Goa fairs & festivals are a blend of the conventional and the contemporary, of the aboriginal and the foreign. Almost all festivals in this city are celebrated with a massive amount of joy and happiness. Traditional dances, music, religious celebrations and so on are held on a citywide basis. Long periods of merger of diverse group of people has had melting pot of ethnicity and civilization kind of outcome! Evidently goa reveals a full on and active participation in an assortment of festivals and this is a clear indication that the goans inculcate a profound origin in their minds.
Hindu celebrations such as Dussehra, Diwali and Holi are celebrated with Goan enthusiasm. People of all religions celebrate Diwali, the biggest festival of the Hindus with tremendous excitement. The whole city is decorated and lit up. Everyone is in a joyous mood and celebrations take place on a large scale.
The same takes place during the occasions of Christmas, and Ganesh Chathurthi and Holi. Everyone celebrates these festivals as if it were their own.
Some of the festivals that the Hindu population of Goa rejoices are Ganesh Chathurthi, Gudi Padwa, Diwali, Dussehra, Holi, Rakshabandhan, and Ramnavmi. Amongst all, Ganesh Chathurthi is mainly the most popular festival of Goa.
Goa’s carnival is the biggest fair and celebration time in goa.
Prior to the 40 days of Lent, that is particularly the duration of asceticism and mysticism; Goans usually have the benefit of an episode of merriment orgy.
Feasting on several scrumptious delicacies, dancing around, and gulping cocktails is basically the order of the day. The day is filled with gigantic march past along the city with loud bands. The whole goa state shines with light on Christmas and is worth watching on this day. As the day ends everyone is happy and all party that day to express their happiness.