The gram sabha of the village panchayat of the Anjuna-Caisua passed a resolution not to allow Sunburn or any other electronic dance music festival in the village. The meet was held after seven months on the directives of the block development officer. The previous gram sabha was held on February16. Michael D’Souza, a villager, said that the festival causes pollution such as noise, garbage and traffic jams and should not be held in Anjuna. Villagers also said that the electronic dance event was not in the interest of the village as it does not generate any income to the locals.

The gram sabha passed a resolution to not allow the event in the village. Villagers also asked the panchayat to write to all offices concerned that the panchayat is not in the favour of electronic dance event. After facing the ire of locals for not conducting regular gram sabhas deputy sarpanch Savio Almeida told the villagers that the gram sabha could not be held as the secretary of the panchayat were changing and the present secretary held two charges.


[su_highlight background=”#1c58eb” color=”#fafcfc”]About Sunburn[/su_highlight]

Sunburn originated from the idea of a Electronic Dance Music Festival held in Goa, India. Inaugurated in 2007, Sunburn became a place of synergy of music, entertainment, sports, food, shopping and lifestyle that has attracted audiences from every nook and corner of the globe. Now in its sixth year, Sunburn has become the hottest dance music property in Asia! Making its debut city edition in the summer of 2012 in Mumbai, Sunburn took the same format to Noida & Colombo in October 2012.

Sunburn has expanded itself to set a new bar for “arena” format gigs with renowned international DJs, the most recent being Swedish House Mafia’s One Last Tour and Avicii’s debut in India marking the rise of a unique concept such as Sunburn Arena!

In the past four years of existence, Sunburn has brought together renowned Indian and International DJs to entertain crowds of lakhs all around the year! With a variety of experiences to choose from, Sunburn caters to a wide Indian and International audience and highlights India as a Dance Festival destination to the world.


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