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Festivals of India Year 2017 India is a land of festival and events. Festivals in India are in an integral part of Indian culture. Number of festival sin India are more than number of days in an year. They mark the beliefs and customs of the country. India is a land of myriad cultures and religions and these festivals exhibit the devotion of the people for their respective deity. The country’s heritage and culture is reflected in the colourful festivals celebrated in different times in India. As a land of many religions, each festival has its own signature style of celebration. But always with great pomp and show! While it is di cult to feature all the festivals, this calendar gives you a glimpse into some of the most significant and exciting ones.


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Island Tourism Festival

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Camel Festival

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Gangasagar Mela

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Magh Bihu Festival

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International Kite Flying Festival

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Jaipur Literature Festival

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Pongal

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Modhera Dance Festival

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Gangasagar Mela, Sunderbans


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Surajkund Crafts Mela

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The Desert Festival

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Nagaur Cattle Festival

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Sufi Festival

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Elephanta Festival

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Taj Mahotsav

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Sanatkada Lucknow Festival

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Lucknow Literary Festival

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The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival

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Pariyanampetta Pooram

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Kila Raipur Sports Festival

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Konark Dance & Music Festival

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Baneshwar Fair

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Khajuraho Dance Festival

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Sufi Festival, Nagaur


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International Yoga Festival

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Hola Mohalla

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Paripally Gajamela

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Holi

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Braj Festival

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Attukal Pongala Festival

TBA

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Hoysala Mahotsav

Mewar Festival

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Hola Mohalla, Punjab


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Arattupuzha Pooram

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Peruvanam Pooram Festival

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Baisakhi

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Arattupuzha Pooram, Thrissur


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Thrissur Pooram

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Buddha Purnima


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Rath Yatra

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Rath Yatra, Puri


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Hemis Festival

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Teej Fair

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Hemis Festival, Ladakh


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Nehru Trophy

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Tarnetar Mela

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Nehru Boat Race, Alleppey


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Onam

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Mysore Dasara

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Navratri Sangeetholsavam

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Dussehra

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Durga Pooja

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Kullu Dussehra

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Mysore Dusehera, Mysuru


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Marwar Festival

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Pushkar Fair

Deepawali

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Pushkar Fair, Pushkar


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Dev Deepawali

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Hampi Festival

TBA

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Nag Nathaiya Festival

Sonepur Mela

Puri Beach Festival

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Dev Deepawali, Varanasi


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Hornbill Festival

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Christmas

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Kumbhalgarh Festival

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Mamallapuram Dance Festival

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Lumbini Festival

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Rajgir Dance Festival

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Chennai Music Festival

TBA

Tansen Samaroh

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Hornbill Festival, Nagaland

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