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Holi in Goa

The energetic people of Goa do not lag behind the rest of the country when it comes to Holi celebrations. The festival of spring is called Shigmo in Goa. The festival is celebrated mostly by the masses following all religious traditions. As expected from the Goans, the festival is accompanied with fanfare. Performance on drumbeats and epic enactment of mythology are religiously followed. Vivid and vibrant colours of gulal and neel are abundantly used. Shigmotav is highlighted with performances of troupes in the form of parades and cultural dramas. At dusk, huge effigies are taken in processions and prizes given away.

The Panaji Shigmotsav Samiti also organizes a parade in Panaji. Besides, numerous temple around Goa also make special arrangements for Holi celebrations. Of interest is the celebrations at Panaji, Mapusa, Vasco Da Gama and Margao.

Holi in India
 Holi in Andhra Pradesh  |  Holi in Bengal  |  Holi in Bhil Tribes of North West India |  Holi in Barsana
Holi in Bihar  |  Holi in Delhi  |  Holi in Goa  |   Holi in Gujarat  |  Holi in Haryana  |  Holi in Himachal Pradesh
Holi in Madhya Pradesh  |  Holi in Maharashtra |  Holi in Manipur Holi in Mathura-Vrindavan  |  Holi in Orissa
Holi in Punjab  |  Holi in Rajasthan  |  Holi in Uttar Pradesh  |  Holi in Tamil Nadu

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