Begins on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivarathri, the spectacular Natyanjali Dance Festival is remarkable for its serenity and uniqueness of the devotion of the dancers dedicating their ‘Dance’ (Natya) as ‘Offering’ (Anjali) to the Lord of Dance, Lord Nataraja. This year the Natyanjali Dance Festival will be held from 19th February 2020 to 23rd February 2020 at the famous Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram.
Maha Shivratri Festival is of great significance for the worshippers of Lord Shiva. It is widely celebrated all across India and Nepal. South India which is home to a countless number of Shiva Temples celebrates Maha Shivratri Festival with extreme enthusiasm and great religious fervor. The Shiva Temples in South India are beautifully decorated with lights and flowers during Maha Shivratri and devotees from all over the world come to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva at these temples during the festival. This year Maha Sivaratri falls on February 21, 2020.
Thaipusam or Thaipoosam is one of the major festival mostly celebrated by the Tamil people on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai (January/February), usually coinciding with Pushya star, known as Poosam in Tamil. In this blog, you may get to know some of the rare and interesting facts about Thaipoosam, Lord Muruga, festival dates and some of the best places to visit during Thaipusam. So continue reading…
Mark your calendar now and plan a trip to Madurai to witness the grand Float Festival in 2020. Madurai Float Festival is one of the grandest festivals of South India, which is observed every year on the full moon night of the Tamil month, Thai, which falls between mid-January and mid-February. Madurai Float Festival is one of the most remarkable festivals of Madurai, celebrated with lights, lamps, fireworks, and richness of culture and traditions.
Sammakka Saralamma Jatara or Medaram Jatara is a tribal festival of honoring goddesses, celebrated every two years in Medaram, a remote hamlet in Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary, a part of Dandakaranya forest range in the state of Telangana.
A classical extravaganza of Indian dance forms, music, art, food and history, the famous Nishagandhi Dance Festival weaves a wonderful week of entertainment and enlightenment. The Annual Nishagandhi Dance Festival 2020 will be held from 20th January till 26th January at the Nishagandhi Auditorium of the famous Kanakakunnu Palace at Thiruvananthapuram.
Araku Balloon Festival is a 3-day International Hot-Air Balloon Festival organized by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism every year in the month of January at the most scenic Araku Valley, nestled in the Eastern Ghats Range. This year, the third edition of the Araku Balloon Festival is scheduled from 17th January 2020 to 19th January 2020.
Pongal Festival in Tamil Nadu is the major festival of Tamil Nadu and also the Harvest Festival of Tamilnadu, dedicated to Sun God, thanking him for the agricultural abundance and is celebrated with great religious fervor. This is a four-day festival that usually commences January every year during the month January. This festival days is considered as an auspicious occasion to start new ventures.
Come and experience the grandest &finest musical fest in Tamil Nadu the 173rd Thyagaraja Aradhana Music Festival in Thiruvaiyaru, Tamil Nadu on January 15, 2020. Plan a visit to be a part of the 173rd Thyagaraja Aaradhana in Thiruvaiyaru near Tanjore and get yourself soaked in the mystic power of music.
The Arudhra Darisanam or the Thiruvathirai vrata is one of the major festivals in all Shiva temples celebrated annually during the day of Makaram-Thiruvadhirai star in the Tamil month of Margazhi. The Arudhra Dharisanam is celebrated in a grand manner in 5 Sabhas of Lord Shiva in Tamilnadu. This auspicious day usually falls between the months of December and January and this year 2020, the Arudhra Dharshan is going to be celebrated on 10th January 2020.