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Dussehra 2017 Celebrations: Different Ways of Celebrating Dasara Navaratri Across India


Dussehra 2017: Want to know about Dussehra Celebrations in the Different States in India? We have got some survey information on celebrating Dussehra in differents forms in different traditions. Right from our childhood, we celebrate the festival in the same pattern what our ancestors taught us. Do you know many states in our country do not celebrate this festival in our style? Not only in our country, but other countries also celebrate this festival in a great way by sending Dussehra Images and Pics Via Social Sites.

They have separate traditions customs, and the story behind the festival. Have a look at this article of people celebrating Dasara in different shades. If you are impressed with any other states festival celebrations, just pack your bags and stop over by the state and enjoy your vacation with elegant Dasara celebrations.

Dussehra in West Bengal

It is one of the best places to celebrate the festival especially at Kolkata. We can see special kind of happiness all over the city at the Dussehra time. Whenever we heard about Kolkata, we remind about Kolkata Kali. The large idol placed in the city. They celebrate this festival for the death of mahishasura by Lord Durga. They celebrate festival extraordinarily from 6th day to 10th day. In these days they conduct many pandals and Pooja and enjoy the festival to the sky limits.


Dussehra in Uttar Pradesh

They celebrate this festival for the death of Ravana by Rama. On the day starting they plant some barley seeds in the ground, on the 9th day if they see the sprouts on the plant they consider it as luck. The important place in Dussehra time is banks of Ganga River. You must enjoy the beauty of river on the 10th day night. Taking a holy dip on this day give you health and prosperity. Same traditions followed in the Haryana, Punjab, Uttrakhand, and Kashmir.


Dussehra in Madhya Pradesh

They celebrate this festival on killing Ravana and return of Rama to Ayodhya on this day. On the 10th day night, they arrange large Ravana idol and people will burn the idol with the arrow. They perform Ram-Leela on this day. People are in the festival mood on these ten days.


Dussehra in Himachal Pradesh

Kullu Valley is the most beautiful place in India. It looks more beautiful at the Dussehra time. In the 17th century, their king placed the Raghunath idol on this day. From that day onwards they are celebrating Dussehra.


Dussehra in Karnataka

It is the major place we have to visit at the time of Dasara. They celebrate this festival under the name of naddahabba. Mysore looks more elegant on these ten days. The celebrations start from Mysore palace.

Here Elephants decorated beautifully; many dances are performed on the streets of Mysore. Palace is filled with eye flashing lights. At this, many foreigners will attend to the palace to see the beauty of the palace.


Dussehra in Tamil Nadu and Kerala

Here 9th day of Navratri known as Saraswathi pooja. They conduct Golu at this time. It means dolls exhibition. By representing dolls, they narrate a story. This golu are eye feasting to us. They end this festival by celebrating Vijayadashami on the occasion of the death of mahishasura.


Dussehra in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

In AP they celebrate this Dasara on a grand scale. Vijayawada is the famous place for this festival. There is a story that after killing mahishasura, Lord Durga came to this hill and settled here.

In some parts, they celebrate this on occasion on returning Pandavas to the kingdom. So they pray Shami tree on this day. In Telangana, they celebrate bathukamma grandly. It is their state festival, and it is celebrated for ten days.


Celebrations in different countries:

In countries like Myanmar, Thailand and Nepal they celebrate this day on occasion of Buddha got enlightenment. There is a story that Lord Buddha got enlightened under Bodhi tree on this day.

Glastonbury Festival 2016: The Complete Picture of Performing Events

Only few hours left for the forthcoming five-day event Glastonbury Music Festival 2016,we have provided you the complete picture of the mega event which going to live from tomorrow in the Worthy Farm, Pilton. The BBC (British Broadcasting Company) will cover the entire five-day event of Glastonbury Festival.

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The tickets have been entirely sold out for the event which will take place from 22 – 26 this month. You can also book tickets for the next five years well in advance from now. The Price of the ticket is £ 228 and £ 5 booking fee

Glastonbury Music Festival will take place in Somerset, England, which inaugurated in the year 1970. The festival would be usually held on the  last week of June every year. It’s a five-day event, this year’s event starts on 22 June 2023 and ends on 26 June 2016.

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This year tickets that sold are 135,000; each ticket costs to £228. The famous, notable acts are Jeff Lynne’s ELO, Beck Tame Impala, PJ Harvey, New Order, Foals, Ellie Goulding, Madness, Skepta, and the last shadow puppets, Earth, Wind and Fire, Jake Bugg, ZZ Top, LCD Sound-system, Bastille, Wolf Alice, Damon Albarn.

The five-day music festival celebration on a contemporary of performing arts and also comedy, circus, cabaret and the festival hosts dance and also pop and rock artists appearing on small stages and playing areas.

Eavis apportioned profits from his Glastonbury festival to support charitable causes and during an appearance on BBC Radio program, the founder told the festival could never lose its license due to the contribution it makes to the local economy. In 2014, the Glastonbury support Oxfam, Greenpeace, WaterAid, and hundreds of other worthy causes by donating £2 million. The fund collection is to improve the festival infrastructure and environmental impact.

The Glastonbury Music Festival founded by Michael Eavis is an English dairy farmer and founder of the Glastonbury. He also holds Honorary Degrees from University of Bath and University of Bristol.

Glastonbury is the largest Greenfield festival in the world which receives extensive television and newspaper coverage. The festival requires significant infrastructure relating to security, water, transport, and electricity supply and the no of attendees rose to around 175, 000 people.

Main Events one shouldn’t miss :

  • Wolfgang Buttress’s Be One project at Glade Area Glastonbury on Thursday at 9.55pm
  • On Wednesday 22nd June, at 4 pm, we will be holding a tribute to Jo Cox on The Park Stage on what would have been her 42nd birthday. Stand As One – Live at Glastonbury 2016, a live album for refugees dedicated to the memory of Jo Cox
  • Adele to headline Saturday night
  • Muse to headline Friday night (the first band to become to all three night at the worthy farm.
  • Coldplay to headline the Sunday night, this is the first band to headline Glastonbury for four times.

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Glastonbury Music Festival 2016 Line Ups acts announced to perform

  • Pyramid Stage: Muse, Foals, ZZ Top, Jess Glynne, Two Door Cinema Club, Skepta, the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians with Damon Albarn and Guests.
  • Other Stage: Disclosure, Bastille, Bring me the Horizon, Editors, The Lumineers, Frightened Rabbit, Christine and the Queens, Blossoms, James
  • West Holts Stage: Underworld, Roisin Murphy, White Denim, Protoje, Vince Staples, DakhaBrakha,
  • The Park Stage: Richard Hawley, Savages, Ronnie Spector, Daughter, Ezra Gurman, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, NAO
  • John Peel Stage: SigurRos, Aluna George, Explosions in the Sky, Jack Garratt, Half Moon Run, Aurora, Rat Boy, Elle King.
  • Acoustic Stage
  • Silver Hayes
  • Williams Green
  • Avalon Stage
  • Theatre and Circus
  • The Glade
  • Left Field
  • Kidz Field
  • Arcadia
  • Block9
  • The Common
  • Shangri-La
  • Unfair Ground
  • Glasto Latino


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