Indian Festivals

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Attukal Pongala: An Offering to Appease Mother Nature

Attukal Pongala is a unique festival. It is a celebration of womanhood and explores our relationship with nature and divinity. Nature bestows upon us its [...]

Kerala Elephant Festivals Calendar 2016

Kerala Festivals   2016 Adoor Gajamela (20 Jan 2016) Adoor - Pathanamthitta Dist Huge tuskers wearing all of their adornments are a visual treat. If you [...]

Kerala Temple Festivals: Bull Effigies, Colorful Parades And Traditional Orchestra

Kerala has a rich tradition of temple festivals. These are colorful events that bring entire neighborhoods to the temple. Most temple festivals involve [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]