2017 Events in India

New Year's Eve in Goa

New Year's Eve annually

Goa's beachfront trance parties are somewhat legendary in the worldwide party…

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Sunburn Music Festival

February 2018 TBC

The MTV-sponsored Sunburn Music Festival is one of the fastest-growing trance…

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Goa Carnival

25 - 28 February 2017

A throwback to the days of 18th-century Portuguese colonialism, the Goa Carnival…

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Festival of Holi

13 March 2017

Delhi puts on a colourful face in March for the light-hearted Festival of Holi,…

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Ganesh Chaturthi

25 August 2017

Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganesh Utsav celebrates the birthday of Ganesha, the elephant-headed…

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Durga Puja

25 - 30 September 2017

The most important Bengali festival, the puja ('worship') of Durga, goddess of…

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Diwali (Festival of Lights)

18 October 2017

India's most popular traditional festival, with its origins deeply rooted in…

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Republic Day Parade

26 January 2018

The impressive Republic Day Parade is held every year in Delhi on the anniversary…

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