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…
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 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.
The Festival of Lights, Diwali is undoubtedly one of the most awaited festival for most Indians which is celebrated all over India with great enjoyment and excitement. Make this Diwali special for you and your loved ones by exploring some of the incredible destinations in South India with our holiday packages.
The Festival of Lights, Diwali or Deepavali is the much-awaited festival for everyone, right from children to the grownups and It’s an occasion for prosperity and family togetherness. Check out these diverse destinations and ways to celebrate Diwali for a memorable time. Make this Diwali Special for you by South Tourism’s amazing Diwali tour packages at affordable prices and wishes you and your family A Very Happy Diwali!