Goa Traditional Costumes, Show Unity among Cultures in India

Goa Traditional Costumes: 

goa traditional costumesGoa traditional costumes are the mixture of various traditional costumes. People wear the clad according to its tropical climate. Generally, people prefer to wear the cotton costumes. The weather conditions in Goa make to choose the people to wear the costumes to apt the weather. During the winter season, most of the people wear woolen jackets. The traditional costumes of Goa people are very similar to other states of South India. Generally, women wear a sari, which called ‘Nav-Vari’. The saries studded with precious stones and jewelry.

Other women Goa traditional costumes are ‘Pano Bhaju’. The costumes give extra brightness to the women, so Females show interest to wear ‘Pano Bhaju’
Valkal costumes are other attractive costumes, these made with loincloths. The accessories are very impressive. Especially the tribes like Velip, Gauda, Zalmi, Dhangar and Kunbi prepare some ornaments to wear on special occasions, which celebrate their tribal festivals. Kashti is another costume which made with Loincloth and wears with a blanket called Kunbi Pallo.

Tourists Costumes:

Generally, Goa is very famous for its panoramic beaches. Here the beaches are very famous all over the world. Million foreign and domestic tourists influx to this city every year. We can see here many varieties of costumes, which brought from various places in India. Here the tourists wear the costumes according to their own traditions. Here mostly the Goan Catholics mingle with tourists and wear their costumes too.

Goan Catholics, Goa Traditional Costumes:

goa traditional costumes

Goan Catholics follow the mixture culture of India and Portuguese. According to history Portuguese land their feet in Goa in 1510. There the native Indians adopted some cultural activities from the Portuguese people and mingle those cultural activities with their own tradition and culture. Perhaps they still following their own customs and Hindu caste system. This bondage between Indo Latin cultures became very famous and the same mixed culture came into wearing the costumes.

Here Goan Catholic women wear the dresses and gowns. Men wear the western style costumes during his marriage. Bride wears the white gown. During the festival seasons, Goan Catholics wear special costumes to add rich culture to their culture.

Goan Catholic women commonly wear dresses/gowns. These are some of the common attires for females. Men put on the bridegroom and suits of western-style. The virgin-white gown is worn by the bride. Modern Goan Catholics usually held a White wedding. Costly outfits are purchased for the wedding day. During festivals like Easter, Good Friday, and Christmas, Goan Catholics wear special clothing.