hiruvananthapuram October 6, 2022:
After spectacular celebrations three-day celebrations of Goa@60 will begin in Thiruvanathapuram from October 7th to 9th 2022, at Mall of Travancore, Airport Road, Near International Airport, Eanchakkal, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala.
Joint Director, Department of Information and Publicity, Shri Pandurang Talgaonkar; Senior Marketing Manager, Goa Tourism Development Corporation, Shri Vishesh Naik Information Assistant, Shri Siddhesh Samant addressed press conference on the scheduled event at Eanchakkal, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala today .
The Government of Goa decided to celebrate 60 years of Goas liberation from Portuguese rule as an extravaganza Goa@60. Since December 19, 2021 the Government has successfully celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of its Liberation with events organized in the distinguished presence of the then President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, followed by events presided over by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi.
After spectacular celebrations in Goa, Government of Goa along with the people of Goa are to take these year-long celebrations across the country. Starting from Ahmedabad, this nation-wide celebration has taken place totally in different cities namely, Udaipur, Varanasi, Madurai.
After Madurai, three-day celebrations of Goa@60 will begin in Thiruvanathapuram from October 7th to October 9th 2022, at Mall of Travancore, Airport Road, Near International Airport, Eanchakkal, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala 695024.. People will get a glimpse of Goa’s authentic cuisine, music, dance, culture and traditions through various live events. Main attractions of this event would be performances from Goa’s indigenous bands The Klixs, Steel as well as dance performances from Goan Dance Troupe. It will also feature the famous and cheerful parade of The King Momo – face of Goa Carnival.
Commenting on the celebration, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa Dr. Pramod Sawant states, “We are delighted to showcase the multifaceted achievements of Goa Government since Liberation of State. It has persevered and witnessed tremendous growth in various spheres ranging from good governance to sports, art and culture, tourism, education, healthcare and many more. Goa@60 is an initiative to attract more tourists and investors alike that will give further impetus to infrastructure, agriculture, tourism, transport, IT, safety & security among others which in turn will improve quality of life in Goa. With this, we aim to put Goa on the global map.”
In other states, the celebration will take place at below dates:
In Mysuru – Karnataka – October 14th to 16th October 2022.
Top officials from the Government of Goa will be a part of this celebration and address press conferences, interact with media and key officials from these six states. They will talk about the 360° progress of Goa through good governance, digitalization of services, enhancement of standard of education and a boost in industrial development and employment opportunities, efforts to protect and preserve the green cover, restore and conserve Goa’s heritage that have attracted more and more tourists from India and abroad.
The Government of Goa also intends to highlight its roadmap and vision for taking Goa to greater heights in the coming years by adding infrastructure like the new Green Field international airport at Mopa, developments in Information Technology, new services for tourism, better transport facilities and measures taken to enhance safety and security for local population and visitors to the State as well.
This event will also pay tribute and honor all those who fought for the liberation of Goa from Portuguese and also, those who worked to enable Goa attain Statehood, which holds in high admiration of the people of Goa. The top officials from the Government of Goa will be a part of this celebration, Goa @60.