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Feast of St. Lawrence

Feast of St. Lawrence is celebrated on 10th August. It is celebrated to declare the end of monsoon and the reopening of the Mandovi River to river traffic. It is an important festival to Goa fishing community and it marks the beginning of fishing season. On the day of feast a priest would bless the sea which is considered as a remarkable feature of the feast.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: North Goa


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