Festivals of India
Indian festivals are both colourful and extremely joyous. People enjoy the festivals with family and friends. The religious significance of the festivals too can hardly be denied. Here are some of the very popular festivals that take place throughout India. There are many festivals...
An idol maker gives finishing touches to a Ganesha statue during the Chaturthi festival.
Batukamma is a spring festival celebrated by Hindu women of the Telangana region.
Festival | Date of Observance | Date of Observance (2010 Gregorian calendar) | Description |
Makar Sankranti or Pongal | Makar...
Joy of Ganesh Festival and Impact on Environment
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Indian calendar is filled with lots of festivals and holidays considering different religions. Few days ago, Ganesh Festival or locally known as “Ganesh Chaturthy” was celebrated...
favourite festival has arrived at their doorstep. Every year, the fervour and enthusiasm of Ganesh Chaturthi increases in massive amounts. People come out in large numbers to pay visit to various idols arranged at various public places and dedicate their prayers. Various families celebrate this festival by...
country with various castes, creed, and colour hence a large number of festivals are celebrated in India in honour of their gods and goddesses. Since many communities exist here; the ways and method of celebrating these festivals also differ from state to state. But, the basic form of the belief behind...
its people is beautified with festivals. Festival is acelebration of the changing seasons, harvest, reconciliation and the birth anniversaries of saints, gurus and prophets and honours the gods and goddesses.
History of festivals
Epigraphical evidences prove that festivals have been celebrated in India...
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The University of Phoenix Charity Foundation is a nonprofit organization that promotes literacy and continued learning. A community book festival is both educational...
Mid-autumn festival is called Tet Trung Thu in Vietnam. It is organized in the middle of the Autumn which is the eighth lunar month of the year. Mid-autumn festival is the festival of the children.
From the beginning of the month, people have prepared for the festival with colorful and different shape...
Come Bhadrapad & its time forfestival of Lord Ganesh All over the country Ganesh idols are invoked on Shukla Chaturthi with all the Ferver and Gaity This year Ganesh Chaturthi is coming on 19th September
3. Traditionally, from ancient times, Shri Ganesh idols were made from mud & clays, and often...
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FESTIVALS OF INDIA
festivals are at the heart of people’s lives in India. The numerous and varied festivals that are held throughout the year offer a unique way of seeing Indian culture at its best. The following popular festivals in India will provide you with a truly memorable experience.
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the Muslim should do with regard to it. The story of the Festival of Love (Valentine’s Day) The Festival of Love was one of the festivals of the pagan Romans, when paganism was the prevalent religion of the Romans more than seventeen centuries ago...
talking about Lantern Festival in Auckland.
As one of Auckland's most popular summer events, the Auckland Lantern Festival brings Chinese New Year celebrations to a glowing finale with hundreds of beautiful lanterns, including brand new designs from China.
Lantern Festival is the fifteenth of January...
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known as Deepavali and the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. The festival preparations and rituals typically...
Festivals in China and America
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Festivals are days or time of religious or other celebrations. Although some festivals are shared and celebrated in many countries all over the world, how people celebrate them and what people do during the festivals are usually...
Chinese New Year or Spring Festival is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. It is sometimes called the Lunar New Year, especially by people outside China. The festival traditionally begins on the first day of the first lunar month (Chinese: 正月; pinyin: zhēng yuè) in the Chinese calendar...
some members in the Senate in February, not necessarily to lobby but to make them understand how outsourcing can help them (US)," Nasscom chairman Ganesh Natrajan said.
Obama had raised a pitch against outsourcing during his election campaign. With the US being the second largest market for Indian merchandise...
Festivals are an occasion for us to spend quality time with our family. Most of us hardly know our first and second cousins, aunts and uncles. Our festivals are designed in such a way that we get to meet everybody and perform rituals together, which in turn promotes social unity and brotherhood...
away. Very few viewers think that culture shown in soap operas is closed to Marathi culture, and they relate with their own culture. Such as diwali,ganesh uttsav even a small family get together where as others perception is the culture is not very proper. Also they don’t find any bias regarding caste...
state gears up to celebrate Ganesh Chaturti, a festival celebrating birth of the Hindu lord, who is worshipped before any venture is undertaken.
Andhra Pradesh’s largest city, Vizag, will be having at least five Ganesh idols taller than the much celebrated Khairatabad Ganesh idol of Telangana’s largest...
Hari Raya Aidilfitri
Hari Raya Aidilfitri is celebrated by the Muslims people all over the world. “Hari Raya Aidilfitri can also refer as Hari Raya Idul Fitri and also Hari Raya Puasa is the Malay term for the Muslim Festival of Eid ul –Fitr. Hari Raya is also known as Lebaran. Muslims...
holidays and festivals. There are three national holidays in India: Independence Day, Republic Day and Gandhi Jayanti. States and regions have local festivals depending on prevalent religious and linguistic demographics. Popular religious festivals include the Hindu festivals of Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi...
Woody Point Festival Case Analysis
With its inception in 2004, the Writers at Woody Point Festival have become an ever increasingly popular annual literature festival for Newfoundland’s west coast. The festival has grown each year and has now reached the point where council believes...
Jan 15 : Makarsankranti / Pongal
Jan 15 : Tamil New Year
Jan 24 : Vasant Panchami
Feb 17 : Maha Shivaratri
Mar 06 : Holi
Mar 21 : Hindi New...
rocketed. The pollution in India shoots up abruptly due to various factors and the pollution due to festivals is also one among them.
The practice of immersion of Ganesh idols after the Ganesh festival in various cities is causing severe water pollution which leads to the death of tonnes of fish and...
One of Breaux Bridge's main attractions is its cuisine, especially crawfish. Restaurants of Breaux Bridge were the first to offer crawfish openly on their menus, and it was here that the now world-famous crawfish etouffee was created. Breaux Bridge became so well known for its crawfish...
Malay culture, there is a lot of festival. But the most important festival is the fasting festival. This festival is celebrate for one month. The Malays will fast for one month and will celebrate the festival on the 1st day of the following month. At this festival time the Malays will visit to the...
Korea. First, we will look into the last Korean Dynasty ‘Joseon’, and then we will eat Korean traditional food, finally we will enjoy Korean unique festivals. Let’s back to the Joseon Dynasty.
Korea has a continuous history of five thousand years. The last dynasty in Korea is the Joseon Dynasty. The...
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On the recommendation of Mrs. Pallavi Gurung, Dr. Karishma Malla Vaidhya and Mr. Ganesh Acharya, this dissertation of Ms. Pratima Shrestha entitled "Seroprevalence of Syphilis among Pregnant Women Visiting Paropakar Maternity and Women’s...
Festivals: Paths to Unity
Festivals play a significant role among all religions, but especially among Hindu and Sikh traditions. Every religion has numerous festivals (rituals), but what is the point of having such ceremonies? I believe festivals play an important role in religious life because...
An Essay on the Diwali Festival for School and College Students
Diwali is one of the most important festivals of India. The word Diwali is an incorrect from of the word "Dipawali" which means "rows of light". The festival of Diwali takes place on the fifteenth day in the month of Kartik when...
year, a national festival called Hung King temple Festival is held to worship the Hung Kings, who were instrumental in the founding of the nation.
The festival used to last for 3 days from the 9th to the 11th of the 3rd month of the lunar calendar (lunar March). From 2010 the festival is from the 1st...
the music festival market in UK is remarkable in its size and breadth, with over 600 events held each year (Anderton, C). Meanwhile, the overall commercialization of these UK music festivals in resent years is considerable. Finkel (2010, p. 237) argues that the “degree to which an arts festival is commercialized...
Damodar Savarkar was born in the village of Bhagur, near the city of Nasik, in what is now Maharashtra. He was one of four children – his brothers Ganesh (Babarao) and Narayan, and his sister Mainabai – born to Radhabai and Damodarpant Savarkar. His family was of Hindu and Marathi background, and belonged...
Hong Kong and its Neighbours
This is a documentary drama that explores the traditions, customs and rituals behind two Chinese festivals, the Mid-Autumn Festival and the Dragon Boat Festival.
Cannie, a T.V. reporter who takes great...
India is a city of FAIRS AND festivals but imagine if there were no festivals what would happen?
I know a life without these amazing festivals would become like hell. Firstly we would have no holidays and secondly no celebrations .and as we all know a normal routine life is really boring .following...
Trinidad and Tobago Festival and Festivals (James, 2014) Trinidad & Tobago is rich in culture and diversity in terms of the festivals that occur throughout the year, such as Trinidad and Tobago’s most known festival is their Carnival, one of the best known worldwide street festivals. It is a street party...
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Festivals and rituals with varying purposes took place in various times during the year of traditional European life from the 15th century to the late nineteenth century. Florentine, Lutheran, English, French, and Russian writers observed the diverse intentions concerning both rituals and festivals...
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An eco-friendly Ganesh Utsav
In recent times, Ganesh Utsav festivities in Pune have adapted to environmental concerns, says Rasika Dhavse.
September 2004 - Puneites are passionate about Lord Ganesh. The Ganesh Utsav (Ganesh festival) in Pune is marked by an emotion so intense that it almost resembles...
present here, today I, Arpit Patel of standard 8th is going to give a speech on DEEPAWALI.
DIWALI or DEEPAWALI, the festival of lights, is one of the important and widely spread festival celebrated in India. It is a celebration of lights, and for many, it is truly a sensory experience; some families decorate...
THE SONGKRAN FESTIVAL
Do we have everybody?! .. Guys, over here… there’s our bus. Please settle down.
So, good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to Chiang Mai, Thailand. My name is Thu and I’m gonna be your tour guide for the next three days.
Before we get to the centre of the city...
Indian calendar is filled with lots of festivals and holidays considering different religions. Few days ago, Ganesh Festival or locally known as “Ganesh Chaturthy” was celebrated all over India and also abroad in some parts where majority of Indians are living. Originally it was celebrated by every...
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| Ana Kalang Festival - Nagcarlan, Laguna, Philippines
Nagcarlan, Laguna, located 105 kms. South of Manila, supposedly got its name from the legendary head of the tribe before Christianity was brought to the Philippines- Ana Kalang. This beautiful and...
during the time of Dragon Boat or Dumpling Festival . One of the dumpling sellers, Loh said that his dumplings would cost 50 sen more this year and another seller, Lor said he will sell his dumplings at the cost RM 2 more until end of the Dumpling Festival period. Normally, the price of ingredients increases...
Spring Festival is a traditional festival of Chinese people. It is on the first day of lunar January, namely the first day of New year. Thus, Chinese think Spring festival is very important. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast the ways people in my hometown and...
finalized. We make a group of 3, Rajeev was last to join. In the Friday evening we were group of 4, the crazy four and decided to go on following day. Ganesh makes short briefing and we were all set to go. He asked me not to drink the following night “Jhap na hunu mora”, I said same to him. But the plan...
Journal of Applied Economics 2004, Vol 3, Issue 2
• Srivyal Vuyyuri, Ganesh S Mani & Chakrapani V Chaturvedula Revisiting Money - Interest Rate Relationship, ICFAI Journal of Applied Economics 2003, Vol 2, Issue 3
• Ganesh S Mani and Srivyal Vuyyuri, Gold Pricing in India: An Econometric Analysis...
Festivals, of many types, serve to meet specific needs, as well as to provide entertainment. These times of celebration offer a sense of belonging for religious, social, or geographical groups. Modern festivals that focus on cultural or ethnic topics seek to inform members of their traditions.
months ahead were accordingly going up. The Minister of Civil Supplies called me to Delhi to inform me that he was very worried that with the festivals of Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratri, and Diwali all coming up, that we simply could not have high gur (jaggery) prices. As Chairman of FMC, I was to, somehow...
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1.One of the Hindu festivals is celebrated by fasting throughout the day and staying awake at night in prayer. Which is this festival? - 'Mahashivarathri
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The Qingming (Pure Brightness) Festival is one of the 24 seasonal division points in China, falling on April 4-6 each year. After the festival, the temperature will rise up and rainfall increases. It is the high time for spring plowing and sowing. But the Qingming Festival is not only a seasonal point...
market which has a concept of fully automated irrigation system. Some competitors such as Nano Ganesh do exist however, it is not an integral solution to irrigation as Adhunik Sinchai.
Nanao Ganesh allows farmers to use mobile phones to remotely monitor and switch on irrigation pumps used...
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and European-style trousers and shirts for men, are also popular.
Many Indian festivals are religious in origin, although several are celebrated irrespective of caste and creed. Some popular festivals are Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ugadi, Thai Pongal, Holi, Onam, Vijayadasami, Durga Puja, Eid ul-Fitr...
In Bulnes there is a day in which the people make a big party. That party celebrates the founding of Bulnes. This celebration is in October 3rd and it began 120 years ago. People celebrate this event bye doing a parade, selling almost about everything on stalls, and to end the...
Festivals in Jharkhand
Sarhul is a festival where Shaal tree and leaves play an important role. Sarhul is celebrated during the spring season when the Shaal trees get new leaves. Shaal flowers are brought to saran sthal (the sacred place) and pahan propitiates the Gods. The priest is called Pahan...