10th-anniversary celebrations of the Semana da Cultura Indo Portuguesa


So much has been spoken about the Indo – Portuguese connection. There are art, cinema, music, architecture and even food that has been used to show this connection through the years. While the Portuguese are long gone from Goa, every year, a big event is held to commemorate the Indo-Portuguese connection. This year happens to […]

Fado – The Heart and Soul of Portuguese music at the 5th Fado de Goa Contest

Fado music is a form of Portuguese singing that is often associated with pubs, cafés, and restaurants. This genre of music has much earlier origins but is believed to have originated in the 1820’s in Portugal. Fado is generally known for being emphatically expressive in nature, as well as being profoundly melancholic. Generally, in fado music, the singer […]

Semana da Cultura Indo Portuguesa 2017 Begins

The most awaited Indo-Portuguese event, Semana da Cultura Indo Portuguesa begins today,. In its 9th edition this year, it promises to be bigger and better than last year. An Exploration and Celebration of the Rich Flavours of Two Nations – India and Portugal A 450-year long rule has definitely left its mark on India and […]

The Dying Art form of Fado now revived – ‘Fado De Goa Contest 2016’

The 4th edition of the Fado De Goa Competition is being organised by Semana da Cultura Indo-Portuguesa in collaboration with Taj Holiday Resorts and Palaces. The Competition will be held at Institute Menezes Braganza, Panjim on the 27th November from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. This year the competition will showcase the hidden latent talents […]

VIII Portuguese Film Festival; Semana Da Cultura Indo-Portuguesa (Goa)

Goa rolls out the red carpet for VIII PORTUGUESE Film Festival : A treat for movie buffs in Goa The ongoing Indo-Portuguese celebrations of art, cinema, music, poetry,cuisine, films and more will see the VIII Portuguese Film Festival take off from the 6th to the 9th October 2016. Organised by the Semana Da Cultura Indo-Portuguesa […]