India is a melting pot of cultures, rituals and festivals. It is a surprise that we have all lived in peace and harmony but often at the cost of ignorance about unique practices in other parts of the country. Vasant Panchami is celebrated as Saraswati Puja in Eastern India. Saraswati Puja in Delhi is getting popular over time. Saraswati Puja in CR Park draws footfall from all over NCR.
Lohri, the harvest festival in Punjab has transcended boundaries and is celebrated all over India. While there is no strict format, music and dance is essential towards celebration of this festival. To make this Lohri festival special, DLF Cyberhub had arranged a performance of Bally Sagoo by the great DJ and composer himself. We were also invited for a special dinner at Punjab Grill Tappa.
The famous Delhi spirit is that people here are up for all sorts of celebrations – fasting, feasting, partying and so on. In ode to this spirit we thought of covering as many aspects of the holiday season as we could on Delhi-Fun-Dos. Shopping and gifting are an integral part of the holiday season and here is our experience of the store Super99.
DLF Mall of India is converted into a Winter wonderland for Christmas this December. Along with Hamleys they have organised a host of fun activities for kids this festival season.
Australian High Commission’s annual pre Christmas fair, Oz Haat Charity Mela was held last Saturday, 2nd December 2017 at their office in Chanakyapuri. This is quite a hit or miss situation since it is a single day event. They hardly have any publicity either.
Diwali is the festival of lights. It lights up everything from home to hearts. And a kindled heart wants to share. Share joy, happiness and good tidings. Perhaps this is the philosophy, the ethos behind giving gifts to near and dear ones. Family, relatives, friends, colleagues, neighbours. DLF Mall of India is all set to turn the shopping experience of visitors into a special affair with Happy Dealwali festival.
Diwali is around the corner. The precursor to this festival is Diwali shopping. No wonder we see a host of fairs and exhibitions being organised routinely this time of the year. Two most popular fairs in Delhi NCR are Blind School Diwali Mela and Sundernagar Diwali Mela. We have been getting a host of queries as to which fair to attend. To make it a little easier for you, below is a comparison.
India Gate lawns seem to have a new purpose. It is a venue for many festivals that are being organized by the government tourism boards. The latest one is the recently concluded North-East festival.
Food is an essential part of all Indian festivals. Street food adds to the experience of doing pendal hopping during Durga Puja. Presenting here a list of 5 top street food items you must try this festival season.
The dates for upcoming Blind School Diwali Mela 2017 are here. It’s a week long Diwali Fair and entry is free for all. Blind School Diwali Fair is one of the best options for festival shopping in Delhi. Known for stalls by various NGOs, the fair offers Diwali Gift options such as Chocolate and cookies, Diwali Decor items, hand made lamps, clothes, home accessories, artware etc.