|Fairs and Festivals in India
A land of colorful diversity and splendor - glorious India sparkles with fairs and festivals that reflect religious and cultural traditions of different communities that trace their roots back to the ancient civilization in India.
Fairs and festivals in India keep ethnic India traditions alive in a delightful manner. Festivals in India celebrate everything from a good harvest to religious legends and cultural fiestas.
The advent of spring in India brings with it a season of bright harvest festivals that are celebrated throughout the length and breadth of India in different ways and by observing different rituals. The serene backwaters of Kerala come alive with snake boat races, the plains of Punjab reverberate with Baisakhi songs and Bhangra dance performances, while Assam celebrates Bihu and Bengal celebrates Saraswati puja with fanfare.
Festivals like Janamashtami, Diwali, Holi and Durga Puja commemorate events and legends of mythological and religious significance. Whereas the sands of golden Rajasthan glitter with craft and cultural festivals, animal fairs such as the Pushkar mela and religious fairs like Gangaur and Teej.
Diwali is one festival that is celebrated with great pomp all over India. Oil lamps and candles light up the entire landscape in a brilliant vista as people worship Lord Ganesha and Goddess Laxmi in their homes, exchange presents and sweets.
Holi is another such commonly celebrated festival in India. People splash each other with dried flower petals in multi-colored hues, dance, sing and have sweets.
So let Destination India Tourism packages for tours to fairs and festivals in India offer you a taste of dazzling India in a very special way.
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