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JANUARY

Feast of the three kings -January 6th, Goa.
International Film Festival -Delhi on Odd years; some other major city on even years.
Tygaraya music festival - Thiruvaiyaru near Tanjore in Tamilnadu.
Elephant march - Thrissur to Trivandrum.
Delhi Rose Show - Safdar Jang's Tomb, Delhi.
Kite Festival- January 14th - North India especially Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Lori- Mid- January celebrated in Punjab.

JANUARY- FEBRUARY

Tepam: Floating Festival in Madurai in Tamilnadu.
Desert Festival: Jaisalmer.
Temple Car Festival: Srirangapatnam near Mysore.

FEBRUARY

Lucknow arts festival: Lucknow.
Delhi Flower Show: Purana Qila, Delhi

FEBRUARY- MARCH

Natiyanjali Festival: Chidambaram.
Mahashivaratri Festival: Car Procession at Rameswaram.
Chariot Festival: Kanchipuram.

MARCH

Khajuraho Dance Festival: Khajuraho in early March.
Jamshed Navroz: New Year's Day for the Parsees.
Float festival: At Tiruchi Tepakulam.

MARCH- APRIL

Asokhastami: 4 day Shiva festival at Bhubaneshwar.
Elephant Festival: Jaipur.

APRIL-MAY

Pooram: Thrissur.
Ooty Flower Show: Ootacamud in the Nilgiri hills of Tamilnadu.
Spring Festival: Srinagar in Kashmir.
Baisakhi: In North India and Tamilnadu, celebrating the Hindu Solar New Year.
In Punjab, the Sikhs celebrate the formation of the Khalsh.

JUNE-JULY

Car Festival: Serempore.
Hemis Festival: Leh.

AUGUST-SEPTEMBER

Avani Moolam: Meenakshi Temple, Madurai.
Festival of our Lady of Health, Velankanni, near Tanjore.
Kailash Fair: Kailash near Agra.

NOVEMBER

Sonepur Fair: The largest cattle fair in the world, held at Sonepur in Bihar , on the banks of the Ganges
Shiva festival: Tiruvannamalai. Children's day: On November 14th, in memory of Nehru's birthday

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER

Puskhar cattle fair: In Puskhar.

DECEMBER- JANUARY

Vaikunta Ekadasi: Srirangam temple near Tiruchi.
Margazhi Festival: Srivilliputur near Madurai.