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Fairs and Festivals in India

Indian fairs and festivals always capture the centre stage when it comes to tourism. Even the tourists coincide their trip to India with the popular Indian fairs and festivals. The Indian culture's festive foundation lingers on till date due to deep-rooted traditions and customs in the country. The fairs and festivals are therefore the spirit of Indian culture and society. Indian fairs and festivals either refresh the myths, parables, welcome the change of seasons or kneel down before the almighty. The major celebrations in India include holi, Diwali, pushkar mela, kumbh mela, goa fair (carnival), surajkund mela; so on and so forth. All these Indian fairs and festivals represent people from diverse backgrounds, regions, communities and religion. Scroll down and know much more about the multicoloured hues added to the Indian culture by these fairs and festivals.

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Celebration Time - Spring SeasonMario Cabral E Sa - Goa Fair
Floats, Costumes, Choreography - Goa CarnivalKang-Dali Victory Dance of the Shauka Tribe
Vibrant Gaiety - Lok Utsav Keeping ’em Happy - Festival of Arunachal Pradesh
Nanda Raj Jat Yatra-New Millennium's Grand Festival - GharwalFestival - Turn, Turn, Turn - Puri's Rath Yatra
A Kaleidoscopic Array - Pushkar Fair , RajasthanCelebration Time - Naga Panchmi
Celebration Time - Mid April to Mid MayPrayers and Festivities - Andhra Pradesh Festivals
Baisakhi - The Jewel in India’s Diadem of FestivalsBhagoria - Love at First Sight
Mythical Encounters – Festivals of BiharHere Come the Snake Boats – Kerala Boat Races
The Chhath FestivalThe Mask Dance of Hemis - Famous Ladakh Monastry
Diwali - Little Lights, Burning BrightJoin the Easter Parade
Colour and Pageantry – Trichur's Elephant ParadeUnder the Celestial Umbrella – Ganga Mahotsav
Gangaur - Invoking Paravati for Marital BlissFlights of Fancy – Gujarat Festivals
Holi Festival – A Riot of ColourKaraga – Bangalore's Oldest & Most Important Festival
Kulu Dussehra - The Gods Pay HomageIn Search of Salvation – The Kumbh Mela
Fairs in Moonland - Ladakh FestivalsMaha Kumbh Mela
Bigger than Celluloid - Maharashtra FestivalsMuharram - A Martyr's Story Retold
A Splendour Called Mysore DussehraNauchandi Mela - Symbol of Communal Harmony
Navratri - Dancing Through The NightPhoolwalon Ki Sair – Festival of Flower Sellers
Poush Mela – Fair at ShantiniketanEarthy Exuberance - Festivals of Punjab & Haryana
When the Desert Comes Alive – Rajasthan FestivalsRaksha Bandhan - The Bond of Protection
Celebrating Republic DayRongali Bihu - The Deady Songs of Spring
Sonepur Fair – The Biggest Cattle Fair in AsiaWhen the Gods go Visiting - Festivals of Tamil Nadu
Tarnetar Fair – Out On A Husband HuntSwinging in the Rain – Teej Festival of Rajasthan
Thai - The Month of HopeA Festival of Tribal Rejoicing
Trichur Pooram – Mighty Deities, Majestic MarchA Confluence of Faiths – Festivals of Uttar Pradesh
Korivi – A Festival of FaithSonam Losar - Mystery Play Re-enacted
Chandrabhaga Mela - Special SunriseSamakka Festival - A Mammoth Meeting
Onam - Harvest TimePuri -Turn,turn,turn
Railways- On the green trackIn praise of the divine
Kings, cupid and lucky sightsNizam Jewels- Crowning Collection
Creating gods from clayRemembering the Bhuddha
Marghazi-In the land of traditionFor a place in heaven
Holi - A riot of colours