Eco-living is easier than ever, and this festive season is a great time to start

Eco-friendly living cover

With every year that passes, festivals are becoming more and more eco-friendly. People are now more aware than ever before about the noise and air pollution during Diwali and have started to curtail their use of crackers. During the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, many families are opting for clay idols instead of POP since Plaster of […]

Lost Stories exposes the ugly side of Goa in their new music video

In the last few years, the global music industry has lost a number of artists to anxiety and depression. Chester Bennington, Avicii, Chris Cornell, Lil Peep, and Mac Miller are just a few of the musicians who have lost their lives to a disease that Billboard claims affects more than 70% of artists across genres. […]

There’s Christmas cheer in the Goan air this December

Christmas cheer

Christmas has come to Goa once again. The festive season is one that people look forward to all year. It’s that time of year where there’s something happening every day. Parties, friends, and family visiting from abroad, weddings and an all-around feeling of Christmas cheer abounds from the beginning of December. Spreading Christmas cheer around […]

A Very Merry Christmas with the birth of Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ

At the stroke of midnight on the 24th of December, church bells could be heard across the state. They were ringing out the joy and happiness at the birth of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. The joyous celebrations began across the state with church services, most of which began at 11 pm, with the ringing […]

On the eve of Muharram, four Mosques in Goa, to remember


I’m sure you’ve heard of the Portuguese influence in Goa. All those pretty ‘Donas’ and their Gorgeous Mando dances, all the yummy Portuguese Goan sweets and festivals are so well known today. Did you know that Goa also had a strong Muslim influence? In fact, before the Portuguese came to Goa, Adil Shah (The ruler […]

How Do Goans Around The World Celebrate World Goa Day?

World Goa Day

We Goans love a good “Fest!” It doesn’t take much to get us into a foot-tapping mood. Song and dance are in our blood. Remember our beloved Lorna and Chris Perry? Yummy food is another inseparable part of the Goan way of life. ‘Or Goemkarpon’ as they say. In short, you might say, Goans – […]

Events that are exclusively held in Goa


There are some Events held across the country and there are some held only in Goa. Reason being, hmm… well because it has a bit of everything.  Don’t believe me? I have gathered some festivals that are great examples of how Goa has given equal importance to every festival, right from the Grape Escapade to […]

Socorro Parish comes alive this August 15th for a six-in-one Cultural Festival

Socorro Parish and the Socio-art and Cultural Association have been in the news for all the right reasons. Celebrating the essence of Goa and Goenkarponn. This year, on 15th August, the Village of Socorro will come alive once again to celebrate a six-in-one Cultural Festival. The day in question marks the feast of Our Lady […]

Gift ideas for your sister this Raksha Bandhan – Make it special

Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is celebrated to cherish the bond between brother and sister. This is a perfect time to make your sister feel special and loved by pampering her with amazing gifts.  As you aware ‘Raksha Bandhan’ is just around the corner you must have already decided what you want to gift your beautiful sister, but […]