Category: Indian Festivals

Thrissur Pooram 2016

When:17th April 2016 Where: Thrissur, Kerala, India UNESCO has described Thrissur Pooram as the most spectacular festival on this planet. If you have ever witnessed this event, you will know why. The Pooram of...

Nenmara-Vallangi Vela 2016

If Nenmara and Vallangi are on the tourism map of Kerala, it is because of the temple festival called Nenmara-Vallangi Vela. Nenmara and Vallangi are two deshams (counties) in the Palakkad district of Kerala....

Arattupuzha Pooram

Where: Arattupuzha Sree Sastha Temple When: March 22, 2016 Click here for the elephant festival calendar 2016 If you are in Kerala in March, don’t miss the grand spectacle called Arattupuzha Pooram. Arattupuzha is...

How is Holi celebrated?

Holi is the most boisterous of all Hindu festivals. What you will witness or experience on this day is nothing short of sanctioned anarchy. Should you celebrate Holi? Well, it depends. If you don’t...

Chinakkathoor Pooram

In Palakkad and Thrissur districts of Kerala, the festival season starts in February and continues until the end of April. Chinakkathoor Pooram is a real feast for the eyes. Chinakkathoor Bhagavathi Temple, at Palappuram...

Temple festivals of Kerala

If Kerala is on your wish list, plan your visit in February, March or April. Summer has already started in Kerala, but you will forget the heat when you are in this land of...

The legend of Holi

India is the land of festivals. Of all the festivals celebrated in this part of the world, Holi is the most colorful. If you want to celebrate Holi, you need to be in North...

Maghi Ganeshotsav

The lanes of Mumbai are now busy preparing for a mini Ganeshotsav. Mandals have installed huge Ganesh idols all over the city and there is festive cheer in the air. Maghi Ganeshotsav is not...