Festivals

Indian is known to be the country of festivals. Every month of the calendar holds a festival that one can enjoy in India. Being a secular country it houses more than four religions. Every religion has its own set of festivals that the entire nation celebrates. Each festival has its own signature style of celebrati ...

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January 2024 Festivals

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    1January
    Monday
    New Year
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    14January
    Sunday
    Lohri
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    15January
    Monday
    Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Uttarayan
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    23January
    Tuesday
    Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti
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    26January
    Friday
    Republic Day

March 2024 Festivals

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    8March
    Friday
    Mahashivratri
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    24March
    Sunday
    Holika Dahan
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    25March
    Monday
    Holi
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    9April
    Wednesday
    Chaitra Navratri, Ugadi , Gudi Padwa

April 2024 Festivals

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    17April
    Wednesday
    Ram Navami
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    23April
    Tuesday
    Hanuman Jayanti
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    13April
    Saturday
    Baisakhi
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    22April
    Thursday
    Akshaya Tritiya

June 2024 Festivals

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    20June
    Tuesday
    Jagannath Rath Yatra

July 2024 Festivals

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    03July
    Monday
    Guru Purnima

August 2024 Festivals

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    15August
    Tuesday
    Independence Day
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    21August
    Monday
    Nag Panchami
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    29August
    Tuesday
    Onam/Thiruvonam
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    30August
    Wednesday
    Raksha Bandhan

September 2024 Festivals

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    07September
    Thursday
    Janmashtami
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    19September
    Tuesday
    Ganesh Chaturthi

October 2024 Festivals

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    24October
    Tuesday
    Dussehra

November 2024 Festivals

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    01November
    Wednesday
    Karva Chauth
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    10November
    Friday
    Dhanteras
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    12November
    Sunday
    Diwali
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    14November
    Tuesday
    Govardhan Puja, Children's Day
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    15November
    Wednesday
    Bhai Dooj
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    19November
    Sunday
    Chhath Puja

December 2024 Festivals

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    25December
    Monday
    Christmas

Festivals in India

India is a land of festivals, where people from different religions coexist harmoniously. The wide variety of festivals celebrated in India is a true manifestation of its rich culture and traditions. There are many Indian festivals and celebrations, the most exciting of which are mentioned below. While the celebrations happen all over the year, October till January is the time when the country can be seen at its vibrant best.India is one country where every religion and community celebrates their culture. There are festivals of India state wise, religion-based, and community-wise. So, every day is a new celebration in this country. You also enjoy lots of Gazetted holidays that gives you an opportunity to plan a trip across the country.

Diwali: The Grand Festival Of Lights

Diwali, one of the most prominent Hindu festivals of India, is celebrated with a lot of pomp and show. During this festival of lights, houses are decorated with clay lamps, candles, and Ashok leaves. People wear new clothes, participate in family puja, burst crackers, and share sweets with friends, families, and neighbours. It is the most popular festival in India.

Holi: The Vibrant Festival Of Colours

Also known as the festival of colours, Holi is one of the famous festivals of India, celebrated with a lot of fervour across the country. On the eve of Holi, people make huge Holika bonfires and sing and dance around it. On the day of Holi, the famous festival of Indian states, people gather in open areas and apply dry and wet colors of multiple hues to each other, with some carrying water guns and colored water-filled balloons. It tops the charts of 10 famous festivals in India as it is celebrated all across the world with happiness.

Dussehra: Witness The Triumph Of Good Over Evil

Dussehra, also referred to as Vijayadashami, is also among the most famous festivals of India in Hindu religion. It is celebrated in different forms of countrywide. Ramlila (enactment of scenes from Ramayana) is held everywhere for 10 days. It’s culminated with “Ravan Dahan” – the burning of huge effigies of Ravana, Meghnath, and Kumbhkaran which is a real spectacle to see. While in Mysore, a colorful procession is taken out, in Kullu it is celebrated for 10 days welcoming their mountain deities in the valley. The Mysore Palace is lit like a bride and the atmosphere is filed with the music of drums. It is a spectacle to not miss on your trip to the city of royals. It is one of the most religious festivals of India.

Frequenty Asked Questions

Q. Which are the festivals for which India is famous worldwide?

Some of the most popular festivals in India which are also celebrated internationally are Diwali · Holi, Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga Puja, Navaratri, Dussehra, Eid al-Fitr, Onam, Pongal, and Pushkar Camel Fair.

Q. Which is the most celebrated festival in India?

The diverse cultural communities in India celebrate countless festivals, each one in its own way, and all of them bring together people from different walks of life. Some of the most celebrated festivals in India include 1. Diwali 2. Holi 3. Dussehra 4. Ramadan/ Eid –Ul-Fitr 5. Christmas 6. Ganesh Chaturthi 7. Durga Pooja

Q. Which famous festivals of India are celebrated by all communities?

Some of the most popular festivals in India that are celebrated all across the country and most people participate in despite their religious beliefs are Diwali, Holi, Christmas, and Pushkar Camel Fair.

Q. Q. Which famous festivals of India are celebrated by all communities?

Some of the most popular festivals in India that are celebrated all across the country and most people participate in despite their religious beliefs are Diwali, Holi, Christmas, and Pushkar Camel Fair.

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