The parade features exciting things like balloons, horse-drawn carriages, beautifully decorated bullock carts, and fancy floats.
The Goa Carnival is a unique festival in India that has been celebrated for 500 years. It is especially important for Catholics because it marks the beginning of Lent.
The carnival is known for its vibrant costumes, lively music, energetic dances, and colorful processions.
It is considered the most popular festival in Goa, with the streets and floats filled with the joy and enthusiasm of the people.
It was introduced in its current form in 1965 by a local musician named Timoteo Fernandes, who drew inspiration from the Rio Carnival.
with the aim of attracting tourists. Since then, it has become a major tourist attraction in the small state of Goa.
Mark your calendars for February 9th to 17th as a tentative timeframe – keep in mind this might shift by a day or two once the Goa government makes the final announcement.