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FAIRS AND FESTIVALS OF 0RISSA

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Name of Festival

Day & Month as Per Lunar Calender Date /Month Of Festivals (Approximate Date as Per English Calender) Activities During Festival

01

Dhaunu Yatra Eleven days preceding Pausa Purnima  24 December,06 to 3 January,07 Performance of mythological Performance  of  Lord Krishna Killing a Demon  Kamsa , Mostly celebrated ed in Western Orissa  in Sambalpur

02

Makar Mela Makar Sankranti

14 January.

 

03

Saraswati Puja Magha Sukla Pachami

23 January

Festival celebrated for Goddess Saraswati who is wife of lord Brahma goddess of Knowledge & Wisdom .

04

Adivasi Mela (Tribal Festival at Bhubaneswar) 26th to 31st january(Date Fixed)

26th to 31st January

It's an exhibition of all 62 tribal products and their life style of Orissa with a lot of evening tribal cultural Programme.

05

Khandagiri Mela One week from Magha Sukla Saptami.

25 -31 January

It's fair of Sadhus gathered from different part of India.

6

Joranda Mela Magha Sukla   Chaturdashi

31 January

It's a huge festival of a special cult of Hindus called Mahima Cult, Monks with small napkins and bark of tree and worshiping empty temple.

7

Kalinga Mahostav  

4th -5th February

It's festival of martial art of Orissa people memorizing battle of Kalinga by 3rd cen B C.

8

Shiva Ratri Falguna Krushna Chaturdashi

Celebrating of Birth Day of Lard Shiva, Specially a  very big festival for unmarried girls worshipping Lord shiva  expecting a good husband.

09

Dola and Holi Falguna Purnima and the day following

3 -4 March

Festival specially to worship Krishna and Radha and colour festival Holi to memorise the colour play between Radha & Krishna.

10

Tara Tarini Yatra 2nd and 3rd Tuesday of Chaitra

6 & 13 March

It's huge local gathering to worship two goddess Tara & tarini.

11

Ashoka Asthami Chaitra Sukla Asthami

26 March

Festival Celebrated for Chariot festival of Lord Lingaraj (Shiva) at Bhubaneswar.

12

Sri Rama Navami Chaitra Sukla Navami

26 March

Celebrating birthday of Lord Rama in all Important Temple of Lord Rama.

13

Jhamu Yatra Last Tues day of Chaitra

27th March

It's a mystic activity of people walking on fire to wordhip goddess.

14

Chaitra parab Chhau Festval Three days preceding Maha Bishuba Sankranti

12 -14 April

It's Tribal festival and it's also cultural festival for Chhau dance at North Orissa.

15

Chadak Mela Three days preceding Maha Bishuba Sankranti

12 -14 April

Chandaneswar (Dist-Balasore

16

Nrusimhanatha Mela Baisakha Sukla Chaturdashi

30th April

 

17

SitalSasthi Jyestha Sukla Sasthi

20th June

Performance of wedding between Lord Shiva & goddess parvati.

18th

Snana Yatra Jyestha Purnima

30th June

Bathing ceremony of Lord Jaganntha at Puri before 15days of Car Festival.

19

Raja Parab One day before and after Raja Sankranti

14 -16th June

It's festival to worship goddess of earth. it's big festival for unmarried girls for merry making.

20

Ratha Yatra Asadha Sukla Dwitiya

16th July

The most important festival of Lord Jagannath ,Puri when the god leave his temple with his brother & sister to another temple which is taken their birth place, At least 1 million we expect on this festival.

21

Jhulana Yatra Sraban Sukla Dasami to Purnami

23 - 28 August

It's festival of Lord Jagannath of Puri his entertainment on Swing with Radha.

22

Biwakarma Puja Kanya Sankranti

17th Sep

It's beg festival celebrated for god of construction.

23

Ganesh Puja Bhadrab Sukla Chaturthi

15 September

It's a big festival for Ganesh who is god of knowledge & wisdom and Son of Lord Shiva ,

24

Nua Khai Bhadrab Sukla Panchami

16th September

It's a celebration of consumption of new rice harvested from the land .

25

Durga Puja Aswina Sukla Saptami to Dasami

18th to 21st Oct

Most important festival of Hindus worshipping goddess Durga.

26

Gajalaxmi Puja Aswina Purnima

25 -31 October

Huge gathering for worshipping goddess laxmi , wife of Bishnu.

27

Mandei  

1st to 3rd Nov

It's Tribal festival

28

Deepavali Kartika Amabasya

9th Nov

It's festival celebrated the victory of Rama against Ravana the Demon King of sri lanka, This is a festival of Crackers.

29

Bada Osha Kartika Sukla Chaturdashi

23rd Nov

It's a very big festival which creates a big gathering in the temple worshiping lord Shiva.

30

Bali Yatra Kartika Purnima

24th Nov

This is exhibition cum shopping festival of local product of different part of Orissa memorizing the sea trade of Orissa  in old time.

31

Parab (Tribal festival at Koraput)  

16th 18th November (Fixed Date)

It's a tribal festival with full of tribal dance and Music.

32

Beach Festival  

23rd to 27th Nov

It''s dance festival with different classical and folkl dance of Orissa

33

Konark Dance festival  

1st to 5th Dec

It's also dance festival of classical and folk dance of Orissa.
Please ask us the exact date of festival before planning your tour Programme to see the concerned festival as most of the festival dates are based on local calendar and changes every year.
 

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