Top 5 Fact on April Month Festivals in India

India is a country of amazing locations for tourists, travelers and an countless celebration with many festivals, events and fairs. Right from natural wonder, to traditional heritage, India has all in shelf for anyone. For the month of April, there are lot of calendar fests where one can engage in a mela. Here are the date, time and location of few of the festival events in the month of April

  • Tulip festival is conducted at Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir in the 1st 2-weeks of april mostly. The venue for celebration is Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, Srinagar, Kashmir. The spring season in kashmir makes the flowering of the tulip. The Tulip Festival gathers more viewers to this spot for feeling the mesmerizing colors all around here. The festival itself has cultural events, selling of local handicrafts and Kashmiri folk songs. Only thing is to check on the exact date of program as it may get rotated year after year. Enjoy the Kashmiri Cuisine, while here.
  • The Aoling Festival of the Konyak Tribe comes during the April month starting 1st to end on 6th april annually. It is observed here at Mon, Nagaland denoting the onset of spring that means a new year for the Konyak tribe. At this festival one can find cultural dances, fashion costumes, meal, music, drinks, animal sacrifices for 2 days and 2 nights. At the remotest and terrain place celebrate the festival with no words to say.
  • Mahavirji fair is always full of Celebrations and decorations falls on 2nd April to 9th April at a place called Shri Mahavirji Temple of Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan. Here the temple Shri Mahavirji is the amalgamation of the olden and latest forms of Jain architecture. Travelers usually come to this place in the month of April when Lord Mahavir Jayanti festival is observed. In this festival where one celebrates with great rejoice and thus it is the right time to visit the shrine.
  • Kasauli Rhythm & Blues Festival is held from 14-16 April (but varies) at Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh. One of india’s music event is conducted in the terrain hills of Kasauli. Play here the musical concoction of Blues, Pop, Funk, Jazz, Rock, Electro Rock & Fusion. This event is organized to generate revenue that would aid the underprivileged kids who suffer from different health hazards.
  • Chitra Vichitra Fair is Dance festival observed on April 11 at Gunbhakhari, Sabarkantha Dist., Gujarat. It is a rustic, rural, & colorful fair finds many Adivasis and people from other castes adoring in beautifully colored clothes. There are lot of food shops and handicrafts stalls for the visitors to buy.

Other local festivals in the month of April

1 Sunday Vaishakha Begins, Bank’s Holiday, Easter
3 Tuesday Sankashti Chaturthi
8 Sunday Kalashtami
12 Thursday Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti
13 Friday Pradosh Vrat
14 Saturday Masik Shivaratri, Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi, Puthandu, Ambedkar Jayanti
15 Sunday Darsha Amavasya, Vishu Kani, Pohela Boishakh
16 Monday Vaishakha Amavasya, Somvati Amavas
17 Tuesday Chandra Darshan
18 Wednesday Parashurama Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya, Varshitap Parana, Matangi Jayanti, Masik Karthigai
19 Thursday Vinayaka Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat
20 Friday Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti
21 Saturday Skanda Sashti, Ramanuja Jayanti
22 Sunday Bhanu Saptami, Ganga Saptami
23 Monday Masik Durgashtami, Bagalamukhi Jayanti
24 Tuesday Sita Navami
25 Wednesday Mahavir Swami Kevalagyan
26 Thursday Mohini Ekadashi, Parashurama Dwadashi, Thrissur Pooram
27 Friday Pradosh Vrat
28 Saturday Narasimha Jayanti, Chhinnamasta Jayanti
29 Sunday Kurma Jayanti, Purnima Upavas
30 Monday Vaishakha Purnima, Buddha Purnima, Chitra Pournami



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