The story of this festival belongs to the day when Pondicherry got independent as in when India got its independence which is on 15th August. It is a celebration worth being a part of. This small place has its own story to tell. Everything here is different and astonishing be it the history, the heritage, the art, the traditions, everything has its own ethnicity and that's what is worth watching. Independence is a big day for all, and it is celebrated with the same pride, joy and respect towards the place. The territory is in complete mode of fun and fervor on the day and thus people from all around the country visit here at the time of festival to experience and join in the merriment.
This fete is celebrated for three days with a lot of singing, dancing, performances, competitions and more.
There are many exhibitions as well which take place to celebrate the liberation of the territory from any dominance of any foreign culture.
Pondicherry is well-connected to all major cities of India via air, rail or road. The nearest railway station to Pondicherry is Villupuram which is about 35 kms from there. Chennai is the nearest international airport connected to all other cities.
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15 August 2019 - 17 August 2019
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