Feast of Our Lady of Candelaria is a popular Christian festival celebrated on the 2nd February at Pomburpa
, North Goa District
. This annual festival is also known as Feast of Candles.
On this day, the devotees pay homage to the patron saint of Candelaria by lighting candles. Sweet dishes are prepared by the festival-goers in order to celebrate the event.
Major attraction of this feast is that the Goans of all religions, colors and creeds gather at Pomburpa to celebrate this Christian festival.