Top Ten Facts of May Month Festivals

When the month of may nears in India, it is Ecstatic, tumultuous, paradisaical everywhere. Unlike the normal frenzy that you are a section of to eliminate the heat once the examinations completed. Mostly, there won’t be much festivals in this calendar month with exception to few to have one busy. The best music, dance & cultures are on offer, getting out glimpses of this country’s diversity. Here a few of the fantastic festivals in may month.

  • International Flower Festival is held full during the month of may from beginning to end of the month at Governor’s residence, Gangtok, Sikkim. All are fun filled activities, the beauty of flowers and few general knowledge on plantations. Several plants of orchids, roses, trees, gladioli, cacti, ferns, alpine, creepers, climbers, are show in the event. A big range of regional delicacies for your delicacies are too presided. For the ones who adore adventure go enjoy the river rafting. During this sikkim flower festival take the Yak Safari.
  • The Summer Festival of india is a two-day event happens at Mount abu get live here mountabu.nic.in/sumfest.htm. This is an annual festival held in may month on the day of buddha purnima to observe the warmth and cheers of the hilly people. Rajasthan Tourism, Municipal Board of Mt. Abu and District Administration jointly conduct this event starting with a ceremonial procession from RTDC Hotel Shikhar. There are folk performances of Rajasthan & Gujarat. The 2nd and 3rd day are more keen as they bring out the adventurer in each tourist. Skating race, horse race, boat race, tug of war & panihari matka race, CRPF band show, and Deepdan make the festival a big success.
  • Buddha Poornima of Sarnath occurs from 21st to 22nd may every year. This place is a significant landmark of the Indian Buddhist circle. Sarnath hosts a wonderful event and is house to a public procession of Buddhist relics. A big number of Buddhists are found arriving to Sarnath for the fair. Besides Sarnath, almost each other Buddhist capital observes Buddh Poornima with great fervor.
  • Ooty Summer Festival commences from second to third week every year held at Ooty, Tamil Nadu. The district of nilgiris brings fresh air in summer with scenic beauty and relaxation. Annual flower show to displays the beautiful floral arrangements, vegetable carvings, flower rangoli. Besides this, rose show, fruit show, vegetable show, dog show, spice show, and boat race and boat pageantry are also conducted. The dates for nilgiris festivals keeps changing do confirm before departing.
  • Ganga Dussehra is a festival celebration falls on 14th June at anywhere on the river bank of ganges. As per the legends, Ganga’s start occurred during this date, and it came down flowing. Thus to prevent her fury, Lord Shiva lift her on his matted locks, and from those matted locks, Ganga streamed to planet Earth in 7 streams. One of the truly auspicious day, and devotees arrive to cities such as Varanasi, Haridwar & Rishikesh to take dip in the holy waters. In place of Haridwar at twilight, ‘artis’ are done and a big number of people go into meditation on the river banks.

Other May month festivals in India

Date Day Event
1 Tuesday Jyeshtha Begins, Narada Jayanti
3 Thursday Sankashti Chaturthi
4 Friday Agni Nakshatram Begins
7 Monday Kalashtami, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
9 Wednesday Tagore Jayanti Bengal
10 Thursday Hanuman Jayanti Telugu
11 Friday Apara Ekadashi
13 Sunday Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
15 Tuesday Jyeshtha Amavasya, Darsha-Bhavuka Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat, Vrishabha Sankranti, Masik Karthigai
16 Wednesday Adhik Maas Begins, Chandra Darshan
17 Thursday Rohini Vrat
18 Friday Vinayaka Chaturthi
20 Sunday Skanda Sashti
22 Tuesday Masik Durgashtami
24 Thursday Ganga Dussehra
25 Friday Padmini Ekadashi
26 Saturday Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
28 Monday Agni Nakshatram Ends, Vaikasi Visakam
29 Tuesday Jyeshtha Purnima, Purnima Upavas



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