Hinduism in Goa Current Affairs, GK & News
The Shigmotsav is the biggest festival for the Hindus in Goa, which is celebrated in the month of Phalguna (March) from the 9th moon day to full moon day as per the Hindu calendar. The 5th day is called ‘Rang Panchami’. This day of rejoicing is celebrated with the abundant use of ‘Gulal’ or red ..
‘‘Shigmo’: a festival of colours in Goa corresponding to ‘Holi’ in the rest of India. Shigamo to be celebrated in Goa from March 7 to 11, 2012. People, especially the peasants celebrate this festival with great fervor. The celebrations are a way of saying goodbye to the winter season and welcoming the spring season.