Famous Festivals to Celebrate in The Month of December

India offers a wide range of fairs and festival to celebrate in every month, these religious festivals display the diverse culture and traditions of India. November-December is the month when major Indian festivals take place across the different parts of the country such as Diwali, Eid, Christmas, Ice Skating Festival, Muharram, Kartika Poornima and the Sikh festival of Guru Nanak Jayanti.

Balloon Festival


The Balloon Fiesta or colorful Hot Air Balloon Festival take place in Mysore, Hampi and Bidar of Karnataka. Hot air Balloon Festival is the best way to enjoy the nature, lush green grounds, colorful scenery through the bird eye. Karnataka has become one of the major Adventure Tourism destination in India by offering these extreme Adventures sports including bungee jumping,flying fox and other mountaineering sports.

Sunburn Festival


The electronic dance music festival held every year on 28–29 December at Candolim beach of Goa. Sunburn Music Festival is regarded as the ninth best music festival in the world and Goa’s best. The three day long festival includes dance,entertainment, food and shopping along with nonstop music.

Hornbill Festival


The great Hornbill Festival is the pride of North-east Indian state of Nagaland. Tribes of Nagaland celebrate Hornbill Festival in the first week of December month at Naga Heritage Village near Kohima. Festival got its name from colorful Greater Indian Hornbill and provides mixture Nagaland people by traditional dances performances,folk songs and Traditional arts.

Winter Festival


The famous Mount Abu winter festival take place during the last week of December, every year at at Mount Abu, Rajasthan. Winter Festival of Mount Abu is all about the beauty of hill,its people,culture and tradition. Its is one of the most popular festivals in Rajasthan and also display color of other nearby places and states Gujarat, Punjab and Haryana.

Bishnupur Festival


The most famous festival of West Bengal, Vishnupur Festival held at Bishnupur town of Bankura district in Bengal. Vishnupur Festival is a cultural classical program to display the Bengal’s rich musical tradition,silk sarees and heritage ancient temples. Bishnupur is well known for its unique kind of festival with snakes held during the holy month of Shravan or August.

Konark Festival


The famous Konark Dance Festival held Annually at backside of the beautiful Sun temples of Konark in Orissa. Konark Dance Festival is one of the most famous and major classical Indian dance and music performance festival in India.

Losar Festival


The Losar Festival is celebrate as the Tibetan New Year Festival in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Sikkim and across the different states of the country. Losar Festival is a Buddhist festival celebrated by Monpas tribes of Tawang and also by Tibetan Buddhists Worldwide.

Cochin Festival


The Cochin Carnival is another the major carnival of Kerala after Onam festival, held annually during the last week of December. Carnival of Cochin is one of the mega event of Kochi city take place at Kochi Fort to celebrated the Portuguese New Year. New year celebration is start from the Kochi Carnival where parade of decorated people is the major attraction.

Christmas Festival


Festival of Christmas is the most important festival of December month and celebrated in the different parts of India. Christmas is also known as bada din is the biggest festival of the Christians just like Eid for Muslims and Diwali for Hindu. Goa and Kerala are the two major states in India with majority of Christians and best place to celebrate Christmas day.

New Year Festival


New Year’s Day is the major occasions in India to celebrate the Gregorian calendar January 1 New Year. December 31 is the social, cultural,  religious and memorable day for everyone. India has its own days to celebrate its New year day as per lunar calendar,Majority of the Hindu New Year falls in the months of March and celebrated with different traditions across the all regions.

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  • Kalpita Chakrabostty says:

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