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Khudurukuni Osa Festival of Odisha

Khudurukuni Osa - On the Sundays of the month of Bhadrab (Aug-Sept) this festival is observed by the unmarried girls of the business community...

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...

Kumara Purnima Festival of Odisha

Kumara Purnima is celebrated across Odisha by unmarried girls who long for a good life partner. During this festival, spinsters known as 'Kumari', get up...

Raja celebrations in Odisha with decorated swings and eating pithas

Raja celebrations began in Odisha with girls celebrating the festival by wearing new clothes, playing on decorated swings and eating pithas. Traditional pithas being focus of...

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...

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...

Chaitra Parba Festival of Odisha

The Chaitra Parva Chhau Festival is a significant festival for the people of Odisha, which continues for three successive days. It is observed...

Makara Sankranti Festival of Odisha

The orbit of the Earth round the Sun is known as Kranti Brutta (Circle of Movement). It takes full one year for the...

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...

Chandan Yatra from Akshaya Tritiya – Beginning of Rath Yatra

Chandan Yatra Starts from today (Akshaya Tritiya). This auspicious day also marks the beginning of the construction of the Rathas (Chariots of Maha Prabhu). Chandan Yatra...
utkala-dibasa

Utkala Dibasa – 1st April 1936 the state of Odisha was...

Utkala Dibasa - On 1st April 1936, the state of Odisha was formed and to remember the contributions and sacrifices made by the people of...

Saraswati Puja – 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...
Bhadrak Kali Puja

Bhadrak Kali Puja : keeps tradition to witness the celebrations

Bhadrak Kali Puja is celebrated in a grand way owing to the presence of Bhadrakali temple. In fact in Bhadrak, Kali Puja is a...

Nuakhai Celebrated all over Western Odisha with Great Joy

Nuakhai is the most important festival of western Odisha districts of Sambalpur, Balangir, Sundargarh, Kalahandi and Phulbani. Generally it takes place in the bright...

Deepavali – Kali Puja Festival of Odisha

The quiet month of Kartika climaxes on the Deepavali night in the festival of lamps. It is the last day of the dark...

Dolo Purnima – Holi Festival of Odisha

Dola Purnima or Holi is a popular festival in the coastal districts of Odisha. It is the full-moon day in the month of...

2014 VS 2015 Famous Durga Puja Pandals from Bhubaneswar

Durga Puja had always been a major attraction in Odisha, Varied themes and multi-coloured light decorations are all set to make this year’s biggest festive...

Bhubaneswar Durga Medha – Pendals 2018

Durga Puja Pendals from Bhubaneswar for the Year 2018 Src - My Bhubaneswar