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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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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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Renuka Fair: 5 Day Renuka Ji International Fair

Renuka Fair, Nahan, Himachal Pradesh

The Renuka Fair is an extremely popular fair in the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is held on the banks of the famous Renuka Lake situated in the Sirmaur district. It is an annual Fair held in the month of November. The fair holds a multi-dimensional importance. As any fair and festival Renuka fair provides immense opportunities and ways of …

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Baba Ramdev Jayanti Information For Students

Baba Ramdev Jayanti - Date, Celebrations, Legends

Baba Ramdev is a folk deity of Rajasthan, India. He was a Rajasthani king who ruled over Pokhran in the fourteenth century. He was said to have special spiritual powers and considered to be the incarnation of Lord Krishna. Hindus, Muslims, Jains and Sikhs are his followers. His birth anniversary is celebrated as Baba Ramdev Jayanti. It is the second …

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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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