Indian Festivals

Onam – the harvest festival of Kerala

Onam, the biggest festival of Kerala, is celebrated in the month of August or September. This is considered as a 10 day festival, but the celebrations spill [...]

Vishu, Baisakhi, Bihu, Poila Boishakh | Indian New Year Celebrations

Mesh Sankranti (Sun’s transit to Aries) harvest festivals held on April 13 and 14 usher in New Year for many communities across India. These festivals are [...]

Rongali Bihu celebrations in Assam (April 13-15)

Where: Assam What: Rongali Bihu (cultural festival) When: April 13 – 15 Bihu is a cultural festival celebrated by Assamese people all over the [...]

Gudi Padwa or Ugadi 2016

When: April 8, 2016 Where: Maharashtra, Karnataka and Manipur Gudi Padwa is the Maharashtrian New Year. This festival is also celebrated in Karnataka and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Best places to celebrate Holi in 2016

Mathura and Vrindavan are the best places to celebrate Holi 2016 in India. Holi is celebrated all over North India and Nepal, but the best and the most [...]

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 [...]

Holi celebrations in Mathura, Vrindavan, Barsana and Nandgaon

Holi is celebrated all over North India, so if you happen to be here on this day or on the days prior to this festival, you can’t miss it. That said, there [...]

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 [...]