Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated for ten days. During the festivals people bring the idol home. It is one of the most important festival in Maharashtra. Across the Maharashtra there is feast is going on in peoples house. This festival is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha also known as Ganpati.
Slide 3: Mardi Gras originated from Rome, going back thousands of years to Pagan Celebrations including Roman Festivals of Spring and Fertility, also known as Saturnalia and Lupercalia. Historians say that the first Mardi Gras was celebrated in 1162. It is said that on March 3, 1699 French Explorers landed in what is today Louisiana. There was a celebration and nicknamed the spot “Point du Mardi Gras.” You may have heard of Mardi Gras as Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, when Lent starts. Shrove Tuesday references “shriving” or confessions, preparing the Christians for the fasting ahead.
As the name suggests, Flores de Mayo is celebrated throughout the month of May. It is among the countless Marian special events, a series of devotional acts and sacrifices offered to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Flores de Mayo is a Roman Catholic religious tradition, a month-long holy rite, celebrated from the first of May until the thirty-first of May. A Festival of Flowers Yes.
Halloween, which is short for All Hallows Eve, is celebrated annually on October 31st. It was not always like the Halloween that we know of today. Many traditions, in which we see now, were influenced by Christianity and the customs of festivals dating as far back as 2,000 years ago. It is thought to have originated from one of the four Gaelic seasonal festivals known as Samhain, which was celebrated in Celtic times across Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man. The festival of Samhain marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter or ‘darker months’, and also the celebration of the Celtic calendar new year.
But you can get one by applying for a leave in advance in the second week. With Maha Shivaratri celebrated on February 13 on Tuesday, apply for a leave on February 12. This way you get a four-day long weekend beginning from February 10. There are many festivals and events to attend this month like Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (February 3-11) in Mumbai, Mahindra Blues Festival (February 10-11) in Mumbai, India Art Fair (February 9-12) in New Delhi and Surajkund International Crafts Mela (Faridabad, near South Delhi). The fun and colourful Goa Carnival is also taking place exactly on the four-day long weekend, from February 10 and last until
Ganesha Chaturthi, which is also called Vinayaka Chaturthi is one of the most important festivals celebrated by Hindus worldwide. The auspicious festival is especially observed in the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Goa, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu. The festival that marks the birth of Lord Ganesha falls on the Chaturthi of the Shukla Paksha (bright lunar fortnight) of Bhadrapada month. This year, the festival falls on Thursday- September 17. The festival is celebrated both privately at homes and publicly at gran pandals (public stages).
INTRODUCTION South Indian classical music in the form of Carnatic Music along with the traditional dance form of Tamil Nadu, Bharatnatyam, confers mystical divinity to the land of Chennai. The Dance and Music Festival, commonly known as the 'Margazhi Festival of Dance and Music ' is a tradition of cultural festive season of madras. Chennai Music Season is an event hosted every December–January in the Chennai. Spanning some six weeks, a number of large and small kutcheris (Carnatic music concerts) are performed by highly competent musicians. The traditional role of the Music Season is to allow the fans of Carnatic music to appreciate performances by renowned artists, and to allow promising young artists to display their talent and skill.
In the absence of family and home, Indian students of Malaysia has come to welcome Diwali in their own way. Known as the world’s largest democracy, India is ample in cultural heritage and is also known as the land of festivals. India celebrates various festivals every month in one or different parts of the country. The whole country unites while celebrating the festivals disregard of region, religion, caste and color. The pièce de résistance of Indian festivals is Diwali.
3.2 Reasons of celebrating fairs and festivals Earlier mentioned that,in Solapur district there are many fairs and festivals for every season and every for reasons. Many fairs and festivals celebrate the various harvest, commemorate great historical figures and events while many express devotion to the deities of different religion. Some celebrations are specific to certain villages,areas.Some are celebrated by different sects and communities. This gives fairs and festivals their own flavour.Every fair and festival has it’s own purpose.such as religious purpose,social purpose, entertaining purpose and national integration purpose etc. 1.Religious Purpose:- We celebrate fairs and festivals just to make our life enjoyable and have fun.
IBS CASE STUDY ‘Deoghar Peda- Delivering you the sanctity’ Brief History: A place of ultra-influential religious value, of formidable sanctity, of millions of yearly visitors, and of extreme spiritual values. These words are even less to define the universal popularity and widespread importance of Deoghar or BabaDham. One of the 12 Jyotirlingam and one of the 51 Shaktipeeths, Deoghar continues to be the favourite of pilgrimages among Lord Shiva disciples. Millions of pilgrims pour into the courtyard of the temple to touch the lingam seated on the porch. This way everything in the vicinity of temple has become sacred and of high devotional value.