Ministry of Tourism organises 24th webinar titled Culture & Tourism - Two sides of Goan economy under Dekho Apna Desh Series: Highlights with Details

Ministry of Tourism organises 24th webinar titled Culture & Tourism - Two sides of Goan economy under Dekho Apna Desh Series: Highlights with Details
Ministry of Tourism organises 24th webinar titled Culture & Tourism - Two sides of Goan economy under Dekho Apna Desh Series Highlights with Details

Ministry of Tourism organises 24th webinar titled Culture & Tourism - Two sides of Goan economy under Dekho Apna Desh Series: Highlights with Details

Ministry of Tourism, Government of India’s Dekho Apna Desh Webinar Series titled , “Culture & Tourism- Two sides of Goan economy presented the Culture, history , heritage and architectural marvel that India’s most popular tourist destination ‘Goa’ offers thus bringing the participants face to face with the lesser known places, history, architecture, Culture and heritage waiting to be explored by the tourists.

Presented by Mr. Sanjeev Sardesai (Historian), Mr. Arminio Riberio (Architect) and Ms. Sawani Shetye(Archaeologist), the webinar showcased the richness of Goa that extends back through centuries of profound history and cultural exchange and creativity which is beyond the famous beaches and nightlife.

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Webinar session allowed a peek into Goa’s history, from the times of the Kadamba kingdomto Vijayanagara Empire, BahmaniSultanate and Bijapur Sultanate during the medieval period and till the Portuguese invasion of Goa defeating the Bijapur Sultanate. The speakers spoke of how the Portuguese rule that lasted for about 450 years had heavily influenced Goan culture, cuisine, and architecture.

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The Deko Apna Desh Webinar series is presented by Ministry of Tourism with active technical support from National e-Governance Division (NeGD) created by the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) for effective citizen engagement and communication with all stakeholders using the digital experience platform.

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