Top Five Facts of June Festivals in India

Top Five Facts of June Festivals in India

This is that month which heralds more anticipations, even the epitome of change up on spell of striking heat in the indian plains. June month stores good for travel lovers to tie their bags and move on their shoes. With the covering clouds flow over the plateaus, different parts of the country ready to invite the alteration in their own custom method, that lends this month a nonpareil trait of cultural diversity when it is time of festivals observed during this thirdy-day period.

  • Sindhu Darshan Festival is a celebration from 1st to 3rd June for full three days across River Sindhu (Indus), Shey Manla, Leh, Ladakh. This one appreciates the diverse tradition of India. The main spot of the festivities is the dipping of earthen pots full of water drawn from different rivers across the nation into the Sindhu waters, thus showing the mixing of cultural hues at the place. A mega reception ceremony is conducted for the whole coterie of participants, thereafter by performances from the local folk peoples. The song and the delicious food catered at the destination is enthralling to the tastes.
  • Shimla Summer Festival is held for one full week of June month here in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. At this time, the state of himachal pradesh steers up to say goodbye to the summer season in a way that greets for a tourist’s delight. People across the country come to this place to escape the heat of the hell in their way. The whole path of the Ridge road in Shimla brings alive with a parade of colors and a flurry of events such as fashion shows, flower displays, a adventurous sporting event for kids and adults alike and a photography contest, amongst others. The best part of the festival is promotional showcasing the folk culture of the place. The regional receipe is ofcourse the top one would so far have your hands over.
  • Dharamsala Film Festival is conducted from 11th-13th June of every calendar year is a celebration of creativity and uniqueness. The temperature soars everywhere in India in this month while the Dharamsala Film Festival is a perfect refuge for all who love Art. Besides celebrating consciousness for creation, DFF will guarantee to observe Women Empowerment by highlighting movies that explore it.
  • Saga Dawa of Gangtok, Sikkim is organized on 15th of June. The serene hills of Kanchenjunga stand as the backdrop to the most significant festival of Mahayana Buddhists observed in the hills. The silent city of the state boils in a frenzy of colors, as the 3 most remembering events of Buddha’s life (Birth, death and the attainment of Nirvana) are observed amidst a complete fanfare. Religious ceremonies are staged and the pall of spirituality goes dense in the atmosphere. The remoteness of the place aids allay the frenzied thorns taken up by the plains heat.
  • Ladakh International Film Festival or LIFF is annual fair held during the third week of june month in Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir and whose official website is http://liff.in/. One of the big film festival held at the highest altitude in the globe of about 11,000 feet from the plains. Ladakh International Film Festival shows an almost utopic style of life for the cinema buffs with enthralling artistic movies broadcasted in the presence of a host of luminaries. The behind theme of the festival is biodiversity conservation and the extinction of endangered species. The dates sometimes change so always assure well before scheduling a trip.

Other important festivals in June Month

Day Date Festival
2 Saturday Sankashti Chaturthi
6 Wednesday Kalashtami
10 Sunday Parama Ekadashi
11 Monday Pradosh Vrat
12 Tuesday Masik Shivaratri, Masik Karthigai
13 Wednesday Jyeshtha Amavasya, Darsha Amavasya, Adhik Maas Ends, Rohini Vrat
15 Friday Chandra Darshan, Mithuna Sankranti, Jamat Ul-Vida, Eid al-Fitr, Ramadan
16 Saturday Maharana Pratap Jayanti
17 Sunday Vinayaka Chaturthi
18 Monday Skanda Sashti
20 Wednesday Masik Durgashtami, Dhumavati Jayanti
21 Thursday Mahesh Navami, Longest Day of Year
23 Saturday Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi
24 Sunday Ramalakshmana Dwadashi
25 Monday Pradosh Vrat
27 Wednesday Vat Purnima Vrat, Purnima Upavas
28 Thursday Jyeshtha Purnima, Kabirdas Jayanti
29 Friday Ashadha Begins



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