Sunday, August 29, 2010

Bonderam 2010 Goa

BONDERAM - 2010





People coming in numbers via ferry to witness the Bonderam at Divar Island


The beautiful Divar Island


One of the many beautiful houses that caught my attention on the way to the float parade.


Floats getting ready for the parade

The float on 'Goan Cuisine"


The WAKA WAKA float


The individual category floats


The toddy tapper


Participants if the "Goan Potter" float


The kids having fun being part of the floats at Bonderam


The Youth in their traditional wear


The beautiful girls all set to rock the Divar Bonderam

The little girls sitting in the bolcao before the parade began

The ladies in the Portuguese traditional dress


Music Notes coming alive


Bonderam Rocks


Spectators gather to witness the bonderam celebrations


The little ones all set to dance Waka Waka


The little ones all set to dance Waka Waka


Kids sitting on the compound wall to have a look at the floats


Comedian 64 - Enjoying the Bonderam parade


The waving 'flag' or the waving "Bonderam"


The float Parade


The float parade


The little dancers



The "Goan Potters" Float


The Goan earthen cook ware



The Goan Potter float


The float parade


The float parade



The beautiful dancers


The beautiful dancers


The beautiful dancers



The beautiful dancers


The beautiful dancers


Kids enjoying the show with their parents


Thats my friend "Isabella" the Portuguese teacher


The African dancer boy

The float parade


The African dancers rocking Divar Island to the tune of Waka Waka


The African dancers rocking Divar Island to the tune of Waka Waka


The African dancers rocking Divar Island to the tune of Waka Waka

Float Parade


The Jungle Safari - Karen and her friends


The Jungle Safari - Karen and her friends


The african dancers


The african dancers


The African Drum Beats


The african drum beats


Rain or Shine - "Bonderam" goes on


Floats go past the sea of umbreallas - the rains could not dampen the spirits


Float Parade

The Brass Band marches through the parade


The huge crowd that was present for Bonderam -2010


The Judges which included Yolanda, Rudolf among others

People enjoying the parade
The toddy tapper in full swing " Viva Bonderam


The dignitaries who graced the celebrations


Foreign Tourists join in the celebrations


The Portuguese dance troupe

The Portuguese dance troupe

Ivo Pinto enjoying the Bonderam festivities at Divar


The jam packed audience that were trilled to the music of A6 Goas best music band

The jam packed audience that were trilled to the music of A6 Goas best music band

The jam packed audience that were trilled to the music of A6 Goas best music band

The jam packed audience that were trilled to the music of A6 Goas best music band

The jam packed audience that were trilled to the music of A6 Goas best music band

The jam packed audience that were trilled to the music of A6 Goas best music band

Also watch the Bonderam 2009 Celebration

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