Goa needs more sustainable and people-friendly festivals: Trade, Heritage stakeholders

Panaji, January 2024- The state’s heritage proponents have urged the need to make large-format festivals, which are regularly held in Goa, more sustainable, while simultaneously backing the organisation of more green festivals, which incorporate minimising pollution and sustainability in their programming and organisational ethos. Goa has been a gracious backdrop to a diverse set of festivals. […]

Serendipity Arts Festival is Back in Goa with its 6th Edition.

~ The Serendipity Arts Festival 2023 continues to be an extremely accessible space for patrons with tactile and auditory installations and aids. ~ The Festival has 10 experts curating six major disciplines — Dance, Visual Arts, Music, Culinary Arts, Theatre and Craft. ~SAF 2023 will be conducted across 12 venues spread across the culturally rich […]

SociAlly: Empowering Small Businesses through Social Media

By Steve Antao In the dynamic world of digital marketing, social media has emerged as a powerful tool for businesses to connect with their target audience. Founded by Rahmat Shaikh in 2021, SociAlly is a remote Social Media Management & Marketing agency based in Panjim, Goa. The agency which started its journey on 8th March […]

Russians in Goa: A Cultural Fusion in the Tropical Paradise

Goa, the coastal gem of India, has been a melting pot of cultures and a sought-after tourist destination for decades. Among the many international visitors who flock to this tropical paradise, Russians hold a prominent place. Drawn by the idyllic beaches, vibrant nightlife, and warm weather, Russians have developed a significant presence in Goa. Their […]

Ease of Doing Business in Goa

By Team ItsGoa Goa, the smallest state in India, is well-known for its picturesque beaches, rich cultural heritage, and bustling nightlife. In recent years, it has also emerged as a hub for entrepreneurs and start-ups due to its conducive business environment and ease of doing business. According to the Ease of Doing Business rankings released […]


By Team ItsGoa Bodhami is an award-winning ed-tech startup based at Malbhat in Margao. The firm was founded in June 2018 by 3 dynamic individuals – Damodar Pai Patnekar, Ashutosh Shankar, and Aarthy Vassan. The startup looks at the end-to-end journey of the student right from career counselling, learning, and corporate readiness to placement and […]

Serendipity Arts Festival announces its curators for December 2023

The largest inter-disciplinary festival of the arts in South Asia is scheduled from the 15th to the 23rd of December 2023 in Panaji, Goa April, Panaji:  Serendipity Arts Festival, which is scheduled to host its 6th physical edition from the 15th to the 23rd of December 2023, in Panaji, Goa, has today announced its lineup […]

The Comprehensive Guide to Russians in Goa: Exploring the Love Affair

Uncover the reasons why Russians are drawn to Goa, the effects on the local economy and culture, and the darker side of this growing trend. Learn about the increasing number of Russian tourists in Goa and how the region is adapting.

Goa’s Floating Casinos Will Pay More for Mooring

Differentiated Rate Slabs Introduced for the First Time Goa’s Captain of Ports (CoP) Department has introduced five categories of vessels, each to attract a different rate slab for the monthly mooring fees and jetty rental charges. If the proposal gets approved by the government, the move will abolish the previous uniform rate of Rs. 10 […]

Will GOA Casinos Survive in the Online Gambling Era?

Gambling, in contrast to other “vices,” has been widely accepted as a respectable way to make money in recent years. Casinos have experienced a dramatic image shift, going from being seen as seedy hotspots of vice to being seen as potential solutions to pressing social and economic issues. Opinion surveys in several nations, including the […]