Sunday, 29 December 2013

Sunburn 2013 venue, Vagator beach etc

From Candolim beach, the Sunburn venue now shifted to Vozrant Vagator beach.
Sunburn 2013, Goa
26-29 December

Video clips

The Sunburn village


a view of the beach

chapora fort in the background

Vagator beach

the fort

Video: The Sunburn village, the Vagator Beach

Friday, 27 December 2013

Christmas Cribs 2013, Goa

Ref No. DAC/CS-V/Crib- Compet/13-14 Dated:01/01/2014

Results for Crib Competition organised by Directorate of Art & Culture declared  The Department of Art & Culture Govt. of Goa had organised State level Crib Competition during Christmas in two categories i.e. a) Institution/Group & b) Individual/ Household from 26th to 30th Dec’ 2013 as a part of promotion and preservation of this age old tradition of crib making in Goa. In Institution/Group category 45 groups and in Individual/ Household category 47 individuals participated in crib competition. A panel of three jury members comprising of renowned sculptor, Smt. Verodina De ‘Sousa, Mr. Domnic Cordo lecturer at Goa College of Art, and Mr. Oswald Palha judged the competition.

The result of State level Crib Competition-2013 of both categories is as follows:

Institution/Group Catogory
First Prize: Rs. 15,000/- &certificate Friends of Chicalim, Opp. Chicalim Church, Chicalim.
Second Prize: Rs. 10,000/- &certificate St. Anthony Boys Aggalle, Near St. Anne School, Aggalle, Margao- Goa.
Third Prize: Rs. 7,000/- &certificate Holy Cross Boys,Near Dock Khamamoll, Curchorem, Savordem- Goa.

Five Consolation Prizes of Rs. 5,000/- each & certificate:
1. Junction Boys , Velim, behind St. Francis Xavier’s Cementary, Velim salcete- Goa.
2. Capchin Brothers, St. Francis Assissi Friary Ordofond, Poinguinim- Cancona-Goa.
3. Maxico Boys, Costawaddo, Cansaulim Church, Cansaulim- Goa.
4. Magical Boys of Parrgem Culmorod, Assolna, Salcete- Goa.
5. St. Annes Church club, Ponda- Goa.  

Individual/ Household Catogory
First Prize: Rs. 10,000/- & certificate Mr. Antonio Raymond Rebello, Baixe De- Igreja, Agassaim- Goa
Second Prize: Rs. 7,000/- & certificate Mr. Paul M. D’Souza, Arambol Beach, Arambol …..
Third Prize: Rs. 5,000/- & certificate Mr. Francis Xavier D’ Souza, Valdaris Waddo, near midway store , Marna- Siolim Goa .
five Consolation Prizes of Rs. 3,000/- each & certificate:

1. Ashwin Jhoney Fernandes, Navelim Telaulim ,H.No. 98, 2nd daddio, Salcet- Goa.
2. Darric Dias, Gontamorod, Aquem Bouxo, Naveli Salcet- Goa.
3. Mario Anthony Xavier D’ souza, Piedade vaddo, Arossim- Goa.
4. Vincent De Souza, H. No. 237, Don Joao waddo, Merces- Goa.
 5. Lancio Moraes, H. No. 4/c, 1st pali, Dicarpali, Navelim- Salcete- Goa

The winners will be awarded prizes at a special function organized at Multipurpose hall, Sanskruti Bhavan, Near Income Tax Bldg. Patto Panaji- Goa on Wednesday, 8th January’2014 at 4.00 pm.

Panjim Church, Crib etc


Star of Agassaim, Crib

Tonttem Morod, Cansaulim
Crib castle, palaces, star, pond, fish, fountain etc


XMAS tree


Arossim Bhandar Lake, Cansaulim

St. Claus riding sunny




Monteiro Wado, Utorda


 XMAS trees of different kind
Of chillies etc



Mungul Lake
Near Seraulim, Margao
XMAS father on a canoe boat

Crib, castles reflection in the water

St. Anthony Boys of Agalli, Margao
Fatorda, Nuvem- Gogol Bypass road
Largest crowd puller

XMAS fathers on fishing trip

Replica, cathedral, Palace ??

St. Anthony Boys

 Watch out! Snake’s Territory

a well

Angel Gabriel appears to Mary

Bridge on which people walk


 a cart

2 of the 3 kings

Holy Bible, candles


St. Khuris Boys of Raia
Towards Rachol Seminary

 Castle of glass pieces


Bridge, lighthouse, fish tigur etc

Roof tiles house
Fountain / Spring


Caver boys, Raia
XMAS father in a restaurant

Blue castle



 Father Christmas

 Shell house, Chapel’s replica


Santa Claus hospitalised and on beer drips
Near Khirbhat, Nuvem

A crib with fountain / Sping

Nuvem Church Square

the kings


 Busking Santa

Snow men etc


A crib in the water, with waterfall
Near Siridao bridge

Another Star

Costa wado, Mexico Boys
Castle pond



 3 kings

Red Star

Chicalim Crib

Near Carmel Convent


Castles etc


Reindeer, santa claus etc

Video: Margao, Agalli Boys

Video: Mungul Lake

Video: Utorda, Monteiro ward

Video: Chicalim Crib

Video: Cansaulim, Costa wado

For Christmas Cribs 2012, please visit here

Saturday, 21 December 2013

Cansaulim, Goa

Cansaulim or Cansale
CAC (Cansaulim - Arossim - Cuelim)
South Goa
Famous for Arossim Beach, 3 Kings Feast (Jan. 6) etc

Latest Videos
Cansaulim Church 4.10.16
Newly done roof / ceiling, My Teacher Helia Menezes etc

Cuelim Hilltop view 2.8.16

View from Hilltop - May 2015

New 3 kings way road through the fields - May 2015

Carnival 2015 by CVAC
Cansaulim Villagers Action Committee

Matanhy Saldanha Statue unveiled at Cansaulim Junction

more on the statue unveiling function etc

Video: Some Carols clips
jingling jingling, kuxal Natalam tumkam..
I also like the tapping part of the Mary on little baby Jesus

 This programme organised by Cansaulim Traders Association (CACTA)
At T B Cunha Sports Complex, Cansaulim Market.
On 19th December 2013


Some pics 

Living crib with singing angel


Host and co-host
Russel and Swiston

 Carols singing

a girl on violin



Debbie Fernandes, Russel etc

Band: Music Mania
another video - dancing with the Comperes / Hosts

Video: Gladrin Fernandes (Voice of Goa)

Watch this space for more pics / Videos etc
Of Feast, XMAS cribs

This crib at Costawado


Some of the past Videos from Cansaulim area

3 kings Feast





XMAS cribs from Cansaulim area - 2009
Arossim, Tonttem, Falvado, Cuelim etc

Cribs 2011

Cribs 2012 Arossim, Cuelim etc
crib 2013
 crib 2014

Cuelim hilltop - 2012

Matanhy  Speaking 2008

Matanhy’s last journey

Remo’s Flute Tribute to Matanhy

Dr. Luis Proto Barbosa - Last Journey
EX Chief Minister of Goa
State salute et

Xmas father on bullock cart - 2008

William de Curtorim at Cansaulim – 2008

Trio King – Anthony 2008

Feast at Ozorio Saldanha Mansion, Arossim 2011

Arossim beach during monsoon 2011

Arossim beach April 2013

TB Cunha Sports Complex – Ground 2013

Lorna Live at Cansaulim, TB Cunha Complex - 2011

 Arossim Murder Mystery, The Chaplain, The Rector (Sancoale)
Demand justice  2011

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Goa Liberation Day Ceremony at Campal grounds 19.12.13

19th December 2013
9.15 - 10.35am
Campal Parade grounds, opp Bal Bhavan.

Chief Minster Speech - some excepts
(Watch complete speech below)

Mayem evacuee property problem will be resolved
 special law in the coming assembly session

3500 crore spent including that of previous govt burden

Lusofonia games  80 crores

DHSS  claimants 1,20,000 plus

1,20+ Laadli laxmi

90,000+ Housewife allowance

Cheap or reduced petrol one of its kind in whole of India

Bridges completed – Calvin Aldona

Bridges started
Velsao - Dando
Gaudalim - Cumbarjua

 Bridges to start soon
Kerim -Tiracol
Amona - virdi
Chorao - Salvador do munde
Rachol – Shiroda
Betim – Panaji


Baina / Sankllim Ravindra Bhavan ready

Sancoale ravindra bhavan will be ready soon

Canacona and Mapusa to have RB soon

Upgraded Health Centres / Hospitals soon at
Chicalim, Cansaulim, Tuem, Shiroda, Cacoda

Valpoi Bus Stand ready
Marcel and Pernem soon (work started)

Training and employment

Positive thinking

Etc etc

Chief Minister speaking


Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar
March past



Brass Band and CM




Medals etc


Cultural programe

Morulo dance


Sqay Martial Art


Power braking
Tiles / Pots

National Anthem


  Watch Video Below

Goa Police Platoon,  under DySp Serafin Dias etc
IRB, Indian Reserve Battalion Police
Commando Platoon
Quck Reaction Team
IRB  Men / Ladies Police Force Platoon under Jenifer Fernandes, Usman Sheik
Home Guard Ladies
Goa Police Band under Andrew Pereira
NCC Army wing
NCC Naval group
New Goa High School, Mapusa
Ideal High School, Pilgao
St. Anthony High School, Galgibhag Canacona
Somnath English High School, Sawargal, Dharbandora
MIBR High School, Khandepar
Our Lady of Health High School, Cuncolim
New Educational Institute / School, Curchorem,
Shri Bhumika High School, Poriem Satari,
High School, Rivona Sanguem
Sateri Vidhyamandir, Ibrampur
K B Hedgewar School, Panaji

Video - Parrade, March past, Cultural programme, Sqay etc


Video: Chief Minister's speech (4in1 footage)