Posted by : Sandeep May 21, 2012
Like in other places all the festivals are celebrated in Chandigarh. The cultures of the city being lively and enthusiastic people wait for each festival with eagerness and celebrate all to enjoy. The festivals allow people to know each other and learn about other cultures. The chief festivals and fairs celebrated in Chandigarh are discussed here.
Baisakhi is the harvest festival of Punjab when people finished with their winter crop production try to pray relax and enjoy food, dance and music on 13Th April every year.
Extremely popular agricultural winter festival celebrated by the Punjabis. This is celebrated throughout Punjab and it's a thanks giving festival for abundant crops held on 13Th January every year. Fire is worshipped on this day. People enjoy by dancing and singing songs.
It is the festival of Arsenal celebrated in March when people dance and celebrate. Mock battles of sword and spear are fought, Competitions of poetry, music and wrestling are held.
is the women's dance festival of the Punjab region clebrates in the month of Sawan means in summer.
Dancing usually takes place on the bank of river or under big trees.The festival continues from the 3rd lunar day in the month of Sawan to the full moon day.
Other festivals are Gurpurab, Bhaiya Dooj (Tikka), Karwa Chauth, Dusshera & Diwali.