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Odisha:– The Unique Destination To
Enjoy Fairs And Festivities
Odisha is the land of numerous religions, ancient temples,
local shrines, tribes and full of sacred places.
The state is also considered to be unique as it observes more
than 13 festivals in 12 months.
As per studies- “The festivals of Odisha are designed in
such a manner that it has relevance with science,
spiritualism, h...
Though the state is considered as a place of diversity in
culture and tradition but generates a tighter bond through
the f...
People of Odisha celebrates one or more festival in
every month by performing some special ritual
attached to each of it.
These fairs and festivals give an opportunity to enjoy and
have fun away from the regular hectic life.
Let's know more about the major festivals
and fairs in Odisha.
Every festival centers around seeking blessings of God ,
distributing sweets, decorating houses, wearing new clothes,
musi...
Though the reason of celebration varies but it makes the
environment so alive and full of enjoyment throughout
the year.
Among the major festivals Car Festival or Ratha Yatra and
Durg Puja or Dussehra is very famous in Odisha.
Car Festival or Ratha Yatra
Ratha Yatra is celebrated in honor of Lord Jagannath in
Odisha on the 2nd day of dark fortnigh...
This festival is the holiest for devotees where the disciples
of all over the world comes to get the blessings of Lord
Jag...
The festival celebration involves huge chariot
transportation of deities from their aboard to their aunt's
place.
Durg Puja or Dussehra
This festival is celebrated in the month of Ashvin or kartik
& usually falls on october.
This is a 10 day long festival where goddess Durga is
worshiped in different Pandals or Shakti Pithas.
This festival also symbolizes as the commemoration of
good over evil.
The Durga Puja of Cuttack is famous for its usage of silver
and gold tarakasi (filigree) work on the crown of the idols
an...
On the last day of Dusshra, crowd takes the idols out in
extravagant processions for Idol immersion in the Kathajodi
river.
Except these, some other festivals are celebrated so joyfully
by Odisha people. Like Dewali, Holi, Maha Shivratri, Kumar
P...
A brief about the Fairs that celebrated in
Odisha
:- Konark Dance Festival
:- Puri Beach Festival
:- Kalinga Mahotsava
:- ...
:- Konark Dance Festival
The festival is celebrated from 1st
- 5th
December every year
where the eminent classical dancers...
Puri Beach Festival
The Puri Beach Festival is arranged by the Hotel and
Restaurant Association of Odisha.
The festival represents beauty, charm and fun-loving spirit in
the form of different events like fashion shows to rock sho...
:- Kalinga Mahotsava
Kalinga Mahotsav is also called the National Festival of
Martial Dance is celebrated to pay tribute t...
The festival shows the vibrant traditions of martial art of
India through dance and music.
:- Chandan Yatra
The festival is related to Lord Jagannath and
celebrated in the month of Vaishakha and continues
for 21 d...
:- Snana Yatra
The festival is celebrated in the month of June or Jyastha and
also popularly known as the "Deba Snana Purn...
In this festival the deities are taken out from the temple and
bathed with 108 pitchers of water drawn from a well near
th...
:- Bali Yatra
The fair is celebrated during the month of November to
commemorate the glorious past of commercial voyages t...
The fair lasts for 10-12days where the different types of
handicraft products are available for sale.
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Odisha The Unique Destination To Enjoy Fairs And Festivities

Fairs and festivals are the integral part of our life. It makes our life colorful despite thousands of difficulties. And in this eastern part of India, you can't see anything less! The Odiya calendar is tightened with lots of festivals. Everybody celebrate each festival irrespective of the religion and the culture. Here you can see the end of the diversity. Here are the slides that will let you know thoroughly about these festivals.

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Odisha The Unique Destination To Enjoy Fairs And Festivities

  1. 1. Odisha:– The Unique Destination To Enjoy Fairs And Festivities
  2. 2. Odisha is the land of numerous religions, ancient temples, local shrines, tribes and full of sacred places.
  3. 3. The state is also considered to be unique as it observes more than 13 festivals in 12 months.
  4. 4. As per studies- “The festivals of Odisha are designed in such a manner that it has relevance with science, spiritualism, history, mythology etc.
  5. 5. Though the state is considered as a place of diversity in culture and tradition but generates a tighter bond through the festival celebration.
  6. 6. People of Odisha celebrates one or more festival in every month by performing some special ritual attached to each of it.
  7. 7. These fairs and festivals give an opportunity to enjoy and have fun away from the regular hectic life.
  8. 8. Let's know more about the major festivals and fairs in Odisha.
  9. 9. Every festival centers around seeking blessings of God , distributing sweets, decorating houses, wearing new clothes, music, dance and feasting.
  10. 10. Though the reason of celebration varies but it makes the environment so alive and full of enjoyment throughout the year.
  11. 11. Among the major festivals Car Festival or Ratha Yatra and Durg Puja or Dussehra is very famous in Odisha.
  12. 12. Car Festival or Ratha Yatra Ratha Yatra is celebrated in honor of Lord Jagannath in Odisha on the 2nd day of dark fortnight (Asadha Sukla Dutiya) usually falls in June/July month.
  13. 13. This festival is the holiest for devotees where the disciples of all over the world comes to get the blessings of Lord Jagannath.
  14. 14. The festival celebration involves huge chariot transportation of deities from their aboard to their aunt's place.
  15. 15. Durg Puja or Dussehra This festival is celebrated in the month of Ashvin or kartik & usually falls on october.
  16. 16. This is a 10 day long festival where goddess Durga is worshiped in different Pandals or Shakti Pithas.
  17. 17. This festival also symbolizes as the commemoration of good over evil.
  18. 18. The Durga Puja of Cuttack is famous for its usage of silver and gold tarakasi (filigree) work on the crown of the idols and also on the pandals.
  19. 19. On the last day of Dusshra, crowd takes the idols out in extravagant processions for Idol immersion in the Kathajodi river.
  20. 20. Except these, some other festivals are celebrated so joyfully by Odisha people. Like Dewali, Holi, Maha Shivratri, Kumar Purnima, Raja Parba etc.
  21. 21. A brief about the Fairs that celebrated in Odisha :- Konark Dance Festival :- Puri Beach Festival :- Kalinga Mahotsava :- Chandan Yatra :- Snana Yatra :- Bali Yatra
  22. 22. :- Konark Dance Festival The festival is celebrated from 1st - 5th December every year where the eminent classical dancers present live performances on different types of classical dances like Odissi, Bharatnatyam, Kathakali, Manipuri, Kathak etc..
  23. 23. Puri Beach Festival The Puri Beach Festival is arranged by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Odisha.
  24. 24. The festival represents beauty, charm and fun-loving spirit in the form of different events like fashion shows to rock shows.
  25. 25. :- Kalinga Mahotsava Kalinga Mahotsav is also called the National Festival of Martial Dance is celebrated to pay tribute to the Kalinga.
  26. 26. The festival shows the vibrant traditions of martial art of India through dance and music.
  27. 27. :- Chandan Yatra The festival is related to Lord Jagannath and celebrated in the month of Vaishakha and continues for 21 days.
  28. 28. :- Snana Yatra The festival is celebrated in the month of June or Jyastha and also popularly known as the "Deba Snana Purnima”.
  29. 29. In this festival the deities are taken out from the temple and bathed with 108 pitchers of water drawn from a well near the Northern Gate of Lord Jagannath Temple.
  30. 30. :- Bali Yatra The fair is celebrated during the month of November to commemorate the glorious past of commercial voyages to the islands of Bali and Sumatra on Mahanadi River Bank at Cuttack .
  31. 31. The fair lasts for 10-12days where the different types of handicraft products are available for sale.
  32. 32. http://www.lotusresorthotels.com/eco-resort-konark/

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