India is a vast country, where people enjoy all colors and the festival together. Cultural programs all over India has different shades of beauty that’s why it is called incredible India. As the heat of summer approaches in India, the number of events is set to ready to create a cheerful atmosphere. However, there is a few cultural festival that will be highlighted. Here’s the best of what’s on in India in March – April.
- World Cultural Festival:
It is one of the biggest events in India, where around 3.5 million people from over 155 countries are expected to attend an event. The art of living and beauty is here with all combinations of Indian as well as international features. The event acknowledged the diversity from across the world by celebrating our unity.
Location: New Delhi
Date: 11th to 13th March
- International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh
Yoga is an ancient Indian science that is known to benefits soul, body and mind. Yoga events have been roaring success over the past few years. If you are a fitness freak, don’t miss to give relaxation to your body, mind, and soul.
Date: March 1-7, 2017
Location: Parmarth Niketan Ashram
- Eternal Mewar Holika Dahan
On the eve of Holi, people light bonfires to mark the occasion and ward of evil spirits in a ritual called Holika Dahan. For an unforgettable regal experience, join in the celebration of the Mewar royal family.
Date: March 1, 2018
Location: City Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan
4. Mathura And Vrindavan: Traditional Holi
The Holi photo trail is a spectacular way to witness the pure Holi war, celebrations of the festival of Holi in Mathura. This is one of the most beautiful festivals where you capture the vivid scenes of the age-old tradition of the village.
Date: 22nd to 25th March
5.Sankat Mochan Music Festival
The first Sankat Mochan Music Festival was held in 1923, and since then it’s attracted acclaimed classical musicians and dancers to perform from all over India. Recitals are held every evening in the temple courtyard and go on until dawn, as part of Hanuman Jayanti (birthday of Lord Hanuman) celebrations.
Date: April 4-9, 2018.
Location : Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
6. Bhandara Festival
The festival is an astonishing amount of turmeric being thrown all over the temple with full of cheerful and energetic devotion, who also sing and dance.During noon the idol of the temple god is taken out for the holy bath, which is one of the main highlights of the occasion.
Date: April 16, 2018.
Location: Khandoba temple in Jejuri, about 1.5 hours southeast of Pune in Maharashtra.