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Festivals

Prathamastami Festival of Odisha

This is one of the most popular festivals of Orissa, peculiar to the region. This is the eighth day in the month of...

Kalinga Mahotsav

When people celebrate their heritages and ways of life, the spirit of revelry crosses languages, continents and cultures. And the Kalinga Mahotsav at...

Durga Puja Festival of Odisha

The cult of Shakti worship in Odisha is prevalent, both in the Tantric and non-Tantric forms, as can be realized from the festivals...

Odisha celebrates Pana Sankranti and Odia New Year

Pana Sankranti or Bisuba Sankranti in odisha celebrated as Odia New Year. Pana Sankranti 2017 date is 14th April. In Odisha, Bisuba Sankranti or Pana...

Holi 2014 in Odisha

In Odisha holi will celibrate 17th March (Monday). In some places, the new Oriya Panchang or almanac is read after the swing festival. In...

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...

Kartika Purnima Festival of Odisha

The whole month of Kartika (October-November) is considered to be the most sacred among all the twelve months of the year. During this month...

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...

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...

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...

Ashokastami Festival of Lord Lingaraj 2014

Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar, Orissa. Ashoka Ashtami falls on the eighth day of the Chaitra month (Chaitra Shukla Astami), (March – April). This year,...

Ashokastami Festival of Odisha

Ashokastami is one of the important festivals dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti, the mother Goddess. Ashokastami is celebrated in Eastern India...

Dhanu Yatra Festival of Odisha

Dhanu Yatra relating to the episode of Lord Krishna's visit to Mathura to witness the ceremony of 'Bow' organised by Kansa as described...

Akshyaya Trutiya

This is exclusively an agricultural festival held on the third day of the Hindu year. On this day the farmer ceremonially starts sowing...

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...

Janmashtami Festival of Odisha

The birthday of Lord Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, is celebrated as Janmastami. It falls on the eighth day of the...

Manikeswari Chhattar Jatara traditional festival of Kalahandi, Odisha

Manikeswari Chhattar Jatara a traditional festival celebrated by people of Kalahandi, Odisha. More than thousands animal are sacrificed during Bijaya Yatra of the festival. Nearly 1...

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...