Which are the popular festivals and events in Pune?
Posted on Dec 16, 2013 by sushma.yadav
The epithet Cultural Capital of Pune really is a befitting name given to Pune. Pune celebrates all its festivals with great religious fervor and Gaiety. It is also host to many cultural events throughout the year. Any time of the year, if you visit this city; you will definitely experience the pleasure of attending some or the other festival/event. It would be a good idea to know some of the popular festival and events of this wonderful city:
This is a wonderful festival dedicated to Lord Ganesha can be experienced somewhere around the month of September. The whole city becomes a part of the spirituality and gaiety associated with this festival over a period of 10 days. You can visit the beautifully decorated pandals spread all over the city. Participate in the immersion of Ganesha idols, which can be thrilling experience in itself.
This festival is in the honour of GodessChaturshringi, who is also considered the reigning deity of Pune. Every year at the foothills of Goddess’s temple a fair is held, at the time of Navratri. Devotees from Pune and other places throng here to worship the goddess.
SawaiGandharav music Festival:
This music festival is hosted by this city around the month of December for a period of three days. You can enjoy the Hindustani and Carnatic forms of Classical music.
Pune Film Festival:
If you are a movie buff,then visit this city around Jan. This festival will really thrill you. You can feast on all kinds of national, international and regional movies.
Osho Festival :
For Osho followers and those of whom who are spiritually inclined, the Osho festival held around November is a must visit.
So what are you waiting for? Come and be part of this extravaganza.