- Abhyanakr and MD GTDC Shri Nikhil Desai
- Around 100 floats to participate in the float parade in Panjim
- Elaborate arrangements made to ensure smooth flow of traffic and conduct of the float parad
- Lakhs of tourists to converge in the capital city for the parade in Panjim on Feb 14, followed by parades in Margao and Ponda on Feb 15, at Vasco and Curchorem on Feb 16 and Mapusa and Shiroda on Feb 17.
- Cultural programmes and other extravaganza organized by respective carnival committees in Panjim and other cities in the
- Argentinian Band Rico Samaya to perform in Panjim on Feb 16.
- Red and Black traditional carnival dance to be held in Panjim on Feb
- Khell tiatrs to be held in Margao and entertainment programs in Mapusa, Vasco, Ponda and other
- King Momo and his entourage will lead float parades in Panjim, Margao, Vasco and Mapusa.
- Exquisite decorations put up in Panjim, Miramar, Porvorim and parade cities.
[su_highlight background=”#1c67eb” color=”#fafcfc”]CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS AT THE SAMBA SQUARE IN PANJIM BEGINS FROM FEB 13, 2015[/su_highlight]
- The program begins after 7.00 pm when electioneering comes to an end that
- The celebrations begin on the eve of Carnival to set the mood for the gala celebrations which begin on Feb 14.
- The first day will revolve around entertainment, food, music, décor, masquarades
- A special area us also being set up for children at the Samba Square.
- On Feb 14
The partying will begin after the parade where King Momo and his entourage will be brought to the Samba Square and read out his decree throwing open carnival celebrations at the Samba Square.
- On Feb 16
Samba Square turns red and black
The traditional red and black dance will be organized. Dress code for the dance is strictly red and black.
- On the 16th
There will be an Argentinian band performing – Rio Samaya
- On 17th the last day
The celebrations will continue with entertainment, food, music etc.
Food served will be authentic Goan food , décor will also focus on Goa.
People’s carnival is what the Panjim committee under the Commissioner CCP is assuring this year.