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Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Day Information For Students

Jallianwala Day

The day is remembered as the atrocious day of Indian history on which the brutal massacre happened in Jallianwala Bagh of the holy land of Guru Nanak, Amritsar. Jallianwala Bagh massacre of April 13, 1919 was the most inhuman act of the British rulers in India. The massacre took place on Baisakhi which is considered New Year day of Sikhs …

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Gangaur: Rajasthan Hindu Harvest Festival

Gangaur

Gangaur (गणगौर) is one of the most popular, colorful and important festival for people of Rajasthan and it is observed throughout the state with great enthusiasm and devotion by womenfolk. The festival is the celebration of monsoon, harvest and martial fidelity. Women worship Gauri, the consort of Lord Shiva. The word ‘Gangaur’ is literally made up of two words, ‘Gana’ …

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Mewar Festival Information For Travelers

Mewar Festival, Udaipur

An exhilarating welcome to spring, this festival is a visual feast with Rajasthani songs, dances, processions, devotional music and firework displays. It is celebrated in the romantic city of Udaipur during the Gangaur Festival. A procession of colorfully attired women carrying the images of the goddess Gauri make their way to the lake Pichola. An unusual procession of boats on …

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Konark Dance Festival Information For Travelers

Konark Dance Festival

Type: Dance & Music Duration: February 19 –  21 Location: Konark, Odisha Konark Dance Festival – The sun temple in Konark is famed as a world heritage site. The exquisite ‘Natyamandir’ or the ‘dancing hall’ of this 700-year old shrine is an architectural wonder with well-adorned sculptures in Odissi dance poses. Konark Dance Festival is held in February in the beautiful backdrop of the …

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Khajuraho Dance Festival Travel Information

Khajuraho Dance Festival

Khajuraho Dance Festival – Once the religious capital of Chandela dynasty, one of the powerful Rajput dynasties of Central India, Khajuraho is now famous for it’s enchanting temples and it’s legendary Khajuraho dance festival. The week-long festival of classical dances is held every year in February / March against the spectacular backdrop of the magnificently lit temples. This cultural festival …

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Taj Mahotsav Information For Students, Travelers

Taj Mahotsav

Category: Cultural Festival Date: February 18 to 27 Organizer: Taj Mahotsav Samiti, Office of Secretary, U. P. Tourism, 64, Taj Road, Agra 282001 Uttar Pradesh, India Phone: +91-562-2226431 Main Attraction: The performances, food and fair are the main attractions of Taj Mahotsav. Overview / History: The Taj Mahotsav is celebrated every year since 1992 at Shilpgram near the Eastern gate of the Taj …

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Jaisalmer Desert Festival Date, Location, Facts

Jaisalmer Desert Festival

Type: Cultural Fair / Festival Duration: February 17 (Sunday) – February 19, 2019 (Tuesday) Location: Sam Sand Dunes 42 K.M. from Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India Jaisalmer Desert Festival is all about camel races, polo matches, puppeteers, jugglers, men with long mustache, turban tying competitions, locals dressed in colorful traditional dresses, etc. It’s a complete bundle of fun for all three days. …

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Shekhawati Festival Information For Travelers

Shekhawati Festival

The Shekhawati Region, a land of Rajputs is an amalgamation of Indian art, culture and rural farm life along the vast semi-desert countryside of Rajasthan place. The havelis, lavish mansions and courtyard scattered throughout the countryside built during the 18th and 19th centuries are painted with colorful and beautiful picturesque of Indian culture and history. The Shekhawati Festival is organized …

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Suraj Kund Mela Information For Students

Suraj Kund Mela

Celebrated at: Surajkund, Distance Faridabad (Haryana) Celebrated during: 2nd Feb to 18th February – every year Main attractions: Rich showcase of regional and international crafts and traditions Suraj Kund Mela — About eight kilometers from New Delhi in the state of Haryana lies the village of Surajkund. As spring glides in, full of warmth and vibrancy leaving the cold and grey winter …

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Jaipur Literature Festival Information

Jaipur Literature Festival Information

Jaipur hosts a number of literary giants every year in January amid giving farewell to winter. The atmosphere fills with the air of creativity in the beautiful ambience of majestic Diggi House. Described as the ‘greatest literary show on Earth’, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival is the world’s largest free event of its kind. Originally it was an initiative of …

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