Sangodd at Ambelim and Assolna

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Sangodd at Ambelim and Assolna   ‘Viva Sangodd’ shout out the banners at the Sangodd (meaning ‘fishing canoes tied together’ in Konkani) at Ambelim and Assolna. This annual event is held by the fishing community to celebrate the feast of St Peter and St Paul on June 29 in Goa and marks the start of […]

Cumbarjua Ganesh Sangodd

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Cumbarjua Ganesh Sangodd     On the seventh day of Ganesh Chaturthi, the verdant banks of the Cumbarjua canal come alive with music, fireworks, and floats on boats. The occasion is the traditional ‘Sangodd’, on which residents of Marcel and Cumbarjua take their Ganesh idols for immersion in the river on flotillas of boats tied […]

Candolim Sangodd along Sinquerim River

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Candolim Sangodd along Sinquerim River Honouring Saints Peter and Paul     A large crowd of people gathers in Orda, on the northern bank of the Sinquerim river, which meanders languidly south of Candolim, to celebrate the annual Sangodd, which marks the feast of Saints Peter and Paul on June 29. A substantial percentage of […]