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Fairs & Festivals of Rajasthan

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Desert Festival, Jaisalmer Set in Jaisalmer, the heart of the Rajasthani desert, this includes a range of folk performers like musicians, snake charmers, puppeteers and ballad singers. Added to this are activities like turban-tying competitions, camel sports and traditional wrestling matches. The high point of this festival comes at its[…]

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Andhra Pradesh Fairs & Festivals

Makar Sankranti Festival in Andhra Pradesh

Shankaranti Pongal Date is the winter solstice in the Hindu solar calendar. It is marked by the passing of the sun into the sign Capricorn. Pongal is celebrated on this date itself and also to celebrate the coming of spring. There are several ways of calculating the Hindu solar calendar,[…]

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Fair-Festivals in Ladakh

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Ladakh comes alive during festivals, when people from different corners of Ladakh converge at one place to celebrate and enjoy the festive spirit. Festivals are in fact the best way to get a feel of the Ladakhi culture. Saka Dawa Festival The Saka Dawa festival is celebrated on the 4th[…]

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Popular Cultural Festivals

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Chapchar Kut Festival The Chapchar Kut is one more important festival which is observed in the month of March, following the conclusion of their most difficult job of Jhum maneuver, that is, forest-cleaning. Mim Kut Festival The Mim Kut festival is normally observed in the months of August and September,[…]

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Fairs & Festivals of Uttar Pradesh

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Uttar Pradesh is a land of fairs and festivals. The state boasts of people from vivid caste, creed, culture and religious backgrounds. Therefore it is but natural that the state is home to a number of fairs and festivals. Ganga Mahotsava, Varanasi Ganges has always been the not only the[…]

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Rann of Kutch

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The Great Rann of Kutch is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India and theSindh province of Pakistan. It is about 7,505.22 square kilometres (2,897.78 sq mi) in size and is reputed to be one of the largest salt desert in the world.[1][...]
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Fairs & Festivals of Madhya Pradesh

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Madhya Pradesh is one such land in India that emits vibrancy from every nook and corner. The heart of India hosts the best cultural and heritage festivals that can’t be seen anywhere else in the world. People of various caste, religions and tribes are currently nestled in Madhya Pradesh. Lokrang[…]

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Fairs & Festivals in Meghalaya

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Autumn Festival Autumn Festival is a well-known festival in India. This festival is one of those festivals which mark the onset of a season. It is mainly celebrated in Shillong, capital of Meghalaya. This is actually a cultural extravaganza that reflects the rich culture of the nation. The festival acts[…]

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Fairs & Festivals of Kerala

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Kerala hosts almost all Hindu, Christian and Muslim festivals with the same enthusiasm and charm. Festivals of Kerala are famous also because they involve various aspects of day to day life such as temple, boat, bamboo etc. Onam This festival is celebrated between the month of August and September and is[…]

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Fairs & Festivals of Punjab

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Punjab has traditional, religious and state festivals organized and celebrated throughout the state. These festivals are full of messages and are linked with Punjab’s culture and reflect the various phases of its life depicting some of the distinct Punjabi traits. Some of these festivals such as Holi, Diwali, Dasara, Mohurrum,[…]

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Fairs and Festival Celebrated in Tripura

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Tripura is largely dominated by the Hindus, the festivals celebrated here are quite common to the festivals celebrated in the rest of India. Durga Puja This religious festival is the most important festival of the Bengalis. It is celebrated through out the state, at the time of Dussehra in the[…]

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Fair and Festivals in Andaman and Nicobar


Island Tourism Festival Island Tourism Festival is a 10-day festival that which are full of events ranging from dance to drama. There are many Exhibitions, and art displays along with added attraction of aqua sports and para sailing. One can get the feel of splendid culture of Andaman and Nicobar,[…]

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Fairs & Festivals of West Bengal

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Basant Utsav Basant Utsav literally means the ‘celebration of spring’. The beautiful tradition of celebrating spring festival in Bengal was first started by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, at Vishwabharati Shantiniketan, the University founded by him. Bera Utsav West Bengal is a land of fairs and festivals. In fact, the culture[…]

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India at its festive best!

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Navratri (Sanskrit: नवरात्रि, literally “nine nights”), also spelled Navaratri or Navarathri, is a multi-day Hindu festival celebrated in the autumn every year. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of the Indian subcontinent. Theoretically, there are four seasonal Navratri. However, in practice, it is the post-monsoon autumn festival called Sharad Navratri that is the most[…]

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Festivals of Maharashtra

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration In Mumbai

Each festival comes with its own colors and Cuisine. People do up their houses and surroundings and there is an air of celebration. The festival time is surely a must visit time in India.While the most hugely visible festival maybe the Ganesh Chaturthi, due to the large processions and the[…]

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Bhadrapad Ambaji Mela

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Introduction The Bhadrapad fair is held in the center of the Ambaji village just outside the temple premises. The village is visited by the largest number of sanghas [pilgrim groups] during the fair. Many of them go there on foot, which is particularly enriching as it happens immediately after the[…]

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Fairs and Festivals in Assam


The perfect fusion of heritage of her numerous races has made Assam the home of the most colorful festivals which are passionate, compelling and mesmerizing reflecting the true spirit, tradition and lifestlye of the people of Assam. The major festivals celebrated in Assam are Bihu,, Ali-Ai-Ligang, Baikho, Rongker, Rajini Gabra[…]

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Add Color to The Sky: International Kite Festival 2015

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Kite festival is one of the most awaited events for the passionate kite flyers. It is that time of the year when the sky gets painted by different types of colorful kites. One can compare the kite flyers to the professional painters. Painters create their imagination on canvas with the[...]
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Fairs and Festivals of Karnataka

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Hampi Festival The magnificent city of Hampi comes alive with a symphony of colors during the festival of Hampi in the state of Karnataka. This festival is held in the first week of November and the people of Hampi, once the capital of Vijayanagara, the greatest empire of the Indian[…]

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Fairs and Festivals in Manipur

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A year in Manipur consists of a cycle of festivals. It is also rightly said as the land of festivals. Lai Haraoba ‘Lai Haraoba’ is a spring festival held during April and May where both men and women perform a number of dances worshipping the deity. Cheiraoba This festival celebrated[…]

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Fairs and Festivlas in Nagaland

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Hornbill The Hornbill Festival of Nagaland is aimed at reviving, protecting and sustaining richness of the Naga heritage and traditions. This is done through cultural extravaganza worth experiencing. Moatsu Moatsu Festival is celebrated by the Ao tribe of Nagaland. Moatsu is celebrated in the first week of May every year.[…]

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Festivals of Goa

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Goa festivals are an integral part of the state’s culture and heritage. Among the festivals of Goa, some are steeped in religious undertones while the others are expressions of the fun-loving nature of the people. The long colonial rule of the Portuguese notwithstanding, the majority of the Goans are Hindus[…]

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Festivals in Orissa

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Fairs & Festivals in Odisha (Orissa) – With numerous religions, ancient temples, local shrines, tribes and an array of sacred places, Odisha (Orissa) observes uncountable number of festivals and fairs round the year. Kalinga Mahotsava Kalinga Mahotsav or the National Festival of Martial Dance is celebrated to pay tribute to[…]

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Festivals of Lakshadweep

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Majority of the population residing in Lakshadweep follows Islam. So it is during the Muslim festivals that Lakshadweep islands is at its most exuberant and colorful. Though many tribal festivals are also celebrated here, their celebrations are not as visible as those of Ids that are celebrated here. The best[…]

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Fairs and Festivals of Arunachal Pradesh

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Arunachal Pradesh is a state of distinct culture and is amongst the most gorgeous places in India. There are a plethora of tribes that inhabit the state making it quite colourful with its diverse culture and traditions. One can rightly call Arunachal Pradesh one of the best places for cultural[…]

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Festivals of Telangana

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Bonalu Bonalu – This is a festival of offering to Goddess Mahankali. This folk festival of Bonalu is famous in the Telangana region brings an offering to the Goddess Mahankali. The Mahankali temple is located in the busy streets of Secunderabad area.The Dance of balancing pots with the colourfully dressed[…]

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