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▪ Qutub Festival :
It is celebrated in November, it gives tourists a glimpse of the cultural grandeur of India. Set amidst the historical background of the Qutab, cultural events are held where veterans of Indian classical music and dance and folk musicians give spectacular performances.
▪ Kite Flying Festival :
Held on Makar Sankranti day(January) on the green lawns above Palika Bazar, Connaught Place , this colourful extravaganza attracts national as well as international participants.
▪ Garden Tourism Festival :
Held at the Talkatora Garden in February every year,it is based on particular themes.Highlights include an on- the- spot painting competition for children , varieties of flower arrangements, tourism pavilions of different states of India and martialarts display. In addition , craftsmen from various parts of the country display and sell heir products.
▪ International Mango Festival:
Held during July, it draws people from the country as well as businessman , both from home or abroad.
▪ Holi :
Holi is celebrated on the day after the full moon in early March every year.Holi is celebrated on the day after the full moon in early March every year.
▪ Diwali :
A family festival, it is celebrated 20 days after Dussehra, on the 13th day of the dark fortnight of the month of Ashwin (October / November) is a festival of lights symbolising the victory of righteousness and the lifting of spiritual darkness. The goddess Lakshmi (consort of Vishnu), who is the symbol of wealth and prosperity, is also worshipped on this day.
▪ Raksha Bandhan :
Shravan, in July / August. Raksha Bandhan is celebrated in some parts of India as a festival to honour the sea god Varuna. However, at most places, it celebrates the love of a brother for his sister. On this day, sisters tie rakhi on the wrists of their brothers to protect them against evil influences.Tags: cultural festivals in New Delhi, Delhi culture, Delhi events