The 14th edition of Pt Jitendra Abhisheki Music Festival which is organised to commemorate the birth anniversary of Pt Jitendra Abhisheki will be held on September 29 and September 30 at Kala Academy, Panaji. The music festival will feature sixteen artistes who will be performing for the 2- day event. While briefing the media, programme officer of Kala Academy, Dattaguru Amonkar said that two Goan artistes will be performing at the event: Subhash Parwar will present a performance in vocal classical music and Naresh Madgaonkar will present a santoor recital. Senior disciples of Pt Jitendra Abhisheki namely Shubha Mudgal, Devaki Pandit and Hemant Pendse will offer their musical homage to the musician. Among them, the other vocal artistes are Gayatree Joshi, Manu Shrivastav, Meeta Pandit, Ravindra Parchure, Shakir Khan (sitar) Asawari Patankar (Kathak Dance ), Amarendra Dhaneshwar, Damodar Roa, Milind Raikar and Yadnesh Raikar (Father Son Violin Duo), Ragunandan Panshikar, Vishwanath Kanhere (Harmonium solo). Among the female classical performers, vocal performance will be by Gayatree Joshi, Meeta Pandit. The Kathak dance performance will be by Asawari Patankar,”Well-known accompanying artists from Goa, Mayank Bedekar, Raya Korgaonkar, Dayesh Kosambe, Tulshidas Navelkar, Chinamay Kolhatkar Vithhal Khandolkar, Dattaraj Surlakar, Dattaraj Mhashi, Amar Mopkar, Subhash […]
MES College of Arts and Commerce, Zuarinagar-Goa, in collaboration with Forum for Integrated Development and Research (FIDR), a ‘social change organization’, recently organised a discussion on the topic, ‘Livelihood and Economic Growth of Goa’. The discussion was chaired by the director of Time and Tide communications, Dharmanand Verenekar. The discussion raised concerns about the livelihood of people, especially those rescued from the flesh trade. Most of the participants in the discussion were of the opinion that the education which is being imparted at the college level is not meeting the needs of the industry. Besides, it was also felt that students should be groomed, their overall personality developed and inculcate values to make them ready for employment in the industry. It was also pointed out that there was a declining trend in holding campus interviews in colleges. The speakers felt that internships and training for students should be arranged by colleges through constant interaction with the industry through guest lectures. It was also felt that for the development of economy there has to be a shift from an emphasis on government sector jobs to the private sector. Verenekar said that FIDR was set up about two decades ago to bring […]
Minister for Art and Culture, Govind Gaude said that there is a need to make an effort to promote the art of filmmaking in Goa. He was speaking during the release of promotional songs of upcoming Konkani movie ‘Questao De Confusao’ at the Directorate of Art and Culture, Panaji. He said that the artistes of the film were earlier involved with theatre and have now moved to filmmaking; this not only shows their love for art but also their passion. “Though we may not have enough finance to make a film but Goans are rich in creativity. Films like these are a way to promote and showcase our creative side. This film is not only for entertainment purpose but is also an initiative to give people a different outlook towards life,” added Gaude. A total of four promotional songs of the film were released. The team has made a Konkani kantar, dindi, rap and a parody of famous Marathi tracks. The music has been composed by Sindhuraj Kamat, while lyrics for three songs have been written by Rajdeep Naik. Amit Naik has written the lyrics of rap song. Diptesh Kuttikar, Priyanka Raikar and Amit Naik are the singers of the […]
The NSS unit of SV’s Sridora Caculo College of Commerce and Management Studies, Mapusa, recently held a lecture on drug awareness for its volunteers. Umesh Gaonkar, Superintendent of Police, Anti-Narcotics Cell of Goa Police, who was the chief guest briefed the audience on the origin, spread and the extent of the menace of drug in the state of Goa. He said that Goa was the end destination for drugs produced in other parts of the country. Stating that Goa’s drug problem began with the arrival of foreign tourists in the state a few decades ago, he went on to add that foreigners continue to be major carriers and consumers even now. He explained to the audience how to spot signs of drug use and urged the student volunteers to be vigilant about the menace.
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