Taranga Mel is a famous folk dance performed by the young generation of Goa, this is an energetic dance performed on Dushehra and Holi even on the Shigmo festival .The name ‘Tarangmel’ is derived from the streamers and flags which are called as Tarang. The multicolored flags as well as streamers are waved by the performers also they make noises.
The Dhol and Romut are the instruments which are played in the performance. The girls and boys wear such colourful costumes that due to their vigorous movements, the viewers can see the bright colours moving swiftly.
While the dance is going on the performers call or invite others also to participate in the dance of the festivities. The flags and streamers waving and the colourful attire of the girls and boys give an enchanting view of the dance.