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Ganesh Chaturthi Festival 2017
Where: Delhi, India
When:  Friday, August 25, 2017 - Friday, August 25, 2017
 
According to the Hindi tradition, the god Ganesha with the human body and elephant head has the power to remove obstacles. It is known as one of the popular gods of India. The believers use to donate milk drinks at Ganesha's shrines as well as at their houses.   The Ganesha festival is held once a year in August or September. The dates varies according to the Hindi calendar. Mass of Hindis participates in huge parades and with sound systems, drums and gongs celebrate the god's holiday with strong noise.   One of the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Diwali Festival (The Festival of Lights) 2017
Where: Delhi, India
When:  Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Thursday, October 19, 2017
 
The Diwali Festival is a celebration of the return of the exiled Hindu God Rama and the victory of the good powers over the evil. It is held all over India, sometimes in October and sometimes in November. The believers light lamps all around the house, held torch parades in the streets and carry out ceremonies that symbolized the victory of the good over the bad. They burn dolls that represent the evil. The festival is accompanied by strong noise of exploding detonators, fireworks that colors the sky, and also by sharing sweets and fruits...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Pushkar Camel Fair in Rajasthan 2017
Where: Pushkar, India
When:  Saturday, October 28, 2017 - Saturday, November 4, 2017
 
Pushkar Camel Fair in Rajasthan (India) is held, once a year, in end October mid November (different dates depend on the appearance of the moon). This unique fair is a big market where, during its eight activity days, thousands of cattle and camels are traded. This is a unique market in the world. During the festival days, above 50,000 camels are exhibited against 200,000 visitors and traders. In addition, camel races are held where the camels are decorated with traditional decorations. To complete the festive atmosphere, thousands believers...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Cochin Celebration and Carnival 2017
Where: Cochin, India
When:  Monday, December 25, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018
 
Every year on the last week of December until the New Year day, Cochin (Kerala, India) celebrates the national carnival. The carnival's origin goes back to the Portuguese colonial days. The colorful fiesta starts with painted and decorated elephants' parade. It ends with traditional dancing and various competitions. Reserve now your hotel in Cochin and around Attractive and lowest prices, suited for all budgets. Confirmation of your reservation will be mailed to you promptly as part of the easy and simple...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Sunburn Goa 2017
Where: Goa, India
When:  Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - Saturday, December 30, 2017 - Estimated date !
 
Festival Sunburn is an electronic music and beach party festival. It is held every year on Vagator Beach in Goa.   The old festival is held for more than ten years. This is the biggest celebration to EDM fans   (EDM –Electronic dance music). The visitors can enjoy excellent music, entertainments shows, food and more.   The performances are held simultaneously on several stages. Thus it promises, to the celebrators who reach the place from all over the world, an unforgettable experience.   The festival's...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Goa Carnival 2018
Where: Goa, India
When:  Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Tuesday, February 13, 2018
 
Goa Carnival is based on the Christian tradition that was brought to Goa in 1510 by the Portuguese. This is the local version of the carnival which is celebrated worldwide before Mardi Gras. The Goa Carnival is celebrated, every year, for four days (Saturday to Tuesday). The celebration starts on the Saturday before Ash Wednesday. In Christianity it is the first day of fasting out of 40 fasting/ avoidance meat days before Easter. The carnival events combine fiestas of diverse cultures, religions and beliefs. Various streets shows...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Holi festival 2018
Where: New Delhi, India
When:  Friday, March 2, 2018 - Friday, March 2, 2018
 
Holi festival is one of the major festivals of India, Holi is celebrated with enthusiasm and gaiety on the full moon day in the month of Phalgun which is the month of March as per the Gregorian calendar. Holi festival may be celebrated with various names and people of different states might be following different traditions. But, what makes Holi so unique and special is the spirit of it which remains the same throughout the country and even across the globe, wherever it is celebrated. Preparations Entire country wears a festive look...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Hola Mohalla Festival 2018
Where: Anandpur Sahib, India
When:  Saturday, March 3, 2018 - Monday, March 5, 2018
 
Holi gets this joyful name in the state of Punjab. The festival is celebrated in an entirely different manner, it's meaning and significance also shifts a little here. Hola Mohalla is actually an annual fair that is organised in a large scale at Anandpur Sahib in Punjab on the day following the festival of Holi..Practise of holding a fair of this kind was initiated by Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh guru. Purpose of the fair was to physically strengthen the Sikh community by holding military exercises and mock battles. The...(read more)
 
 
 
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