Fairs & Festivals are celebrated with rejoicing all over India. Thousands and thousands of people from every nook & corner of the world come here to take the enjoyment of the celebration of them. The detail of top 5 must visit places among them is given herewith:
1. Delhi Ramlila
Ramlila performance that takes place in the evenings all over Delhi, the national capital city of India, is the major feature of Navaratri celebration in this city. Ramlila is the play, which reenact scenes telling the life story of Lord Rama, culminating with the defeat of the demon Ravan on the 10th day, Dussehra. This annual festival is also a more traditional celebration with Ravan being destroyed amidst an abundance of firecrackers. To create an enticing and dramatic display, the most of the technology is also made in this city.
2. Kullu Dussehra
Kullu Dussehra, which starts on the occasion of ‘Vijaya Dashmi’ and continues for 7 days, is the annual festival of Dussehra celebrated at the Dhaulpur Maidan (Dhaulpur ground) in Kullu Valley (also popular as the Valley of Living Gods), Himachal Pradesh. This festival commemorates the triumph of the God Ram over demon king Ravana. This festival, which presents cultural ethos of the people and their profound rooted beliefs in religion manifesting during it with traditional dances, songs and colorful dress, is however particularly in certain ways from the celebrations of Dussehra in the other parts of India. Kullu Dussehra, which attracts tourists in large number, has been accorded the status of the International Festival by the State government.
3. Mysore Dasara
Mysore Dasara, which is a 10-day annual Royal Festival commemorating triumph of Truth over Evil and culminating on Vijayadashmi, is the Nadahabba (state-festival) of the state of Karnataka in the South-West of India. Usually falling in the month of September or October, Vijayadashmi denotes the day, when the Hindu Goddess Chamundeshwari killed the demon Mahishasura. Mysore got its name from the name of Mahishasura. On the occasion of Dasara, special Pooja is performed by the royal family of Mysore and the entire city is illuminated and decorated. In the palace, popular artists make the arrangements of cultural programs along with Wrestling, Sports, Poet’s meet, Film Festival witnessed by a large number of people and Food Festival.
4. Kolkata Durga Puja
Kolkata Durga Puja or Sharadotsav, which refers to all the six days celebrated as Mahalaya, Shashthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Nabami and Vijayadashami, is an annual Hindu festival celebrating worship of the Hindu goddess Durga. This largest festival of the year, which denotes the triumph of Goddess Durga over the evil buffalo demon named Mahishasura, is widely celebrated in Kolkata, the state capital city of West Bengal. Being the biggest Hindu festival observed throughout the state, Durga Puja is also the most important socio-cultural event in Bengali Hindu society.
5. Ahmedabad Traditional Gujarati Garba
Ahmedabad Traditional Gujarati Garba is a dance, which is the highlight of the 9 nights Navaratri annual festival in the state of Gujarat. During the festival of Navratri,Garba, which is accompanied by singing and music, takes place at night in neighborhood and villages all over Gujarat. In fact, Gujarati Garba is a circular form of dance that involves whirling around and clapping what is commonly an idol of the Mother Goddess in the center. Clothing up in colorful traditional outfits is a must, particularly for women who put a large amount of endeavor into making a plan of a varied costume of each night of the festival of Garba. The hottest Garba destination of the country is Ahmedabad, which has the most famous Garba venues such as Manek Chowk and GMDC Grounds.
ARV Holidays provides the tourists the opportunities of visiting these fairs & festivals. By booking the tour package to these destinations, visitors can enjoy the festivals.