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14 - 27 March, 2017

Shigmotsav Goa 2017

Shigmo is the spring festival of Goa that is celebrated in the month of Falgun according to the Saka calendar. The festival is one of the important Hindu festivals and is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm in Goa. This 5-day long festival witnesses a wide range of activities and traditions that make it a colorful and extravagant affair. Also known as Shigmotsav and Shishirotsava, the festival is celebrated in lieu of the homecoming of warriors who left their homes to fight with the invaders during Dusshera. The festival starts with Holi and continues till 5 days.

The festival is celebrated since the era of Portugese colonials and has a great relevance in the history of the state too. Parades, cultural programs and grand celebrations are a part of this festival that makes it all the more exciting. It also commemorates the ripening of the winter crops and holds a special importance in the hearts of the farmers. People can be seen enjoying, playing with colors and dancing to the beats of folk music during the festival. It shows a different side of Goa, which catches the eyes of many visitors as well. This year, Shigmo will be celebrated from 14th March to 27th March with the same glee and shall be visited to experience Goa’s version of Holi.
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Hotels Near Shigmo Festival Goa 2017

Where Arabian Sea meets Mandovi River, where old Portuguese architectures meet contemporary lanes, in that meeting, rests one of the most luxurious hotels of India, Vivanta by Taj- Panaji, Goa. Vivanta by Taj- Panaji is a prominent 5 star property centrally located in the city that caters to all moods of travelers, be it business or leisure. It is around 28kms from Panaji Airport and ...
Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 2:36 pm
- Jul 22, 2018 at 11:35 am
Rated
5
I have had a good stay at Taj and the services they have provided me are good.Thanku Taj for making my holidays a worthwhile experience.
Vivanta by Taj – Panaji Goa - Panjim Area, Goa

6300

Vivanta by Taj – Panaji Goa

Panjim Area, Goa

Approx 900 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.7 / 5
4.7 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 6:20 pm
- May 19, 2018 at 2:21 pm
Rated
5
Best star hotel, good Awesum food, class location, multi cusine restaurants r too good. Aunty Maria is der always. Swimming pool, banquet, conf hall r best for business & luxury. Located ...
Hotel Fidalgo - Panjim Area, Goa

4600

Hotel Fidalgo

Panjim Area, Goa

Approx 800 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5
OYO 11443 Home Exotic Studio Panjim - Panjim Area, Goa

1469

Goibibo Rating - 2.5 / 5
2.5 / 5
- Jul 24, 2018 at 9:33 pm
Rated
5
This is my second visit in this hotel,I have really enjoyed my stay here, service quality is really good,staff is very cooperative, rooms are very neat and clean. I will recommend for family or ...
OYO 10241 Hotel Mayfair 2 - Panjim Area, Goa

2725

OYO 10241 Hotel Mayfair 2

Panjim Area, Goa

Approx 600 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.3 / 5
4.3 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 03, 2016 at 3:24 pm
- Jun 10, 2018 at 12:58 pm
Rated
2
Kindly think twice before you book this hotel... No housekeeping, no cooking staff... When we asked them to get us tea and clean our room manager told staff is on holiday can't help... Terrible ...
Royal Phoenix Inn - Panjim Area, Goa

1200

Royal Phoenix Inn

Panjim Area, Goa

Approx 100 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 2.9 / 5
2.9 / 5
SAINT PETER'S BAY - Panjim Area, Goa

SAINT PETER'S BAY

Panjim Area, Goa
Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 7:47 pm
- Jul 24, 2018 at 2:23 pm
Rated
5
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Treehouse Neptune - Panjim Area, Goa

2975

Treehouse Neptune

Panjim Area, Goa

Approx 900 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5