Events and festivals in December in India

Please follow and like us:

Do you know about these fascinating events and festivals in December in India?

The month of December opens opportunities to celebrate and enjoy many festivals and holidays. It is a gala time all over the country with national holidays like Christmas and then the New Year. From whichever country you belong to, whatever is your religious or ethnic background, all of us like to celebrate the New Year. When we used to be kids, we used to wonder that New Year brings everything new, which is definitely true up to a certain extent. Let’s find out about the various events and festivals in December in India and look forward to an eventful December holiday.Events and festivals in December in India

Events and festivals in December in India –

Rann Utsav

Rann Utsav

This festival is a long event that takes place in the Rann of Kutch, in the district of Kutch, Rajasthan from November to February. The festival is a time to showcase the regional traditions and other folk art. Various dance performances and local artists singing folk songs in their traditional musical instruments is a sight to see. You will also witness camels and other animals that are decorated and brought to make them participate in various games organized for animals. The white sand of Kutch and the colorful festivities and decorations, form an exotic contrast. This year it will be observed from 12 November 2020 to 28 February 2021.

Rann UtsavHornbill Festival, Kohima

Eastern India is still unexplored by many. If you are one of those that hopes to visit and explore the far east, then this festival might provide you with a reason to visit and explore the splendid and serene Northeast. The Hornbill festival is celebrated in Kohima, Nagaland. It got its name from the Hornbill bird. The festival celebrations include the folk dance of the indigenous Warrior tribe, local food stalls, and other local handicrafts stalls. It takes place from 1-10 December every year.

Hornbill festival, KohimaMagnetic fields festival

It is a three-day event and one of the coolest music festivals in India that takes place in Rajasthan. The festival is the result of the initiatives taken by one of the Royal descendants of the Alsisar, Abhimanyu Singh, also known as Raja of Khetri. With pleasant weather during the month of December in Rajasthan, you can plan to visit the majestic forts in the daytime and be a part of the celebration in the evening. It brings together music enthusiasts from all over the world to come and participate in the festival. The seats are limited to 500 only, so make sure you plan that well in advance. This year this festival is cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic.

Magnetic fields festival

Galdan Namchot, Leh Ladakh

A one-day cultural extravaganza that depicts the culture and traditional values of the people of Ladakh. The festival celebrates the birthday of the Tibetan saint-scholar, Tsongkhapa. It is also the time when the Ladakhis mark the arrival of the New Year. This year, it will be celebrated on  10 December.

Must Read: Major Festivals of Uttarakhand

Galdan Namchot, Leh Ladakh

Must Read:What is High security number plate and how to apply for HSRP online

For more articles like, “events and festivals in December in India”, do follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for interesting content. For watching our collection of videos, follow us on YouTube.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

The content and images used on this site are copyright protected and copyrights vests with their respective owners. We make every effort to link back to original content whenever possible. If you own rights to any of the images, and do not wish them to appear here, please contact us and they will be promptly removed. Usage of content and images on this website is intended to promote our works and no endorsement of the artist shall be implied. Read more detailed ​​disclaimer
Copyright © 2022 All rights reserved.
× How can I help you?