PIMPALKATTTA SARVAJANIK SHRI GANAPATI UTSAV 60 YEARS AND GOING STRONG
The Pimpalkatta Sarvajanik Shri Ganapati Utsav has completed 60 years since inception and has earned itself the title of the oldest Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav of Goa. This year, The PSSGU will be celebrating its diamond jubilee. Beginning from 1957, it was a small union of some Madgaon bazaarkars who started the Ganeshotsav, and now, the small union has grown to…READ more..
SARVAJANIK GANESHOTSAV… PONDA
PALASH VOLVOIKAR The festival we wait for the entire year, is finally here! Ganesh Chathurthi, or as we call it, Chavath, without a doubt, is one of the most special festivals of Goa’s, and we would be lying if we said that there isn’t a month of the year that doesn’t make us count down the time left till Lord…READ more..
1. BALLALESHWAR, PALI In the Konkan Pallir village now known as Pali there lived a young boy Ballal who was a very sincere devotee of Lord Ganesh. Son of a rich businessman, his pre-occupation with worship at a young age displeased his father. Ballal spent a large part of his time in worship and influenced his friends to do so…READ more..
A DIVINE DREAM
GANPAT SATOSKAR Redi is a small coastal village that belongs to the district of Sindhudurg in Maharashtra. Originally known as Revati or Redipattanam, Redi is located very close to the shores of the majestic Arabian Sea, just across the border of Goa and is dotted with plenty of coconut trees. The Ganapati temple of Redi is located approximately 30 kms from…READ more..
MAH: PNG JEWELLERS LAUNCHES SECOND EDITION OF DAJIKAKA GADGIL KARANDAK
MUMBAI: PNG Jewellers announced its second edition of the one act play competition ‘Dajikaka Gadgil Karandak’ celebrated to commemorate the founder Late Shri Dajikaka Gadgil, who took great pride in promoting art & culture. It is a Maharashtra State Level competition, the participation entry forms for which will be available at all PNG Jewellers outlets including Pune, Mumbai, Ahmednagar,…READ more..
GOA: AARTI ALBUM LAUNCH BY SHREE DADESHWAR AARTI MANDAL
BRITTONA (GOA): Shree Dadeshwar Aarti Mandal, Bhandarvada, Brittona, have recently launched their album by name ‘Aarti Dadeshwara’. The album launch ceremony was organised on Sunday, July 30, at Shree Dadeshwar Mandap, Bhandarwada at Brittona. Dr. Pandurang Phaldesai, ex member secretary Kala Academy, Dr. Govind Kale, ex programme development officer Kala Academy, Narayan Navti, additional chief election officer Goa state and Durgakumar…READ more..
GHUMAT- SOUND OF GOAN FOLK
RAHUL KAMAT Ghumat forms an integral part of Goan folk music. Team TNV speaks to Manoj Parab a young Goan who is on a mission to unite Goans in the spirit of Goemkarponn through this musical instrument. Q. What inspired you to promote Ghumat? – In a time when we have people talking about Goem and Goemkarponn, we met another Goemkar…READ more..
ENJOYING MONSOON THE GOEMKAR WAY
“Enjoying rains in Goa may never be the same like how we used to in our childhood. It’s what the present generation misses, travelling in air conditioned cars,” says Rohan Mayenkar, a resident of Curtorim, fondly remembering his school days and the fun he had in rains. Rains have always been close to the hearts of Goans, for religious, emotional…READ more..
MARCEL’S POPULAR ‘CHIKHAL KALO’ CELEBRATED ON JULY 6
PONDA (GOA): The most awaited and amusing festival of mud bath- ‘Chikhal Kalo’ was celebrated on the Devki Krishna temple ground, in the village of Marcel, Ponda on July 6. The festival is celebrated two days after ‘Ashadi Ekadashi,’ and it is dedicated to the adolescent form of Lord Krishna. The festival is an attempt to recreate the games that he…READ more..
PEOPLE OF COLMOROD AND RATWADDO GEAR UP FOR SAN JOAO CELEBRATIONS
MARGAO (GOA): O Re San Joao, a traditional form of San Joao celebrations will be organised for the fourth consecutive year on June 24 at Colmorod, near Keni Furnitures, Margao. The event, coceptualised by former chairperson of MMC Savio Coutinho, is being held with great enthusiasm wherein one can witness people of all ages participating in the various activities held…READ more..