Mario Miranda’s 90th birth anniversary celebrations in Goa

The iconic Mario Miranda’s another famous Goan son of the soil touched generations with his humor. Mario featured Goan parents and grandparents in his works and so their children were more curious to see them in his cartoons. Mario’s well loved characters,Ms.Fonseca the underdog,Godbole the Boss, Bundalbass the politician and the beggar are interesting charactersContinue reading “Mario Miranda’s 90th birth anniversary celebrations in Goa”

Gandhi Jayanti Goa Package

Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mohandas Karamchand “Mahatma” (or Great Spirit) Gandhi, the “Father of the Nation”. Known in Europe and the West as “Ghandi”, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or Bapu seems to have gone out of fashion with the younger Indian generation who only come acrossContinue reading “Gandhi Jayanti Goa Package”

Traditional vs Modern Building Materials in Goa

The replacement of traditional Goan construction materials with more modern, often imported materials from either the rest of India or even abroad, is not only problematic from an aesthetic point of view, but also compromises the durability and functionality of the old Goan buildings and ultimately their authenticity. For example, the use of cement insteadContinue reading “Traditional vs Modern Building Materials in Goa”

Miramar Beach and the environment

On the occasion of World Environment Day,one should look with the concern at the fragile ecosystem of Goa,which is not meant only to support Tourism  but as a means of livelihood for Goan fishermen.Goa’s marine life is under constant threat from human intervention. Miramar beach is an estuary with different ecological and evolutionary history. LocatedContinue reading “Miramar Beach and the environment”

R.I.P Charles Correa (1930 – 2015)

Charles Correa, Goa’s son of the soil and much loved icon passed away on 16th June. He was one of India’s greatest architects and urban planners designing various landmarks all over India and abroad. He was awarded the Padma Shri,the Padma Vibushan and the Royal Gold Medal for architecture by the Royal Institute of BritishContinue reading “R.I.P Charles Correa (1930 – 2015)”