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By the riverside: Goa celebrates Sangodd and Festa de Sao Pedro & Sao Paulo

The feast of Saints Peter and Paul has its very own celebration in Goa, known as Sangodd. St Peter is known as the patron saint of fishermen and the fishing communities in Goa bless the sea as well as their boats and canoes for the coming season by taking a procession right out to the river banks.

Here’s a glimpse of how Sangodd was celebrated at Orda, Candolim on the occasion of Feast of St Peter & Paul at Candolim Church (left) and (right) the traditional feast of Sao Pedro and Sao Paulo – Sangodd, was celebrated at Passagem jetty Assolna , Ambelim bandh and Collevaddo in Assolna. [H]

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