Goa will be Showered with Events During New Year celebrations 2014

Goa the real escape from routine stresses and strains of busy life has made a place among the top rated tourist spots of India. Beauty of Goa lies in its simplicity and all round resources like beaches, ancient monuments, temples, waterfalls and some of the incredible festivals of Goa. With all these tourist potentials, New Year celebrations in Goa are rampant and this is the best time to visit Goa for saying good bye to the departing year and welcome New Year in a cheering atmosphere. New Year party in Goa presides on the top of all other events of this region.

New Year celebration in Goa can be enjoyed at one of the many venues especially beaches of Goa which are popular world wide for explicit beach activities and a sumptuous vacation at some of the serene beaches. Beaches of Goa become vibrant during Christmas period when thousands of tourists as well as residents converge at these locations to join the partying crowds. Beaches of Goa are brimmed up with all the stuff like beverages, tasty Goan seafood and Dj’s backing up the celebrators who are totally immersed in merrymaking. Goa having some of the reputed churches and a majority of Christian population is the best place to welcome birth of Jesus in one of the world renowned Churches. Cosmopolitan crowds of this destination are very much sensitive towards preserving each others religious faiths. A secular Goa witnesses massive New Years celebrations, when people of many faiths are seen to be taking part in the religious processions. 

Hotels, resorts, casinos, night clubs and restaurants are other best places hosting New Year events in Goa. Easy availability of beverages ranging from local fenny to the most prestigious imported liquors in the clubs and pubs are tempting the party monsters for an explicit celebration. Beaches like Colva are literally swinging on the rhythms of music and the steps of the dancing crowds. Beach shacks on the shores are fully geared up for a supply of Goan liquor as well as exclusive Goan food. Visit Goa to get involved in the vibrant New Year celebrations 2014 in Goa and experience the fun of staying at one of the beach side hotels like Hotel Graciano Cottages near Colva beach.

Grand Celebrations During Christmas In Goa

The birthday of Jesus Christ is celebrated with great joy and fervour in Goa, as in many different countries of the world. Festivities during Christmas in Goa involve plenty of merry-making and exchange of gifts. Markets are flooded with lots of stuff for people, especially children. Individuals dressed as Santa Claus can be seen approaching everyone with gifts, while beautifully decorated Christmas trees can be seen outside the homes. Churches come alive with Midnight Mass, which is attended by Christians dressed in their new clothes. Family get-togethers are organized in several homes to celebrate this special occasion.
A Goan touch is given to the celebrations, as a group of people with one among them dressed in the costume of Santa Claus, go around singing carols with a box for fund-raising. The amount collected is used to provide meals for poor people, and this reflects the true spirit of this festival. The Christmas celebration in Goa also involves enjoying a cake made of wine and dry fruits. All family members gather at the house of the most senior family member for a traditional dinner. It is a wonderful opportunity for everyone to strengthen family bonds. The atmosphere of Goa in Christmas is very much festive like any other major festival of India, but it has an apparent serenity which makes it truly unique.

People visiting Goa around this time of the year, would get a chance to be a part of these festivities. The hotels in Goa has special offerings for tourists who choose to visit this region during mid-December. They also get an opportunity to witness Goa during Christmas time, and the completely different look that it wears on this occasion. Grand parties are hosted by almost all the hotels and resorts during Christmas festival in Goa for their guests, which would also be a memorable experience for them.

Majestic Feast Of Our Lady Of Immaculate Conception

Travelers who visit Goa during early December would get a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the feast of our Our Lady of Immaculate Conception with the locals. This feast is celebrated on the 8th of December every year in many parishes of Goa, and is a great occasion for people to visit the fair held during the festival. It lasts for three days and features several stalls selling different kinds of items. The Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception looks very attractive with beautifully decorated lights during this festival.
Our Lady of Immaculate Conception church
Our Lady of Immaculate Conception church
On the 8th of December, 1854, Pope Pius IX had declared the celebration of this event with Father Frank Pinto being the main celebrant of the feast of our lady of immaculate conception Goa tourists witness today. A procession followed by the brass band was taken out after the high mass. Over the years, this feast has become one of the major Christian festivals in the state of Goa. The belief in conception of Virgin Mary is celebrated with this festival, and it is preceded by nine days of novenas. Visitors to Our Lady of Immaculate Conception church can also witness some dazzling fireworks during the feast.

People who travel from different parts of the world to be a part of the celebrations can find comfortable accommodations in hotels near Colva beach with all the modern amenities. The feast day of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception also has a number of programmes planned in the parish. Festive music is played in the evening, while the faithful enter the church to seek blessings. The Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Goa tourists visit every year, wears a completely different look during the feast. People do not mind climbing the 100 steps that lead to this majestic church to feel blessed on this occasion.