Celebrations and Festivals of India


India is officially known as the Republic of India means the Bharat Ganrajya which is located in the South Asia. There are number of estimations our country has such as; by area it is the seventh largest country, it is second most crowded democratic country (more than 1.2 billion people) in the world. India is three sided bounded by its own oceans in the south, in the south-west (Arabian Sea), in the south-east (Bay of Bengal). Some of the neighboring countries which share its land borders like Nepal, Burma, Pakistan, China, Bhutan and Bangladesh.


India is a country where people are very religious, cultural, traditional, spiritual and intellectual. They have their own faiths, beliefs and rituals which they celebrate yearly in the form of fairs and festivals by getting together. India is a country famous for the big example like “Unity in a Diversity”, historical antiques and tourism because of variety of sightseeing. People of various religions like Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism are living together with their diverse culture and rituals. After the years of struggles including non-violent confrontation of Mahatma Gandhi, India became free from the British East India Company administration in 1947.

People in India started celebrating their religious and cultural festivals and laws made by government for their rights and equal development of different groups in the country. There are many celebrations which are celebrated every year by the people of all groups.

Celebrations in India include the celebration of days, weeks, festivals and fairs for different purposes all over the country. List of upcoming celebrations are listed below:

Upcoming Events and Festivals

November Social Events Date of Celebration
All Saints Day 1st November
Child Rights Day 20th November
Children’s Day 14th November
Constitution Day 26th November
International Day for Tolerance and Peace 16th November
International Film Festival of India 20th to 30th November
International Week of Science and Peace 9th to 14th November
Legal Services Day 9th November
National Cooperative Week 14th to 20th November
National Integration Day 19th November
Quami Ekta Week 19th to 25th of November
World Heritage Week 19th to 25th of November