Festivals Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Oktoberfest?

Oktoberfest is an annual festival celebrated in the month of October for two weeks in Munich, Germany. Recently, the German Government announced that the celebrations of Oktoberfest have been cancelled due to COVID-19. This is the second consecutive year the celebrations are being cancelled in Germany. What is Oktoberfest It is a 16-to-18-day festival that ..

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India-International Cherry Blossom Festival of Shillong cancelled

Every year the cherry blossom festival is hosted by Meghalaya in the starting of November. This year the festival has been cancelled due to covid-19. It is the only Cherry festival being conducted in India. The India International Cherry blossom festival is organised by the Government of Meghalaya every year. The festival hosts live music, ..

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Kati Bihu festival celebrated in Assam: Key Facts

Kati Bihu is celebrated in Assam and is one of the three Bihu festivals. The Kati Bihu is also called as Kangali Bihu, the festival of the poor (the word “Kongal” means “poor”). It is celebrated in mid-October when the crops are at growing stage and the granaries of the farmers are empty. About Kati ..

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Ugadi

The President and the Vice President greeted the nation on occasion of the Chaitra Sukladi or the Ugadi festival. About the Festival Ugadi is the New Year’s Day celebration for the Kannada and the Telugu people in South India. It is celebrated on the first day of the Hindu calendar month of Chaitra. The festival ..

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Digital Art Fairs

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many of the major international art fairs are cancelling. However, some of the festivals, like Art Dubai, are taking the digital approach. Art Dubai Art Dubai is the flagship art festival of UAE. The 2020 festival marks the 14th edition of the festival which draws tens of thousands ..

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