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.
The Pattadakkal Dance Festival is an annual dance festival, which is held annually in the month of January or February to celebrate the magnificence of the temples at Pattadakal. Pattadakal Dance Festival is a must to watch event for all admirers of dance and music, especially for those who share a love for Indian Classical dance and music.
Vaikuntha Ekadashi “Door To Paradise” is one of the major and important festival celebrated during the Tamil month of Margazhi in every Vishnu temples, especially in South India. During this auspicious days the South Indian temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu wears a festive look and more than thousands of people from all corners of the country and beyond visit these temples to get the blessings of Lord Vishnu.
From fabulous New Year party destinations to exotic scenic locations, South India is sure to excite you with unforgettable surprises. We have picked up some of the best places in South India for you to bid goodbye to 2019 with a bang and kick start 2020 with bliss and ecstasy.