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Fairs-Festivals of Delhi

Deepawali, Deepawali fairs festivals, Deepawali travel, Deepawali of Delhi, Fair and Festival of Delhi, Delhi Deepavali

The brightest Indian festival when every city, town and village is turned into a fairyland with millions of electric light, candles and oil lamps illuminating homes and public buildings, a special characteristic of the festival is the worship of Lakshmi the Goddess of wealth and prosperity.

Durga Puja

Blissfully remote and uniquely beautiful, the tranquil environs of Chotanagpur offer an ideal escape from the restrictions of civilization.

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Based on the epic story Ramayana the ten days Dussehra festival signifying the triumph over good over evil is celebrated all over the country.

Garden Tourism Festival

Held at the Talkatora Gardens in the month of February, the garden tourism festival is an yearly horticultural burlesque and a visual feast, for Delhi is ablaze with flowers, exotic plants and cultural events. Delhi Tourism also organizes cultural performances during the garden festival.

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Handicrafts Fair

The months of September, October and November are busy with various types of fairs. The Handicrafts Fair at Delli Haat is a major magnetism for the lovers of handicrafts.


Holi, the Indian festival of colours is famous in the capital with huge vigour and delight on the day of the full moon in the month of 'Phalguna'.

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India International Trade Fair

The International Trade Fair starts on the 14th day of the November month each year and is held at the Pragati Maidan. This fair is a major occasion for the Business community.


In August, the festival of Janamashtami celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. Ballets in the Kathak dance style depict the life of Lord Krishna. A special 'puja' is offered at the Lakshmi Narayan Mandir.

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Kite-Flying Festival, Kite-Flying Festival fairs festivals, Kite-Flying Festival travel, Kite-Flying Festival of Delhi

Kite-Flying Festival

Held on Makar Sankranti Day, in the month of January, on the green lawns above Palika Bazaar, Connaught Place, this colourful extravaganza attracts national as well as international participants.

Ram Navami

One of the brightest festivals of the Hindus is the festival of lights. It is celebrated all round the city with great pomp and fanfair. The houses and streets are lit with lights and diyas and bright fireworks and crackers light up the night sky.

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Rakhi (Raksha Bandhan)

Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) is a festival for siblings. Sisters tie 'rakhis' (blessed threads) on the wrists of their brothers on full moon day. This is to defend them from harm and bestow good luck in the coming year.

Muslim Festivals

Id-ul-fitr is most often celebrated in the wintry weather. It marks the end of Ramzan, the month of fasting for Muslims. This day is also called Meethi Id (sweet id), because of a special sweet called "Sevaiyyan", a kind of vermicelli, which is cooked on this day.

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