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ICOBS international is organising a 4-day AGRIGOA exhibition from January 10 to 13 at Ravindra Bhavan Margao. The exhibition is mainly an agriculture and food processing expo and will demonstrate new technology in farming and help farmers to the rapidly changing technology. The exhibition, which is open to all will have lectures by farmers/specialists in the field of agriculture. Details: 9916596396 / 9066784166.

Goa Sunsplash is a two-day festival steeped in the ideals of peace, love and unity. Situated on the sun-drenched beaches of Goa, India, the festival is focused on creating a holistic lifestyle experience through music, art, dance, wellness programs and social forums. Whilst reggae music has been a big part of the festival program, roots music from around the world also has its space at Goa Sunsplash. Past headliners of the festival have included Mad Professor, Johnny Osbourne, Zion Train, General Levy, Naaman, Manudigital, Skarra Mucci and Cali P. Goa Sunsplash is committed to being a world-class destination festival that is rooted in sustainability and social awareness.

The Goa Triathlon 113 (1.9 kilometres swim+ 90 kilometres cycling + 21 kilometres run) will be held at the Vainguinim beach and on the Goa University road on January 13 from 7.50 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Spectators can cheer the triathletes from designated spots on the Vainguinim beach and along the Goa University road. Details: 9822022283.

Kids Can Bake, a baking session for kids which will include red velvet and salted caramel cupcakes, marbled brownies and oreo baked cheesecake will be held on January 13, 9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Foodybreaks Academy, Porvorim. Details: 2411450 / fbacademygoa@gmail.com.

Dalgado Konknni Akademi is organising a workshop for new writers in Konknni Roman script on January 13, 10 a.m. at the Tiatr Academy hall, Campal Trade Centre, St Inez. Details: 2221688/ 9822587498/ 9822170102

Join Museum of Goa for the screening of the much acclaimed documentary film ‘Special Envoy’ directed by Nalini Elvino de Sousa, this MOG Sunday, 13 Jan, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Museum of Goa, Pilerne Industrial Estate, Pilerne, Bardez, Goa. The film will be followed by a discussion between Nalini and Dr. Pedro Manuel Sobral Pombo (PhD in Anthropology from ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon). Brief on the film: Special Envoy is a quest to bring to light the inspiring yet unknown mission of an Indian whose life is cut short in the Mozambican presidential plane crash in 1986. Aquino de Bragança, in his twenties, finds himself in Mozambique in 1947, hoping to follow in his father’s footsteps to Department of Customs. Failing to achieve this goal and for the first time ever, experiencing the bitterness of racism, his life takes a 180 degree spin and his aim, till the very last day of his life, was a relentless fight against Colonialism both in Goa and in all the African countries. His friendship with Samora Machel propels him to dedicate his life to the Reconstruction of Mozambique after its independence. Their journey is told through a game of chess. The life story of Aquino de Bragança […]

Lakshya Academy is organising a free career guidance seminar with career consultant Vishal Agarwal on January 14, 3.30 p.m. at Patto, Panaji.

There will be a fun and interactive workshop with A Capella ensemble, Vocal Colors from Sweden at Sunaparanta on Monday, 14th January 2019 at 5 pm. The choir’s conductors, Marie Bejstam and Charlotte Rider, will facilitate an interactive session for local participants with the Swedish ensemble in a joyful exploration of vocal colour through a wide repertoire ranging from Folk to ABBA!  The workshop will benefit singers in choral groups as well as all those training in classical singing.  Age group 12 years and above. About the conductors : Marie Bejstam and Charlotte Rider founded Kulturfyren (The Culture Lighthouse)  in 2011, a creative meeting place in the heart of Stockholm. It is open to professional and amateurs, within all cultural fields. Some of Kulturfyren’s projects include summer day camps within choral music, art and film, theatre, circus and acrobatics, musicals, art and philosophy. Marie and Charlotte are choral pedagogues, choral conductors and music teachers. Through their choirs, they have worked with musical productions, concert projects and CD-recordings, collaborated with international artists such as Barbara Hendricks and other national artists within Sweden. Marie and Charlotte lecture and teach frequently at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm. For more details and to register, […]