Konkani Travelogue: ‘DHARTARE VOILO SARG’

Konkani Travelogue, ‘Dhartare Voilo Sarg’ written by Mrs Sushanta Datta Naik, was released at a function at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao by Mrs Uma Mahesh Rao on September 17, 2019. In his presidential speech Prof Madhav Kamat said that the simple, lucid and flowing style of the author is really praiseworthy. The travelogue takes the reader across 26 fascinating countries. The author has painted vivid natural beauty and also dwelled on the cultural diversity of the people. Such travelogues are the need of the hour to tempt people to travel within the country and abroad. It is only after travelling a person’s outlook broadens, said Prof Madhav Kamat. The book is published by Bimb Prakashan. Publisher Dilip Borkar gave the welcome speech and Mrs Saloni Chirag Naik gave the vote of thanks.

Digital Marketing Workshop: This EDU 180 workshop on digital marketing for professional and business growth includes blogging, content marketing, email marketing, Google analytics, etc. Come and benefit from it. Venue: Malbhat, Margao. Date: Saturday/Sunday, Sept 21&22. Time: 10am to 6pm

Mythology & Iconographic Image: A talk by independent curator Neeta Omprakash, entry is free and open to all. Venue: Institute Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji. Date: Saturday, Sept 21. Time: 5pm
10th Anniversary Child’s Play India Foundation Concert: Presenting a monsoon concert featuring the children of Child’s Play, Camerata Child’s Play India, Omar de Loiola Pereira and Selwyn Menezes, also Baridisi Quartet. Donation passes available at Furtados. Venue: Menezes Braganza Hall, Panaji. Date: Sat/Sept 21. Time: 6pm

Music Recital: The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Goa, in collaboration with Srutilaya, is hosting a Sarawati veena recital by Jayanthi Kumaresh. Entry is free and open to all. Venue: BITS Pilani Goa campus auditorium, Zuarinagar, Sancoale. Date: 5pm.
Sanskrit Language: If you are interested in Sanskrit here is a workshop on conversational Sanskrit and Sanskrit in Today’s World. Venue: OM-Opimistic Mind, next to Hotel Avni, Porvorim. Date: Sunday/Sept 22. Time: 12 noon onwards. Details: 9923312801

Portuguese Language Course: Certificate of proficiency in Portuguese A2 is introduced at the Goa University as per Ordinance OB-15. The course is compatible with the CEF and is scaled at the broad level A2 Basic User II. Venue: Department of Portuguese & Lusophone Studies, Goa University, Dona Paula, Panaji. Date: Course commences Sept 20/Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays. Time: 5pm to 7pm. Details:

The Memory Café: Magic Monday here is a new venture to make seniors feel like life is worth living! Open to all seniors over the age of 60 (including anyone suffering from Alzheimer’s/Dementia). Program will see talks, group activities, music, fun games, free counselling and much more. Venue: Loyola Hall, Nr Carasid, Miramar, Panaji. Date: Every Monday. Time: 10.30am to 12.30noon. Details: Sheldon Lobo – 9920314664; Anita Jarvis – 9819196168; Lourdes Alvares – 9763817097.

The Alchemist’: Out of Context book club is hosting a book reading and discussion on Paulo Coelho’s novelThe Alchemist’. Entry is free and open to all. Venue: Broadway Book Store, Panaji. Date: Saturday/Sept 21. Time: 6pm

Navratri Bazaar: Shop early for the Navratri festival coming up. This bazaar is organized by Tarang and here you will find handicrafts, daily essentials, sarees, suits, organic produce, fashion accessories made by women entrepreneurs, vegetables, cosmetics, lehenga-choli, gagra specials, kitchenware, décor, handmade artefacts, cashewnuts, coconut oil, honey, wired bags, jewellery, decorative hand painted solar lamps, samplings, plants and lots more. Venue: Caculo Mall, St Inez, Panaji. Date: Saturday/Sunday, Sept 21/22 Time: 11am onwards. Details: 9158063030

Earth Keepers Market: Come and pick up local organic veggies, fruit, groceries, herbal supplements and lots more, also participate in activities. This Sunday get tested for food sensitivities, intolerances and emotional blockages which relate to psychosomatic ailments. Know about food groups, hormones, parasites and emotions which contribute towards wellbeing. Neuromuscular testing by Mr Sumith but for registration call/whatsapp 9048788688 or 9945141614, Venue: The Rejuvenation Center, behind Hyatt Centric, Candolim. Date: Sunday, Sept 22. Time: 4pm to 6pm.
Farmer’s Bazaar: Saukhyam is hosting its first farmer’s bazaar , pick up essentials such as organic fruit and vegetables, A2 milk, free range eggs, etc. Venue: Saukhyam, next to Mall de Goa, Porvorim. Date: Sunday/ Sept 22. Time: 11am to 5pm. Details: 8668726876

Hannibal Race is here! A global obstacle racing series is in India. The first in Goa is designed to be an exhilarating, exciting, inspiring obstacle race ever witnessed in India. The race aims to touch a growing generation of fitness savvy Indians who seek adventure and look constantly for ways to test their mental, emotional and physical capabilities. Here is a crazy, fun and challenging course lined with music and spanning over 8 km, 25 obstacles. Students, families, individuals, corporates, running and fitness clubs are all invited to participate. Winners of Hannibal Race India (Elite Wave) qualify for the World Obstacle Race Championship and other goodies. Venue: Takar, Ambaulim-Pirla Road, Quepem. Date: Sunday, Sept 22. Time: 6am

Sunday Trekking: Trek to the glorious Pali Waterfalls located in the Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary. Date: Sunday/Sept 22. Time: Meeting point is Café Tato at Patto at 7.30am. Fee: `1,300. Details: 9822387725/2225255

Parkinson’s Awareness: The Lions Club of Aldona and Parkinson’s Society of Goa is conducting an awareness program about Parkinson’s disease and healthy ageing. Open to all. Venue: Aldona Institute. Date: Sunday/Sept 22. Time: 11am to 12.30pm.

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