Arts & Entertainment

'Jazz in the park' enthralls Panjimites

PANAJI: When they walked in, they weren't expecting too much. After all, Panaji's central Jardim Garcia de Orta has hosted jazz and other concerts for decades now.

PANAJI: The Federation of Film Fraternity of Goa (FFFG) urges the government to come out with a white paper on "Film Shootings" held in Goa and prepare a policy for all types of film shootings in the State.

PANAJI:The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) has demanded that the government cancel the wine festival, 'Grape Escapade', alleging it is a waste of public money and detrimental to Indian culture.

Film stars to dazzle crowd at Carnival

PANAJI: The five-day grand Carnival celebration which is slated to begin on February 8 will witness the presence of some Bollywood celebrities.

ESG all set for revamp

PANAJI: The Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) under the leadership of its vice-chairperson, Vishnu Wagh, is preparing for a revamp in its bid to demand a bigger role of the body in the organization of the International Film Festival of India (Iffi).

'Will decide on Carnival early next month'

PANAJI: Tourism minister Dilip Parulekar said that the final decision on whether to throw open the Carnival float parade to participants from other States will be taken at a January 8 meeting, even as he indicated he that he would drop the idea due to opposition from some quarters.

FFFG urges govt to deny safe passage to ESG CEO

PANAJI: The Federation of Film Fraternity of Goa (FFFG) has demanded immediate removal of the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), Mr Manoj Srivastava, for his alleged connections with the foreign companies as well as act of promoting a film city in Malwan, in Konkan, Maharashtra, which is in total violation of rules applicable to public servants and in sharp contrast to the decision of the Goa government to start two film cities in the state.

PANAJI: The Performing Artists Association of Goa (PAAG), on Saturday, alleged that almost after a month since the conclusion of the 42nd edition of the International Film Festival of India, the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) is yet to pay the remunerations to the Goan artistes, who had participated in the cultural programmes organised during the IFFI 2012.

As the final hour of 2012 ticks away, a ward in Siolim village of North Goa, where Goa's famous musician Remo Fernandes lives, will begin rituals to usher in an event they have been celebrating for centuries - the Zagor.

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