The activities begin at noon and go on until 10 pm, everyday and there is something happening at the festival through the day. The art exhibition is open all day with smaller performances and events taking place within the Art Pavilion and the Garden. The evening sessions start with a panel discussions followed by music and performance. It's a place to spend hours, over chilled craft beer, delicious café food, artisanal ice creams and more.
There are over 35 artists exhibiting their work at the festival across diverse media and disciplines. From eminent and renowned artists to first timers, there is an exciting spectrum of artistic expression to discover. Artists will be present at the exhibition to interact with visitors.
Music & performances
The evenings come alive with music and dance. Set under the stars, the line up covers a broad range of genres. From Sufi and fado to jazz, spoken word, rock and blues, Goa's musical talent will be on stage with performance of original material. Smaller events of poetry readings and live music sessions will take place in the garden during the day.
Talks & panel discussions
Curated talks and discussions on the theme of 'Openness' will be held every evening. From privacy and open source to how open Goa is to change and whether openness is helpful or damaging to a culture. These are just some of the very relevant and engaging topics to debate and discuss.
Food & Drink
The culinary arts will have their place too in the festival. From local craft beers brewed specially for the festival, home made Goan delicacies to fresh baked cakes and confectionaries and artisanal gelato, you can be sure that there's enough to satisfy your appetite for creative consumption!
Don Joao Lawns & Heritage House
Mapusa - Calangute Road