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Category Archives: Goa’s Culture, Goa’s Traditions





Goa Convent schools must allow Hindu customs: Hindu Janajgruti Samiti

Alleging that there is religious discrimination against Hindu students studying in convent schools, the Hindu Janajgruti Samiti (HJS) has called the government to issue notices to all convent schools in the state to stop the discrimination on the grounds of religion and that no Hindu student should be punished for following their customary Hindu rights. […]

Goa to get its first Art, Fashion, Music and Lifestyle 3D Video Magazine

Goa is all set to get its own dedicated Art, Fashion & Lifestyle 3D Video Magazine and Portal.  India’s rapidly growing news and entertainment content portal IndyaNewz.com is gearing up to launch what will be India’s first online Art, Fashion & Lifestyle 3D Video Magazine. The portal will have a separate section dedicated to Goa, covering music, art […]

Bonderam festival to be celebrated on Aug 24, 2013 on Divar Island in Goa

This year Goa’s Bonderam festival will be celebrated on August 24 at Divar Island in the state, stated a release. The annual festival is celebrated on the fourth Saturday of August. Dilip Parulekar, Minister for Tourism, Woman & Child Development, Government of Goa, said, “We are happy to promote this annual festival on the Divar […]

Goa church to drape ‘indecently’ dressed visitors

The “indecently” dressed visitors to the 16th century Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa, a must-do on most tourists’ itineraries, will now be offered shawls to cover themselves up before they enter the shrine, a priest said on Wednesday. “We had been receiving complaints that tourists were not dressing properly for the church. Many people […]

Goa Festivals-Goa gets ready for Shigmo

A spectacular 14-day display of Goan Hindu ethnicity and mythology will be on show as the annual Shigmo parade held center-stage in Panjim, Goa. Attired in traditional costumes, various groups consisting of women and men dancers give vibrant performances of various dances. These are interspersed with small groups that move along the route with their […]