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ST.FRANCIS XAVIER

CHRISTMAS A world  wide celebration of the incarnation of Jesus Christ is celebrated in Goa with much religious  fervor. There are week long programmes organized  in each and every  village. Young boys keep  themselves busy by making stars and cribs, and  the girls help in preparing variety of sweets like doce, neureos, dodol, gons, pinagre, bebinca ( not to  be missed)olle, korbonlam  and the list goes on and on  ... After the mid-night mass there are dances  organized  around every nook and corner of  Goa. 
FEAST OF THREE KINGS Feast of  the three Kings celebrated at Cansaulim and Chandor. This traditional event attracts a lot of  tourists, to witness the three Kings mount on horse backs actually 
climbing the steep mount of  Cansaulim. It is also celebrated at Reis Magos.
 
DEEPAWALI A Festival of lights is celebrated all over Goa. 
FESTIVAL OF NOVIDADES A Festival when the first sheaves of rice crop is offered to the Head of State.