India Cultural Tour- Festivals in India in December 2011

With extremely rich cultural heritage, India is truly called as the land of varied cultures. There is hardly any other country in the world that has so varied and unique cultures as in India. For this reason, millions of religion, culture and history lovers visit this nation to get united with the cultural diversity here. Thus, the incredible culture in India truly fascinates all those people who come for festivals tours India.

One can see myriad cultural attractions in India like music, dance, architecture, festivities, languages, traditions, customs and cuisine. Thus, India cultural tour is a famous tour throughout the world.

India Cultural Holidays: Festivals to Enjoy In December, 2011

Konark Festival, Orissa

Organized by Orissa Tourism every year, the world famous Konark Festival features various dance performances of India, such as classical Odissi, Bharatnatyam, Manipuri, and Kathak. Moreover, a fantastic exhibition of Orissa temple sculptures, sand art exhibition, and crafts fair add stars to the charm of Konark festival.

When and Where

Konark festival is organized in Open air auditorium, Natamandir, which is very near to the Konark Temple. The festival will start on December 1, 2011 and end on December 5, 2011.

Rann Utsav, Gujarat
Rann desert festival outlines the vivacity of culture and heritage of Kutch region. At the Rann Utsav, various kinds of dance, music, traditional sports, handicrafts, etc., are displayed. Hundreds of luxury tents are placed at the border of Rann of Kutch during the Utsav.

When and Where

Rann Utsav is organized in Dhordo Village, Rann of Kutch in Gujarat. The festival will begin on December 9, 2011 and end on January 15, 2012.

Shilpgram Art and Craft Fair, Rajasthan

Held in Rajasthan, Shilpgram Art and Craft Fair exhibition will charm all those who are true shopping lovers. The fair covers over 400 artisans and craftsmen across India who set up their stalls and displays their expertise in art and crafts. Religious dances and cultural programs are also a performed by talented India dancers during the fest.

When and Where?

Shilpgram Art and Craft Fair is organized in Shilpgram, near Udaipur in Rajasthan. The fair begins on December 23 and end on January 1 every year.

Cochin Carnival, Kerala
Cochin Carnival is more of a fun festival than being a traditional cultural event. Games, beach sports, dirt bike races, dancing, and fireworks form the charms of the Carnival.

When and Where?

Cochin Carnival is organized in Fort Kochi, Kerala. The carnival begins on December 22 and ends on January 1 every year.

Chennai Music Festival, Tamil Nadu

Chennai Music Festival is world famous month long festival. It is one of the largest cultural events in the world. It welcomes abundant of traditional south Indian Carnatic music, dance, and other art performances.

When and Where?

Chennai Music Festival is organized in various Music halls all over Chennai. The festival begins in mid December and ends in mid January every year.

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