Which are the popular festivals and events hosted in Mumbai?
Posted on Dec 16, 2013 by sushma.yadav
Mumbai’s Cultural face-Its festivals and cultural events
Mumbai the city of flashing lights, fast cars has its subtle cultural side to. It is a home to many festivals and cultural festivals. So come and dive deep into this enchanting world of religious fervor, music, dance and movies.
The Hindu New year, it is welcomed in the month of March-April. The city wears a new and festive look. Prayers are offered in various temples. Gudi meaning a flag, is a colourful combination of green/yellow cloth adorned with zari; placed on the top of bamboo adorned with Neem leaves, mango leaves, silver/copper pot and red flowers. This beautiful flag can be seen fluttering on every window and terrace.
The most joyous festival of Mumbai, dedicated to Hindu God Ganesha. This festival comes around in the month of September .The city becomes alive for 10 days. You can enjoy the magnificence and gaiety of various Ganpati Pandals spread in every corner of this wonderful city.
MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL
This city of sparkling Mumbai movie stars also is a grand host to Mumbai Film Festival. If you are a movie buff, visit this city in February. You can enjoy a plethora of national and international movies, short films and documentaries.
Elephanta festival held at Elephanta island, 10 kms from Mumbai harbor is a treat for eyes and years. The tiny island reverberates with the sounds of music and dance under the cover of starry skies. Come and experience this festival in the months of Feb-March.
Banganaga Festival a two day musical festival. It is unique tribute to cultural heritage of this beautiful historical places , Banganga. This town has its strings attached to the story of Lord Rama and his devotees.
Be a part of this cultural heritage you will definitely love it.