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Has any body been to the Shigmo festival at Goa?

This year me and my cousins have planned to celebrate Holi in Goa, it is the first ever time that we all cousins are able to turn up for such an outing. I am very excited for those water sports on Goa beaches and bike rides. The trip is planned till April 7 and hope to have great fun. But apart from the beaches, does Goa has anything special during Holi? Have heard of the Shigmo festival but not sure of how it is celebrated. Has anyone been for the Shigmo festival or celebrated holi in Goa?



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answered by
a VirtualTourist member from New Jersey

Hi - a great site for things happening in Goa is http://www.whatsupgoa.com/. You should find a listing of Holi events as it gets closer to Holi. Have a great time!!




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Mumbai

It in mid march held in various cities in Goa such as Ponda on March 28, 2013. Vasco on March 29, Panajim on March 30, Mapusa March 31, Pernem on April 1, Bicholim on April 2, Sanquelim on April 3, Valpoi on April 4, Curchorem on April 5, Sanguem on April 6, Margao on April 7, Quepem on April 8, Cuncolim on April 9 and Canacona on April 10, 2013.

worth seeing festival, prefered to see in Ponda or Panjim




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Pune

Hey you should experience the Shigmo festival, I had enjoyed it last year.Moreover the Shigmo parade is a classic display of hindu Goan ethinicity as the hindu goan men and women display their traditional folk dances.

I think the following schedule may help you
Dates for Shigmo Float Parade 2013
28/03/2013 - Ponda
29/03/2013 - Pernem
30/03/2013 - Panjim
31/03/2013 - Mapusa
01/04/2013 - Vasco
02/04/2013 - Bicholim
03/04/2013 - Sanquelim
04/04/2013 - Valpoi
05/04/2013 - Curchorem
06/04/2013 - Sanguem
07/04/2013 - Margao
08/04/2013 - Quepem
09/04/2013 - Cuncolim
10/04/2013 - Canacona




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Bangalore

Hey thank you so much for all your help

Eagerly waiting to visit Goa and Experience the Shigmo festival




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Bangalore

Is any one joining Goa during this span?




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from New Jersey

Hi - try posting/checking out the boards here....indiamike.com/india/india-tr.... You're sure to find someone there at the same time. Enjoy Goa....




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Kochi

iam visit 28 th march 2013 in goa




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Pune

Hey if you are visiting Goa during the same time... i would suggest you should also enroll for the Kayaking training program to be held in Vasco from 1st-4th of April and 5-8th of April in Panjim. I think this should make your trip full of fun and adventure.




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Bangalore

Hey Jeevraj Thank you so much for your help





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