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India being a secular nation is full of diversity. In India, every region has its own cultural heritage and each culture has different ways to celebrate festivals
. February is the most pleasant month among all the 12 months. The most special attribute of this month is that it is the shortest month of the year and have a long list of incredible festivals in India 2019. The most incredible festivals in February 2019 in India are listed here. So get a break and enjoy happy times with your friends and family. Also read:-10 Days Itinerary For Travelling South India
India Art Fair
It takes place annually in the capital of India New Delhi. This fair features more than 75 art galleries. It featured all types of contemporary and modern style of art. A lot of artists will showcase their art. India Art Fair attracts visitors with an interest in the arts, including curators, artists, collectors, journalists, gallerists and critics. It will continue for three days which includes speakers Forum, Performances, Book Launches, Curated Walks, and an art bookstore. It aims to enable both local and international audiences to engage in innovative ways with the cultural history and development of the South Asian region. Scheduled Dates-Thu, 31 Jan - Sun, 03 Feb 2019 Tickets- Passes for the exclusive preview are also available for purchase, granting entry to 2 people from 3 pm 7 pm. This pass will also guarantee unlimited access to the fair on all public days, as well as the opportunity to attend events from the VIP programme. Thursday Preview Pass: Rs. 9,000 (Admits two; multiple entries)-31st Jan 2019 Student Pass: Rs. 350 (Admits one; single entry) 1 Day Pass: Rs. 700 (Admits one; single entry) 3 Day Pass: Rs. 1,700 (Admits one; multiple entries) Visitors can get tickets from the official Website Of India Art Fair 2019 Timings-10:00 AM -6:00AM (Sunday-3.02.2019) 2:00 To 7:00 PM (other weekdays) Location-NSIC Exhibition Grounds, Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi
Surajkund International Crafts Mela
Surajkund Craft fair is organized by the Department of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism and Culture-Government of India in collaboration with Haryana Tourism, in the month of February, every year. This is the 33rd Surajkund International crafts Mela 2019. This festival is among the topmost list of incredible Festivals in India
2019. It is the biggest cultural festival in India. It depicts the regional and international crafts along with local traditions and culture. On the first fortnight of February, this festival takes place in Surajkund of Faridabad. (Haryana). This is one of the largest craft exhibitions in the world. The artists showcase their handicrafts, handlooms, and masterpiece of their respective regions. The prime attraction is the performance of folk artists in open theatre, multi-cuisine food stalls and the number of adventure and amusements spots for the visitors. Date-1 Feb 2019-15 Feb 2019 Timings-10:00 AM to 7:00 PM Entry Price-INR-120 Per Person (For Weekdays) INR-180 Per Person (For Weekends) Online tickets are available at official site of Haryana Govt. Tourism. Tickets are also available at counters of the venue. Location-Faridabad (Haryana)
Kala Ghoda (Black Horse) Arts Festival
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According to The Hindu newspaper, Kala Ghoda arts festival is one of India s largest
cultural festival hosted by Mumbai. Mumbai is popularly known as the city of dreams. This is a vibrant street festival. The major events included in this arts festival is arts and crafts, exhibitions, workshops, dance performances, music, theater, heritage walks, and special events for children. It also offers mouth-watering stalls for visitors. So if the readers you are in Mumbai in February 2019, then its offense for art lovers to miss this most incredible festival in February 2019 in India. Date-2nd February To 9th February 2019 Timing-10:30 to 9:30 pm Location- Kala Ghoda Arts Precinct, Fort, Mumbai. Entry is free of cost. So easily accessible to all art lovers.
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The festival is organized in Sula vineyards, near the city of Nashik, India and this year is the 12th edition of it. This festival is the ultimate combination of electric music, wine, fashion, food, and shopping. More than 100 artists are expected to perform this year. The two days festival will be dotted with spectacular performances by artists like Nucleya, Indian Ocean, The Raghu Dixit Project, Infected Mushroom and Bloc Party. The charm of senses in this festival will take your breath away. Local hotels also offer accommodation to the visitors willing to attend this most incredible festival in February 2019 in India Date-2nd- 3rd February 2019 Location- Sula Vineyard amphitheater, Nashik, Maharashtra. For the Sula Fest passes are available for INR 5, 500.
Ardh Kumbh Mela
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Indias famous Kumbh Mela is one of the biggest religious gatherings of Sadhus. It has been included in UNESCOs Intangible Cultural Heritage Of Humanity List. This half version (Ardh Kumbh) Mela takes every six years at Allahabad. The two royal bathing dates are in February. So this is another most incredible festival in February 2019 in India. The two royal bathing dates are 4th February 2019 (Mauni Amavasya) Its the main royal bath, other is 10th February 2019 (Basant Panchami). February 19 (Maghi Poornima) is also an auspicious bathing date. Special accommodation and facilities are done at Allahabad for Indian and Foreign tourists. Date-14 Jan 2019 to March 4, 2019 Location-Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
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It is celebrated at the white Salt desert, the incredible backdrop of Kutch (Gujarat). It is the most incredible festivals celebrated in February in India 2019. The tourists can visit Rann Utsav at full moon nights to see the incredible view of the moon shining on the salt. (19 February 2019, Maghi Poornima).The main aim of this festival is to showcase the cultural heritage of Gujarat. The other attraction of the festivals includes folk dances; folk music. The festival to offer adventure sports and other amusements. Food stalls with authentic Gujarati cuisine can be seen in the Rann Utsav. Village tents with comfortable accommodation are available for the tourists. Date-Ongoing till 19 February 2019 Location- Great Rann of Kutch salt desert, Dhordo, Gujarat.
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This Mahotsav is celebrated at the at Silpagram near the Eastern gate of Taj Mahal, Agra. This festival is celebrated
for 10 days. The main attraction of this festival is the splendid display of rich Indian cultural heritage and finest specimens of Indian craftsmanship. February is the most ideal climate for tourists in Agra due to its pleasant weather. So February is chosen to celebrate Taj Mahotsav in Agra. As Agra have extreme climatic conditions. Tourists can enjoy the performance of best classical artists. Tourists can have the thrilling experience of an elephant or a camel ride. The Taj Festival in Agra gives you the golden opportunity to ride on the back of these animals. This is the best time to plan your trip to Agra and enjoy this most incredible festival celebrated in February in India 2019. Date-18 February 2019-27 February 2019 Location-Silpagram near Eastern gate of Taj Mahal Agra, Uttar Pradesh Ticket price-INR-50 per adult Children till the age of 5 years and foreign tourist entry are free. A minimum amount of Rs. 500 is charged for a group of 100 students in school uniform with complimentary entry for two teachers.
Matho Nagrang Festival
This incredible festival is celebrated at a Matho monastery on the 15th day of the 1st month of the Tibetan calendar. Matho Monastery is about 26 km south of Leh in Ladakh
region of Jammu and Kashmir. Matho monastery is the only monastery which is modeled on the Sakya monastery in Tibet. It is a vivid celebration of religious communities. The prime attraction is the appearance of two oracles in the courtyards with a mask. Mask dance is the prime attribution of this most incredible festival celebrated in February in India 2019. The mask dance portrays the future predictions of the communities. Since the dates are fixed prior so tourists can plan earlier to enjoy such festivals. Date-18-19 February 2019 Location-Matho Monastery Ladakh
Rajasthan festivals are full of vibrant colors, add stunning beauty to this most incredible festival celebrated in February in India 2019. Folk dance and various interesting competition are the prime attraction of Alwar Festival. The festival lasts for three days. It is organized by the district administration. It reflects the diversity of rural areas and cultural heritage. Tourists can enjoy fancy dress competition, elephant polo, sketching competition for children and flower show. Date-13-15 February 2019 Location-Alwar, Rajasthan
Pariyanampetta Pooram Kattakulam
This is another most incredible festival celebrated in February in India in 2019. It is a is a seven-day extravaganza celebration in Kattukulam of Palakkad district in Kerala. This is an annual celebration of Pariyanampetta Bhagavathy Temple. This festival is a cultural heritage depiction with splendid folk performance. The occasion closes when a parade of around 21 elephants is taken out and individuals can see people expressions like Kaalavela bull likeness and Kuthiravela horse model. Date-13 February -19 February 2019 Venue: Pariyanampetta Bhagavathy Temple Location: Kattukulam District: Palakkad
Choose any one destination and enjoy the most incredible festivals celebrated along the different regions in February in India 2019. Also read:-Best International Winter Vacation Destinations for Indian Tourists.