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Anupriya Bedi Mar 03 2014

Which are the best places to celebrate a Holi Party in Goa?

Debangana Sen Mar 03 2014
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“Bura na maano, Holi hai!!!” As far as Goa is concerned, Holi is not such a major event here, but if you are looking out for a Holi party in Goa, you wouldn't be completely out of luck. After all, this party capital of India hardly misses out on any excuse for a party. Apart from New Year time, Holi is also a great time to visit Goa city. So, if you are in town during Holi celebrations, look for the hotels in Goa which are located near to party celebrations venue.

Holi One Color Festival

In this year's Holi celebrations in Goa, hundreds of people will come together dressed in white to celebrate the festival of colours with lots of music, dance and live performances. Food and drinks will be available on site. Entry is only for 18 and above. You are not allowed to bring your own colours or food and drinks. Holi One color powders are sold at the event, and all of them are natural and 100% non-toxic and environment friendly.


Photo of Holi celebrations (by Paina Uttar Pradesh)

Date: To be updated
Timings: 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Address: To be updated
Telephone: To be updated
Entry fee: To be updated

Holi Tandav 2014

Check out this happening Holi party in Goa! Get into the spirit of the festival with loads of music and dance and of course feating! Celebrate Holi like never before when friends and strangers come together to promote the idea of togetherness with a whole day of fun and frolic.


Photo of the event poster (by Goa party lovers)

Date: 17th March
Timings: 9:00 AM onwards
Address: To be updated
Telephone: To be updated
Entry fee: To be updated

Shigmo


Holi celebrations in Goa also known as Shigmo (Shishirotsava) is a carnival of colours where vibrant costumed float parades and traditional folk dances depict scenes from the local regional mythology. And of course, you get to hear the Goan drumming at its best! Shigmo is the state’s biggest spring festival. It is celebrated in various rural parts of Goa, with different days marked for celebrations in different areas. This year it’ll take place from 16th to 30th March. Various temples also have special arrangements for this festival. The major hotspots will be Panaji, Mapusa, Vasco Da Gama and Margao. So, in a way the whole of Goa can be a party spot for you this Holi!


Photo of Shigmo celebrations (by fredericknoronha)

Date: 16th to 30th March
Timings: 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Address: Various places in Goa
Entry fee: Free

This party capital may not be the best place to truly feel the spirit of Holi, but it does have its own unique colours when it comes to Holi celebrations and Holi Parties in Goa. To check how Holi is celebrated elsewhere in India, please follow the link provided.
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