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Festivals

Diwali

Festivals are period of celebration, usually for religious reasons. However, there are many other types such as National Festivals, Regional Festivals, Arts or Food Festivals.

Most festival days are holidays.

Festivals can be categorized in many types such as International, National, Seasonal, Regional, Religious, Arts, Food, Drink, Literature, Harvest etc.

List of Festivals Religion Wise

Religion Festivals
Hindu Festivals Akshaya Tritiya, Bhogi, Diwali, Bhaubeej, Diwali , Diwali , Durga Puja, Ekadasi, Ganesh Chaturthi, Gokul Ashtami, Gudhi Padwa, Guru Purnima, Holi, Kanumu, Karthikai deepam, Krishna Janmaashtami, Lohri, Mahalakshmi vrata, Mahashivratri, Makara Sankranti, Mysore Dasara, Navratri, Nyepi, Onam, Pongal, Raksha Bandhan, Rama-Lilas, Ram Navami, Thaipusam, Ugadi, Vaikunta Ekadasi, Vaisakhi, Vijayadashami, Diwali
Christian Festivals Advent, All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day, Ash Wednesday , Christmas , Easter , Easter Monday , Easter Triduum, Holy Thursday , Good Friday , Holy Saturday, Easter Vigil, Epiphany , Feast of Corpus Christi , Feast of the Annunciation , Feast of the Ascension , Feast of the Assumption , Feast of the Divine Mercy, Feast of the Holy Innocents , Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Feast of the Presentation , Feast of the Sacred Heart, Lent , Mardi Gras or Shrove Tuesday , Pentecost , Sunday Sabbath , Watchnight services on New Year’s Eve, The Catholic Patronal feast day or ‘name day’ are celebrated in each place’s patron saint’s day, according to the Calendar of saints.
Islamic Festivals Arafat , Ashurah , Chaand Raat , Eid , Eid ul-Adha , Eid ul-Fitr , Eid ul-Milad an Nabi , Holy Month of Ramadan/Fasting , Islamic New Year , Isra and Miraj , Jumu’atul-Wida , Laylat al-Qadr , Nisfu Shaaban , Nuzul Al Qur’an
Sikh Festivals Gurupurab, Hola Mohalla, Martyrdom Day, Vaisakhi
Jewish Festivals Chag HaMatzot , Hanukkah , Passover , Purim , Reshit Katzir , Rosh Hashanah , Shabbat , Shavuot , Sukkot , Yom Kippur , Lag B’Omer , Shemini Atzeret , Simchat Torah , Tisha B’Av , Tu Bishvat , Dharmic religions holidays, Buddhist holidays, Asalha Puja, Blessed Rainy Day , Bon Festival , Buddha’s Birthday, Diwali, Magha Puja, Pchum Ben , Poya, Vesak
Chinese Festivals Chinese New Year, Chongyang Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, First Full Moon Festival, Ghost Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, Qingming Festival, Qixi Festival, Spring Hiking Festival

Other Useful Links

 

Color Revolutions – List of Different Colour Revolutions (Green, Pink, Red etc.)

Signs & Symbols – A brief list of symbols with their meanings

Constellations – Group of Stars – Brief Description and List

Also See

Wikipedia – Festival

 

 

 

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