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The Feast of Three Kings in Goa

January 6 @ 12:00 am - January 15 @ 12:00 am

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The Feast of Three Kings Festival continues for 10 days. During this time, there is continuous dance, music and partying that keeps the spirit of Goa high. During the nine days of continuous revelry, the devotees come to the Chapel of Our Lady of the Mount to The last day of the festival is celebrated in an unique fashion when three small boys aged between 8 and 10 are dressed up as the three Kings who brought gifts for infant Jesus. These boys, chosen from the local villages dress themselves up and make preparations for the grand event when they become the king for a day. The boys arrive to the chapel to offer wealth to the lady of the Mount and each of them take a different path and is accompanies by a jovial crowd. After the end of the rituals, there is a grand fete and fair organized where one can buy a wide variety of things, such as copper, brassware, furniture, clothes, toys , trinkets, bangles and spices.

 

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January 6 @ 12:00 am
End:
January 15 @ 12:00 am
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