Goa to Host Heritage Festival 2023 to Promote Cultural Tourism:
The tourism department of the Goa government is set to hold the ‘Heritage Festival 2023’ from April 28 to 30 at Saligao village in North Goa. The festival aims to promote cultural tourism in the state by showcasing its traditions, culture, and arts. A spokesperson of the tourism department said that the festival will feature various performances, such as dances, heritage walks, culinary delights, musical shows, and more.
Inauguration and Presence of Distinguished Guests:
The festival will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant in the presence of Union Minister Shripad Naik, State Tourism Minister Rohan Khaunte, and Chairman of Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ganesh Gaonkar. The spokesperson further added that the festival will showcase Goa’s rich heritage and cultural diversity.
Highlights of the Festival:
The festival offers a wide range of activities and events to its visitors, including a fashion show, Goan games gallery, pottery demonstration, workshops on traditional drama and theatre, special talks by leading experts on related topics, screening of Marathi and Konkani Films, and an exhibition of Marathi-Konkani Books. Additionally, there will be a heritage photography exhibition, and a unique craft bazaar will be set up where local businesses will showcase Goa’s diverse handicraft, art, and traditional products and sell organic food and clothing.
Promoting Cultural Tourism in Goa:
The ‘Heritage Festival 2023’ is a significant event for the promotion of cultural tourism in Goa. Through this festival, visitors will be able to experience the true essence of Goa and its cultural richness. It is an excellent opportunity to showcase the state’s heritage and cultural diversity and to promote its tourism industry.
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