August galore- Indian festivals to look forward to

A competitive commemoration of Nehru's visit, featuring rhythmic, synchronized rowing of snake boats.

Nehru Boat Race

A majestic boating spectacle

Dates: August 12 Location:  Punnamada Backwaters, Alappuzha, Kerala

Independence Day

A nationwide celebration of liberation from British rule. The Red Fort in Delhi is where the real action takes place where a flag hoisting ceremony is held along with cultural programmes.

Celebrating India's triumph

Dates: August 15 Location: All across India

An 11-day Catholic pilgrimage with multilingual Holy Mass, attended by millions.

Velankanni Church Feast

A pilgrimage of faith and devotion

Dates:  August 29- September 8 Location: Velankanni, Tamil Nadu

Unique celebration honouring snakes, followed by Jhapan Mela, a tribal festival.

Nag Panchami

Serpent worship and rural revelry

Dates: 21 August Location: Rural parts of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala

Traditional songs, dances, and parades celebrating Goddess Teej, featuring women in vibrant green outfits.


Carnival of Rajasthani womanhood

Dates: 19th August Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan

An annual flag festival symbolizing historical property disputes, now featuring mock fights and parades.

Bonderam Festival

Commemorating disputes with a festive flair

Dates: 26th August  Location: Divar Island, Off the coast near Panjim, Goa

10-day harvest festival celebrating King Mahabali's homecoming, marked by vibrant decorations and a banquet.


Homecoming feast of harvest

Dates: 20th to 31st August Location: Kerala

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