These women singers have put Goa on world music stage

Kimberly Colaco

LORNA CORDEIRO

No Goan party is complete without Lorna's songs. She is also known as the Nightingale of Goa and has given Goa some very lively and peppy songs like Bebdo, Pisso and Maria.

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SONIA SHIRSAT

Sonia Shirsat is referred as the ambassador of Goan music to the world. This Fadista has revived the Fado culture in Goa through her music.

Sonia Shirsat | Goa| Women | World Music Day| Women Music | Photo: Rohan Fernandes

HEMA SARDESAI

Have you heard the songs - Aawara Bhawren Jo Hole Hole Gaaye or Badal Pe Paon Hai from Chak De! India? Well, they have been sung by Goa's Hema Sardesai.

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RITA ROSE

Goan singer Rita Rose and her husband Alfred Rose, composed over 5,000 Konkani songs which has us still humming them.

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SHAKUNTALA BHARNE 

RJ Shakuntala is a familiar name among regular listeners of All India Radio FM Rainbow. Radio aside, Shakuntala Bharne is also a vocalist who has published three books.

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DJ CURLY M

Mazel Boneiface Faleiro AKA DJ Curly-M, started her DJing career at 16 and has performed on international gigs like Sunburn and some in Doha, Qatar.

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CIELDA PEREIRA

Cielda Pereira rose to fame when she sang the songs in the movie Nachom-ia Kumpasar.

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