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French artist, Ana Bloom’s artwork Souffles, Breath was added to the Museum’s collection. The artwork will be available for viewing through mid-July. The piece derives meaning from the philosophies of interconnectedness that are attributed to the Indian subcontinent. “I am the daughter of a two times political refugee father,” says Bloom when talking about the inspiration behind her work. “This family history impacted very strongly my relationship and questioning about the world we live in and my artistic research.” In her introductory text to Souffles, Breath, art curator, Lina Vincent, writes, “Ana’s ‘Breath’ series,  is as hard-hitting as it is painterly in visualisation – it brings together nuances of physical experiences with layers of philosophical and spiritual conceptualisation. In the interplay of concealment and revelation, the still images bring to life anonymous beings through the surging, bubbling water. The artwork captures essences of individual breath from across the globe – raising questions on the human condition, evoking degrees of separation and migration in the contemporary world. The artwork becomes more relevant today in Goa when the state is realising migration-related issues of its own. Ana Bloom’s work along with all the other pieces at the Museum will be available for viewing during regular Museum hours.

Fundação Oriente will be hosting its 5th Goan Short Story Competition 2019. Any person 18 years and above and customarily residing in Goa, amateur as well as professional writers (including previous winners) are eligible. Entries will be accepted between July 1 and August 30. Details: 2019gssc@gmail.com

The festival which would be held from 4th July to 18th July 2019 would be a bonanza of films from all over Europe. The movies will be screened at Auditorium 1, Maquinez Palace, ESG Complex, Panaji. This festival is open to the public and the seating availability would be on a first come first serve basis. A total of 23 films will be screened over a period of 15 days. To make it convenient for the general public, the films will be screened at 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm. No Date Time Country Film Director Duration 1 04/07/2019 THURSDAY 6:30 pm Portugal Diamantino (Opening Film) Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt 92′   2 05/07/2019 FRIDAY 5:30 pm Austria Styx Wolfgang Fischer 94′ 3 7:30 pm Bulgaria Bubblegum Stanislav Todorov Rogi 104′   4 06/07/2019 SATURDAY 5:30 pm Czech Republic Tender Waves Jiří Vejdělek 94′ 5 7:30 pm Italy Drive Me Home Simone Catania 100′   6 07/07/2019 SUNDAY 5:30 pm Malta Of Time and the Sea Peter Sant 94′ 7 7:30 pm Cyprus Rosemarie Adonis Floridis 113′   8 08/07/2019 MONDAY 5:30 pm Belgium King of the Belgians Peter Brosens & Jessica Woodworth 93′ 9 7:30 pm Germany Me and Kaminski […]

A workshop on crafting euro breads will be held on July 12, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Foodybreaks Academy, Porvorim. The hands-on class will cover breads such as challah, baguette, fougasse, spinach bloomer, soda bread and corn bread. Details: 9820220912 / fbacademygoa@gmail.com

Friday Balcao is hosting a discussion on the lessons from the Mandela Day initiative on July 12, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Goa Desc Resource Centre, 11 Liberty Apartments, Mapusa. Details: fridaybalcao@gmail.com (Contact given email number for exact location)

An AutoCAD and 3D modelling workshop for engineers and professionals will be held on July 13 and 19 at IMS CAD Centre, Panaji. Details: 8806453029

Soul Travelling is hosting a special walk in the capital city ‘Explore Panaji’ on July 13 and July 14, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Discover the making of Panaji and its nooks and corners – with a special focus on Fontainhas. Details: 7378301863/info@soultravelling.in (Contact given number for exact location)

A macaron making masterclass with Chef Kunal Arolkar will be held on July 13, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Participants will learn how to craft three distinct flavours of macarons. Details: fbacademygoa@gmail.com/ 2411450/ 9820220912

The Sunday Evening Quiz will host a cricket quiz on July 13, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The International Centre Goa, Dona Paula. Details: http://seqc.blogspot.in/seqcgoa@gmail.com