An art exhibition by artist, Mansi Trivedi titled ‘Ephemeral Gaze’ is currently on display at Fundação Oriente, Panaji. The exhibition is open for public viewing until January 5. Details: 2230728
The 10th Children’s Tiatr Competition will be organised by Tiatr Academy of Goa in collaboration with Ravindra Bhavan Margao from December 1 to January 9, 2020.
The 10th edition of Goa Arts and Literature Festival (GALF) 2019 organised and hosted by The International Centre Goa in association with Goa Writers and the Directorate of Art and Culture will take place from December 5 till December 7, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the International Centre Goa, Dona Paula. The inaugural function for the same will take place on December 5, 5 p.m. Entry to the festival is free and open to all on first serve basis. Details: www.goaartlitfest.com
India’s largest motorbike festival, India Bike Week will be held on December 6 and December 7 at Little Vagator Hills, Vagator. The two-day event will have various events, a panel discussion along with entertainment and more. Details: www.indiabikeweek.in
Semana da Cultura Indo-Portuguesa (Goa), Institute Camoes and The Consul general of Portugal in Goa in association with Entertainment Society of Goa, Panaji, presents the XIth Lusofone Film Festival from 6th Dec to 8th Dec 2019. The Inaugural will be held on 6th December 2019 at 6 p.m. at Maquinez palace (Audi 1), Panjim, Goa at the hands of Dr. Antonio Chrystello Tavares, Consul general of Portugal in Goa The Inaugural film “Parque Mayer” will be screened at 6.30 pm. This year special emphasis is given to the second day 7th December 2019, where Children’s films will be screened along with the others. Papel de Natal (Christmas wrapping paper) and A História de um Caramelo (Story of a Toffee) will be screened for children. The synopsis of all the movies will be available at the venue. On the 8th December, 5 movies will be screened form 2.00 pm to 8.00 p.m. Films directed by Leão Lopes, Licínio de Azevedo, Marta Pssoa, Patricia Sequeira and Fernando Vendrell will be showcased. All Movies shall have English Subtitles. Open for all.
A shopping and entertainment bonanza, presented by Porvorim Visionaries will be held on December 7 and December 8, 10 a.m. onwards at Porvorim Ground, opposite Delfinos, Porvorim. Over 100 shopping, food and games stalls, workshops and talks on various topics, competitions, cultural programme, etc, will be held. Details: email@example.com
Event to be inaugurated by Hon. Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant and actor Shri. Nana Patekar Entry is free and open to all Kala Academy – DMK (AC) 4 pm – 10 pm
Child’s Play India Foundation is organising a Christmas concert on December 7, 6 p.m. at Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji. The concert will include performances by The Child’s Play Chorus, Camerata Child’s Play India and Goa’s leading sacred music choir Aradhon. Details: 901105195 / 2224642 / www.childsplayindia.org Get more details about the concert here. Get the story behind one of the performing groups here.
Tri Kids Goa is a multi-discipline endurance event exclusively for children between the ages of 6 to 15 years of age. The event will feature two types of races i.e. a triathlon and an aquathlon.
Bal Bhavan will be organising an interstate cultural programme on December 8 at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao and on December 9 at Ravindra Bhavan, Sankhali. 100 children from Gujarat, Diu, Telangana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Shimoga (Karnataka), Kerala and Bal Bhavan Goa will be participating in this two-day programme. This event is being organised by Bal Bhavan Goa to give a platform to children of other states to perform in Goa. The programme will help to inter-exchange the cultural heritage and cultural folk songs and dance of Gujarat, Diu, Telangana, Rajasthan, Kerala, Maharashtra, Shimoga (Karnataka) and Goa. The programme at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao will be held in the presence of deputy chief minister Chandrakant (Babu) Kavlekar on December 8, 10 a.m., whereas Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, will be the chief guest on December 9 at 3:30 p.m. The cultural programme is open to the public. Entry free.
Learn to Start Home Business as a Home Baker & Start Taking Orders. From Delhi’s expertise Specialised professional certificate course basic to advance VENUE: Opp. Toyota showroom Kamat Royal, Building 4, Caranzlem, Panjim Date: Sunday 8th Dec Time: 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM Fee includes printed material, notes, Refreshments (Veg) *REGISTRATION MANDATORY* (Message +91 85880 80416 on WhatsApp) Cakes that will be taught: A Big Sunflower Cake (Double Tier) Photo Print Cake 3D Effect Gel Carving Cake Marble Glaze on a cake Doll Cake Big Rose Cake Wedding Cake/ Basket Cake & More WORKSHOP DETAILS – Sponge making from the scratch itself (no premix) in Cooker, Microwave and OTG. – How to make perfect whipped cream without bubbles. – Microwave and OTG setting (degree, temperature, mode etc). – How to make a colour ganache www.fooddestinationz.com (Limited seats)
On Sunday, 8th December, the Museum of Goa will host Professor Savita Kerkar of Goa University for our weekly MOG SUNDAYS series. The talk will be held from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, including her presentation and discussion afterwards. The title of the talk is Warm Encounters at the Freezing North Pole and covers her recent stay in the Arctic. Having represented India in the third Arctic Expedition in 2009, Prof. Savita Kerkar braved the elements once again in 2019 to be a part of the 13th Arctic Expedition. Join us to hear about her experiences from her 40 days at the edge of our world. With expertise in marine biology, this biotechnologist will tell us about coal mines of Kongsfjorden, a habitable inlet among glaciers in the Arctic, the flora and fauna that thrive in the extreme conditions of the poles, and other fascinating stories! Prof. Savita Kerkar has taught at the Goa University for 27 years and is the sitting chairperson and member of various committees at the University. In her research, she studies Hypersaline Bacteria from The Goan Salt Pans and explores these microorganisms in other extreme habitats. She has six PhDs registered under her and been […]
The Navhind Times presents School Quiz 2019. Once again, students from schools all over Goa will go head to bead to find out which school has the best and brightest minds. The Navhind Times School Quiz 2019- is open to students (up to Std X) of all schools In Goa. WHO ARE GOA’S MASTERMINDS? 5th December 2019 – Ravindra Bhavan, Margao 9:00 am – Zone 3 (Salcete, Sanguem, Canacona) 1:30 pm – Zone 4 (Mormugao, Quepem, Dharbandora) 9th December 2019 – Dempo House, Panaji 9:00 am – Zone 1 (Bardez, Pernem, Bicholim) 1:30 pm – Zone 2 (Tiswadi, Sattari, Ponda)
Sunaparanta Goa Centre for the Arts invites you to Quest for Reality: a dance performance by Impana Kulkarni and Prerna Palekar on 11 December 2019 at 7 pm. Conceptualised and directed by Arundhati Chattopadhyaya, this dance recital is inspired by the work of Shantibai (one of the artists at our ongoing show `Sculpsit: Between Thought and Action’) known for her Maria Khamba works which narrate stories of women from the Bastar region of Chhatisgarh. These sculptures are carved into wood found in the region of Bastar. Quest for Reality is a performance which employs Indian classical dance techniques accompanied by live music and tells the story of the plight of Talamai who suddenly goes missing. Presented against the backdrop of our ongoing Sculpsit exhibition, the audience is invited to join us in the search for the missing girl. This concert is open to all and is free of charge. At Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts, 63/C-8, Near Army House, Altinho, Panaji – Goa Kindly contact them for more details: Tel: 0832-2421311 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting from December 14 till December 31, Alila Diwa Goa is all set to celebrate Christmas and New Years with an array of unique experiences for the whole family. Embrace the spirit of the season at the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Vivo lawns called ‘Light It Up!’ on December 14, 7:30 p.m. ‘The Christmas Family Fair’ is an evening that’s designed to make sure that everyone has fun on December 22, 7:30 p.m. Fee: `1,250 for adults and `999 for ages six to 12. ‘Christmas Eve Under The Stars’ will make you want to celebrate a starry Christmas under the open sky with a gala buffet dinner and live music. Fee: `2,499 for adults and 1,000 for ages six to 12. Immerse in the warmth and spirit of the season, an afternoon best cherished with family and friends as you have a ‘Sparkling Christmas Brunch’ on December 25, 12:30 p.m. Fee: `1,600 (Non-Alcoholic) and 2,699 AI (with alcohol) for adults and `1000 for ages six to 12. Get set for 2020 and welcome the new decade in style at ‘New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner’ on December 31, 8 p.m. Fee: `12,000 for adults and `6,000 for ages six […]
‘Holly Jolly’ a Christmas fair will take place on December 15, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at St Francis Xavier’s Church, Duler, Mapusa. An array of Christmas decor and sweets, gifts for family and friends, scrumptious eats and treats along with live bands, kid’s games and activities will be available for the whole family to enjoy. Details: 9923499169 / 9511715109
In order to preserve and conserve the age old tradition of crib making the Directorate of Art and Culture will be organising a state level crib competition. The competition is organised in categories, the institution/group category and the individual/household category. Participation forms will be available from November 18 at the office of the of Art and Culture, Panaji; Ravindra Bhavan, Margao; Ravindra Bhavan, Cunchorim; Ravindra Bhavan, Vasco; Ravindra Bhavan, Sanklim and Rajiv Gandhi Kala Mandir, Ponda. The participation forms should be submitted before December 16.