The Panjim Carnival Committee under Mayor of Panjim City Carolina Po has been constituted to chalk out the programme for the four day celebrations of this popular festival in Goa that will be held from 5th to 8th March.
The popular Carnival float parade that attracts thousands of people, will be held on 5th March and various other cultural and entertainment programmes will be held on the other three days.
While Carolina Po is the chairperson of the Panjim Carnival Committee, Joaquim Teles is the President. The committee has two advisors – Francisco Martins alias Fankit (creative) and Tony Dias (entertainment).
The other office bearers of the committee are: Vice Presidents: Timotio Fernandes, Napolean F D’Cruz, Messais Tavares and Nolasco Pereira; Secretary: Weena Braganza; Treasurer: Melina Afonso; Joint Treasurers: Cezar D’Mello and Richard Gomes.
Members of the committee are John Dias, Aaron S Teles, John Aguiar, Anthony L Pereira, Agnelo Costa, Edward Noronha, Cheryl Almeida, Greg Furtado and Joaquim Fernandes.