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Title of the Project : “A case study of Indian Fair&Festivals”
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India is the land of various cultures and traditions in which people celebrate different fairs and festivals, because of this India is also know as land of festivity. Festivals of India reflect richness of the culture, vitality and life-style of its people. Vibrant colors, music and festivity make the country come alive throughout the year. All the religious and cultural fairs of India have added to the tourism projection for India. The Indian fairs and festivals are a fantastic statement on country's diversity and multi cultural character. Tours of India can never be complete without being a part of its colorful fairs and festivals. Indian never wants to miss the opportunity to celebrate fairs and festivals. For making the holidays special, the most of tourists come in India and celebrate fairs and festivals.
Celebrations of fairs and festivals in India are awaited events over the year. These are celebrated by gay abandon by people of India. In each part of India (East, West, North or the South) every person gets a chance to enjoy and join the festivity of all month as a festival or a fair while these are cultural or religious.
In India all the Fairs and Festivals are characterized by color, cheerfulness, enthusiasm, prayers and rituals. Some festivals are celebrated according to the lunar calendar. Some of the festivals greet seasons of the year, the harvest, the rains, or the full moon. Most of the festivals are common in various parts of India. These festivals may be called by different names in various parts of the country or celebrated in a different manner.
Among all of fairs and festivals each are celebrated for rituals prayer, seeking blessings, exchanging goodwill, beautify houses, wearing new cloths, music, dance and feasting.
In India every person of any region and every religion has something to celebrate. In India many festivals are celebrated, some of them are as: Holi, Diwali, Dussehra, Navaratri etc.
Indian Festivals, celebrated by varied cultures and through their special rituals, add to the colours of the Indian Heritage. Some festivals welcome the seasons of the year, the harvest, the rains, or the full moon. Others celebrate religious occasions, the birthdays of divine beings, saints, and gurus (revered teachers), or the advent of the New Year. A number of these festivals are common to most parts of India. However, they may be called by different names in various parts of the country or may be celebrated in a different fashion.
Many festivals celebrate the various harvests; commemorate great historical figures and events, while many express devotion to the deities of different religions.
Every celebration is centered around the rituals of prayer, seeking blessings, exchanging goodwill, decorating houses, wearing new clothes, music, dance and feasting.
In India every region and every religion has something to celebrate. The festivals reflect the vigour and life-style of its people. Vibrant colours, music and festivity make the country come alive throughout the year.
The emphasis laid on the different festivals differs in different parts of the country. For instance, Navaratri is celebrated with maximum fervour in West Bengal as compared to that in other parts of the country. Holi is celebrated with gusto in the north, and although it is also observed in the western and eastern parts of India, in the south it is almost unknown. There are also a few regional festivals like Pongal in Tamil Nadu; Onam in Kerala and the various other temple festivals devoted to the specific patron Gods and Goddesses of the temples, which are celebrated exclusively in those areas, which may be limited to one or a few villages. This galaxy of festivals that exist do contribute in inter-spicing Indian life with gaiety and colour as also in giving the country the distinction of having the maximum number of holidays.
The portal for Festivals of India, www.FestivalsofIndia.in, is the stage drafted to endow the browser with rituals, traditions, legends held behind different festivals, vis-à-vis providing an interactive media to seek the suggestions, guidance and knowledge of our viewers. The portal has a month-wise listing of different festivals celebrated throughout India with great enthusiasm, from January to December schedule of all the festivals.
Pan India Internet Pvt. Ltd. has taken the initiative to provide www.FestivalsofIndia.in as one interactive platform that could open the door to the vivid festivals of India, providing the detailed information regarding the rituals, traditions and legends of the festivals.