Events and Festivals in Panaji


  • Carnival: The Goa Carnival is an amazing festival. The Carnival which is celebrated in several cities all over the world by different names finds its place in India in Goa. It begins on the Saturday before Ash Wednesday and is characterized by color, dance, and music.
  • Shigmo: Shigmo is the Goa festival of color. Dance troupes and parades make this festival a lavish and crazy affair.
  • Sunburn: A 4 day festival more like a continuous party celebrated post-Christmas in the month of December.

The feast of three kings is another popular festival in Goa, and the Ganesh Chaturthi, a Hindu festival is celebrated. Christmas and New Year are celebrated grandly here.

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