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  • Jharkhand Celebrated Sarhul Festival 2022 On the 4th Of April

    45 days ago
    Sarhul is a New Year's event observed by tribal groups in Jharkhand as part of the local Sarna religion. Highlights: Sarhul is a New Year's event observed by tribal groups in Jharkhand as part of the local Sarna religion. It is celebrated three days after the emergence of the new moon in the Hindu month of Chaitra. It's ....

    The 11th Edition Of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav

    55 days ago
    Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2022 started in Arts College Ground, Rajamahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh, by Governor of Andhra Pradesh Shri Biswabhusan Harichandan. Highlights Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2022 was started in Arts College Ground, Rajamahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh, by Governor of Andhra Pradesh Shri Biswabhusan Harichandan, in the ....

    Ishan Manthan Festival In New Delhi

    55 days ago
    G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister for Culture, Tourism & DONER, has inaugurated the 3-day North-East festival 'Ishan Manthan' at Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in New Delhi. Highlights G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister for Culture, Tourism & DONER, has inaugurated the three-day North-East festival 'Ishan Manthan' at ....

    Aadi Bazaar: Celebrating Spirit Of Tribe Culture

    56 days ago
    Aadi Bazaars - A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture and Cuisine, a brand new one opened on March 26th, 2022 in Ekta Nagar, in Gujarat's Narmada district. Highlights In keeping with the sequence of Aadi Bazaars – A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture and Cuisine, a brand new one opened on March 26th, 2022 in Ekta Nagar, ....

    Dol Utsav Celebrated By West Bengal

    61 days ago
    The 'Dol Utsav' or 'Dol Jatra,' the festival of colors, was celebrated in West Bengal, marking the spring season's onset. Highlights The 'Dol Utsav' or 'Dol Jatra,' the festival of colors, was celebrated in West Bengal, marking the spring season's onset. The festival is devoted to Lord Krishna and ....

    Sahityotsav Literature Festival Happening In New Delhi

    73 days ago
    Sahitya Akademi's Festival of Letters called Sahityotsav is India's most inclusive literature festival. It's being held in New Delhi from 10th to 15th March 2022. Highlights This Festival is a part of India's 75th anniversary of Independence. The events are themed on Independence or the independence movement. There will be ....

    National Youth Parliament Festival On 10 And 11 March

    73 days ago
    On March 10 and 11, 2022, the national youth parliament festival is set to happen. Highlights: PM Modi brought up the idea of NYPF in 2017 and believed that youth should be the voice of future India. In 2019, The first edition of NYPF happened with 56 finalists and 700 delegates from India while PM gave away the National Awardees. The 2nd ....

    Compendium of Indian Handicrafts In Jharokha

    74 days ago
    Jharokha-Compendium of Indian handicraft/ handloom program is being organized by the Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Textiles to celebrate the traditional Indian handlooms, handicrafts, and art & culture. Highlights A PAN India celebration was held in 13 states and UTs at 16 locations. Under this program, the primary event has been ....

    Herath Festival In J&K

    80 days ago
    Herath or the ‘Night of Hara (Shiva)’, generally referred to as Maha Shivratri, is the main festival celebrated by the Kashmiri Pandits across Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). Highlights Herath or the ‘Night of Hara (Shiva)’, generally referred to as Maha Shivratri, is the main festival celebrated by the Kashmiri Pandits ....

    Khajuraho Dance Festival MP

    91 days ago
    The Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad organizes the Khajuraho Dance Festival, a one-week classical dance festival held annually beside the Khajuraho temples located within the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh. This festival takes place from 20th to 26th February. Highlights With performances by a number of the highest practitioners within the ....

    Telanganas Medaram Jatara Festival 2022

    96 days ago
    The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, has sanctioned Rs. 2.26 Crores for Medaram Jatara 2022 Festival in Telangana. Highlights: The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, has sanctioned Rs. 2.26 Crores for Medaram Jatara 2022 Festival in Telangana. In 2022, the festival is being held from 16 February to 19, 2022. ....

    Maru Mahotsav Celebrated In Rajasthan

    96 days ago
    The renowned Jaisalmer Desert Festival, also referred to as Maru Mahotsav of the Golden City, started from 13 to 16 February 2022 at Pokaran village in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. Highlights: The renowned Jaisalmer Desert Festival, also referred to as Maru Mahotsav of the Golden City, started from 13 to 16 February 2022 at Pokaran village in Jaisalmer, ....

    Mumbai International Film Festival 17th Edition From May

    97 days ago
    The 17th edition of the Mumbai International Festival for Documentary, Short Fiction, and Animation films (MIFF-2022) is scheduled to occur from 29 May to 4 June 2022. Highlights The 17th edition of the Mumbai International Festival for Documentary, Short Fiction, and Animation films (MIFF-2022) is scheduled from 29 May to 4 June 2022, at the ....

    Kanchoth Festival J&K

    103 days ago
    Recently, the people of Bhaderwah celebrated the traditional Kanchoth festival, which may be a symbol of ancient Nag culture. Highlights: The festival was celebrated amid braving heavy snowfall and extreme wave conditions. Residents, including women, got wearing traditional fineries and observed fast. They then thronged temples for offering ....

    Torgya Festival 2022 In AP

    109 days ago
    The Monpa tribal group of Arunachal Pradesh holds a three-day Torgya Festival. Highlights: Torgya, also known as Tawang-Torgya, is an annual event conducted solely in Tawang Monastery in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is a Monpa celebration that takes place on the Buddhist calendar days of the 28th and 30th of Dawachukchipa, ....

    Lunar New Year 2022 Is The Year Of Tiger

    109 days ago
    In the Chinese Zodiac, The year 2022 is the year of Tiger Tigers are fiercely competitive creatures. Highlights: Their courage and objectives are well-known. The Tiger year is all about tremendous changes, both within ourselves and in the world around us. The tiger years are marked by an upsurge in overall enthusiasm. Shuxiang is based on ....

    The 44th Kokborok Day

    121 days ago
    Kokborok Day, also known as Tripuri Language Day, is observed annually on January 19th throughout the Indian state of Tripura with the goal of developing the Kokborok language. Highlights: Kokborok Day, also known as Tripuri Language Day, is observed annually on January 19th throughout the Indian state of Tripura with the goal of developing ....

    Dhaka International Film Festival 2022

    126 days ago
    The 20th Dhaka International Film Festival began in 2022 on 15 January. Highlights: Dhaka, Bangladesh, hosts the 20th Dhaka International Film Festival. Between the 15th and the 23rd of January, the festival will screen 225 films from 70 countries in ten categories at various venues throughout Dhaka. The film festival is run in a hybrid ....

    Losar Festival

    138 days ago
    The 'Losar Festival' was held in Ladakh to mark the start of the new year. Highlights: According to Tibetan Buddhism's traditional calendar, the Losar Festival is held in Ladakh at the start of the New Year. In the Ladakh region, the Buddhist community celebrates it. The Losar is a 15-day festival that begins on the first ....

    World Sangeet Tansen Festival

    146 days ago
    Madhya Pradesh hosts the World Sangeet Tansen Festival from 25 to 30 December. Highlights: The 97th edition of the World Sangeet Tansen festival began in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. The city will host a five-day World Sangeet Tansen festival from December 25 to December 30 at Gwalior. The program's stage was built around the theme of Omkareshwar's ....

    Nadi Utsav 2021

    154 days ago
    Nadi Utsav began on 16 December and went on till 23 December. Highlights: The Nadi Utsav 2021 is a pan-India event. The Ministry of Jal Shakti, the Ministry of Tradition, the Ministry of Tourism, and the Nationwide Mission for Clean Ganga are all working together to put on the event. Brahmaputra, Indus, Sabarmati, Narmada, Krishna, Mahanadi, ....

    International Science Festival In Panaji

    158 days ago
    On 11 December 2021, The seventh edition of the India International Science Festival began in Panaji Highlights: Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology, Launched the 7th edition of the India International Science Festival at Panaji, Goa. The theme of the 4-day science festival is 'Azadi Ka ....

    Digital Payment Utsav

    161 days ago
    On December 10, the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) hosted a unique event called ‘Digital Payment Utsav’. Highlights: The rise of digital payments in India was celebrated under the Digital Payment Utsav. It got the leaders from Government, fintech companies, the banking sector, and start-ups together. The ....

    Nagaland: Hornbill Festival

    166 days ago
    The Hornbill Festival is a 10-day cultural fest in Nagaland from 1 to 10 December. Highlights The Hornbill Festival, called the ‘Festivals of Festivals’, is a 10-day annual cultural fest of Nagaland. It showcases the rich and diverse Naga ethnicity through folk dances, traditional music, local cuisine, handicraft, art workshops, ....

    India International Science Festival - 7 Edition

    173 days ago
    Panaji, Goa will host the 7th India International Science Festival From 10 to 13 December. Highlights From December 10 to 13, 2021, the 7th edition of the four-day India International Science Festival (IISF) will be placed in Panaji, Goa. "Celebrating Creativity in Science, Technology, and Innovation for a Prosperous India" is ....

    Aharbal Festival held in J&K

    173 days ago
    Jammu and Kashmir Government hosts the first-ever Aharbal Festival to promote tourism. Highlights The 1st ever Aharbal Festival was held in Kulgam, J&K, by the Kulgam district government and the Department of Tourism, Jammu & Kashmir, It is conducted to promote tourism in Kashmir, notably at the Aharbal waterfall. Aharbal Falls, ....

    BRICS Film Festival Awards At IFFI

    174 days ago
    The BRICS Film Festival awards 6th edition was announced in the 52nd International Film Festival of India which happened from 20 to 28 November. Highlights: ♦ IFFI presented five major emerging economies, and leading film producing countries globally as the Jury for this competitive festival had 5 members, one from each of the BRICS countries. ....

    Cherry Blossom Festival In Meghalaya

    175 days ago
    The annual Cherry Blossom Festival Happened between 25 to 27 November Highlights: ♦ The 3 days Shillong Cherry Blossom Festival 2021 was launched by Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad K Sangma and Ambassador of Japan, Satoshi Suzuki. ♦ It was marked from November 25 to 27 in Ward’s Lake and Polo Grounds in Meghalaya. ♦ ....

    TRIFED Aadi Mahotsav Launched By Tribal Minister

    186 days ago
    On November 16, 2021, Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda launched the TRIFED Aadi Mahotsav at Dilli Haat in New Delhi. Highlights: ♦ The Aadi Mahotsav was launched in the presence of Sukhram Munda, who is the Grandson of Bhagwan Birsa Munda. ♦ During the event, Sukhram Munda remembered the sacrifice and contributions of Bhagwan ....

    Kashi Utsav Held In Varanasi

    188 days ago
    Kashi Utsav will be held in Varanasi from November 16 to November 18, 2021, to commemorate Kashi's ancient legacy and culture. Highlights: ♦ Varanasi's "Rudraksh International Cooperation and Convention Centre" is hosting the event. ♦ The utsav will also honour legendary figures such as Goswami Tulsidas, Sant Raidas, ....

    Wangala Festival Begins In Meghalaya

    189 days ago
    The 44th edition of 'Wangala,' the festival of 100 Drums, began in the state of Meghalaya. Highlights: ♦ It is a Garos tribal post-harvest festival that takes place every year to honour 'Saljong,' the Garos Sun God, and to celebrate the conclusion of the harvest season. ♦ It is the most important celebration of the ....

    International Film Festival Of India

    189 days ago
    From November 20 to November 28, 2021, the 52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will take place. Highlights: ♦ Fifteen films will compete for the top prizes, including Shoja Azari's 'Land of Dreams' and Simon Franco's 'Charlotte.' ♦ The IFFI will take place in Goa. ♦ At the IFFI, the golden ....

    Apple Festival Inaugrated In Jammu and Kashmir

    203 days ago
    The two-day apple festival was launched Virtually by Union Minister Of Agriculture, Narendra Singh Tomar. Highlights ♦ The Apple Festival, which was held for the first time in Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir, was virtually opened by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Lt Governor Manoj Sinha. ♦ It will give apple growers ....

    India-ASEAN Start-Up Festival

    203 days ago
    PM Narendra Modi has proposed an India-ASEAN start-up festival on 28 October. Highlights: ♦ This announcement was made at the "18th India-ASEAN Summit," a virtual conference of ASEAN leaders. ♦ On the occasion, the Prime Minister also urged for an early revision of the ASEAN-India Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in goods, which ....

    National Tribal Dance Festival To Be Held In Chhattisgarh 28-30 October

    209 days ago
    Indian and international dance groups will take part in the National Tribal Dance Festival in Raipur On 28 October. Highlights: ♦ The three-day festival, organised under the tourism development plan of the Chhattisgarh government, will host artists belonging to diverse tribal communities from countries. ♦ The artists from tribal areas ....

    The 52nd International Film Festival of India

    212 days ago
    The 52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will happen in Goa from 20 to 28 November. Highlights: ♦ India's 52nd International Film Festival is scheduled to be organised from 20 November to 28 November 2021 in Goa. ♦ It will be held in hybrid form like its 51st edition as 2021 marks the birth centenary of Satyajit Rai; ....

    Nata Sankirtana - Manipurs Festival of Dance and Music on 30 September

    234 days ago
    Manipur’s Festival of Dance and Music called ‘Nata Sankirtana Happened on 30 September at Mandap of Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA), Imphal. Highlights: ♦ Nata Sankirtana happens for 3 days each year which features the Academy’s activities. ♦ Since Manipur is understood for its rich culture and tradition, ....

    The First Edition Of The Himalayan Film Festival Hosted By Leh

    241 days ago
    Anurag Thakur, Information and Broadcasting Minister, will kick-start the Himalayan film festival (THFF) on 24 September at Leh. Highlights: ♦ The festival is held at Leh, Ladakh, from 24 to 28 September, part of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations. ♦ The festival will witness the makers and cast of the recently released ....

    Samvatsari Event - Jain Community

    251 days ago
    At the event of Samvatsari, the Prime Minister of India greeted people. About Samvatsari: ♦ Samvatsari is a festival celebrated by the Jain community, mainly the Shwetambara sect. ♦ It is the last day of an eight-day observance of prayers known as Paryushana Parva or Paryushana. ♦ It falls on Shukla Panchami every year in the ....

    Harvest Festival of Kerala - Onam

    272 days ago
    Onam is the most revered & celebrated festival of Kerala, is celebrated each year by means of the Malayali community across the world. The 10-day long competition marks the starting of harvest season as properly as the look of the Vaman avatar of Lord Vishnu alongside with the homecoming of King Mahabali. Highlights: ♦ The pageant starts ....

    Ganga Utsav 2020 celebration

    565 days ago
    Recently, the Ganga Utsav 2020 has begun which celebrates the glory of the National River Ganga. Ganga became the National River of India on November 4, 2008. Highlights: ♦ The NMCG (National Mission for Clean Ganga) celebrates the festival every year. National Mission for Clean Ganga is the implementation wing of National Ganga Council, set ....

    PM to participate in the Ekta Diwas Celebrations

    571 days ago
    Prime Minister to participate in the Ekta Diwas Celebrations at Kevadia, Gujarat on 31st October. Prime Minister will pay homage to Sardar Patel on his 145th birth anniversary on 31st October 2020. Highlights: ♦The Prime Minister will participate at the Ekta Diwas Parade and administer the Rashtriya Ekta Pledge in Gujarat. ♦Police forces ....

    Onam Festival is celebrated in Kerala on 31st August

    629 days ago
    Onam Festival is celebrated in Kerala on 31st August. In 2020, the Onam festival began on 22 August. The main celebrations were held on 31 August on Thiruvonam Day or the Sacred Onam Day. The festival ends on 2 September. The festival is celebrated in Kerala. History: ♦ According to the Legends, the festival is celebrated to welcome King ....

    Nuakhai Juhar was celebrated in Odisha, Chhattisgarh

    636 days ago
    Nuakhai Juhar was celebrated in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and areas of neighbouring states on August 23. It is one of the most ancient festivals celebrated in Indian. The festival is to welcome the new crop of the season. The festival is celebrated to appreciate and celebrate the hard work of the farmers, with whose effort the country is fed. Nuakhai ....

    President inaugurated Dhamma Chakra Day 2020 celebrations on 4th July

    688 days ago
    President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated Dhamma Chakra Day 2020 celebrations on 4th July 2020. The day is celebrated to mark Buddha's First Sermon to his first 5 ascetic disciples at the Deer Park, Rsipatana in the present-day Sarnath near Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Dhamma Chakra Day is celebrated by Buddhists across the world as the day of Dharma Chakra ....

    PM to address celebration of Dharma Chakra Day

    688 days ago
    President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovid will inaugurate the Dharma Chakra Day from the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to address the celebration of Dharma Chakra Day, also known as Asaadh Poornima, on 4 July 2020. The day is celebrated by the Buddhists all over the world as the day of Dharma Chakra Parvattana or Turning of the Wheel ....

    Eid-ul-Fitr festival is celebrated on 24,25 May in India

    728 days ago
    Eid-ul-Fitr festival is celebrated on 24,25 May in India in the year 2020. The celebrations began on the evening of 24 May and will end on the evening of 25 May. The festival is celebrated by all Muslims across the world. They celebrate the festival by preparing feast and family gatherings. Eid-ul-Fitr festival is celebrated in India by taking precautions ....

    Baisakhi, Rongali Bihu, Naba Barsha, Vaisakhadi, Puthandu is celebrated on 14 April

    769 days ago
    President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have greeted people on the occasion of Baisakhi on 14 April. On this auspicious day, people celebrate Vaisakhi, Vishu, Rongali Bihu, Naba Barsha, Vaisakhadi, Puthandu, Pirappu, which are being celebrated in different parts of the country. The festival is a religious ....

    Odia New Year is celebrated on 13 April

    770 days ago
    Maha Bishuba Pana Sankranti is celebrated as the Odia New Year on 13 April. Pana Sankranti begins on 13 April every year. The day is named after "Pana", a drink offering. The day is celebrated with great joy, social, cultural and religious performances. Pana Sankranti: ♦ The reason the day is observed is that it is the first day ....

    Easter festival is celebrated on 12 April

    771 days ago
    Easter festival is celebrated on 12 April in the year 2020. The day varies every year. The festival is celebrated by Christians across the world. The festival is celebrated to observe the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The festival is celebrated on the Sunday after the first full moon, the Paschal full moon, after the vernal equinox. People celebrate ....

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