The Reis Magos fort is located at Verem, in Bardez taluka. The fort was built around 1551 and served as a prison till 1993. The name ‘Reis Magos’ is derived from the…
Nerul - Reis Margos Rd, Reis Magos, Bardez
The Aguada fort is situated on a headland in Candolim. The fort was built in 1612 as a result of increasing Dutch Naval attacks in the Mandovi river. The fort acted as a major…
Fort Aguada Road, Candolim
The Chapora fort is located in the Bardez taluka and is easily accessible from the market town of Mapusa. The village of Chapora and the fort, get their name from ‘Shahapura’ or,…
Chapora Fort, Bardez- Goa,
Cabo de Rama fort is located in Cancona taluka, in the extreme South of Goa. The fort changed hands many times during its history and was controlled by Hindu and Muslim rulers.…
Cabo de Rama Fort, Cancona , Goa
The fort is located on the Tiracol River in Pernem taluka. This fort was constructed by Khem Sawant, chieftain of Sawantwadi and feudatory of Adilshah of Bijapur. Formerly, it was…
Tiracol Fort, Pernem , Goa
The Corjuem fort is located in Corjuem and it lies across the Mapusa river from the village of Aldona. Corjuem fort was built in 1550 and was originally the property of the…
Corjuem Fort, Corjuem ,Mapusa, Goa
The village of Rachol lies in the Salcete taluka. The Rachol Fort was built by the Bahamani Sultanate and fell into the hands of the Vijayanagar kings after a prolonged battle.…
Rachol Fort Gate, Salcete, Goa
The sixth annual global art festival of Goa ‘Spandan’ will be held from January 1 to January 31 at the Art Gallery, Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG). As part of the exhibit, over 150 artists will exhibit their art, presenting a melange of imagination, perspectives and styles. Details: 9821037261
The Lokotsav Festival of 2020 will have more stalls in comparison to last year. It will take place at Kala Academy’s Darya Sangam from 10th to 19th January. There will be a lot of Goan folk dances as well as folk dances from South India and other states. Different stalls by SHG’s and local artisans will be present which will contain different handicraft items. Visitors will also be able to try different dishes from food stalls. Live performances will take place from 6:30 pm to 10 pm. The Lokotsav Festival is organized by the Directorate of Art & Culture along with the West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur.
‘Dev Borem Korum’, a tribute exhibition by artist Mohan Naik will be unveiled on January 11, 7 p.m. at Carpe Diem Art and Learning Centre, Majorda. The exhibition is open for public viewing until February 9. Details: 2881035
To celebrate the rich food culture of Punjab, Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort hosting a Punjabi Food Festival from January 15 till January 25, 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The festival will include northern cuisine such as lassi, sarson da sag, makai di roti, dal makhani, baingan da bharta, butter chicken and so on.
The third bird festival of Goa will take place on January 17 at Valpoi-Surla, Sattari. The festival will feature bird walks, workshops and talks by experts. The festival is organised by Goa Forest Department, Goa Tourism and Nestle. Details: www.birdfestival.goa.gov.in Click here for additional information.
Saraya is hosting India’s first and only Ukelele Festival 2020 titled, ‘Mahalo Goa Ukulele Festival 2020.’ The festival not only welcomes ukulele players but musicians, artists and performers of all kinds are welcome to have a great time. The festival is a happy blend of workshops, performances, open mics and a selection of vendors selling instruments, jewellery, organic foods and cosmetics and much more. January 19. Saraya, Sangolda For more details click here. www.goaukulelefestival.org
Soul Travelling will host a special trail to explore the houses of Canacona on January 19, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Learn more about the architecture, the history and more. Transport will be available from Margao and Panaji. Only 15 slots available. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org / 7378301863 (Kindly get the exact location from the given contact number)
To understand the challenges faced by the Konkani writers and to guide them, Dalgado Konknni Akademi organises an annual conference for writers. This conference is to bring awareness among the writers. The conference includes two sessions. The topic for the first session is ‘Konknni Literature and Writers, the second session will have Tomazinho Cardozo speak on the topic ‘Schemes for Konkani.’ Post lunch a poetry session will be held. The conference is open to Konkani writers in Roman script. January 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Art and Culture Department, Conference Hall, Patto, Panaji Details: email@example.com
ComePost is organising a composting workshop on January 19, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Samarth Krupa Hall, Margao. The workshop will be conducted by Abhinav Apte and participants will be taught simple techniques to effectively compost all food waste. Topics covered will include aerobic composting, vermicomposting, etc. Details: 7972779311