Waving a flag at Goa's Bonderam festival, a personal experience
Waving a flag at Goa's Bonderam festival, a personal experience

Rhea D' Souza tells Avril-Ann Braganza about her first experience amidst floats, traditional parades and revelry at Divar's annual Flag Festival

MLA alleges favouritism in Goa Carnival hosting contract

An independent MLA on Monday alleged in the Goa Assembly that the contract to host this year`s carnival was given by way of a favour.

Chiranjeevi to open Goa Carnival

Telugu superstar K Chiranjeevi will be inaugurating the five-day carnival festivities to be held across Goa, beginning February 9.

Goa invites neighbours to join carnival

The famed Goa carnival is opening up to neighbours and others. In a major break from tradition, the BJP-led government has opened the carnival to participation by neighbouring states like Maharashtra and Karnataka as also Gujarat.

Carnival celebrations allowed in Goa, with poll rider

The ECI finally given a nod for carnival celebrations in Goa, albeit with code of conduct specific restrictions.

Goa`s carnival festivities in limbo due to assembly polls

The March 3 Goa assembly polls have cast a pall of uncertainty over the famed carnival festivities.

Eat, Drink and be Merry; Goa Carnival starts

The Carnival festivities got underway
in Goa with thousands of people thronging the street along the Mandovi river here to watch the float-parade led by `King Momo`.

Goa carnival begins March 5

Goa`s 4 day carnival fiesta, will kick off March 5, Panaji Mayor announced.

Pune blast fallout: Security tightened around Goa Carnival

The ongoing Carnival parades in Goa
will now be under severe security scanner after Pune bomb
blast which is an indicator that soft targets are on
terrorists` radar, senior police officer said here on Sunday.

Goa Carnival: 50,000 people participate

Around 50,000 people basked in the festivities for the first day of the Carnival festival here today.