Tag Archives: India Top 10 Fairs & Melas

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Non-Resident Indian Day

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Non-Resident Indian Day

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Non-Resident Indian Day is a celebratory day observed (starting in 2015) on 9 January by the Republic of India to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on 9 January 1915. Established in 2000, it is sponsored by …

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Bikaner Camel Festival Information For Visitors

Bikaner Camel Festival

The Bikaner Camel Festival is organized in the beautiful city of Bikaner, Rajasthan by the state’s Tourism Department. The desert town of Bikaner is located in the Northern part of Rajasthan. The festival is organized every year in the month of January or late December to emphasize the value of ship of the desert – “Camel“. The two day festival …

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Island Tourism Festival: Andaman and Nicobar

Island Tourism Festival: Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar

Island Tourism Festival – A ten-day long festival of dance, drama and music. Exhibitions, displaying arts and crafts, flora and fauna and marine life, are part of the event. Aqua sports and parasailing are added attraction. Island Tourism Festival: 10 Day Long Dance, Drama and Music Fest Andaman and Nicobar Islands have an unique culture, where all religions, languages, ethnic …

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Gurpurab Festival Images, Sikhism Stock Photos

Gurpurab Festival Images

Gurpurab Festival Images: This is the anniversary of a guru’s birth or death; marked by the holding of a festival. A gurpurb in Sikh tradition is a celebration of an anniversary related to the lives of the Sikh gurus. Observance of these anniversaries is an important feature of the Sikh way of life. An estimated 28 million people are followers …

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Shaheedi Jor Mela, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab

Shaheedi Jor Mela, Fatehgarh Sahib

Shaheedi Jor Mela is a mela organised every year in December at Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib, in the Fatehgarh Sahib district of Punjab, India to pay homage to the martyrdom of Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh, the youngest sons of the sikh guru Guru Gobind Singh. Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh were imprisoned by the governor of Sirhind  – Wazir Khan. …

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Rajgir Dance Festival: Rajgir Mahotsav, Bihar

Rajgir Dance Festival: Rajgir Mahotsav Information

Event Name: Rajgir Dance Festival (Rajgir Mahotsav) Location: Rajgir, Bihar Date: 27 – 29 December 2019 Rajgir Dance Festival Information: Rajgir, the ancient capital of the Magadhan empire in Bihar is held sacred by both Buddhists and Jains for its association with the Buddha and Mahavir. Department of Tourism, Bihar holds a colorful Festival of dance and music, Rajgir Mahotsav …

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Mamallapuram Dance Festival Information

Event Name: Mamallapuram Dance Festival Location: W Raja Street, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu Date: 25 December 2019 – 15 January 2020 Mamallapuram Dance Festival: Once the ancient port of the Pallavas, Mamallapuram plays host to a vibrant festival of Dance. Exponents of Bharat Natyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak and Kathakali performed against the magnificent backdrop of the Pallava Rock Sculpture. Mamallapuram Festival is …

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International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2019

International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), founded in 1952, is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. Held annually, currently in the state of Goa, on the western coast of the country, the festival aims at providing a common platform for the cinemas of the world to project the excellence of the film art; contributing to the …

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International Lavi Fair, Rampur, Himachal Pradesh

International Lavi Fair, Rampur, Himachal Pradesh

Fair / Mela Name: International Lavi Fair Time & Date: Monday, 11 November, 2019 – Thursday, 14 November, 2019 Location: GB Pant Memorial College, Rampur, Rampur Bushahr, Himachal Pradesh, India Frequency: Annual The International Lavi Fair of Rampur is held each year amid the long stretch of November. Groups of voyagers alongside dealers from far flung places accumulate here to …

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Pushkar Fair Information For Students, Children

Pushkar Fair

Pushkar Fair – The little and gorgeous town of Pushkar is set inside a valley nearly 14 km off Ajmer within the north Indian state of Rajasthan. Surrounded by hills on 3 sides and sand dunes around the other, Pushkar types a fascinating location along with a befitting backdrop for your yearly religious and cattle fair that is globally famous and attracts …

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