It is not for nothing that India is known as the melting pot of cultures. It has 7 religions, 3,000 castes, and 25,000 sub-castes, but its unity in diversity is its beauty and that is why over 100 festivals are celebrated in the nation.
So, as we have already entered the month of February, we are here with a list of events and festivals in India this month. Take a look at it so that you can plan your month accordingly.
This month seems to be quite eventful as several dos will ensure fun throughout Feb. While some of the events have already begun, some are yet to kick-start.
One of the most popular fairs of India, held in Surajkund, Haryana, is one place where you can witness the essence of Indian culture in its full glory. This year is witnessing 34th Surajkund Crafts Mela. The do started on February 1 and will continue through February 16. SCM is noted among tourists from different parts of the world who love and appreciate Indian handlooms, handicrafts and, desi food.
Celebrated in Magh, a Hindu month, this event is a double treat for the tourists as this super-interesting festival is celebrated in the Thar Desert which is, with unique terrain, one of the largest deserts of the world. The festival is slated to begin from February 7 and will continue until February 9. It was envisioned in order to introduce the world to the colourful culture of Rajasthan.
Accepted as one of the finest and largest Blues phenomena in Asia, this do is held in Mumbai. The event brings together the best blues musicians from the entire globe under one roof for a couple of days. In 2020, the event would be held between 8 and 9 February. If the latest reports are anything to go by, a lot of international artists will set your mood right this year at Mahindra Blues Festival.
This festival is as amazing as the Elephanta Caves in Gharapuri, Elephanta Island. Organized by the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation aka MTDC, it includes contemporary and classical music and dance performances. The highlights of this event are illuminated Mahesh murti and the local market of this area. The food is also totally drool-worthy.
Sufi music is undeniably soul-relaxing and if you have a thing for it then this event is where you belong. Being held from February 14 to 15 at Mehrangarh Fort this year, several artists from all over India, gather here, making the venue nothing short of paradise for Sufi song lovers. Renowned singers like Kurdish Sufi Qaderi, Rura, Irfan Tuqfail, and Madan Gopal Singh have performed in the past in this do.