Do you know about The International Lusophone Festival that happens in Goa? Here's what you should know.

The Lusophone Commonwealth (Comunidade Lusofona), commonly known as the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (Comunidade dos Pases de Lngua Portuguesa), is a multilateral organisation that was established on July 17, 1996, at the first CPLP Heads of State & Government Summit in Lisbon.


Goa has had historical linkages with the Lusophone world and Portuguese cultural institutions which promote the Portuguese language and culture in India.


Here's what to look forward to this Festival:
The festival will include performances by visiting cultural troupes from CPLP countries at several venues in Goa.

Workshops on Lusophone music for artists and volunteers.

Exhibition of photocopies of historical records.

Showcasing of Goan architecture and Goan handicrafts.

Lusophone Food and Spirits Festival also showcases the culinary links between India and the Lusophone world.


In this international Lusophone festival, 70 artists from all around the world perform at several venues in Goa namely the Entertainment Society of Goa complex, Azad Maidan, Sanskruti Bhavan, and Institute Menezes Braganza, among others.

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