7 - 10 December 2017 , Thu - Sun @ The International Centre Goa

 

Impromptu coverage of GALF, 2016 by Students Task Force

DAY 3: Saving the best for last?
Ana Viegas, 12 Dec 2016
Day 3 at Zuari hall kicked off with an enthusiastic audience, and panel upon panel of eminent speakers entertaining and enlightening us all. more..

Flashpoint 2016: State Amnesia
Anna Fernandes, 12 Dec 2016
By posing as a US based film-maker, complete with a wig and a fake accent for eight whole months, and gaining access to senior police officers, politicians and bureaucrats, Rana Ayyub indeed went the extra mile as a journalist in investigating the Gujarat genocide of 2002 and its aftermath. Ayyub’s audacity and fearlessness in a conversation with Yusuf Jameel, kept everyone gathered at the Mandovi Hall of the ICG at GALF 2016, hanging on to her every word. more..

Encyclopedia of Vintage Songs
Anna Fernandes, 12 Dec 2016
Photography and Food, featuring Naomi Duguid and Rohit Chawla Anna Fernandes 10 Dec 2016 One trend that has recently gained momentum on social media is the sharing of photos of food. "Next to pets, the next thing viewed on Facebook is food." said Rohit Chawla, a celebrated self-taught photographer in a discussion with equally celebrated photographer Naomi Duguid at GALF 2016. more..

Photography and Food, featuring Naomi Duguid and Rohit Chawla
Anna Fernandes, 10 Dec 2016
One trend that has recently gained momentum on social media is the sharing of photos of food. "Next to pets, the next thing viewed on Facebook is food." said Rohit Chawla, a celebrated self-taught photographer in a discussion with equally celebrated photographer Naomi Duguid at GALF 2016. more..

Young GALF: Shaping the Writers (and Readers) of Tomorrow
Ana Viegas and Rochelle Fernandes, 10 Dec 2016
An initiative by the Goa Arts and Literature Festival, in collaboration with Bookworm Goa at the International Centre Goa, Young GALF is a programme for children under the auspices of GALF, aimed at inculcating the reading - and writing - habit in Goa's kids. more..

The English Trap
Anna Fernandes, 10 Dec 2016
The English Trap; an intriguing title promising an intriguing panel discussion, ensured that the Zuari Hall of the ICG be packed with a distinguished audience of writers, novelists, critics and other literature enthusiasts of a variety of languages, this afternoon at GALF 2016. more..

GALF day 1 commenced
Rochelle Fernandes & Ana Viegas, 9 Dec 2016
9th December, 2016. Abolim hall. GALF day 1 commenced, once again uniting artists from all walks of life and different parts of the world. Is Bob Dylan a Poet? The Nobel Prize "Committee" certainly thinks so "for (his) having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition". more..

GALF 2016 takes off
Anna Fernandes, 9 Dec 2016
The seventh edition of Goa Arts and Literary Festival (GALF) kicked off its inaugural ceremony with the unveiling of an original artwork by Padma Shri award winning artist, Laxman Pai, on Thursday, December 8 at Maquinez Palace, Panaji. more..