Festivals

Cherry-Blossom

Ueno Sakura Matsuri: The Cherry Blossom Lantern Festival of Japan

HistoryEvery year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival memorializes the gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the city of...
Songkran Water Festival

Songkran Water Festival

The term Songkran is derived from the Sanskrit language which translates into 'change' or 'move'. The Songkran festival marks the traditional Thai New Year....
Monkey Buffet Festival

Monkey Buffet Festival

It is highly likely that you must have read the title of this article twice. And as incredulous and unbelievable as it might sound,...
Colours of Goa Carnival

Colours of Goa Carnival

Introduced by the Portuguese who ruled over Goa for over four centuries, the Goa Carnival, held in the months of February or March happens...
Thanksgiving New York Style : Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thanksgiving New York Style: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thanksgiving, as the name suggests, is a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. It is...
Fire Away At Up Helly Aa Fire Festival

Fire Away At Up Helly Aa Fire Festival

Held annually in Lerwick, Shetland is Up Helly Aa Fire Festival, also renowned as Europe's largest fire festival. A tradition that originated in the...
Kumbhalgarh fort

Kumbhalgarh Fort Annual Festival

Kumbhalgarh Festival, one of the most important and culturally enriching festival is celebrated on the highest peak of the Aravalli Hills. The festival has...
dussehra

Dussehra: End of evil

According to the Hindu holy book, Ramayana, centuries ago Lord Ram destroyed the evil king Ravana on the 10th day of the Ashvin month....
Durga Puja

9 places in India that celebrate Navratri in different ways

Indian all around the world are welcoming the festival season. It is almost Diwali time. But before Diwali, come the Navratri. Literal meaning of...
Happy Independence Day

Celebrating 70 years of Independence in Capital

In the year 1947, India got freedom from the British rule after almost 3 centuries. On 15th of August, India, a country of more...

Kanjiramattom Nercha: A Muslim festival of Kerala which is not Eid

In Kerala the dates of festivals are decided according to Malayalam Calendar, therefore you will witness the fluctuation in dates every year. Kerala is...

Navaratri special easy to made lip smacking dishes

The 9 day long fasting is what makes the celebration of Navaratri a celebrated occasion. We completely transform our dietary habits into the new...

Festival Diary: Chaitra Navaratri 2016 and dates to follow

Chaitra Navaratri is a nine day long festivity, which is limited to eight days this year. This is the first festival according to Hindu...
Holi Celebration

Lathmar Holi at Barsana

Barsana is the Holi hub of country.  Lathmar Holi smells of something violent . . . isn’t it? You got it right, there is...
Christmas Celebration in India

How do Christmas is Celebrated in India

Christmas . . . the festivals of presents, children are waiting for the Santa Clause to secretly come and shower the presents. Christmas is...
Festivals of India for Foreigns

Top 5 Festivals of India for Foreign Visitors

From the perspective of a vacationer, principally from that of a foreign tourist, a word which is synonymous with India is CULTURE. Every year,...
Rio Carnival 2016

Rio Carnival 2016: Unleash all the limits and have boundless fun

From the stunning and sexy shoreline of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro to Rio Carnival and the Rio Nightlife, the sort of liveliness that the...
Chhath Pooja

Chhath Pooja : Spreading the positive vibes like Sun

The Chhath Pooja is a Vedic festival celebrated with utmost zeal in India every year in the month of Kartika. This festival is dedicated...
diwali

Diwali

The term Diwali or 'Deepavali', literally translates into "row of lamps". The festival of Diwali, which is usually celebrated eighteen days after Dusshera is...
Mud Fest

Get dirty in Boryeong Mud Festival – South Korea

Boryeong is a small beach located at South Korea. Every summer, i.e, in the month of July, millions of tourists head for this city...
Durga Puja Celebration

How India Celebrates Durga Pooja

In today’s India, Durga pooja is not limited to just a religious festival yet it is observed as one of the major social events....
Durga Puja

The Vibrant Durga Puja!

In Indian culture and society, goddess Durga is represented carrying different weapons in her ten arms while riding on a lion. Thereby, she is...
Obon Festival, Japan

Obon Festival, Japan

Among the most important Japanese traditions is the Obon festival.Obon festival or 'The Festival of Souls' is an annual event for commemorating one's ancestors,...
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Music City- July 4th

Nashville is the capital of the State of Tenessee, USA. Situated alongside Cumberland River, this place exuberates life and zest.  Mostly known as the...

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