Indian festivals speak
of India's rich cultural and traditional background. The colorful festivals
are an integral part of every Indians. The festivals play an important
part in promoting the traditional handicrafts and tourism of India. The
rich cultural heritage of India attracts the Western world during the celebration
of important festivals like Onam, Holi, Durga Puja and many more. Every
region celebrates their festival according to their regional customs and
rituals. The commonness in all the celebration is that it celebrates humanity.
Some of the common rituals, which are followed in most of the festivals,
are processions in the streets, decoration of homes and sacred places such
as temples and traditional and folk song and dance performances. Most religious
festivals have elaborate prayers, traditions, customs and rituals attached
to them. The elaborate celebration and the multitude of festivals in India,
each with their own unique legends and significances often awe the foreigners
who come to visit India.
Fairs & Festivals