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Event Update in May - Coconut and Cashew Festival 2014, Goa

NEW DELHI, India - May 2, 2014 - PRLog -- The 5 day Coconut and Cashew Festival 2014 will kickstart in Goa on the 21st of May. The annual local event connects artists and craftsmen with patrons from near and far. The event, patronized by Goa Tourism Development Corporation, will boost summer tourism in the state. Nikhil U Desai, managing director, GTDC, stated, “Through this festival we will showcase the two main crops – cashew and coconut – that contribute towards the economy of the state. We are expecting a footfall of 70,000 to 80,000 international and domestic tourists.” The official dates for the Coconut and Cashew Festival 2014 are announced as 21st-25th May, 2014

The Cashew and Coconut Festival will feature activities like cashew stomping; in addition to competitions like coconut tree climbing, coconut breaking. The event will also showcase handicrafts and dishes made of coconut, coconut and cashew Feni, to name a few. The five days of the festival have been categorically marked as under:

·         Day 1 - Saraswat style,

·         Day 2 - Hindu-Saraswat style,

·         Day 3 - Christian Goan style,

·         Day 4 - Christian Portuguese style,

·         Day 5 - Muslim Goan style

The event is seen as a great opportunity for local entrepreneurs including distillers, bottlers, authentic Goan food caterers, master chefs, farm owners, handicraft manufacturers and coconut & cashew ancillary product manufacturers.

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GoaTrip (http://www.goatrip.com/goa-hotel-packages/) is a successful venture of Indian Holiday Pvt. Ltd., a leading tour and travel portal, established since 1990 and two times National Tourism Award winner in the years 2010 and 2011. IHPL offers tours to some of the best destinations across India, to tourists from all over the world, exposing all the experiences and mysteries that the country has hidden under her garb for centuries.

Gangesh Gunjan

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Source:Indian Holiday Pvt. Ltd.
Location:New Delhi - Delhi - India
Industry:Tourism, Travel
Tags:Coconut Festival 2014, Cashew Festival 2014
Last Updated:May 02, 2014
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