Events and Festivals in Surat





The land of culture and festivity, there are several events and festivals in Surat that are celebrated with great pomp and fanfare. The tradition and culture of the region comes alive in the celebrations and festivities of the city of Surat. Unlike the other states, the state of Gujarat participates in the celebrations and festivities all through the year.

The kite flying festival is popular in the city of Surat. The event started in the year 1989 in the city of Ahmadabad and has seeped into the city of Surat that also participates in flying the decorated kites. The city reverberates in the energy of the connoisseurs who belong to different age groups. The preparations for the kite flying festival starts early in the region and culminates into the jubilance of the city on the day of the event.

The custom of the region is best displayed in the dang durbar that is one of the major traditional events and festivals of Surat. The people of the region dress in their traditional attire and perform the ras and the garba. Skilled craftsmen arrive from different parts of the city of Surat to display their products.

Some of the other celebrated events and festivals at Surat are the Navratri and Janmashtami. The spirit of the people of the city is at its best in the festive days of the region. Other than this, the city of Surat is a host to other business and cultural events. The events and festivals in Surat exhibit the ethnicity and culture of the city.

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Last Updated on : 3/06/2013





 
     


     

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