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[dropcap]P[/dropcap]anjim: Goa Tourism Development Corporation is organizing a special tour to Vithalpur, Sanquelim on the occasion of Tripurari Purnima (Boat Festival) on 22nd November 2018.
Tripurari Poornima will be organized at Vithalapur Sanquelim jointly by Goa Tourism Development Corporation, Department of Art and Culture, Department of Tourism, and Department of Information and Publicity.
This festival has an interesting story behind it and is celebrated to mark the end of the Diwali season.
It is celebrated in a very unique way. The tradition takes the form of a very unusual competition – that of making miniature model boats and ships with a spectacular boat show that attracts both locals and tourists. Besides the main boat competition, there are a host of cultural programmes along with a display of fireworks.
The special tour on Tripurari Purnima is open to all locals and tourists. Tickets are priced at Rs.100/- per person. Children above 6 years and below 12 years will be charged Rs.50/-.
GTDC Coach service will leave Santa Monica Jetty, Panaji at 8.00pm and Mapusa Residency at 8.30 pm and will proceed to Vithalapur, Sanquelim.
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