Nimar Utsav 2016
Where– Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh
The venue situated on the bank of river Narmada, is a beautiful place in Madhya Pradesh. It is specifically held on the eve of Kartik Purnima. Organized by the state government of Madhya Pradesh, it is a three day event comprehending dance, music, drams and boating.
Kala Ghoda Art Festival
When– 6th February- 14th February
Where– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Kala Ghoda is a very popular art festivals, and it has purely become the reason for the birth of other art festivals of our country as well. This festival displays a various forms of art like music, heritage walks, visual arts, special events, literature etc. It’s an integral part of promoting Maharashtrian culture.
When– 15th January 2016
Where– Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
This festival is celebrated with great pomp and show. It is mainly thematically with agriculture, and is one of the biggest festivals celebrated in South India. It happens to coincide with Makar Sankranti, which is celebrated in North India. Pongal is also known as Tamil Nadu’s New Year.
Jaisalmer Desert Festival
When– 20th February- 22nd February
Where– Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
This alluring festival is a fantastic showcase of all the rajasthani things, and is best for the tourists to learn about the state’s culture and heritage value. It also includes some interesting competitions like ‘Mr. Desert’ peagent, a turban tying contest and a best moustache contest.
Ayurveda Jhansi Mahotsava
When– 19th November- 25th November
Where– Uttar Pradesh
This has indeed been an important section in the category of Indian fests. Ayurveda is India’s strong part in medicines and therefore this festival holds a beautiful opportunity in highlighting various Ayurvedic products.
Sikkim, even being the smallest state has made itself capable of holding a special position in our country. Sikkimese New Year ‘Lasoong’ celebration is therefore a grand spectacle to behold. The people of this state are predominantly Buddhist, and so their celebrations are observed according to the Tibetan calendar.
When– 25th March- 27th March
Hola Mohalla is celebrated at Anandpura Sahib Gurudwara, in the state of Punjab. It was introduced by Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh. Darbars are held and Guru Granth Sahib is read on this day.
Delhi International Arts Festival
The festival showcase different forms of art and culture with a blend of Indian, western, traditional and contemporary forms of events and performances. More events like theatre, puppet shows, exhibitions and cinema festivals also take place in DIAF.
Where– Kutch, Gujarat
Rann Utsav, is basically a carnival of Music, Dance, Enhance the nature beauty of White Rann/Dessert when the flash light of Kutch Utsav Full moon spread it on the white land.
India Yoga Festival
When– 4th January- 8th January
Where– La Cabana Beach and Spa, Ashwem Beach, Mandrem Rd, North Goa
It is the best place to know about the traditional Yoga and various styles of exercises, that have developed globally. There are both paid and free programs.