India is a rich land which has attracted invaders from Central Europe and Asia who left their imprint on this land, its religions and its lifestyles over 40 centuries. The Greeks , under Al-exander the great, travelled as far down as the lower Indus River which they mis pronounced as the "Hindu River" Consequently, all the various in vaders, with their conflicting faiths, who inhabited the land of the Indus River were called Hindus and their land, Hindustan. It was shortened to "HIND", then "IND" and finally INDIA.
Festivals in India are determined by the Solar & Lunar positions & they may fall in a different month as specified here. Kindly contact our members for exact date/ month of festivals/ fairs in India.
Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Pongal, Thai Pusam, Float Festival, National Kite Festival, Kerela Village Fair, Bikaner Festival, Pattadakal Dance Festival, Id-ul-Fittr, Vasant Panchami
Mahashivratri, Goa Carnival, Desert Festival, Nagaur Fair, International Yoga Week, Elephant Festival, Deccan Festival, Taj Mahotsav, Surajkund Crafts Mela, Chapchar Kut, Islands Tourism Festival
Holi, Gangaur, Jamshed-e-Navroz, Ramnavami, id-ul-Zuha, Mahavir Jayanti, Khajuraho Dance Festival, Elephant Festival, Hoysala Mahotsava, Ellora Festival,
Good Friday, Easter, Baisakhi, Gudi Padva or Ugadi, Pooram, Maharram, Buddha Purnima, Mewar
Ganga Dussehra, Hemis Festival,
Rathyatra, Guru Purnima
Janmashtami, Onam, Nag Panchami, Rakshabandhan, Ganesh Chaturthi
Navratri, Durga Puja, Dussehra, Marwar Festival
Sharad Purnima, Diwali, Guu Purab, Ka Pomblang Nongrem, Sonepur Fair, Pushkar Fair, Hampi Festival
Christmas, Konark Dance Festival