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Tajmahal - Agra

Holiday Calendar

Holiday Calendar
Festivals of India 2008 2009 2010
Diwali 28th October 17th October 05th November
Holi 21th And 22th March 11th March 01st March
Makar Sankranti 14th January 14th January 14th January
Mahashivratri 6th March 23th February 12th February
Rakshabandhan 16th August 05th August 24th August
Janamasthami 24th August 14th August 02th September
Ganesh Chaturthi 03rd September 23th August 11th September
Navratri 30th September 19th September 08th October
Vijay Dasami 09th October 28th September 17th October
Ramnavami 14th April 03rd April 24th April
Muharram 09th January 18th December 07th December
Pongal 15th Jan * *
Chinese New Year 07th February 26th January 14th February
Good Friday 21th March 10th April 02nd April
Mahavir Jayanti 11th April 07th April *
Easter 23th March (West), 27(East) 12th And 19th April 04th April
Idul Fitr 02th October 20th September 09th September
Pushkar Fair 10-13 of November 30th Oct to 2nd November November 18 to 21
Taj Mahotsav 18th to 27th February 18th to 27th February 18th to 27th February
Hemis Festival 10th June 30th June 19th June
Khajuraho Dance Festival 25th February to 3rd March 25th February to 2nd March 25th February to 2nd March
Goa Carnival 01st February to 29th February* * *
Bihu *    
Kumbh Mela # # #
Ardh Kumbh**      
Thrissur Pooram Festivals 13th of May 04th May 24th April
Holla Mohalla 22nd March 11th March` 14th April
Guru Nanak Jayanti 13th November 2nd November 14th April
Lohri 13th January 14th January 14th January
Losar 8th February 16th December 8th February
Wangala      
Buddha Jayanti 19th May 8th May 27th May
Majuli Festival 21th to 24th November    
Bihu Festival 28th to 30th April    
# Maha Kumbh is held after a gap of twelve years
** Held in the 6th year after Kumbh Mela, i.e. it falls between two Kumbh Melas.
* Date yet not decided


Fixed Date Festival Of Indian Date and Months
New Year 01st January
Republic Day 26th January
Labor Day 01st May
Independence Day 15th August
Goa Carnival First week of February to last week Feb
Khajuraho Dance Festival Last week of Feb to 1st week of March
Hemis Festival June
Taj Mahotsav 18th to 27th February
Gandhi Jayanti 2nd October
Hampi Festival 1st to 2nd week of November
Christmas 25th December