Festivals & Events make the March joyful in Western India
Goa rises up with the Pepper production (3rd March): The farmers of Goa are hopeful with favourable pepper production in this season. As per the report revealed on 3rd march, Goa has produced 600-800 tons of pepper in 2015-16. Goa is a lucrative market for pepper.
The Longest Cable Bridge (8th March): Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Longest Cable Bridge of India on 8th March. The 1.4-kilometre long four-lane bridge will be built over the Narmada in Bharuch. It will ease the traffic on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai National Highway.
ASSOCHAM, Gujarat Council awarded women leaders (8th March): The Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Gujarat Council took their first-ever initiative to encourage and felicitate successful women leaders on 8th March. They organized a one-day session in the council named “Beyond Pink – The Power of SHE (Soaring Heights of Empowerment)” to acknowledge the success of women in various fields of life.
Shigmo Festival (24th March -7th April): Shigmotsav/Shishirotsava is the festival of welcoming spring with colours, love, and joy in Goa. It is the carnival of a week. According to the Hindu calendar, it starts on the 5th day of Falgun month and continues till the full moon. The 5th day is known as the Rang Panchami. Shigmo is actually the Goa version of Holi.
Konkan Turtle Festival (March): It’s one of the unique events of India. You have to cross 230km south from Mumbai to a small village by Konkan coast, Velas, to see newly hatched, endangered Olive Ridley turtles make their first step into the sea. Thousands of nature lovers come to the annual Turtle Festival. The exact date is yet to be announced but the hatching occurs at the end of March.
National Conference of Young Researchers (16th and 17th March): It is the National Conference of Young Researcher. Basically, the conference is for the scholars and researchers of Life Sciences and Environment science. The 2 days’ conference will be held in Goa University, Panjim.
Persian New Year- Norooz (19th March): Goa will celebrate Norroz the Persian New Year. The New Year eve will be celebrated in Nyex Beach Club, Anjuna Cliff, Old Paradiso Club, Anjuna Beach. Goa, India will celebrate Persian New Year at one of the most amazing Rave Lands. Few musical bands will be performing along with Exclusive Persian Instrumental Live Performance.
Dus Din Dilli Ke at Masala(10th March): The event will be organized by Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa on 10th March at Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa, Arossim Beach, Cansaulim, South Goa. The organizer has decided to put the delicate taste of Delhi into their serving list. It will bring a joy of food for Goa.