Weekend Round Up

We’ve got your shortlist for things to do this weekend as we celebrate crossing the 1.5 Million mark on the Goa Facebook Page.

Clearly the love for Goa is one that never ends and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part sharing all the best it has to offer. So whether you’re here in Goa or a fan from afar dreaming of your next beach shack stay, we’d like to thank you all for the support and feedback in everything we’ve done so far.GM_ThankYouAnd as the month of May comes to an end, what better way to welcome the 1st of June than by enjoying one of the many local happenings currently on this weekend:

The 7th annual Goa Fest 2014 kick started yesterday resulting in a huge number of media saving folk flocking into Goa from across the country. This three day South Asian advertising festival is a yearly hotspot for those who believe in the power of Advertising. A ‘must-attend’ event for people involved in Marketing, Advertising, Media and allied Services currently on at the Grand Hyatt, Bambolim. Running May 29th, 30th, 31st | Entry by Registration Only

Mandi is on day five of their second Art & Craft Festival.  An event celebrating both local and Bengali artisans, showcasing their diverse products and craft techniques at their location in Betalbatim. On until June 2nd | 10:30am – 7:30pm | Villa no 8, behind Jasminn hotel, Nagwaddo, Betalbatim South Goa 403713

Ray’s Atelier is hosting ‘The Art of Wine Tasting’ at their gallery in Colva in association with Sula Vineyards.  An evening spent with one of Sula’s Sommeliers as they explain all you need to know about wine,its varying types and qualities along with tasting, serving, and storage. Held Saturday May 31st | 5pm – 7pm | Registration Fee Rs. 500 | +91 960 4212769

For all you music lovers, Art Escapes Live Music Project is still running full at the Live Lounge this Saturday night. This weekend being all about Funk, Rock and Reggae with a line up including Shayne Ballantyne on Lead Guitar, Graeme Hamilton on Vocals/Horn & Keys, Richard Carrasco on bass and Vivek Philip on Drums. Playing from 7:30pm to 11:00pm | Baywatch Resort, Sernabatim Beach Road, Sernabatim, Colva, South Goa 403708

And as for Sunday, what’s better than closing your weekend with a much needed brunch. Our go to spots included Bodega in Panjim, Cafe De Goa for anyone closer to the north, Ruta’s World Cafe in Margao and of course The Marriott for those of you looking to splurge.