On Sunday, 19th January, at Saraya Eco-stay, Sangolda, there will be a different type of music event- the Mahalo Ukelele Festival. Those who are ukulele players or any other type of musician or performer can attend the festival. Even those who just want to have a good time or experience what it’s like to play an instrument can go to Saraya. The word ‘Mahalo’ was chosen for the festival as it is the Hawaiian word for thank you and expresses the warmth and friendliness of the festival. The aim of this event is to celebrate music and share the love and joy it gives to people. There will be workshops, performances, and open mics. Shoppers can also visit the vendors who’ll be present there selling instruments, jewellery, organic foods, cosmetics and much more. Here is the line-up of performers for the festival: Neptune Chapotin Neptune Chapotin has been playing Mouth Harp for more than 15 years. He is the founder and creative director since 2013 of the World Mouth Harp Festival of India. He s also part of the band ‘Third Pulse’. Anirban Halder This Mahalo Ukulele Festival co-founder has been making music for more than 14 years. He plays with his band Electric Pulse and teaches […]
The 5th edition of SCI-FFI (Science Film Festival of India) will take place at Inox and Maquinez Palace, Panaji, from 15th to 18th January 2020 (10 am to 5 pm). The aim of this festival is to stir up a passion for science among students. It will be inaugurated on 15th January at 10:30 am. Different aspects of science will be showcased through masterclasses, workshops, and other activities. There will also be panel discussions, screenings of Indian award-winning films, exhibitions, and the results of the short film competition which was carried out before in various schools across Goa. The films selected for screening include Mission Mangal (2019) ‘Everest’ (2015), ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ ( 2018), ‘Virus’ (2019), ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ (2019), ‘Geostorm’ (2017), ‘Amori’ (2019), ‘Blade Runner 2049’ (2017) and ‘ Wall-E’ (2008). The first master class will be conducted by Rajdeep Paul from Theodon Technologies on January 16 (12:15 pm to 1:30 pm.) On January 17, the second master class will be conducted by Sakat Shekar Ray (12 pm to 1:30 pm) followed by Amresh Chakraborthy (2 pm to 6 pm) – both representing SRTFI – Satyajit Ray Film And Television Institute. ATLabs will also have a session on Innovations and Entrepreneurship. All the masterclasses will […]
The Goa Forest Department, Goa Tourism Department and Goa Bird Conservation Network are organizing the 3rd Bird Festival of Goa from January 17th to 19th 2020 at Forest Training School Complex, Valpoi. The attendees can participate in workshops by experienced photographers, enjoy guided bird walks, and watch art shows by prominent artists. Renowned ornithologists will deliver talks. Bird watching will start early morning at the Valpoi reserve forests, Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary and Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary. There will be interactive sessions and open discussions, besides a photo exhibition, live birding related demonstration and also live demonstrations on the art of drawing and painting birds. The objectives behind the festival are to promote bird watching, educate the public about birds, come up with ways to decrease the negative impact of climate change on the environment and concentrate on bird conservation. Sattari, Goa is home to various bird species like the Nilgiri wood-pigeon, Malabar parakeet, Malabar grey hornbill, grey-headed bulbul, rufous babbler, white-bellied blue-flycatcher, crimson-backed sunbird, Ceylon Frogmouth, Malabar Trogon, Black-backed Dwarf and Blue-eared Kingfishers, White-bellied Woodpecker and many others.
ENGLISH — KONKANI — (KONKANI PRONUNCIATION) BASIC PHRASES Hello/good morning — Deu boro dis dium — (Deo Boro dees dhee-oo) My name is (your name) — Mojem naum (your name) — (Mu-jay now .. your name) I come from (your place) — Mau zo gao (your place) — (Mo zo gaa-oh .. your place) What is your name? — Tujem naum kitay? — (Tu-jay naa-oh kidh -ay) Good evening — Deu bori sanz dium — (Dhee-oh bori sanj dhee-oo) Good night — Deu bori raat dium — (Dhee-oh bori raat dhee-oo) Can you tell me? — Maka saangshi? — (Maa-kaa Sah-ng shee) How are you? (male) — Tum Ko so asa? — (Thoo ko so asa) Can you help me? — Maka mozot korshi? — (Maa-ka mo-zoh-t k-oh-rshi) How are you? (female) — Tu Ko shem asa? — (Thoo Ko shay ah-sa) Sorry — maka maaf kor — (Maa-ka maaf kor) Why — Kiteak — (ki-dhi-aak) Thank you — Deu borem korum — (Dhee-oo bo-ray ko-roo) Where — Khuim (kwee) Please — Upkar kor — (Oop-car K-oh-r) What — Kitem — (Kidh-ay) Yes/no — Hoei/Na — (Wo-ee/ Na) I feel sick — Mhojea jivak borem dissonam — (Mo-jea ji-vaak bo-ray this-so-na) I am happy — Aoo tsaud kooshi — (Ah-oo saw-ed Kooshi) I am tired — […]
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