The second edition of #Pyaarkatyohar, also known as Goa Pride Festival 2023, will be held from April 7 to 9, 2023, at Sangria, Anjuna.
This time, the festival is going to be bigger than ever with fun activities and performances by some of the best artists in the queer community, including Goa-based drag artist, Gautam Bandodkar.
This year, Mr Gay India 2019 Suresh Ramdas will be present at the festival. Nilay Joshi, also known as Miss Bhenj; India’s Got Talent semi-finalist Prerna Nepali; Patruni Sastry from Hyderabad and Mysterious Munda aka Abhijit Thakur are the other attendees.
Apart from these, you will have the chance to witness fire shows, cine-e-satrangi, partner games, Satrangi Bazaar and a gender bender fashion show.
The fun doesn’t end there with talent hunt, DJ night and live music to entertain the attendees, so all can have an enjoyable time.
Pranay Bhowmick from Moustache Escapes, the brain of the Goa Pride Festival says, “This celebration is a carnival of love and unity where everybody can be themselves without worrying about being judged. It will a safe space for participants with the belief that love is love and that love is for everyone.”
The lineup for the three days is as follows: Day 1 - Musical dares, live music, cine-e-satrangi, fashion show and consensual kink.
Day 2 - Bae-ka-Boo, fire-flow, drag show, Latin mix dance party and pingpong’s night.
Day 3 - Easter egg hunt, Bollywood DJ, Dance performances, belly dance and man in heels.
The Goa Pride Festival is committed towards creating a safe space for the queer community and for allies and the organisers are all geared to make this event a resounding success!
WHERE: Sangria, Vagator, North-Goa
WHEN: 7-9 April 2023
TIMINGS: 7 pm onwards
FEE: 600 for all days