Festivals In January In India 2019, our country is a country that celebrates every little moment with full zeal. If anyone wishes to witness the rich diversity or overflowing enthusiasm, the January festivals in India offer the perfect show. By highlighting popular music, dance and traditions, these create an attractive opportunity to witness the best of the vibrant beauty of the country.
Here are the list of most famous festivals in January are:
On January 13, 2019, women who celebrate lohri in India known by different names, this is one of the most famous festivals in January in India. It means the end of the cold winter and the arrival of warmer days along with the start of the harvest season. Bonfires, music and good food are the highlights of this festivity.
2. Republic Day
On January 26, 2019, one of the most important national festivals in India, Republic Day is celebrated every year to recognize the Constitution of India, which was founded in 1950. The spectacular Day of the Republic parade that goes towards the Rajpath central avenue, and presents the three divisions of the armed forces (Army, Navy and Air Force) are a sight worth seeing.
3. Vasant Panchami
February 10, 2019, this festival is one of the best ways to welcome the spring season in North India. From worshiping the goddess Saraswati to wearing colorful clothes like a bright yellow hue, it’s worth watching all about Vasant Panchami.
From January 15 to 16, 2019, celebrated in the south, Pongal is one of the main festivals in January in India, which is equivalent to Thanksgiving Day. Making rangolis (kolam), cooking the Pongal dish, which is made with boiled milk and rice, meeting with the family and dancing are some of the reasons why you should be part of this festive occasion.
5. Rann Utsav
November 1, 2018, if there is one thing that multiplies the beauty of Rann de Kutch, it is this desert festival. It reflects the culture and heritage of the region in its best expression through folk dances, music, adventure sports, handicrafts and food stalls, which makes it worthwhile to experience them first-hand. While you are here, you can enjoy both luxury and comfort by staying in the tents installed on the strip for tourists.
6. Jaipur Literature Festival
From January 24 to 28, 2019, if you are a lover of literature, this popular annual festival is just for you. It not only celebrates the work of the great writers, but also of them. Also called JLF or Jaipur Lit Fest, it is one of the most important festivals in January in India, which is also an important literary event in Asia. Are you planning to be a part of this festival, you can travel via train and stay in comfort of the Palace on Wheels train cabins.
7. Jaisalmer Desert Festival
Jaisalmer Desert festival is from February 17 to 19, 2019, this is another exquisite desert festival in Rajasthan that fills the city with magic. While the fantastically dressed locals show up and take part in the turban tie competition and mustache competition, there are camel races, polo matches, acrobats, puppets and jugglers that keep tourists entertained.