India Festivals

Jammu and KashmirAndhra PradeshArunachal PradeshAssamBiharDelhiGoaGujaratHaryanaHimachal PradeshJammu and KashmirJharkhandKarnatakaKeralaMadhya PradeshMaharashtraManipurNagalandOdishaPondicherryPunjabRajasthanTamil NaduUttar PradeshUttarakhandWest Bengal

Jammu and Kashmir

Ladakh FestivalDance, MusicSeptember 1 - 15, 20113

Andhra Pradesh

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Hyderabad Theatre FestivalDramaJune 10 - 14, 2009
RangSutra Festival of Performing ArtsDramaMarch 1 - 4, 2012
Sirpur National Dance and Music FestivalDance, MusicJanuary 4 - 6, 2013
Vijayawada Book FestivalLiterary, MusicJanuary 1 - 11, 2013

Arunachal Pradesh

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Ziro Festival of MusicMusicSeptember 20 - 22, 2013

Assam

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North East Dance and Music FestivalDance, MusicSeptember 22 - 25, 2011
Poorvottar Natya SamarohDramaNovember 12 - December 1, 2010
Pragjyoti International Dance FestivalDanceFebruary 2 - 4, 2012

Bihar

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Rajgir Mahotsava FestivalDance, MusicOctober 24 - 26, 2010

Delhi

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100 Pipers India Music WeekMusicNovember 16 - 20, 2011
Amarrass Desert Music FestivalMusicDecember 1 - 2, 2012
Ananya Dance FestivalDanceOctober 2 - 6, 2013
Bacardi NH7 Weekender Festival - DelhiMusicNovember 30 - December 1, 2013
Bharat Rang Mahotsav Theatre FestivalDramaJanuary 5 - 20, 2013
Bihar UtsavDance, MusicMarch 28, 2011
Delhi Ibsen FestivalDramaDecember 1 - 9, 2012
Delhi International Arts Festival (DIAF)Dance, Drama, MusicOctober 26 - November 15, 2012
Delhi Jazz FestivalMusicMarch 16 - 18, 2012
Duet Kathak Dance FestivalDanceFebruary 22 - 23, 2014
Fly Music FestivalMusicFebruary 16 - 17, 2013 postponed
International Children's Festival for Performing ArtsDance, Drama, MusicDecember 5 - 8, 2013
Jazz UtsavMusicNovember 24 - December 3, 2010
National Folk Dance Festival "Lok Tarang"DanceJanuary 23 - 28, 2009
Qutub FestivalDance, MusicNovember 4 - 8, 2011
Raasrang Holi UtsavDance, MusicMarch 23 - 25, 2013
Raasrang World Flute FestivalMusicAugust 27 - 30, 2013
Ruhaniyat the All India Sufi and Mystic Music FestivalMusicNovember 26 - 27, 2011
Sangeet Nritya UtsavDance, Drama, Literary, MusicMarch 16 - 20, 2013
Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra Summer Ballet FestivalDanceMay 7 - 15, 2010
Shriram Shankarlal Music FestivalMusicFebruary 27 - March 1, 2009
South Asian Women's Theatre Festival "Leela"DramaMarch 8 - 15, 2010
Sunburn Festival - DelhiDanceMarch 31, 2013

Goa

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GoaWire Goa Music FestivalMusicApril 8 - May 30, 2012
Jazz for Goa FestivalMusicMarch 7 - 31, 2012
Sunburn Electronic Dance Music Festival (EDM)MusicDecember 27 - 29, 2013

Gujarat

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Ahmedabad Theatre FestivalDramaFebruary 24 - 16, 2012
Bhawai Dance TheatreDance, DramaOctober
Modhera Dance FestivalDanceJanuary 21 - 23, 2011
Saptak Music FestivalDance, MusicJanuary 1 - 13, 2014
Tana Riri Music FestivalMusicNovember 15 - 16, 2010
Times Ahmedabad FestivalDance, Drama, MusicOctober 31 - November 6, 2009

Haryana

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NRI Music and Dance FestivalDance, MusicJanuary 9 - 10, 2013

Himachal Pradesh

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Kasauli Rhythm & Blues FestivalMusicApril 6 - 8, 2012
Music in the Hills FestivalMusicApril 6 - 7, 2012

Jammu and Kashmir

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Harud Lit FestivalLiterarySeptember 16 - 18, 2011
Ladakh ConfluenceMusicJuly 15 - 18, 2010

Jharkhand

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Natyotsav Theatre FestivalDramaJanuary 3 - 4, 2009

Karnataka

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100 Pipers India Music WeekMusicNovember 16 - 20, 2011
Bacardi NH7 Weekender Festival - BengalaruMusicNovember 23 - 24, 2013
Bahuroopi National Theatre FestivalDramaApril 6 - 10, 2011
Bangalore Literature FestivalLiterarySeptember 27 - 29, 2013
Bangalore Open AirMusicJune 16, 2012
Bengalooru HabbaDance, Drama, MusicFebruary 15 - 22, 2009
Bengaluru (Bangalore) International Arts FestivalComedy, Dance, Drama, MusicAugust 31 - September 16, 2012
Eristoff Invasion FestivalMusicMarch 9 - 11, 2012
Fireflies Festival of MusicMusicFebruary 10, 2013
Fly Music FestivalDrama, MusicFebruary 16 - 17, 2013 postponed
Hampi UtsavDance, Drama, MusicJanuary 27 - 29, 2012
Jazz UtsavMusicNovember 24 - December 3, 2010
Karavali Festival (Karavali Utsav)DanceJanuary 7 - 16, 2011
Lakshminarayana Global Music FestivalMusicDecember 27, 2013 - January 9, 2014
National Veena Festival at the India International CentreMusicArpil 13 - 17, 2007
Ranga Shankara Theatre FestivalDrama, MusicOctober 18 - 27, 2013
Rock 'n IndiaMusicFebruary 2011 cancelled
Samskrutham - A Dance Festival to Celebrate SanskritDanceJanuary 11 - 13, 2013
Storm FestivalMusicFebruary 1 - 2, 2013
Submerge Supernova FestivalMusicApril 22, 2012
Sunburn Festival - BengalaruMusicMarch 30, 2013

Kerala

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Atchachmayam FestivalDance, MusicAugust 21, 2012
Chembai Music FestivalMusicSeptember
Hay Festival KeralaLiterary, MusicNovember 17 - 19, 2011
International Theatre Conference and Solo Performance FestivalDramaJanuary 18 - 22, 2009
International Theatre Festival of Kerala (ITFoK)DramaJanuary 27 - February 3, 2014
International Women's Folk Dance Festival at ShimlaDanceSeptember 21 - 26, 2011
Kerala Drama Festival ThiruvananthapuramDramaFebruary 25 - 27, 2011
Kerala Piravi' Golden JubileeDanceNovember 1, 2006
Kritya International Poetry FestivalDance, Drama, Literary, MusicJanuary 16 - 18, 2012
Malabar MahotsavamDance, MusicJanuary 13 – 16, 2009
Nine Nights Music Festival (Navarathri Music Festival)MusicOctober 8 - 17, 2010
Nishagandhi Dance Festival (Nishagandhi Nritya Utsav)Dance, MusicFebruary 21 - 28, 2011
Sarga Sangamam Cultural FestivalDramaNovember 8 - 12, 2011
Soorya Festival - ThiruvananthapuramDance, Drama, MusicSeptember 1, 2011 - September 1, 2012
Swaralaya Dance and Music Festival - PalakkadDance, MusicOctober 1 - 11, 2013
Swathi Sangeethotsavam Music FestivalMusicJanuary 6 - 12, 2014
Theatre Time Festival (Nataka Kaalam)DramaAugust 26 - 31, 2012
Theyyam FestivalDance, Drama, MusicOctober 27 2010 - May 10 2011

Madhya Pradesh

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Khajuraho Dance FestivalDanceFebruary 20 - 26, 2013
Tansen Utsav Music FestivalDanceDecember

Maharashtra

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100 Pipers India Music WeekMusicNovember 16 - 20, 2011
Ajanta-Ellora festivalDance, MusicNovember 25 - 28, 2010
Bacardi NH7 Weekender Festival - PuneMusicOctober 18 - 20, 2013
Centerstage Theatre FestivalDramaNovember 18 - 27, 2011
Glow Music FestivalMusicDecember 8 - 9, 2012
Holi MahotsavDance, MusicApril 5 - 7, 2013
Hridayesh FestivalMusicJanuary 12 - 14, 2013
International Children's Festival of Performing ArtsDance, Drama, MusicDecember 5 - 8, 2013
International Clown FestivalDramaNovember 2012
Jazz UtsavMusicNovember 24 - December 3, 2010
Johnnie Walker One Tree Music FestivalMusicFebruary 7 - 8, 2009
Kabir Festival MumbaiLiterary, MusicJanuary 9 - 13, 2013
Kalidas FestivalDance, Drama, MusicNovember 1, 2010
Literature Live FestivalLiteraryNovember 12 - 14, 2011 Mumbai
November 15, 2011 Lavasa
Lost FestivalMusicNovember 23 - 25, 2012
Mahindra Blues FestivalMusicFebruary 16 - 17, 2013
Mood Indigo — MoodiMusicDecember 20 - 23, 2013
Naked Comedy FestivalComedyOctober 31 - Novemberr 1, 2012
Prithvi Theatre FestivalDramaNovember 3 - 18, 2012
Salsa India FestivalDanceApril 3 - 6, 2008
Sangat Music FestivalMusicDecember 11 - 17, 2008
Satellite Theatre FestivalDramaNovember 1 - 4, 2009
Sawai Gandharva Music FestivalDance, MusicDecember 11 - 16, 2012
SulafestMusicFebruary 5, 2011
Sunburn SummerfestMusicMarch 29, 2013
Vinod Doshi Memorial Theatre FestivalDramaFebruary 22 - 26, 2011

Manipur

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Bhagyachandra National Festival of Classical DanceDanceNovember 27 - 30, 2007
Courtyard Theater Festival (Shumang Leela Festival)DramaFebruary 3 - 23, 2010
Northeast Theatre FestivalDramaFebruary 19 - 28, 2011
Roots Festival TourMusicApril 3 - 26, 2010
Zonal Mime Theatre FestivalDramaNovember 24 - 28, 2010

Nagaland

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Hornbill FestivalDance, MusicDecember 1 - 10, 2013

Odisha

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Gotipua Dance FestivalDanceNovember 15 - 17, 2012
International Odissi FestivalDanceDecember 23 - 29, 2012
International Odissi Music FestivalMusicJanuary 8 - 10, 2013
Konark Dance and Music FestivalDance, MusicFebruary 19 - 23, 2013
Mukteswar Dance FestivalDanceJanaury 14 - 16, 2012
Rajarani Music FestivalMusicJanuary 18 - 20, 2013

Pondicherry

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Raaga Tapasya Sacred Music FestivalMusicFebruary 25 - March 2, 2013

Punjab

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Amritsar International Folk FestivalDanceJanuary 27 - February 5, 2011
Chandigarh Theatre FestivalDramaNovember 11 - 19, 2011
Peace Festival (Saanjh Festival)Dance, Drama, MusicOctober 10 - 24, 2009
Punjab Multicultural FestivalDance, MusicNovember 5 - 12, 2011

Rajasthan

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Blue Lotus FestivalDance, MusicOctober 10 - 12, 2014
Jaipur Heritage International FestivalDance, Drama, MusicJanuary 14 - 25, 2010
Jaipur Literature FestivalLiteraryJanuary 17 - 21, 2014
Jaisalmer Desert FestivalDance, MusicFebruary 23 - 25, 2013
Jodhpur RIFF - Rajasthan International Folk FestivalDance, Drama, MusicOctober 26 - 30, 2012
Marwar FestivalDance, MusicOctober 10 - 11, 2011
Mewar FestivalDance, MusicApril 13 - 15, 2013
Mount Abu Summer FestivalDance, MusicMay 23 - 25, 2013
Mount Abu Winter FestivalDance, MusicDecember 29 - 31, 2010
Nagaur Sufi Music FestivalMusicFebruary 17 - 19, 2014
Shree Music FestivalMusicDecember 7 - 9, 2012

Tamil Nadu

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Adishakti Ramayana FestivalDrama, MusicFebruary 16 - 23, 2011
Madras Music FestivalMusicDecember 15, 2013 - January 1, 2014
Mamallapuram Nritya UtsavDanceDecember 25, 2008 – January 25, 2009
Music Academy Bharatanatyam Dance FestivalDanceJanuary 3 - 9, 2009
Natyadarshan Dance FestivalDanceOctober 4 - 30, 2013
Natyanjali Dance FestivalsDanceFebruary 12 - 16, 2011
Tantidhatri International Women's Performing Arts FestivalDanceMarch 11 - 15, 2012
The Hindu MetroPlus Theatre FestivalDramaAugust 14, 2010
The Park's New FestivalDance, Drama, MusicAugust 24 - September 10, 2013
Thyagaraja Aradhana Music FestivalDanceJanuary 21 - 25, 2011

Uttar Pradesh

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Purab Ang Gayaki UtsavMusicMarch 15 - 16, 2012
Sunburn Festival NoidaMusicOctober 4 - 6, 2013
Taj MahotsavDanceFebruary 19 - 28, 2013

Uttarakhand

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Carnival of e-Creativity (CeC)Dance, Drama, Literary, MusicFebruary 24 - 26, 2012
Escape Music and Arts FestivalMusicMay 20 - 22, 2011

West Bengal

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Calcutta International Classical Guitar Festival and CompetitionMusicDecember 19 - 22, 2013
Classical Sangeet & Nritya Sabha FestivalMusicNovember 18 - 19, 2011
Dover Lane Music ConferenceMusicJanuary 22 - 25, 2009
Independence Rock ConcertMusicNovember 25, 2012
ITC Sangeet Sammelan Music FestivalMusicJanuary 16 - 17, 2009
Kolkata International Music FestivalMusicNovember 28 - December 1, 2013
Nandikar National Theatre FestivalDramaDecember 16 - 25, 2012

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