The Goa State presented its Tableau at the 73rd Republic Day parade held at Rajpath New Delhi today.
The Tableau of Goa is designed on the theme significant monuments and Cultural treasurers of Goa depicting symbols of Goan Heritage, Aguada fort, Martyrs Memorial at Azad Maidan, Donapaula, IFFI, Shigmo festival and Kunbies folk dance through live performance of music and dance. The rich musical heritage of Goa reflected the influence of a variety of regimes. The tableau showcased the typical dance performance.
The tableau has been conceptualized by Shri Sushant Khedekar, Ponda and in all 18 artistes including dancers performed on an elevated stage amid captivating music and beats of dhol, tasso in the background of a Donapaula idyllic Rocky tourist attraction. When the Goan tableau wended it’s way at Rajpath it was well applauded by the spectators.
The music has been composed by Shri Mukesh Ghatwal and Shri. Bipin Khedekar from Goa.
In all 12 States of the Country including Union Territories which includes Arunachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand and nine tableaux of different Union Ministries presented the tableaux depicting the social, cultural, economic and technological facets of India capturing both the beauty of landscape and architectural heritage besides India@75, Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav symbolising both India’s glorious past and reflecting the citizen’s aspiration for a prosperous and happy tomorrow. The Goa Tableau was presented under the auspices of Department of Information and Publicity, Government of Goa.