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Rocket Festival
Rocket Festival
Rocket Festival is an advantage-making ceremony traditionally practised with the aid of ethnic Lao humans at some stage in lots of Isan and Laos, in several villages and municipalities near the start of the moist season
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The Nine Gods Festival
The Nine Gods Festival
The Nine Emperor Gods Festival (Malay: Hari Sembilan Maharaja Dewa, Southern) is a 9-day Taoist celebration beginning at the eve of 9th lunar month of the Chinese calendar
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THRISSUR POORAM
THRISSUR POORAM
Thrissur Pooram is the largest, grandest and most popular of all the ‘Poorams’ held on different dates throughout the year in Kerala. This annual temple fest is held at Vadakkunnathan Temple in Thrissur/ Thrissivaperoor, Kerela.
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NONGKREM CARNIVAL
NONGKREM CARNIVAL
he tribal-dominated hilly Meghalaya celebrates Nonghram, a religious affair of the inhabitants of Khasi hills (Khasi tribe). The five-day long religious ceremony is conducted with all the associated fervour, rituals, and obeisance to Goddess Ka Blei Synshar.
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AKSYA TRUTIYA - AKKI TEEJ
AKSYA TRUTIYA - AKKI TEEJ
Held in the third day of the bright half of the lunar month in Baisakha (April or May) as per lunisolar Hindu calendar. The day is also observed by Jains. Aksya Tritiya is believed to usher in unending, imperishable cascades of success, prosperity, and joy.
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LAI-HAROBA FESTIVAL
LAI-HAROBA FESTIVAL
Lai Haroiba is a Manipur word meaning ‘merrymaking of the Gods’.The important ancient festival of Manipur generally and of Meitei tribe, in particular, Lai Haroiba festivities revolves around traditional deities of Sanamahism
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OOTY SUMMER FESTIVAL
OOTY SUMMER FESTIVAL
A popular 16-day gala event annually held in the month of May, Ooty Summer fest has a history of 121 years. Currently, the festival is sponsored by Tourism Department, Tamil Nadu and Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.
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MIU FESTIVAL
MIU FESTIVAL
Miu festival is an important festival celebrated by a minor tribal group called Khiamniungan Nagas primarily inhabiting Tuesang district or Noklak district of Nagaland (Switzerland of the East)
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MOATSU FESTIVAL
MOATSU FESTIVAL
The annual Moatsu festival is a major agrarian festival observed by ‘Ao Nagas of Nagaland. The festival spans a period of 4 days and begins on 1st -3rd May
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SUMMER BLAST FESTIVAL
SUMMER BLAST FESTIVAL
City of lakes Udaipur organized Summer Blast festival annually in the month of May. In 2018 it was held on 25th May. The Summer Blast festival is marked as the biggest ‘Pool party’
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MALWA UTSAV
MALWA UTSAV
Malwa Utsav is a grand five-day annual fest of art, music, dance, drama and art & craft held in the charming cities of Indore and Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh
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BUDDHA PURNIMA OR BUDDHA JAYANTI
BUDDHA PURNIMA OR BUDDHA JAYANTI
The auspicious Baisakh Purnima is also celebrated across India as Buddha Jayanti the birthday of Gautama Buddha. The spiritual occasion is observed with utmost devotion by the Buddhist community in various states of India
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HEE BERMIOCK HERITAGE AND TOURISM FESTIVAL
HEE BERMIOCK HERITAGE AND TOURISM FESTIVAL
Bee- Bermiock is a tiny hamlet, near Pelling in West Sikkim. The tiny village is about 4 and ½ hour drive from Capital city Gangtok. It annually hosts a Heritage and tourism-oriented festival.
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SAGA DAWA, GANGTOK
SAGA DAWA, GANGTOK
Considered as one of the biggest Buddhist religious festivals of Sikkim, Saga Dawa ( Saga means ‘a star glistening in the sky on the 4th month of Tibetan lunar calendar’ and Dawa means ‘month’), is predominantly Buddhist festival
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BANGANGA FAIR-EXPERIENCE THE TRADITION AND RITUALS
BANGANGA FAIR-EXPERIENCE THE TRADITION AND RITUALS
Of late Banganga Fair, one such popular religious local festival is rapidly attracting tourist attention. As with all Indian festivals, the origin of the 200- year-old Banganga Fair also has an interesting tale from Mahabharata.
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Wesak Festival
Wesak Festival
Most of the people don’t even have heard about the Wesak festival because it is mostly celebrated in the countries where there are Buddhist followers, they are the believers of Buddha. The word Vesak comes from Pali term vesākha or the Sanskrit vaisakha, the name of the lunar month in the Hindu calendar that falls in April and May.
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Poson Poya Festival
Poson Poya Festival
Poson is celebrated to commemorate the introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka by Mahindain 236 BC. The festival is the most important Poya (full moon) holiday of the year This festival is celebrated as the arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It is a  festival of great historical and religious significance, celebrated all over the island by the Buddhists
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Esala Poya Perahera Festival
Esala Poya Perahera Festival
Esala Poya Perahera which is also known as the tooth festival is mainly celebrated in Sri Lanka. It is one of the oldest and grandest of all Buddhist festivals in Sri lanka, featuring dancers, jugglers
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Pi Mai aka Songkran – Laos New Year
Pi Mai aka Songkran – Laos New Year
Celebrating the New Year is not just the celebration for the day and is not just limited to having good times with friends and family. All around Asia, there have been various calendars followed and hence there are various dates on which New Year is celebrated in the Asian countries. Each Asian country has its own way of celebrating the coming of a new year and promising to make the best out of that year. Some countries celebrate for just a day while some have a few more days dedicated to the celebration of the New Year.
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ENTICING APRIL: INDIAN FAIRS AND FESTIVALS OF THE MONTH
ENTICING APRIL: INDIAN FAIRS AND FESTIVALS OF THE MONTH
ndia is endowed with a diverse landscape and varied climatic conditions. Of course, a wannabe visitor would find April high in humidity, reeling under a moderate heat wave; but would be pleasantly surprised at the relatively cooler climate in Northeast and seaside area down South.
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Mid-Autumn Festival
Mid-Autumn Festival
The Mid-autumn or the Chinese Moon festival is also one which has risen out of storytelling and legend. Mainly celebrated in the Chinese and the Vietnamese communities, this festival embarks upon a journey that makes the person who experiences this, acquainted with the Chinese culture and principles
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16 Festivals Across India in March
16 Festivals Across India in March
In India month of March has a palette multi-hued with exuberant festivals, fairs and events. With winter having lifted its veil from almost all parts of India, chirpy spring beams with a bountiful of offers apt for a joyful sojourn in March.
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Chingay Parade - Chinese New Year
Chingay Parade - Chinese New Year
he Chingay Parade happens on the occasion of the Chinese New Year and is a must watch if you are travelling to Singapore during that time. The origin of the parade is from China
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River Hongbao Festival - Singapore
River Hongbao Festival - Singapore
Celebrated from 3rd February to 10th February at the NS Square, the Marina Bay Sands floating platform in Singapore, the River Hongbao Festival is an iconic event which marks the tradition of Singapore’s Lunar New Year celebrations.
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The Qutub Festival
The Qutub Festival
Introduction to 3 day festival of november at qutub minar
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The Harvest festival in India- Baisakhi
The Harvest festival in India- Baisakhi
Marking of harvest of Rabi crops
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Diwali Celebration in India
Diwali Celebration in India
From calling forefathers to gambling on Diwali night, here how India celebrates Diwali
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Sunburn Hills 2018
Sunburn Hills 2018
All the details available right now for the sunburn festival of this year
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Bateshwar Cattle Fair, Agra
Bateshwar Cattle Fair, Agra
Second largest cattle fair in the country
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Gurpurab in Amritsar
Gurpurab in Amritsar
Celebrating the birthday of the first Guru: Guru Nanak
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Christmas in India
Christmas in India
Celebrating Christmas in different parts of India
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Durga Puja!
Durga Puja!
how differently india celebrates durga puja in different part of the country
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FIVE Indian festivals never to be missed
FIVE Indian festivals never to be missed
Being home to scores of festivals of all religions, any visit to India is incomplete without indulging yourself in the fun and fervor...
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