Tripurari Poornima Boat Festival at Sanquelim

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Tripurari Poornima Boat Festival at Vithalapur, Sankhali (Sanquelim)     ‘Tripurari Pournima’ is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first fortnight of the Hindu month of Kartika. The festival that symbolises the victory of good over evil is also called the Kartiki Pournima. Legend says that the demon king Tripurasur had been harassing the […]

Bonderam – the ‘Festival of Flags’ at Divar Island

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Bonderam – the ‘Festival of Flags’ at Divar Island     It’s the fourth Saturday of August and as the annual tradition goes, the island of Divar in Goa comes alive as ‘Bonderam’ is celebrated to usher in ‘Novidade’, which villagers observe as a harvest festival on the next day (Sunday). At the harvest festival, […]