Festivals & Events

India’s plentiful religions and traditions guarantee that there’s always an occasion for celebration. The color and splendor of festivals and events in India are incredible, so don’t pass up the opportunity to attend one if you have the chance. Celebrations in India don’t just happen; they are events that are eagerly awaited for throughout the year. Lohari, Pongal, Bihu, Makara Sankranthi, Basanta Panchami, Holi, Raksha Bandhan, Janmashtami, Sivaratri, Onam, Ganesh Cheaters, Id-ul-Fitr, Dusshera, Diwali & Christmas are a factor that strengthens the bonds of familial affection and concern. Some fairs specific to some states are listed below-

India celebrates its diversity through its festivals. Year long there is sprit of celebration in some or the other corner of the nation. As there are several religions, which have an interesting mythology there are several opportunities to celebrate which are called as festivals.

All festivals In India are commemorated for religious causes, either to celebrate the victory of good over evil or to remember a god or goddess. Further, every state has its own culture thus have their own festivals. However there are many festivals which are celebrated through out the country.


Diwali is the biggest festival in India. It is festival of lights, where everyone lights their house, and burst crackers. Myth logically the festival is commemorated to celebrate the success return of Rama after defeating Ravana, Lord Krishna’s defeat over Narkasur and to remember the goddess of wealth Laxmiji. It is festival when every Hindu in the nation repaints his house and buys new clothes. Fireworks are a highlight of Diwali.


Eid is celebrated by all Islam followers across India and entire world. All Islam followers hold fast for one month and spend that one month in worshipping Allah. As Diwali is the biggest festival for Hindus Eid is for Muslim.


Christmas is a festival of Christian which is celebrated with great zeal in India. Goa celebrates Christmas with style. They have a carnival wherein people dress up in fancy dresses, dance and sing with huge procession following. Quires are sung in the church and the birth of Christ is celebrated with fireworks. There are many other festivals such as Basant Panchami, Dashera, Ganesh Chaturthi, Janmashtmi, Holi, Rakshbandhan, Guru Purnima, the list is ever lasting.

A symbol of peace, prosperity, and happiness

Festivals in India are mainly a symbol of peace when good wins over the evil, prosperity when the harvest is good and soil is fertile and happiness to enjoy love such as Holi. Festivals of India are what keep the diversity of the culture integrated. In spite of all the hardship people come together to greet each happiness and prosperity. This feeling of harmony is what keeps this diverse nation intact. Every festival has its own importance, thus no festival is big or small, and with each celebration the Indian feeling gets stronger.