Fairs & Festivals
The Colourful mosaic of Indian festivals and fairs - as diverse as the land, is an eternal expression of the spirit of celebration. Observed with enthusiasm and gaiety, festivals are like gems ornamenting the crown of Indian Culture. They are round the year vibrant interludes in the mundane routine of life.
Every season brings along new festivals, each a true celebration of the bounties of the rich traditions followed for time immemorial. That's not all! The birthdays of Gods and Goddesses, saints and prophets, great historical happenings and the advent of the New Year, all find expression in colourful festivities. The same festival, though celebrated differently in the various parts of the country, exhibits an eternal harmony of the spirit of celebration.
Packed with fun and excitement, festivals serve as an occasion to clean and decorate houses, to get together with friends and relatives and to exchange gifts. New attire, dance, music and rituals- all add to their joyful rhythm. It is a time for prayer, for pageantry and procession…a time to rejoice, in celebration of life.
India is a country with diverse culture and tradition. The diverse culture & tradition has given birth to various fairs & festivals, most of which are based on harvesting. There is festival of light - Deepawali, festival of colours - Holi. There are festivals for brothers & sisters, mothers, husbands, brothers, children, etc. Indian see God in every living and non-living thing. Even rivers, mountains, ponds, lakes, trees, flowers, animals, birds, reptiles are sacred here. Starting from Sunday till Saturday, each day of the week has some religious significance. The fairs and festivals of India are very compelling and entertaining. Sweets, fair, grand and elaborate menu, are some of the musts in the Indian fairs & festivals.
Apart from the Hindu Festivals, there are Navroz, Christmas, Id, which are celebrated with equal entertainment throughout the country.