Festivals

No One Can ‘Carnival’ Like Goa Can!

Jason Santos recounts a first-hand experience of another brilliant carnival season. THE city decked in colour, a festive vibe grips the state; decorations, lights and a general party atmosphere takes over. Carnival 2019 was brought in with much hype and anticipation, and lived up to every bit of it. With the entire state going into

3 Monsoon Festivals You May Find In Goa

Sao Joao:  A feast celebrated predominantly in North Goa is a burst of colours, with people dressed with flower copels (flower wreaths worn on the head) and locals celebrating by jumping into wells. The Siolim river comes to life with colourful boats and music as people come out to celebrate the monsoons. Chikal Kalo:  A

Unique Monsoon Festivals In Goa

Sao Joao: A feast celebrated predominantly in North Goa is  a burst of colours, with people dressed with fl ower copels  (flower wreaths worn on the head) and locals celebrating  by jumping into wells. The Siolim river comes to life with  colourful boats and music as people come out to celebrate  the monsoons.  Chikal Kalo:

Dussehra

Dussehra is considered an auspicious day to undertake new ventures and buying new vehicles which are decked up with fresh marigold flowers.

Sao Joao Festival

Sao Joao is especially celebrated with much aplomb in the village of Siolim which has a traditional boat festival.

For us at Planet-Goa, our team is driven by that feeling of exhilaration that one gets when discovering that something ‘unique’ and ‘new’ about Goa for our ever-so-discerning readers.

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