Goa, India, and the world mourns the death of Wendell Rodricks

Wendell Rodricks Death

Today, Goa woke up to the shocking news that its son, Wendell Rodricks had died the night before in his home at Colvale. What makes the news shocking was the fact that he was just 59 years old and on the cusp of opening what is now yet another addition to his illustrious legacy – […]

Goencho Avaaz and locals SAVE the 200-year-old mango trees outside Colvale

Goencho Avaaz protect Mango Trees outside Colvale

Following yesterday’s protest by NGOs Goencho Avaaz and The Green Brigade along with locals outside Colvale, PWD Minister Ramakrishna (Sudin) Dhavlikar has given his assurance that the 6 mango trees at the entrance to Colvale that are almost 200 years old will not be felled. After a campaign started by Colvalkar, noted fashion designer and […]

Goa stands strong against the felling of trees on NH66

Chipko Movement in Colvale

On February 22, ItsGoa ran an article regarding the proposed felling of over 3500 fruit bearing trees to facilitate the widening of the Mumbai-Goa highway. In the article, we referenced a campaign started by noted fashion designer, Padmashree Wendell Rodricks to save the trees. The campaign reached close to 4000 signatures, resulting in the post […]

Goa will lose over 3500 trees, but you have the power to stop it

If you’ve ever journeyed to Mumbai by road on the NH66, there’s a very good chance you’ve passed the quaint village of Colvale. While doing so, at the very entrance of the village, a magnificent group of centuries-old mango trees rises like giants from the ground, welcoming passers-through and bidding them hello or goodbye in […]

On the bucket list of every fashionista – Moda Goa

The infamous Goan fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has taken a leap in his career by transforming his ancestral home into a fashion museum. The 450 year old architectural wonder located in Colvale, will exhibit Goan culture through the numerous fashion phases the state has gone through. Clothes will be the highlight of the museum. The […]