“Becoming Goan”: The Coming-Home Story of Michelle Bambawale

By Steve Antao In her first attempt at writing a book, Michelle Mendonça Bambawale takes readers on an intimate journey through her life in her recently released “Becoming Goan”. The book talks about her life in Goa after she returned to the state and settled in her ancestral village of Siolim during the pandemic. It […]

Embark on a Culinary Adventure at Isabella’s Tapas Bar, Panjim

In the heart of Panjim city lies a hidden gem that transports you straight to the vibrant streets of Spain and Portugal – Isabella’s Tapas Bar on MG Road. Nestled in the bustling scene of Goa, this cool Spanish-style restaurant is redefining the culinary experience with its enticing menu and lively atmosphere. Just a year […]

Chef Rumana Conducts Wedding Cake Masterclass at Kamaxi Culinary College, Verna

~ The wedding industry in India is an extremely lucrative one, expected to rake in Rs. 4.25 lakh crores solely between November 23 and December 15, 2023, according to the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT). ~ The four-day masterclass on wedding cakes recently conducted by Chef Rumana Jaseel at Kamaxi College of Culinary Arts, […]

Celebrating Goa’s sustainability heroes

~ National Energy Conservation Day is celebrated every December 14 to honour India’s dedication to implementing eco-friendly measures across industry practices. ~ The Government of Goa recently pledged to provide 100 per cent renewable-based electricity to all sectors by 2050. Panaji, December 2023: Even as India celebrates National Energy Conservation Day on December 14, to showcase […]

Serendipity Arts Festival is Back in Goa with its 6th Edition.

~ The Serendipity Arts Festival 2023 continues to be an extremely accessible space for patrons with tactile and auditory installations and aids. ~ The Festival has 10 experts curating six major disciplines — Dance, Visual Arts, Music, Culinary Arts, Theatre and Craft. ~SAF 2023 will be conducted across 12 venues spread across the culturally rich […]

In Conversation with Mr. Peter Fernandes, Administrator, Goa Motorcycle Club

By Team ItsGoa The Goa Motorcycle Club is one of the most well-known clubs in Goa dedicated to riding enthusiasts. It was founded in 2020 by members of the Bisontes Locos Motorcycle Club (MC), the state MC of the Goa region since 2013. The idea behind creating a separate club was to have an all-inclusive […]

Open House at Sharada Mandir, Kadamba Draws Amazing Response from Parents

Panaji, Nov. 2023 – Parents visiting Sharada Mandir School, Kadamba, on the occasion of the recent Open House event were not just familiarised with the school’s structural and human infrastructure, but were also introduced to innovative teaching methods and new education concepts involving sensory behaviour, dance, music and coding. The Open House was attended by almost […]

MC Desmond Oliveira: Goa’s Best Emcee for Wedding & Events

By Steve Antao MC Desmond Oliveira is one of the biggest names in the events and entertainment industry in Goa. Popularly known as “The Abracadabra Emcee,” he is considered to be one of the world’s best emcees in Goa. A native of the vibrant North Goa village of Arpora, MC Desmond is renowned in Goa […]

India Bike Week 2023 to be held from 8-9 December in Goa

India’s largest and most anticipated gathering of the motorcycling fraternity announces its 10th Year anniversary in Goa on 8 & 9 December this year! Goa, November 2023: India Bike Week 2023, in association with Gulf Syntrac, is all set to celebrate ten years of existence and the grandest edition of all time on 8 & 9 December this year […]