mark your calendar A list of events and fairs taking place in the month of August
August 10-12, New Delhi
National Festival of Music and Dance
Part of the Parampara Series, the National Festival of Music and Dance represents finest dance productions of recent times, and musical concerts by legendary artists like Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Abhishek Raghuram, etc. The audience will get to witness two concerts of dance and music every evening.
August 11, Alleppey, Kerala
Nehru Trophy Snake Boat Race
One of the most exciting boat races of the state, it is a spectacular show of long boats gliding across the water. Thousands of spectators gather at Punnamada lake in Alleppey to witness the tough fight between competitors.
August 26, Across India
On the day of Raksha Bandhan, sisters tie a sacred thread on the wrist of their brothers, known as rakhi. In return, the brother vows to protect her sister. This festival is marked with joyous family gatherings, exchanging of gifts etc.