Folk festival- Lokotsav 2019- will begin on 11th January ’19

Lokotsav 2019 (folk festival) will be bringing a flood of handicraft items to Kala Academy from 11th to 20th January 2019. It is organised by the Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Goa, in collaboration with the West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur, Sports Authority of Goa, and others. This is the 20th edition of the festival.  There will be more than 500 stalls which will sell items like carpets, clay art, furniture, block print, bandhani, handmade garments, slippers, leather bags, khadi, wooden toys, and Goan crafts.

The inaugural function will take place on 11th January 2019 at 6:30 pm followed by a cultural programme which will continue till 9:30 pm. During the festival, there will be performances every day. There are more than 500 folk artists who will entertain the audience. The performances include various types of folk dances and music. Additionally, traditional food items of different states like Rajasthan will be available for tasting.


(The timings of the festival are from 10 am to 10 pm.)