Festivals in June 2018



Festivals of India



There are several festivals that are celebrated in each month of the year. All of these festivals have transcended over generations of society out of religious or social reasons. The festivals in June are all marked as events that are a blend of religious as well as cultural events that are celebrated with enthusiasm and fervor.

Festivals in June

The following are some of the important festivals in the month of June in India.

Sindhu Darshan Festival (12th - 14th June 2018) - This is a celebration of the Sindhu River also known as the Indus. This celebration is a portrayal of the river for its cultural and social impact in the life of the Indian society.

Sao Joao Feast of St John the Baptist (23rd June 2018) - This is a popular festival of Goa. The celebrations include men jumping in overflowing wells to recover bottles of Feni which is a local alcohol. Other events observed are music, dance and boat races.

Father's Day (18th June 2018)- We often think about how our mothers are important for us and thereby tend to often forget the sacrifice made by our fathers and the love and care bestowed by them on us. Father's Day is the occasion when we show our love and respect to our fathers. This day is celebrated all across the globe and is dedicated to all the fathers, in order to make them feel special.

Vat Savitri Vrata (27th June 2018) - Vat Purnima fasting is celebrated by the married women in some parts of India, who pray for the well being and safety of their husbands on this day. In the year 2018, Vat Purnima will be observed on 27 June. The Vat Savitri Vrata is celebrated during the Poornima that is the full moon day, in the month of Jyeshtha. The festival is more popular in regions of Gujarat and Maharashtra. In some of the places, the Vrata is observed for three days. Prayers and pujas are offered to Vat Vriksha or the Banyan Tree and Savitri.

Last Updated on : January 12, 2018



     


     

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