Events and Festivals in Bengaluru


The Bangalore Karaga or Karaga Shaktyotsava is the most important festival that is celebrated inn the city. It is the oldest festival which is celebrated for 11 days with great reverence and fanfare. Kadalekaye Parishe is a festival celebrated to usher in the new harvest of the groundnut crop. Varmahalakshmi which is dedicated to Goddess Laxmi is also an important festival. The city also celebrates Diwali, Ugadi, Sankrant, Ganesh Chaturthi, Christmas and Id with equal fervor and gaiety.


Bangalore is among the front runners when it comes to classical dance and music. The Bangalore Gayana Samaj promotes classical dances and music in a big way. Special programs are held during festivals, especially during Ganesh festival and Ram Navami. The Bangalore Habba is a cultural event which is held in different parts of the city. The Bangalore event includes, Street plays, Music programs, Film Fest, Vintage Car Rally, food and shopping. Discover the more Bangalore tours to enjoy festivals & events.

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