Thursday, 30 April 2015

Goa Coconut and Cashew Festival 2015

Coconut and Cashew Festival
29th April - 3rd May 2015
Near Kala Academy, Campal Goa
Organised by Goa Tourism

Video Day 1


Dances by Dance-o-philia  and Viva Goa


Nightingale of Goa, Lorna Cordeiro


Cannon, Nolvert, Sammy etc

Caju – Coconut


  Fenni etc



Food stuff


Boat on land

VIP Lounge


Very special guest


Entrance – Day night


Fire Service Staff


Coconut Tree Climbing tool


VIP Lounge cushions

Selwyn Menezes etc  T Band


Caju apple stand


The house, Stage
Digitally mapped stage


The Emcees

Aysha Barretto and Roy Fernandes


Ghumot of goat skin


Capturing Lorna



goa Tourism GTDC logo

Video 2: Lorna, the Goan nightingale

Vidoe 3: T Band Selwyn Menezes Violin Special

Video 4: T Band - Selwyn Menezes, Cedrico and Glen

Video 5: Dekni (Goenchim Noketram)

Fenni dance

by Dance-o-philia, MesmeriZerZ.

Fenni Dance to the tune of Alfred Rose Song
Posted by Joegoauk Goa on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Monday, 20 April 2015

Father of the Opinion Poll, Dr. Jack De Sequeira

Remembering father of Goa's Opinion Poll
20.4.2015 on his 100th birthday today
Special Cover (Indian Post)
another, scanned -  read here

Dr. Jack de Sequeira
(Dr. Joao Hugo  Eduardo de Sequeira)
20.4.1915 - 17.10.1989
First Opposition Leader in the Goa Assembly who is mainly responsible for keeping Goa in Goa  by not merging Goa into Maharashtra.

Dona Paula Circle, Goa on 20.4.2015
Video Prof  Prajal Sakhardande Speaking
Flowers /Wreaths
Dr. Jack de Sequeira
First Opposition Leader in the Goa Assembly who is mainly responsible for keeping Goa in Goa 
by not merging Goa into Maharashtra
Father of Opinion Poll

Family members
Manuela Sequeira, Margaret - Margo Sequiera, Maria Tereza sequeira e Metha, Dr. Lilia, Lilly Sequeira e Sukhija.
Radharao Gracias
Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco, Swati Kerker etc
Santan Viegas, Cedrico, Siddesh Bhagat

Road directions
Ashoka Tree
Video 1 Prof  Prajal Sakhardande Speaking

Meet 4 Jack Sequeira's daughters
Video 2: Margo speaking  about her father

Video 3: Merces KKK Musical show
Dr. Jack de Sequeira Birth Centenary Celebrations
With Aniceto Lourenco, Anthony San, Xavier Gomes, Lawry Travasso, Marcus Vaz, Alberto Cabral, Jimmy, Anita, John D'Silva, Sylvester vaz, Jeremiah Vaz, Francis de Tuem, Sheik Amir.

Konkani Kala Kendr (KKK), Merces, goa

Video 4: Francis de Tuem

Video 4: Aniceto Lourenco singing on Jack De Sequeira
Video: 5
Father-Son singing
Sylvester Vaz and Jeremiah

Pics from 2011, Dona Paula Circle

Saturday, 18 April 2015

Goa Food and Cultural Festival 2015

5 day festival of foods, cousine, song, dance, band etc
Campal Football ground, near Kala Academy
17-21 April 2015

D B Road, streets

Entrance day time

night time



Stage set up, Sonia Shirsat

Stalls etc

Caju Niro at OH PAPAGAI

Also Cheuris Pao, Sur Toddy Urak




Stalls, Royal Stag, Leonoras, High bridge etc

 Meal Tray
chonne Bhiknna grams

VIP lounge

CM etc in VIP lounge

Goa Tourism Crown

5 day Programe Schedule


VIP lounge day time
Firework display

Day 2
Sudesh Bhosale

 Nephie Rod also Nephie Pradhan

 Nephie Rod,  Sudesh Bhosle


 Nephie Rod Pradhan, Chetan Rana, Sudesh Bhosle



 Band Melody makers


Huge crowd


Bondo Fernandes a Goan Musician (Drums and Goan Latin style percussionist)


Drum and drums


Brass band




Host and Hostess

Compere Anchors emcees

Sheryl and Jesus

Cheryl Viegas Almeida

Jesus Ribeiro


Video Day 1
A quick Tour with Sonia Shirsat singing

Video 2: Bondo Live