Goa, a state on India’s west coast, is a former Portuguese colony with an upscale history. cover 3700 sq. kilometers with a population of roughly 1.4 million, Goa is tiny by Indian standards. it’s a singular mixture of Indian and Portuguese cultures and design that draws an calculable 2.5 million tourist annually.
Goa Carnival is that the most anticipated event in state, preparations that begin from December itself. apart from music, dance and different recreation, the carnival in province additionally features short plays portraying the tradition and culture of Goa in a very distinctive manner.
Pre-Lent carnivals are a time for fun and Goa’s carnival is merrymaking all the way. it is the last huge bash before the season of Lent starts, and this is often when Goa parties for 5 days, non-stop. The festival will starter on the 9th of Feb in Panaji with a Food and Cultural competition with cookery competition being the most feature of the day.
Some of the massive events which will be the part of this carnival will be the performances by singers like Farhan Akhtar, Anushka Manchanda, Remo and bands like Parikrama and Agnee. In addition to this a fashion show by Wendell Rodricks is a part of the carnival. Around seventy float parades together with one that includes Bollywood film industry stars will pass Panjim-Mapusa-Vasoc-Margaon.
It is an ideal gateway for everybody who is on the verge of a virtual breakdown in today’s boring, dreary and mundane world.
Dates of Goa Carnival: 9th – 12th February 2013