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Spring means new life, new beginnings and new hopes and aspirations. After long, bleak winter months, spring season rolls in with flowers blooming everywhere, crops ready for harvest and a sense of peace and serenity. India, the land of Festivals celebrates this season which is manifested in different festivals. Embark on Festival Tours of India and enjoy how common Indian people come together to enjoy and celebrate season change that fills them with fresh hopes for a better future. Read here: – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Enjoy a Feeling of Rejuvenation with Top 10 Spring Festivals in India


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Enjoy a Feeling of Rejuvenation with Top 10
Spring Festivals in India
Spring means new life, new beginnings and new
hopes and aspirations. After long, bleak winter
months, spring season rolls in with flowers
blooming everywhere, crops ready for harvest and
a sense of peace and serenity. India, the land of
Festivals celebrates this season which is
manifested in different festivals. Embark
on Festival Tours of India and enjoy how common
Indian people come together to enjoy and
celebrate season change that fills them with
fresh hopes for a better future.
Basant Panchami (February 10, 2019)
Hindu calendar begins with Basant Panchami and is
considered a very auspicious day for new
beginnings. It is celebrated with much fanfare
all over the country. Whether it is about
starting a new business or setting a marriage
date, Basant Panchami is considered as the most
auspicious day. It falls in the month of late
January or early February. People wear yellow
that marks yellow mustard seeds found in full
bloom in crops. People also pray to Goddess
Saraswati.
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Khajuraho Dance Festival (February 20-26, 2019)
Khajuraho is known for its architecturally-renowne
d historic temples. Once in a year, the temple
witnesses a dance festival that attracts visitors
from all across the country and abroad and enjoys
the display of classical Indian dance styles.
Seek the help of India tour operator and enjoy
the festival.
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Chapchar Kut (First Week of March)
This festival is celebrated in Mizoram to mark
bamboo harvesting. As part of this festival,
people indulge in bamboo dance, also called
Cheraw. It is performed by Mizo women who
skillfully perform a dance on the beats of bamboo
sticks.
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Goa Festival (March 2-5, 2019)
Goa celebrates the onset of spring with the
popular Goa Festival. The state witnesses
the famous Goa Carnival which is enjoyed by
revelers gathered from all over the world. This
festival was started in 18th Century by the
Portuguese before Lent as a local feast. A formal
ball and street parades in colorful attire is the
highlight of the festival. Explore some of
the best tour packages available and ensure that
Goa Festival also features in the trip.
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Holi (March 20-21, 2019)
Also known as the festival of colors, Holi is
celebrated in almost all parts of North India
amidst much fanfare and excitement. People throw
colors and water on each other through water
guns. The Holi festival is also celebrated as a
mark of victory of good over the evil by burning
Holika and killing of Hiranyakashyap.
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Gangaur (April 8-9, 2019)
It is one of the popular Rajasthani
festivals which is celebrated to honor Goddess
Gauri (an incarnation of Goddess Parvati). It
also celebrates the wheat harvest in Rajasthan.
Women wear beautiful poshak and pray Goddess
Gauri for the long life of their husbands. The
highlight of the festival is Gangaur ki Sawari
wherein the statue of the Goddess is taken around
the city amidst drum beats.
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Aoling Festival (April 1-6, 2019)
This festival is celebrated by Konyak tribe of
Mon District in Nagaland. The festival marks a
lot of fun and merriment. The dancers don their
festival traditional wear and dance, sing, eat
and drink through the day and night. They consume
rice beer especially prepared for the festival
and have a gala time. It marks sowing of seeds in
the crops.
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Mopin Festival (April 5-8, 2019)
This is a popular harvest festival celebrated in
Arunachal Pradesh. As part of this festival,
people of this state worship Goddess Mopin and
pray her to bring prosperity and ward off evil
spirits. Popir, the folk dance of the state is
performed by the womenfolk of Arunachal Pradesh.
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Vasant Navratri (April 6-14, 2019)
India celebrates two Navratri every year. One of
them is Vasant Navratri which marks the beginning
of Hindu Lunisolar calendar and is considered as
Holy Nine Nights of Spring. The festival
celebrates different forms of Shakti and
worshipped across North India seeking blessings
of divine mother Goddess. The last day of the
festival marks the birthday of Lord Rama.
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Gudi Padwa (April 6, 2019)
It is a popular festival celebrated in the state
of Maharashtra on the first day of Vasant Navami.
The festival marks a spectacular parade that
starts from Girgaon in Mumbai. It is interesting
to watch women wearing sarees riding motorbikes.
The culture of the state is depicted in the
massive floats. Locals wear their traditional
attire and are a stunning display of rich culture
and traditions
of the state. India is a land of diverse
culture, traditions and heritage. These festivals
are the best way to know more about this amazing
country. Ask your India tour operator to include
any of these festivals in your itinerary giving
you a brief glimpse of this majestic nation.
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