Famous Cultural Events in India

A festival represents happiness and joy and a crucial showcase of culture, values, and tradition. These celebrations are connected to and influenced by people’s culture and lives. Each Indian state has its festival, and during that time people are alive. India offers insights into the traditions of jaw-dropping, warm festivity, lively fairs, unheard-of customs, and a wide range of events, unlike other places. Come and dive in the ocean of great and minor holidays, from the cattle trade fair to the religious holidays to good harvests or tourism.

1. Thaipusam Festival, Tamil Nadu

One of the biggest reasons for the influx of continued tourists in the country has been the richness of Indian culture. This multifarious nation was the foundation for many different races and celebrates all of these festivals with a passion that is contagious and rising. People from all over the world are delighted. Whether in any place, only every event increases the love for festivities. One such cause has been listed below in South India so gather your excitement and make your joyous journey.

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2. Khajuraho Dance Festival, Madhya Pradesh

This year’s cultural event will greet the spring season of Khajuraho, noted for its sexual sculptures and aesthetic temple from the 10th century A.D. to 11th century A.D. Renowned dance troops and famous classical dancers from all over the world are here for classic dance on the biggest stage. It includes Bharatnatyam, Odissi, Mohini Attam, Chhau, Kathak, and Kuchipudi. It is a week-long festival and different types of conventional dance activities are offered each day.

3. Jaisalmer Desert Festival, Rajasthan

The Desert Festival of Jaisalmer is an annual event held in the city of Jaisalmer in February. It takes place three days before the full moon in the Hindu month of Magh (February). It’s held among the magnificent dunes of the Thar Desert in the dunes of Sam (42 kilometers from Jaisalmer). Romantic, secluded, and untouched, the site revives the pleasures of the desert for three days in extravagance. The Desert Festival of Jaisalmer is an expressive method to commemorate or enjoy Rajasthan’s wonderful expression. Guests will have the time to rejoice with their loved ones during the celebration.

4. Bihu Festival, Assam

The Bihu Dance Festival is a series of three festivals that symbolize Assam’s north-eastern culture. It is usually held in Assam but people in the Assamese diasporas began celebrating late in the world. Bohag Bihu, Kongali Bihu, and Bhogali Bihu are three forms of Bihu dance events. These three festivals are celebrated based on the cultivation cycle. The Bohag Bihu is held in April and marks the beginning of the new year according to the Assamese Calendar. This is also known as the Rongali Bihu. During winter, in January, the Bhogali Bihu, also known as the Magh Bihu takes place.

5. Nainital Winter Carnival 

Nainital is one of India’s most beautiful hill stations. But don’t you detest it if in the summer season the city is crowded? Yes, you have the opportunity to enjoy the winter sun in Nainital while you taste the rich culture of Kumaoni and you will be kept involved in several tourist activities. To date, some brief information may be placed on our hands. Here’s what you can expect from Nainital’s long-awaited winter carnival. Pangot & Sattal Birdwatching Workshop, paragliding, climbing, etc.

6. Hornbill Festival, Nagaland

The Hornbill Festival is conducted annually in the first week of December by the Government of Nagaland. The weekend is a gathering of the Naga tribes and voyageurs from all corners of the earth. The fans of colorful activities, traditional dance, and singing, sports, and ceremonies take place during the Festival. Nagaland’s traditional art, with its paintings, wooden gravures, and sculptures, offers travelers wonderful souvenirs. 


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