Sep 04, 2008
Here is a list of festivals scheduled for September 2008, which can help you
to make travel plans for the month.
Ganesha Chathurthi. Celebrated in Maharashtra and parts of Karnataka,
Ganesha Chathurthi falls on 3rd Septembet. The procession of releasing Ganpathi
in water in Mumbai and Pune are famous events that draw large crowds.
Onam. Onam is celebrated all over Kerala in on September 12th.
According to onamfestival.org,
"Onam is the biggest festival in the Indian state of Kerala and marks the
homecoming of legendary King Mahabali. Carnival of Onam lasts for ten days and
brings out the best of Kerala culture and tradition. Intricately decorated
Pookalam, ambrosial Onasadya, breathtaking Snake Boat Race and exotic
Kaikottikali dance are some of the most remarkable features of Onam - the
harvest festival in Kerala. "
Navarati. Navaratri is one of the largest festivals to happen in
India. It begins on 30th September this year, and goes on for 10 days. Places to
watch celebrations are Gujarat, West Bengal and Karnataka.
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