’ star was here today to participate in the ongoing ‘Goa Fest 2018’, a congregation of advertising and marketing…

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SETSHARE FOR THEATREWALLA’S

By Our Staff Reporter   To Celebrate World Theatre Day Expression Lab launches a new online network of theatre groups for creating a shared inventory of Setting Material and Props. We are announcing the launch today because we are now ready with the Beta version of the website that will actually enable the sharing. Through SETSHARE a theatre group seeking setting or…

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GOVT LAUNCHES SCHEME TO REVIEW MAAND CULTURE

By Our Special Correspondent   Panaji (Goa) As an attempt to review the old age traditions of maand culture to its unique original form, the State Government has launched financial assistance scheme to preserve and protect this old art forms. The Directorate of Education has introduced ‘Financial Assistance to Revive, Preserve and Protect Goan Maand Culture’ scheme…

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HOLI CELEBRATED ACROSS STATE 

GOA: The festival of colours, Holi, was celebrated today with traditional fervour and gaiety across State. The celebration that begin early morning continued till afternoon. Right from kids to senior citizens were seen enjoying the festival of colour. Not just the members of the Hindu community but cutting across religion, the festival was celebrated the by splashing colours on their family…

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PANAJI TRAFFIC CELL DRAWS PLAN FOR SHIGMO, VENUE FOR FLOAT PARADE CHANGED 

Panaji (Goa): Following good response to the shifting of float parade venue for Carnival, the State government has decided to change the route of Goa’s yet another annual festival – Shigmotsav – in the capital city of Panaji. The government has chosen the same venue as that of Carnival, from Miramar to Caranzalem. The traffic plan is prepared in…

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GOA: SHIGMO FESTIVAL TO BEGIN POST HOLI CELEBRATIONS 

Panaji  (Goa)   After Carnival, it’s time to usher in another exciting festival of colour, costumes and culture  – Shigmotsav.    The two week long festivities will be witnessed across Goa from March 3 to March 17, 2018. Goa Tourism has made elaborate preparations for the much awaited festival during the two week long celebrations at various…

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GOA: VINORA ALL INDIA PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST AND EXHIBITION TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY IN PANAJI

Panaji (Goa) The All India Photography Contest, organised by VINORA- Photography & Entertainment Solutions will be held at Art Gallery in Kala Academy, Panaji, from February 18, 11:00 am onwards. The event will start with the inauguration at Art Gallery followed by prize distribution ceremony at Black Box. Internationally acclaimed singer and social activist Hema Sardesai will be the chief guest for…

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GOA: MUSICIAN-SINGER SIDHANATH BUYAO PRESENTS KONKANI SHREE RAM GEETA

Margao (Goa)   Shree Ram Gita, an epic which has been recited and appreciated in various languages in India and abroad, will be now presented in Konkani by Goa’s noted musician-singer Sidhanath Buyao.   Shree Ram Geeta has historic significance in Goa as it was penned by Dr Manohar Rai Sardesai and composed and performed by late Ulhas Buyao, who has kept…

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