People, Culture, Festivals of Chhattisgarh



The picturesque state of Chhattisgarh abounds in natural splendor and is an idyllic mix of the pastoral and the urban. The state is also a hub of Central India's cultural extravaganzas that is evinced by the friendly and vivacious people, culture and festivals of Chhattisgarh.

Chhattisgarh is a nascent state that was formed by integrating 16 districts of Madhya Pradesh that were held together by the fine thread of a common Chhattisgarhi dialect. The people are mainly tribals who speak Hindi and Chhattasgarhi and hive harmoniously amongst each other. They are diligent and hard working and mainly work in the numerous mines and factories in the state. The tribal people are very talented and creative and their expertise is manifested in the exquisite traditional handicrafts.

The culturally rich state loves celebrating festivals where the people rejoice in the gaieties. The local tribal inhabitants love to celebrate every moment of life and thus grand festive celebrations are an everyday affair. Chhattisgarh's festive celebrations are consumed with plenty of food, drink, music, dance, mirth and merriment. The principal festivals celebrated in the different districts include:
  • Bastar Dussera
  • Bastar Lokotsav
  • Madai Festival
  • Bhoramdeo Festival
  • Goncha Festival
  • Champaran Mela
  • Narayanpur Mela
  • Fagun Wadai
  • Koriya Mela
  • The Earth Festival
  • The First Fruits Festival
  • Chakradhar Samaroh
  • Hareli Festival
  • Pola Festival
  • Teeja Festival
  • Chhattisgarh Fairs
  • Dantewada Fair
  • Ramaram Fair
  • Ma Bambleshwari Fair
  • Ratanpur Fair
  • Shivrinarayan Fair
  • Sihawa Fair
  • Girodhpuri Fair
  • Damakheda Fair
A glimpse of Chhattisgarh's rich culture can be obtained at the handicrafts emporiums. Shopaholics can pick up some of the finest handicrafts and woolen products from this cultural carnival.



Last Updated on: 6/6/2013

     


     

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