Home » Tag Archives: India Top 10 Fairs & Melas (page 3)

Tag Archives: India Top 10 Fairs & Melas

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Bateshwar Cattle Fair Date And Celebration

Bateshwar Cattle Fair

The state of Uttar Pradesh is popular for its rich spiritual legacy with the series of religious festivals celebrated across the state. The long list of festivals and fairs of the state includes the Bateshwar Fair on top of the list. The well known Bateshwar fair is held at Bateshwar, the spiritual and cultural center of the state. Bateshwar is …

Read More »

Elephant Festival: Jaipur Elephant Polo & Dance Festival

Elephant Festival — Elephants are regarded precious and majestic since “puranic” era. The supremacy of Elephant is also well illustrated in the Hindu Mythology. According to legends, at the time of ‘Samudra Manthan’ when demon and Gods were busy in “churning the ocean” (samudra manthan), Gods were fortunate to receive an elephant called “Airavata” which latter became the divine vehicle (vahana) …

Read More »

Champakulam Boat Race Info For Students And Children

Champakulam Boat Race 2017 - July 8

Kerala, with its winding stretches of backwaters, is famous for its native boat races held in different parts of the State in the harvest season. The Champakulam boat race is the first race during the season and has a tradition of centuries. Champakulam Boat Race: Information & Videos The festivities include spectacular water floats, decorated boats, Vanchipattu – the song …

Read More »

Haldighati Festival Information For Students And Children

Haldighati Festival

Rajasthan – the colorful land brings celebrations to the rich culture of India. No Indian who has ever heard about historical battles can ever forget the name of name ‘Haldighati’ and more specifically “The battle of Haldighati”, where the King of Mewar – Maharana Pratap fought ferociously. The yellow colored soil of Haldighati turned completely red during the battle in …

Read More »

Chamliyal Mela: Cancelled for first time since 1947

Chamliyal Mela

For the first time since Independence, the famous Chamliyal Mela has been cancelled by the administration. The 198-km-long International Border has always been tense, but the recent sniping incident by Pakistan Rangers at Chamliyal post has led to cancellation of the 320-year-old congregation at the dargah of Baba Dalip Singh Manhas, known as Baba Chamliyal. A day after an almost …

Read More »