Category: Indian Festivals

Elephant festivals of Kerala

Kerala has some unique temple festivals of its own. Most of these festivals are celebrated in the months of February, March, April and May. Festooned elephants are the biggest attraction of these festivals. Most...

Why do Indians make Rangolis?

A rangoli is a beautiful design made with colors. Rangolis are made on special occasions like weddings, Diwali or Navratri. Beautiful designs and motifs are made on the floors using powders of various colors....

Kite festival of Gujarat

Makara Sankranti is celebrated all over India with great fervor. In Gujarat the festivities reach an altogether new high on this day. The main highlight of the Makara Sankranti celebrations in Gujarat is the...

Ayyappan Puja

Ayyappan Vilakku is a Hindu Puja performed during the Malayalam months of Vrischikam and Dhanu. The entire month of Vrischikam which usually starts mid-November and the first 11 days of Dhanu make up the...

Hampi festival 2016

Hampi Utsav or Festival of Hampi is an annual event organized by the Government of Karnataka. It is a cultural extravaganza lasting three days. Hampi Utsav 2016 will be held from January 9, 2016...

Festa de Diu (Festival of Diu)

Diu is a small Indian town. It is in the union territory of Daman and Diu. Diu was a Portuguese colony until India government annexed it in 1961. Portuguese influence is still visible in...