Shigmo parade starts on March 3

PANAJI: Goa will hold the annual Shigmo float parade in its major cities from March 3 to 17.

Shigmo is the traditional spring festival celebrated by farmers in rural Goa. It has been also made part of the tourism festival calendar in the state, reports The Hindu.

Nilesh Cabral, MLA and Chairman of State-owned Goa Tourism Development Corporation Limited said that this year, a spectacular display of Goan ethnicity and mythology will be on show.

The Shigmo float parades will be held in Ponda on March 3, Margao on March 4, Vasco on March 5, Panaji on March 10 and then move to other cities till March 17.


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