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Goa Tourism rolls out two mega events

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In an effort to showcase its festivals, Goa Tourism is all set to conduct two of its most captivating events, the Grape Escapade  and  Goa Vintage Car & Bike Festival 2018 in the second  fortnight  of April 2018. The lifestyle and wine festival organised by Goa Tourism through Goa Tourism Development Corporation  (GTDC), the ‘Grape Escapade 2018’ will begin from  April 19-22  at the D.B. Bandodkar Ground, Campal, Panjim from 6 pm onwards. This is the 14th edition of the Grape Escapade. The four-day event is expected to draw lakhs of tourists in view of the on-going summer vacations. Over the years, Grape Escapade has provided a platform for local entrepreneurs to share expertise, display products, engage in B2B, and offers  tourists and  Goans an opportunity to  savour on flavours from the vineyard, taste Goan food and experience Goa’s traditions and culture. The festival brings together a host of professionals from the tourism hospitality industry like hoteliers, restaurateurs, wineries and manufacturers to showcase their premium offerings. The Goa Vintage Car & Bike Festival 2018 will hit the streets  of Panjim  on April 29, 2018  at the INOX Courtyard from 10.00 a.m. onwards. Various vintage bike and car owners, users, collectors and fans  will parade along with  their prized possessions around Panjim. The vintage bike and car rally will route from INOX courtyard  to  Miramar Circle and  further proceed to Divja circle and head back to  INOX Courtyard  where they will be  on display  till 6.00 pm. This will be followed by a function  to award prizes and  certificates   for various categories  of vintage  vehicles. Some  of  the categories  will include the oldest automobile, most appealing and the rarest, etc.  

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Float parades at Annual Goa Carnaval from Feb 25-28

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Goa Tourism will organise the annual Goa Carnaval from February 25-28, 2017 in Panjim. The state will come alive to celebrate the four-day event with spectacular float parades, Carnaval festivities and an array of events and activities. The float parades will take place in four cities of Panjim, Margao, Vasco and Mapusa. The government has formed various Carnaval committees and drawn up guidelines for smooth conduct of the four-day festivities. In addition to maintaining the traditional and cultural essence of Carnival, this year the focus is weeding out non eco-friendly floats, polluting vehicles and a total crackdown on indecency.

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