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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the popular festivals and events hosted in Lonavala?

Nitin Gurha DEC 10 2012
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Festivals bring in such an air of celebration and enthusiasm. With the whole town coming together, the fervour and energy brightens the entire city. Lonavala, too, has its own share of festivals which are celebrated with much grandeur. Be a part of the fiesta and you are in for a lovely time.

  • Ganesh Chaturthi

    Paying tribute to Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with much enthusiasm in all of Maharashtra. The month long celebration takes place in the middle of August up until the mid of September. The festival is believed to bring in lots of luck, prosperity and good fortune. With the festivities in full swing, local artists, craftsmen et al come together to promote their goodies. The street procession on the last day is truly colourful and spectacular.

  • Vijayadashami

    The last evening of the yearly Navaratri festival, Vijayadashami brings in the season of harvest. The locals perform numerous rituals along with offerings to Goddess Durga. Praying for a fulfilling harvest, the city comes together in harmony.

Be a part of the grand celebrations and add a little more colour to your superb holiday in Lonavala.

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