Goans Abroad – featuring Velrose Pereira, trumpet player and actress

Velrose Pereira

If there’s one thing that differentiates Goans from other Indians, it’s the fact that music runs in our blood. It is the genetic disposition of 99% Goans to be drawn to music in some way, shape, or form. Be it playing an instrument, singing, dancing, or organising events that bring together all of these, you […]

World Tiatr Day celebrated in Goa on Tuesday at Kala Academy

World Tiatr Day

Tiatr is a form of musical theatre that is extremely popular in Goa. It is also popular with Goans living in Mumbai, the Gulf, and even the UK. These dramas are performed mainly in the Roman Konkani dialects. They include music, dancing, and singing. Tiatr performers are called tiatrists. Goa celebrated World Tiatr day yesterday […]


Goa and its ties to Tiatr go way long back. Goa Tiatr is a form of musical theatre, extremely famous. Dancing, singing, music and acting altogether, performed mainly in Roman Konkani dialects. ‘Tiatrists’ are the ones that perform they are well trained professional artists. The enthusiasm and excitement that goes into making the whole drama […]