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Popular Indian Festivals In February

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The month of February is more than just the month of love. Unknown to many, there are many wonderful and exciting festivals that February has to offer.

To begin, the India Heritage Walk Festival is a month-long festival that you can enjoy. Offering more than 80 curated walks in several cities across the country, this walk explores the different aspects of the country.

Do you fancy a camel ride or fascinated by the long moustaches that Rajasthani men sport? Well, the Jaisalmer Desert Festival is the best place  to be. They even have the entertaining turban-tying competition so not only you, but even children are guaranteed a blast of a time.

Down south, the Deccan Festival is one festival that showcase the various art and culture of the Deccan region. During this festival, ghazals and qawwalis shows are a standout feature.

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Khajuraho Dance Festival

The Khajuraho Dance Festival is celebrated to mark the transition of seasons from winter to spring. A week long extravaganza from 20-26 February, you can witness the most brilliant and colourful dance forms of India during this period.

Taj Mahotsav

The Taj festival, which begins from 18-27 February seeks to exhibit the grandeur and magnificence of the Mughal era. It is held near the eastern gate of one of the famous wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal.

Brij Festival

Held in the city of Bharatpur in Rajasthan, the Brij Festival that is associated with colour, song and dance. Raslila dance is the iconic celebration of this festival. It happens from 25-26 February.

Deccan Festival

Held in the city of Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, the Deccan festival seeks to boost the tourism in the region. It aims to showcase the various beautiful art, culture and culinary delights of the Deccan region.

Desert Festival

Held from 17-19 February, the Jaisalmer Desert Festival hosts many interesting events such as the best moustache competition, the turban tying competition and the Mr Desert pageant.

Konark Dance Festival

The Konark Festival is a dance and music festival that is held from 19-23 February to give importance to the slowly disappearing local dance forms. Over the years, many other activities have been added to this one-of-a-kind event!

Kumbh Mela

Held from 14 January to 4 March, the Kumbh Mela is one of the biggest festivals in the world. Holy men from across the country along with hundreds of devotees, congregate to take a dip in the river Ganges.

India Heritage Walk Festival

India Heritage Walk Festival, as the name suggests, offers more than 80 curated walks in more than 35 cities across India. This happens during the entire month of February.

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