India is a land of colours and celebrations. Festivals in India means opportunities to have fun, to celebrate our traditions, to feast on some home-made delicacies and to enjoy with your loved ones. And with the month of March in full throttle, we have the warm sun and cool breeze setting the perfect mood to revive our festive spirits. What more are you waiting for, this month already has given you enough excuses to make you step out of your mundane lives and to set you free! Get going already!
Here is the list of the places to visit in March in India.
Shigmo Festival, Goa
If you want to experience the true spirit of Goan culture than you should definitely be attending the 14 days long Shigmo Festival. This vibrant festival of Goa that is celebrated to bid adieu to winters and welcome spring is an event of great zeal and fervour in the state. At this occasion, the streets of Goa come alive with splendid dance performances and colourful parades. The elaborately carried out float parades that depict scenes from the regional mythology are the main attractions.
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Jaipur Elephant Festival, Rajasthan
If you have never seen an elephant adorned in colourful clothes and heavy silver ornaments, then you should consider attending the Jaipur Elephant Festival 2019. People from all over the country head over to pink city to witness this unusual event where the elephants painted in bright colours, embellished in heavy jewellery, and decorated in beautiful rugs enter the premises to the sound of nagadas. Elephant Polo, the tug-of-war between elephants and the elephant race are the main attraction of this event.
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Festivities of March are incomplete without the mention of Holi. This bright and vibrant festival which involves playing with colours and devouring on delicacies like Gujiya and a tall glass of thandai is celebrated with great fanfare. Although Holi is celebrated with the same zeal and enthusiasm all over the country, the celebrations of Vrindavan have a different appeal. Here, Holi is celebrated over a span of one week with flowers.
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Chettikulangara Bharani, Kerala
This stunning festival that is celebrated in the month of Kumbham (February-March) in Kerala is an event of music, dance, gala performances, and fireworks. This event which is an occasion of merriment and makes Kerala one the best places to visit in March in India is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. The prime attraction of this festival is Kettukazcha, a 90-100 feet tall giant structure adorned with clothes, flowers and ornaments.
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Thirunakkara Arattu Festival, Kerala
This 10 days long popular festival in Kerala is one the most stunning festival celebrated in March. On this occasion, a gala rally of elephants is organized to the beats of drums, and the local dance performances like Mayilattom, the peacock dance and all day long Kathakali dance performances are also organized.
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