The Ganges Festival

The Ganges Festival 2017 The first ten days of the month ‘Jyeshth’ are dedicated to honour the River Ganges or Mother Ganges. The Ganges is […]

Gangaur Festival

Gangaur Festival 2017 Gangaur is the most rejuvenating festival celebrated in Udaipur, Rajasthan. The festival is celebrated about a fortnight after Holi in honour of […]

St. Francis Xavier Day

St. Francis Xavier Day 2018 The body of St. Francis Xavier lies in a silver casket in the Church of Born Jesus in Goa. Ceremonies […]

Float Festival

Float Festival 2017 Float Festival is celebrated at Madurai in Tamil Nadu on the night of the full moon between mid-January and mid-February every year. […]

Desert festival

Desert festival 2017 The Desert festival is celebrated in Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. This Desert festival, a feast of demonstrations of colour, music and festivity, is […]

Choekar – Indian Festival

Choekar 2017 The festivals of ‘Choekar’ is celebrated in the seventh month of the lunar calendar, to provide supernatural protection to the crops sown, for […]

Jamai Shasthi

Jamai Shasthi The flavour of family bonding finds expression through its social customs. Bengal’s son-in-laws get a day to come closer with their other family […]


Brahmotsavam 2017 The Tirumala Brahmotsavam, a 10-day festival of splendour, attracts thousands of people of diverse communities to the small town of Tirumala, the abode […]


Bonalu festival 2017 Bonalu is a folk festival celebrated in the Telangana region, Andhra Pradesh. This century-old tradition is observed with utmost gaiety and devotional […]

Bikaner Festival

Bikaner Festival 2017 Bikaner festival is dedicated to the indispensable ‘ship of the desert’, the camel. The desert town of Bikaner is located in the […]

Basant Panchami

Basant Panchami 2018 According to the Hindu calendar, the fifth day of the Magha sukla Paksha is celebrated as Basant Panchami. On this day, Goddess […]

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