The inaugural of the Goa Heritage Festival saw the launch of 'Parmal: Aicat Mozo Tavo'. It was released at the hands of Jnanpith awardee and well-known Konkani author, Damodar Mauzo.
In a keynote message, Damodar Mauzo spoke about the importance of Konkani language and how cultures and languages are interlinked.
Over a 5-day period, the Goa Heritage Festival will see events like walks, masterclasses and other educative and informative sessions.
As part of the festival, several stalls selling various items have been set up near Francisco Luis Gomes Garden (Campal Garden) .
Renowned scholars, historians and heritage enthusiasts will participate in the festival.
Various live performances, music shows, movie screenings, etc will also be part of the event.
The festival is open to all without cost. People only have to register and pay for the walks that happen as part of the festival.