5 Upcoming Winter Festivals To Enjoy In India
By: Pinki Tue, 08 Aug 2017 3:13:07
Winter Season has a wide variety of multicolor festivals and holidays are celebrated across the India, Most winter festivals of India are held in the month of December to February. Other major festivals of the Winter Season includes Saraswati Puja or Vasant Panchami,Sunburn Goa festival,Christmas and Nagaur Festival.
# Lohri, Punjab
The Festival of bonfire or Lohri is a popular Punjabi festival and meant to be celebrated on the shortest day of the year. Punjabi folk dance,Sarson da saag and Bonfire makes it one of the greatest festivals of Punjab also celebrated across Northern India.
# Magh Bihu Festival
The festival of Magh Bihu also called Bhogali Bihu is a harvest festival and one of the three Bihu Festival celebrated in Assam. Magh Bihu festival is marked by feasts and bonfires so called festival of food such as cakes of rice or Sunga Pitha,Til Pitha and Laru plus games such as tekeli bhonga and buffalo fighting.
# Thai Pongal Festival
The Thai Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated by Tamils, a four day festival which usually takes place from January 13 to 16. Bhogi Pandigai,Pongal Pandigai,Maatu Pongal and Kaanum Pongal are another significant festival celebrated during winters in Tamil Nadu and dedicated to the lord of fire, son of God, cattle, and birds respectively.
# Camel Festival Bikaner
The Camel Festival is a lively and colourful event organized in Bikaner by the Rajasthan Tourism, every year in the month of January. Folk dances,Music,Art and Culture plus spectacle of unusual camel performances: camel races, camel dances, and the bumpy, neck shaking camel rides are the major attraction of the Camel Festival Bikaner.
# Kutch Rann Mahotsav
The Kutch Rannutsav is the most amazing tourist destination to travel and organised by Gujarat Tourism about the design, culture, music and dance of lands of Kutch. One of the most ecologically and ethnically diverse district of the state is a celebratory land of art, crafts, music, dance, people and nature
to showcase the rich culture of Kutch region.