Upcoming fairs and festivals of India in March 2020

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Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming fairs and festivals of India in March 2020. If you’re spending time in India in the month of March, then Goa, Rajasthan, and Kerala are the places you must visit.

Upcoming Fairs and festivals of India in March 2020:

upcoming fairs and festivals of India in march 2020

 

International Yoga Festival:

International Yoga Festival

Date: 1 – 7 March 2020
Venue: Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
The International Yoga festival is for you if your objective is to get your mind, body, and soul to synchronize. This is a 7-day event that takes place at many ashrams in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. Thousands of people from all over the world come and take part in this festival.

Do read: 2019 Gazetted Holidays- List of bank holidays 2019 in India

Upcoming Fairs and festivals of India in March 2020:

Parippally Gajamela:

Parippally Gajamela

Date: 4 March 2020
Venue: Parippally Kodimoottil Sri Bhadrakaali Temple, Kollam district, Kerala
Gajamela is a festival that is the celebration of elephants observed in a small district in the Indian state of Kerala. ‘Gaja’ means elephant and ‘Mela’ means a fair. India has always been known to be a land where elephants are worshipped and used in wars and in festivals. The Parippally Gajamela is a perfect way to observe India as was read in the old tales.

Must read: Five Best Places to Visit in March in India

Braj Holi Mahotsav

Braj Holi Mahotsav

Date: 04-10 March 2020
Venue: Bharatpur, Deeg, and Kaman in Rajasthan.
The Braj Holi festival is dedicated to Lord Krishna, who is believed to have spent much of his childhood in the Braj region. It is a festival that celebrates the love between Goddess Radha and Lord Krishna. People dress up as Radha and Krishna, sing, dance, and throw color on each other. 

Major Upcoming Fairs and festivals of India in March 2020:

Holi:

Holi

Date: 09-10 March 2020
Venue: All over India
Holi is a festival that is celebrated all over the country. It is a two-day celebration where on the first-day the victory of good over evil is celebrated by lighting a bonfire which is called Holi or Holika Dahan. On the second day, the festival is celebrated with colors. 

Jaipur Elephant Festival:

Jaipur Elephant Festival

Date: 10 March 2020
Venue: Jaipur, Rajasthan
Jaipur Elephant festival is all about showing respect towards all living things. This festival is dedicated to the Indian God Ganesha who is symbolized by the elephant. This festival takes place on the day of Holi. Various cultural programs are organized and the animals are adorned with beautiful ornaments and take part in a ceremonial procession. The city celebrates the festival with colors, music, and dance which gives you the opportunity to let loose yourself in the merriment.

Upcoming Fairs and festivals of India in March 2020:

Do read: Famous festivals of Tamil Nadu

Malanada Kettukazcha:

Malanada Kettukazcha

Date: 27 March 2020.
Venue: Poruvazhi Malanada Temple, Kollam
At this festival, different temple structures are made, decorated and are carried in a procession accompanied by a traditional orchestra of drums.

Myoko:

Myoko

Date: 20-30 March 2020
Venue: Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh.
If you’re interested in a traditional tribal festival don’t miss the Myoko festival of the Apatani Tribe. It includes rituals for prosperity, fertility, purification, and sacrifice that are done by the priest, and many interesting cultural events such as folk performances and processions are performed.

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