Christmas celebrations Goa, West India

Usha Biswal Rout

04, Jan 2017 @ 12:47 AM
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Start Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2017                     End Date: Mon, 25 Dec 2017
Venue: Goa, west India
Related to: Goa Travel Guide

Festivals in Goa are equivalent to partying, dancing, singing and spending a gala time with your friends and family. This place reflects the image of western culture in India along with featuring Indian traditions and customs. A great amount of enthusiasm and passion is seen in people to celebrate Christian's festivals in Goa. The celebration exactly begins one week before the Christmas Day which is on 25th December. People indulge in all sorts of party preparations to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and to develop the festive aura all around.

Goa Christmas Celebrations in Western India
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Christmas Eve in Goa is rejoiced on 24th December which involves people taking part in midnight masses organized by Churches and singing carols. Most families grab this opportunity for get-together and organizing huge meals. Many on Christmas Eve hang a star made of wood and kite paper outside their houses. Goa Christmas celebrations begins with Christmas Eve when people after enjoying traditional dinner with their families get ready for the midnight masses for the next day Christmas celebrations. With majority of Christians actively participating in the Christmas festivity Goa becomes the best place to celebrate Christmas day.

There are many ways to make the day special by indulging in various festive activity organized at public places or by simply merrymaking at home. There are lots of amazing things to do in Christmas day like singing Christmas carols, listening to gospel music by local bands, shopping of gift and cards, exchange of gifts and more. Decoration is the main part of Christmas celebrations which comprise decorating Christmas tree with bells, stars, gifts, colorful balls and bedecking homes with wall hangings, lights and candles. Visiting churches, cathedrals and offering prayers is another important ritual performed by local people in Goa.

Other than locals, tourists can also take full pleasure of Christmas festival in Goa attending cultural shows at public place. Best things for tourists for Christmas celebrations in Goa is long late-night parties at attractive beaches, sightseeing around the vibrant streets, market places, shopping and much more.

As the word Christmas strikes our mind the bells ringing in the Church and the catholic rhymes smoothly hit our ears. Christmas celebrations in India is all about fun and frolic celebrated on 25th December in a festive manner.

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