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Fairs and Festivals of India


- Goa Carnival - Pushkar Fair - Onam Festival
- Holi - Durga Puja - Ladakh Festival
- Khajuraho Dance Festival - Ganesh Chaturthi - Kumbh Mela
- Maha Shivratri - Gurupurab - BIHU (Guwahati)
- Mahayana Buddhists New Year - Chhat Festival - VISHU (Kerala)
- SurajKund Mela - Bhai Dooj - EASTER (Goa)
- Taj Mahotsav - Deepawali/Diwali - SUMMER FESTIVAL
- Valentine Day - Ramzan/Eid-ul-Fitr   (Mount Abu)
- Amarnath Yatra - Champakulam Boat Race - Dusshera
- Hemis Festival

One can hardly guess the exact number of fairs and festivals, organized in India. Ranging from religious, cultural, seasonal, traditional and national, the multi hued festival are declared as per the fixed date and according to the lunar and solar calendar. The country is home for Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and Christian, therefore celebrations are conducted concerning the diverse rituals and customs.

In India the festivity can be felt in the nook and corner of the states, cities, towns and rural areas. Even, a few beach destinations in the country celebrates beach festivals, boat races and jazzing fairs. Besides decorating the temples, many make-shift structures are developed for the purpose. These days, cultural programmes, including, music, dance and drama are the main attraction of any event. They appeal individual residing far away in international countries and as such had enhanced India's tourism industry to a great deal.

Significance of Fairs and Festivals
India is a country of cultural diversity, rich heritage and traditional backgrounds. Every new day here begins with the commencement of new event, which unfolds the color of age old beliefs or newly introduced activities. Each one of the celebrations leave before us its everlasting impact on society. Some find themselves in the religious heaven, while many have fun with participating the ongoing cultural and adventure activities. Whatsoever be the underlying theme of a particular fairs and festivals in India, they built a strong bond of emotion, entertainment and oneness.

Major events according to the Months in a Year
January
Kerala Village Fair, International Yoga Festival, Bikaner Camel Festival, Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Brahmaputra Beach Festival, International Kite Festival, Pongal, Birthday of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, Republic Day, Adivasi Mela(Tribal Festival), Vasanth Panchami, India international Leather Fair, Saraswati Puja

February
Garden Tourism Festival, Surajkund Craft Mela, Elephant Festival, Desert Festival, Thai Pusam, Water Sport Festival, Elephant Festival, Konark Dance and Music Festival, Goa Carnival, Mahashivratri, Deccan Festival, Nagaur Fair, Khajuraho Dance Festival, Birthday of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa

March
Karni Mata Fair, Holi, Dola Jatra, International Flower Festival, Sheetla Mata Fair, Mewar Spring Festival, Gangaur Festival, Elephant Festival, Ramnavami, Id-ul-Zuha, Ellora Festival

April
Bihu, Ram Navami Festival, Gudi Padwa or Ugadi, Mahaveer Jayanti, Hanuman Jayanti, Unakoti Festival, Baisakhi Mela, Good Friday, Easter, Mewar Festival, Muharram, Spring Festival

May
Moatsu Festival, Thrissur Pooram, Buddha Purnima, Rabindra Jayanti, Summer Festival, Savitri Vrata, Urs

June
Mango Festival, Ganga Dussehra, Rath Yatra, Amarnath Yatra

July
Champakulam Boat Race, Guru Poornima, Karchi Puja, Hemis Festival, Teej Festival

August
Tarnetar Fair (Temple of Shiva or Trinetreshwar), Gogamedi Fair, Raksha Bandhan, Nehru Trophy Boat Race, Sri Krishna Janmashtami, Independence Day, Pori Festival, Ganesh Chaturthi,

September
Onam, Aranumula Boat Race, Biswakarma Puja, Navratri, Durga Puja, Dussehra, Id-ul-Fitr

October
Gandhi Jayanti, Rajasthan International Folk Festival, Marwar Festival, Karwa Chauth, Diwalil

November
Guru Parab, Pushkar Fair, Hampi Festival, The Chandigarh Carnival, Puri Beach Festival, Ellora Ajanta Music Festival, Id-ul-Zuha, Sonepur Cattle Fair,

December
Mahabalipuram Dance Festival, Konark Dance Festival, Christmas, Cochin Carnival



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