Category Archives: Goa Photos

Dona Paula Declaration Released After Two Day Chintan Shibir of Goa PCC

The two day chintan shibir held on 13 and 14 December, 2014 concluded at 5.30 p.m.today. The chintan shibir of the Congress Party held at Goa recognizes the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru, Sardar Patel, Maulana Azad, Babasaheb Ambedkar as the wealth of the party and reiterates that this rich secular, just and inclusive legacy […]

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 churches get ready for mammoth restoration

Several churches across Goa are heading for a massive restoration, a job undertaken once in 50-60 years. The lifespan of interiors and antiquities in these churches built during Portuguese colonial rule in Goa, has entered a phase where they require huge upkeep. The restoration of wooden altars and gold-plated antiquities is mandated every 50-60 years, according to […]

Goa wins tourism award

Goa Tourism has won the prestigious PATWA award in the Best Beach Destination category here on the second day of the world biggest travel and tourism exhibition – ITB Berlin. The award was given by Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) and was received by Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar at an awards ceremony attended […]

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 […]