Tag Archives: Significance of Indian Fairs & Melas

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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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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Snake Boat Race (Vallamkali) – Kerala

Snake Boat Race (Vallamkali) – Kerala Culture & Tradition

Snake Boat Race, known as Vallamkali in Kerala is the most captivating facet of the festival of Onam. It is also promoted as one of the major tourist attractions in the state and draws a lot of local, national as well as international crowd. Vamakalli or the boat race has now been an integral part of Kerala‘s identity and its …

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Chandrabhaga Fair: Jhalrapatan cattle fair

Chandrabhaga Fair: Jhalrapatan, Jhalawar cattle fair

Chandrabhaga fair is held in Jhalrapatan, which is six kilometer far from Jhalawar. Waterway Chadrabhaga streams next to and individuals take a sacred dunk in the stream. This reasonable is held in the propitious day of “kartik purnima”, when a huge number of explorers take a dunk in the water. The heavenly dunk in the water is for the most …

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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: 1st Feb to 16th 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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