Tag Archives: Indian Fairs & Melas

Konark Dance Festival Information For Travelers

Konark Dance Festival

Type: Dance & Music Duration: February 19 – 23, 2021 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 …

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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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Goa Carnival: Carnaval, Intruz or Mardi Gras

Goa Carnival: Carnaval, Intruz or Mardi Gras

February heralds the carnival at Goa. For three days and nights the streets come alive with lights and color. Held in mid February, the week-long event is a time for lively processions, floats, the strumming of guitars, graceful dances and non-stop festivity. Goa festival is one of the famous Indian Carnivals as it is a complete sell out in terms …

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Modhera Dance Festival: Sun Temple, Mehsana

Modhera Dance Festival

Modhera Dance Festival: The sun temple at Modhera in Mehsana district is dedicated to Lord Surya, the sun god, has its outer walls covered with sculptures in which the figures of Lord Surya are prominent. The beautiful Sun Temple acts as the backdrop during the festival of Indian classical dances held every year in January for three days. The Tourism Corporation …

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Bikaner Camel Festival Information For Visitors

Bikaner Camel Festival

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 is …

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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 2020 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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Hornbill Festival Information: Nagaland

Hornbill Festival Information: Nagaland

Hornbill Festival — The tribes of Nagaland celebrate their festivals with gusto and fervor. More than 60% of the population of Nagaland depends on agriculture and therefore most of their festivals revolve round agriculture. They consider their festivals sacred and so participation in these festivals is compulsory. Nagaland is known as the land of festivals as each tribe celebrates its own …

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Pushkar Mela Date, Celebration And Activities

Pushkar Mela

Pushkar Fair or Pushkar Mela is considered to be one of the most important fairs and festivals of Pushkar. Pushkar Mela along with its special Camel Fair portrays the rural lifestyle of the state of Rajasthan in India. Being one of the largest fairs in the world, this fair promotes cattle trading, local handicrafts as well as rich art and cultural heritage …

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Seng Kut Snem: Meghalaya Indigenous Festival

Seng Kut Snem: Meghalaya Indigenous Festival

Seng Kut Snem: Meghalaya is also known as a “Tribal Land” with a number of tribal communities living here. As different tribal groups have different traditions and customs associated with them, all the major festivals celebrated here are based on the religious and spiritual sentiments of the natives here. Seng Kut Snem: Meghalaya Khasi Community Festival Among all the tribal …

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