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10 Indian Festivals That Have Achieved Global Status

Festivals and Celebrations make India a fascinating Country. The celebrations of various festivals of different cultures and traditions, get  people together to bring to gather the new prospects

These festivals are not just about cultures, there are about art, history and many more factors. india is known for the importance given to festivals, calling people from all over the world to come and celebrate the  country of festivals.

Here are a few festivals popular around the globe or festivals which call people from all over the world

Maha Kumbh Mela
22 April – 21 May 2016

Hindu devotees walk across pontoon bridges to take a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati River, during the Maha Kumbh festival, in Allahabad, India , Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. Millions of devout Hindus and thousands of Hindu holy men are expected to take a dip at Sangam on Sunday, the most auspicious day according to the alignment of stars, for the entire duration of Maha Kumbh festival, which lasts for 55 days.  (AP Photo /Manish Swarup)
Hindu devotees walk across pontoon bridges to take a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati River, during the Maha Kumbh festival, in Allahabad, India , Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. Millions of devout Hindus and thousands of Hindu holy men are expected to take a dip at Sangam on Sunday, the most auspicious day according to the alignment of stars, for the entire duration of Maha Kumbh festival, which lasts for 55 days. (AP Photo /Manish Swarup)

Over 100 million people gather here to worship Lord Shiva and the sacred river Ganga, at Maha Kumbh Mela festival witnessed in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.. Known as the “Largest peaceful gathering In the World” and brings together people from all walks of life.

Jaipur Literature Festival
21st – 25th January 2016

Jaipur Literature Festival

The largest free literary festival on earth, Jaipur Literature Festival happens in the state of Rajasthan. Literary geniuses gather to share their knowledge and wisdom at the festival, attracting Many students to this festival and it is the paradise for literary lovers.

Kala Ghoda Arts festival

6th ­- 14th February 2016

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Festival of art, color, drama and entertainment, Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Artists from all over the world gather to celebrate art. The paradise for Art lovers.

Bacardi NH7 Weekender
Last 3 Months of the Year

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Bacardi NH7 Weekender started in the year 2010 in Pune. Later happening at different places around India. The huge number of youth are attracted to the Festival. They join together to sing, dance and have fun. Weekender is witnessed in Pune, New Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata and Shillong.

Sunburn Festival

27th – 30th December 2015

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The first Sunburn Festival was in the year 2007 and is Asia’s biggest Electronic Dance Festival that happens for 3 days in Goa. Groups from all over the country gathers here in Goa for this festival.

Mumbai Film Festival
October – November

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Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI) Organises the Mumbai Film Festival, since the year 1997. The 17th edition of International Film Festival hosted guests from all around the world to celebrated the spirit of films.

Sula Fest

6th – 7th February 2016

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India’s first and most awaited World Music Festival, Sula Fest that takes place in Nashik at the Sula Estate. Unlike any other music and dance festivals, Sula Fest hosts people in the 250 camps that are set up just next to the amphitheater.

Mahindra Blues

13th – 14th February 2016

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Mahindra blues fest is Asia’s largest and finest Blues festival that brings together some of the best Blues musicians at the most celebrated Mehboob Studios in Mumbai, started in the year 2007. Some of the best performers here included Buddy Guy.

Pushkar International Balloon Festival

November 2016

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A 4-day extravaganza in the city of Pushkar, Rajasthan, The Pushkar International Balloon Festival. it is a Annual Hot Air Ballooning festival is inspired from similar festivals. It invites hot air balloons from America, Europe and Asia to splash colors in the skies of Pushkar.

Ragasthan
11th – 14th February 2016

Ragasthan

The first Indian Folk and Fusion Music, Ragasthan Festivals in the country. The music festival can be witnessed in the middle of the desert of Jodhpur. The night comes alive with the music, dance and bon fires.

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