Tag Archives: Indian Fairs & Melas

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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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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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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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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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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