About the Goa Carnival Festival of Goa
Goa Carnival Festival is one of the famous festival of Goa. This Goa Carnival Festival mostly celebrated in the mid February in every year. The celebration continues up to Three days. The road of Goa fill with graceful dances, processions, guitars, Musics etc. This is one of the enjoyment festival of Goa. Among all the Carnival Festivals Goa Carnival Festival is ultimate and more joyful.
This Goa Carnival Festival is the colorful festival among all the festivals celebrated in Goa. Many peoples of Goa mainly wait for this wonderful festival of Goa. This Carnival Festival of Goa is a unique festival of Goa. This festival was introduced by Portuguese. These Portuguese ruled over this beautiful state Goa about 500 years.
At first this Carnival Festival of Goa was the main festival of Christians. But now this festival is also celebrated by Hindus and also in many religions. At first this festival was celebrated by the Locals but now this Carnival Festival is celebrated in all over the World. This festival attracts many tourists and visitors to take the joy of this beautiful Festival of Goa.
When King Momo won the State Goa then he enjoyed this win ceremony with music and colours. So in respects of this now the peoples of Goa celebrate this Carnival Festival with Music, Dance and Colours. This festival was celebrated since 18th Century. So this is one of the oldest festival of Goa.
Celebration of the Carnival Festival of Goa
This Carnival Festival means Joy, feast and Drink. On this festival the streets of Goa are filled with Bands, graceful dances, processions, guitars, Musics etc. The main attraction of Carnival Festival of Goa is the red and black dance which is held by the National Club of Panaji on the last day of this Carnival Festival.
Actually the according to Latin word "Carnival" means "to take away meat" which means abstinence from meat in this festival period. Now this Carnival Festival is celebrated in all over the world. This carnival Festival of Goa attracts many tourists and visitors to Goa on every year.
Other Festivals of Goa:-
Shigmo Festival of Goa
Gade festival of Goa
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