Jaisalmer Desert Festival -The experience at Jaisalmer festival will definitely be awesome featuring the live folk dances performances and traditional culture was fascinating. The deserts and the tents were very lively and the experience at the desert festival would be great! This exuberant desert festival is a wonderful opportunity to experience the sandstone city of Jaisalmer at its enchanted best. A lots of programmes are held, parade of camels, turban tying competitions, fancily dressed locals, camel races, competitions for the finest facial hair, polo matches, , puppeteers, acrobats and jugglers are all part of the festival.
When-February 1-3, 2015
Sufi Sutra International Sufi Musical Festival -This Sufi Music Festival features top traditional folk sufi musicians from the various places in the world like Denmark, Sweden, Punjab, Iran, Portugal, Spain, Rajasthan and West Bengal. Music workshops is held throughout the day and free concerts an exhibition takes place in the evenings.
When: February 6-8, 2015.
Timings for Workshops- 11 am to 2 pm
Concerts Timings- 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Mohar Kunj, Kolkata
India Surf festival – From the sandy golden beaches to yoga workshops and of course surfing competitions, there’s almost everything that you need to unwind! And as night falls, you have some really good artists, DJ’s and bands lined up for entertainment. To add on to it, there are folk dance performances also which are held during this time. There is a Surfer’s Village, with camping tents and hermit huts,that is set up at a short distance from the festival venue. Riding high on the waves could really be a thrilling experience!
When: February 6-8, 2015
Where: Ramachandi Beach, near Puri and Konark, Odisha
Sula Fest -A tour to vineyard accompanied with the wine tasting ritual would definitely be a memorable experience. This trip should not be missed by wine lovers. Expect an extensive mix of music, fashion, wine, drinks, food and shopping at India’s one of the biggest gourmet world music festival. Thus, Sula fest sets -up as a distinctive tent city for festival goers.
When: February 7-8, 2015
Where: Sula Vineyard Amphitheatre, Nasik, Maharashtra
Goa Carnival– The colourful Goa Carnival could be really an amazing experience. The large crowd at old Goa wearing attractive and colourful masks, singing performances at the carnival and the churches decorated make Goa come sparkling and energetic. During the festival, the streets come blooming with parades, masked dances, floats and thrilling music. It climaxes with the formal ball party in Panaji in Red and Black Dress code. The festivities kickstart lively with a Food and Culture Festival in Panaji.
When: February 14-17, 2015
Where: The parade starts at Panaji and continues from city to city like Panaji, Margao, Vasco and Mapusa in Goa