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Festivals and events in April 2014

Posted on Mar 27, 2014 by rohit.mahajan.52 | India | 0 Comments

1. Godwar Festival

If you’re looking forward to the traditional Rajasthani folk dance and music performances, besides a vast array of activities like Bullock cart rides, horse racing, turban tying, and wildlife safaris, then you must be a part of the Godwar Festival. This is held at Ranakpur, which is at a distance of one hour from Udaipur. Ranakpur is well known for the Jain temples. The festival will be held from March 30-April 1, 2014.

2. Baisakhi

Baisakhi is the harvest festival, and also considered to be the Punjabi New Year. It is also believed to be the day of commencement of the Khalsa community. People celebrate this festival with a lot of joy, zeal, dance and folk music. This is held on the 13th and 14th of April every year

3. The Aoling Festival of the Konyak Tribe

This is the festival primarily of the Konyak tribe, who after sowing the seeds every year, celebrate the Aoling festival and they mark the beginning of the spring season as well as New Year. The festival is held from the 1st of April to the 6th, in the Mon district of Nagaland in North East India.

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4. Tulip Festival

The Tulip festival is held in the Spring season by the Tulip Festival in Srinagar.  This is considered to be the largest Tulip garden in Asia. The festival will be held in the first two weeks of April each year.

5. Gangaur Festival

Gangaur is a very important festival of Rajasthan. The ladies pray to goddess Gauri. One can see ladies carrying colorful processions of goddess Gauri decorated jewellery. The festival will be held on the 2nd and 3rd of April, in the entire state of Rajasthan.

6. Mewar Festival

The festival of Mewar is the onset of the spring season. During this festival images of goddess Gauri are transferred onto boats while singing and celebrating on banks of Lake Pichola in Udaipur.  The festival will be celebrated from the 2nd of April till the 14th, in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan.

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7. Ram Navami

Ram Navami is known as the birthday of Lord Rama.  In a lot many states a procession is carried out in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh, in Andhra Pradesh, the Bhadrachalam and Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu. This will be celebrated on the 8th April, 2014.

8. Arattupuzha Pooram

Arattupuzha Pooram is the oldest temple festivals in Kerala and also yet another Kerala temple, which largely features the large elephant pageant and almost 60 elephants participate in this all adorned with brightly colored silk parasols.  This is held on the April 11, 2014, within the Arattupuzha Temple, in the Thrissur district of Kerala.

9.Attuvela Mahotsavam

The Attuvela Mahotsavam is actually a water carnival. One can see processions of well lit canoes which carry huge temple imitations through the water and proceed towards the temple. The carnival will be held on the 1st of April, 2014 in Elankavu Sree Bhagavathy Temple, Vadayar in the Kottayam District, Kerala.

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