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Here Is Some Popular Indian Festivals In 2017 and 2018

Diwali:

Indian Festivals-Diwali
Diwali-Indian Festivals
Diwali is one of the most celebrating Indian festivals with joy and happiness spreding among the nation.During this festival of lights,all the houses are get decorated by clay lamps,candle.People were neeew dresses,Share sweets among themselves.

Significance:

The festival marks the return of Lord Rama,along withhis wife Sita and brother Lakshmana, affter a long exile of 14 years.

Key attractions:

Fireworks and crackers ,decorative homes with fancy lights,clay lamps,bustling shops and markets,celebrating Puja.

Time:

The darkest new moon night of Kartik month of Hindu lunisolar calender which corresponds to October middle to mid of November as per the Gregorian Calender. 

Places: 

Throughout the Nation.

Diwali 2017: 

19th October.

Diwali 2018: 

6th November,Tuesday.

Holi:

Holi Indian Festival
Holi-Indian Festival
Holi is Celebrated wisely in India from historic time. Holi is also known as the colors festival of India.At this time people gathered in an open place giving dry and wet colors to each others with some rock and roll song. Children are also engaged in this eve taking water gun and                                                            balloons filled with water colors.

Significance:

The festival significe the victory of good (Prince Prahallad) over evil (Holika) and the arrival of Spring monsoon.

Key attractions:

Holika bonfire,Playing with colors,bhang thandai,dance

Time:

The full moon (Purnima) Phalgun month of Hindu lunisolar calender which corresponds to March as per the Gregorian Calender. 

Places: 

Almost throughout the Nation.Especially Northern states of India.

Holi 2018: 

1st March,Thursday.

Dussehra or Vijayadashami:

Dussehra-India
Dussehra
Dussehra or Vijayadashami is very famous amoung the Indian Festivals list.It is celebrated in different parts of India.It's a 10 day celebration in every year.In this eve a big doll of Ravana making by some Fireworks materials get burn by people having presence of Meghnath and kumbhakarna (Characters of  Ramayana).                     

Significance:

The festival significe as victory of Lord Rama over Demon Ravana and also triumph of Goddes Durga over the Buffelo Demon Mahishasura.

Key attractions:

Holika bonfire,Playing with colors,bhang thandai,dance

Time:

The full moon (Purnima) Phalgun month of Hindu lunisolar calender which corresponds to March as per the Gregorian Calender. 

Places: 

Almost throughout the Nation.Especially Northern states of India.

Holi 2018: 

1st March,Thursday.

Lohri:

Lohri-festivals-Panjub-india
Lhori-Punjab
Lohri is fun filled Indian festival duly organised by Punjabi community every year on 13th January in north India mainly in Punjab and Delhi. The festival celebrates the harvest season and passing of the freezing cold of the winters. It is believed that Lohri night is the longest night of the year. On this day, children collect funds by going door to door and a bonfire is arranged by community on the evening. People assemble and move around the bonfires and offer sweets and popcorn to the flames

Significance:

For people of Punjab, the festival of Lohri hold a great significance as it marks the harvesting season in Punjab and the end of the winter season. The main event is making of a huge bonfire which is symbolic of the homage to the Sun God for bringing in warmth. Celebrated on 13 January every year, Lohri festivities are associated with the harvesting of the Rabi crops. There is a special significance attached to the celebration of Lohri as this day the sun enters the rashi (zodiac) of Makara (Capricorn), is is considered auspicious as it signifies afresh start.
The festival of Lohri is linked to the atmospheric physical changes. Lohri celebrations generate a lot of bonhomie as people sit around the bonfire, talking, laughing, exchanging pleasantries, praying for prosperity, even as they make offerings of til (gingelly), moongphali (peanuts) and chirwa (beaten rice) to the burning embers. All these accounts and references point to the significance of saluting the Sun. The Sun is a symbol of plenty; it gives us all we need. Fire sanctifies our endeavor for a good life on the one hand and destroys evil spirits on the other.
Lohri has itself a very special significance for the agriculturists because it marks the beginning of a new financial year because on this day they settle the division of the products of the land between themselves and the tillers. Lohri assumes greater significance if there has been a happy event in the family such as the birth of a child or a marriage in the past year. The family then plays host to relations and friends and merry-making is the order of the day. Most people participate in dancing the bhangra (a folk dance) to the accompaniment of the dholak.

Key attractions:

Exhibition of Exhuberance,Bonfire Celebration,Lohri Dances,,Colorful Fairs,Lohri Songs and Lohri Essay

     Time:

13th January in every year. 

Places: 

Mostly the community of Panjab

Lohri 2018 : 

13th January 2018








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