Goa’s biggest religious festival, Shigmo, will commence on March 14 this year and will continue in various rural parts of Goa, spanning over a fortnight, with different days earmarked for celebrations in different areas. The float parade will begin at Ponda on March 14. The city of Panaji will witness the float parade on March 18. The float parade will end in Pernem and Sanquelim on March 27. The state tourism department is expecting large tourist footfall to witness the Shigmo parades.