The diversity and the multi-ethnicity of India is displayed at its best through its colourful fairs and festivals. India has not only emerged powerful economically but risen to be one amongst the most popular tourist destination across the globe. India is indeed a must-see place.
Your trip to India will remain incomplete if you do not participate in its vibrant fairs and festivals. These celebrations are an extension to the rich culture of India, making it even richer and finer.
Indians do not miss even a single opportunity to celebrate. Performing of rituals followed by merriment brings forth the true essence of celebrations. The variety of fairs and festivals in India is varied. Some of them are listed below:
National Kite Festival, Makar Sankranti, Id-ul-Fitr, Pongal, Bikaner Festival, Float Festival, Lohri, Pattadakal Dance Festival, Basant Panchami, Thai Pusam
Goa Carnival, Surajkund Crafts Mela, Nagaur Fair, International Yoga Week, Mahashivratri, Desert Festival, Elephant Festival, Chapchar Kut, Taj Mahotsav, Islands Tourism Festival, Deccan Festival.
Holi, Mahavir Jayanti, Elephant Festival, Gangaur, Jamshed-e-Navroz, Ellora Festival, Khajuraho Dance Festival, Id-ul-Zuha, Hoysala Mahotsava, Ramnavami.
Baisakhi, Good Friday, Easter, Muharram, Gudi Padva, Pooram, Mewar Festival, Buddha Purnima.
Hemis Festival, Ganga Dussehra.
Guru Purnima, Rathyatra.
Ganesh Chaturthi, Janmashtami, Rakshabandhan, Onam, Nag Panchami.
Dussehra, Durga Puja, Marwar Festival, Navratri.
Diwali, Sharad Purnima, Pushkar Fair, Guru Purab, Sonepur Fair, Ka Pomblang Nongrem, Hampi Festival.
Konark Dance Festival, Christmas.