Posted by : Sandeep February 27, 2017
|Goa carnival |
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The Goa state tourism department organized four day long annual Goa Carnival which typically occur during month of February or early March, has been started on 25th Feb and it will continue till 28th Feb. The Carnival is being celebrated since the 18th century and it has an ancient history which date back to Portutuguese rule. This year location for this carnival are Panjim, Mapusa, Margoa and Vasco da Gama. In recent years it has been observed that the numbers of tourist for this carnival has increased.
Generally Goa carnival celebration is melange of music, dance and food. It is also a best opportunity for visitors to get glimpse of great goan culture and traditions of the state. Street parades, Live dancing troupes, floats parade, electrifying music and folk dancers are the main attractions of carnival. Float of 'King Momo' [a character derived from the Greek god Momus, who is the god of satire] led all the parades in all cities.
It's never too early and late to start your holiday but if you missed the event then don't worry apart form this there are many Goa tour options for every travel enthusiast who seeks an option from relaxing to adventure holiday.