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Festivals

Dol Jatra Celebration at Lord Jagannath Temple Puri

Dola Yatra from Lord Jagannath temple Puri to Dolabedi, Jagannath (substitute) Dolagobinda, along with Maa Laxmi & Swarasati going to play holi at Dolabadi...

Nabakalebara

Related to the car-festival, an important festival known as 'Nava Kalebara' is held once in every twelve to nineteen years according to the calculation...

Chitou Amavasya Festival of Odisha

As Lord Jagannath is the presiding deity of Orissa. Many of His festivals are also devotionally followed in Oriya households. Chitalagi or Chitou Amavasya...

Basanta Panchami

The day marked for the propitiation of Saraswati, the Goddess of learning is known as Sripanchami or Basanta Panchami. The words 'Sree' and...

Debasnana Purnima – Snana Yatra

Debasnana Purnima or Snana Yatra is exclusively a festival of Lord Jagannath and is said to be one of the oldest. According to...

Chandan Yatra

Chandan Yatra marks the conclusion of the cycle of religious festivals observed in the famous shrine of Lord Jagannth at Puri followed by...

Ratha Yatra

The supreme festival in Puri is the Rath yatra or Car Festival, of all the fiestas of the year, which honors the voyage...

Maghe Parab

The most important festival of the Ho, Oraon, Kisan and Kol tribes is known as Magha Parab, which is a harvest festival. The...

Kedu Festival

Kedu is the most important festival of the Kondhs of Phulbani, where they are largely concentrated. They are also found in certain areas...

Bija Pandu Festival

The festival of Chaitra parva is known as Bija Pandu among the tribal people known as Koya who are concentrated in the Malkangiri...

Sume Gelirak Festival of Odisha

The Bondas of Koraput are an interesting primitive tribe. They live on hill-tops and lead a secluded life. Their interaction with other tribes...

Bali Yatra of Cuttack Odisha

Celebrated in the month of Kartik on the full moon day, Bali Yatra is the most auspicious occasion celebrated in Odisha. In...

karama Festival of Odisha

The Karma or Karam festival is widely prevalent among the tribal people of Sundargarh, Mayurbhanj, Sambalpur, Bolangir, Dhenkanal and Keonjhar. It is also...

Parab Tribal Festival of Odisha

A must visit on any of the eco tours or tribal tours to Odisha, India, Koraput district is also the proud host of...

Konark Dance & Music Festival of Odisha

Konark Music and Dance Festival is one of the most rocking festivities of Odisha, celebrated with much gusto and enthusiasm. It usually takes...

Ekamra Utsav

Bhubaneswar, the capital of modern Orissa, is a happy combination of old world charms and new world comforts. The scriptures refer to the...

Shreekshetra Utsav – The Puri Festival

Puri is not just about spiritual quest and Lord Jagannath. It has a rich history, culture and tradition. While an average tourist knows...

Rajarani Music Festival

Celestial music, sublime surroundings and soothing climes of late winter-soul traverses to an elevated sphere leaving you utterly relaxed. Holidays are made with...