[tps_footer]Goa is best known for its beaches and its Carnaval and his year’s Carnaval will revive the yesteryears’ fervor with larger than life decor, mask installations and a Food and Cultural Festival.
Goa Tourism has left no stone unturned to take the 2014 Carnaval experience to a heightened level of excitement and entertainment.
The event also saw actors Jackky Bhagnani and Neha Sharma, who star in the upcoming movie Youngistaan, speaking to the media about their experiences in Goa and association with the Carnaval. Youngistaan is the official movie partner for The Goa Carnaval 2014.
What makes the event different this year is that it will feature street performances by musicians at various vantage points across the state, a King Momo Contest and increased prize money.
An enthusiastic Jackky Bhagnani stated, “We are really excited to be media partners as team Youngistan with Goa Tourism. I know it sounds funny but it’s like a dream come true because as kids we have gone to Goa and we always have seen Goa Carnival and now we are associated with it.”
The Minister For Tourism, Government Of Goa, Shri Dilip Parulekar, while addressing a gathering of media today he said, “The Goa Carnaval is the highlight of our annual calendar and we want to ensure that this will be an unforgettable experience for locals as well as visitors to the state. Our vision is to see that the Carnaval here becomes as popular as the legendary Brazilian Carnival.”
Shri Nikhil Desai, Managing Director And Director Of Tourism, Government Of Goa, said, “We have taken measures to ensure 100 per cent safety for everyone and have increased the deployment of police force at tourist spots. We are also in the process of increasing room inventory for tourists.”
The festivities at The Goa Carnaval 2014 will begin on February 28, 2014 with the inauguration of the food and culture festival and wind up on March 04, 2014.[/tps_footer]