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Diwali Festival Celebrations: Diwali Shopping, Exhibitions Fairs & Events in Mumbai

October 30, 2012

Diwali (means a rows of lights) is a festival of lights and is one of the biggest festival in India which is celebrated with great gusto & pomp in all parts of India. Diwali is also called as Deepavali and it signifies the victory of good over evil.

Diwali 2012 dates: Diwali is a five day festival and each day has its own significance and different legends are associated with it. The five days of Diwali festival celbrations are: Dhanteras, Choti Diwali, Badi Diwali, Govardhan Puja and Bhai Dooj.

From all the five days of Diwali, the third day is the main day for Diwali festival which is known as Badi Diwali. On Badi Diwali people perform Lakshmi-Ganesha Pooja in their home, shops & offices to seek blessing of Goddess Lakshmi & God Ganesha for wealth, happiness & prosperity.  This year Diwali falls on Tuesday 13th Novmeber, 2012.

With Diwali festival celebrations grips the fever of Diwali shopping & Diwali Gifting

Diwali is a perfect time to share gifts with near & dear ones. Diwali shopping mainly comprises of buying new clothes, sweets, snacks, dry fruits, jewellery & home decoration items.

Good news for Mumbaikars, we bring you a list of upcoming Diwali shopping events, exhibitions & Diwali fairs in the city. Lets take a look…

Diwali Night Bazaar @ ArtCafe

Visit ‘ArtCafe’ a well known Artifacts and home accessories outlet with Cafe section in fortnight long ‘Diwali Night Bazaar’.

The Diwali Night Bazaar promises to offer a never-before experience. And while you are shopping you can sip a latte or a cappuccino along with a sandwich or muffin, at the Cafe outside which is an integral part of Art Cafe. So, be a part of this Arty experience this festive season from 29th October, 2012 to 12th November, 2012 from 12:00 PM onwards daily @Art Café, OM Apartment, Opp. Valencia, Sundervans, Andheri New Link Road, Andheri (West), Mumbai.

Festivities with Diwali Delights at Landmark

Celebrate this festive season with Landmark and avail some fantastic offers and discounts.

Choose from a wide range of books, toys, perfumes, jewellery, gadgets and much more and gift your loved ones that perfect Diwali gift. Check out the attractive & special Diwali offers at all Landmark Outlets in Mumbai from 20th Oct, 2012 to 13th Nov, 2012.

Bedazzled 2012 – Lifestyle & Wedding Exhibition

Bedazzled 2012 is a Diwali lifestyle and wedding exhibition. The timing could not be better as it is set before Diwali and it is also being organized during wedding season and upcoming New Year, ensuring a great response from women looking to shop for festive gifts, apparel and wedding items. With the ideal location of The World Trade Center at Cuff Parade, the exhibition promises to draw a large foot fall of women who would match the various exhibitors target group.

Bedazzled 2012 exhibition will be held on 7th November, 2012 @World Trade Centre, World Trade Centre Cuffe Parade. And for all communications – (31st Floor, Centre 1 Building, World Trade Centre Complex, Cuffe Parade).

Luxury hampers for Diwali @ Amalya

Amalya, the lifestyle boutique at The Leela brings you a range of luxury hampers to gift this Diwali season.

Let your gifts do the talking and define you as a true connoisseur of fine living, this festive season. Indulge your family, friends and associates with gift hampers that are not just a cut above the rest, but also spell class and style. Make this Diwali a truly luxurious one!

Luxury hampers for Diwali @ Amalya in the Leela Kempinski, Sahar, Andheri(E) will be taking place on 13th November, 2012.

Shop & Win Carnival @ Oberoi Mall

Come & celebrate Diwali and enjoy attractive offers only at Oberoi Mall.

Shop for Rs. 3000/- on a single day at Goregaon Oberoi Mall, play and win exciting prizes from 26th Oct to 11th Nov, 12noon to 10 pm. Enjoy musical evenings at Oberoi mall from 2nd Nov to 18th Nov, 6pm to 8 pm.

Hope, you will like the selection of upcoming Diwali events in Mumbai for festive shopping. Hey, what are you waiting for? Be ready for shopping as the countdown begins for Diwali, only 12 days to go for Diwali festival celebrations.

Buzzintown wishes you a very Happy Diwali!!!

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Navratri 2012 Festival Events & Celebrations in India | Durga Puja

October 3, 2012

!Jai Mata Di!

Navratri is the most popular spiritual & cultural Hindu festival of India. The nine days of Navratri festival also referred to as Navratras are considered as the most auspicious days by all Hindus. Navratri marks the period when Durga waged a battle against the demon Mahishasura. Each one of the nine days of Navratri is dedicated to the worship of nine different forms of Goddess Durga. The 10th day after Navratri is celebrated as Dussehra.

Navratri 2012 Dates:  This year Navratri festival falls from 16th October to 23rd October, 2012. Therefore, Dussehra festival will fall on Wednesday, 24th October  2012.

The Navratri festival is celebrated with great devotion & fervor in all parts of India. In Gujarat, Navratri festival celebrates the worship of Goddess Jagdamba and in West Bengal, Durga Puja is another name for Navratri festival. So, every region in India celebrates this Navratri festival in its own way.

Blog friends, sharing with you couple of upcoming events in Mumbai, Delhi & Bangalore for Navratri festival celebration. Lets have a look on these Navratri 2012 events…

Celebrate Navratra with Falguni Pathak in Mumbai

Falguni Pathak is back again with her new list of Gujarati folk tales and hit songs from latest upcoming Bollywood movies releases. It is that time of the year when, young and old all alike come together to dance and celebrate the festive season of Navratra with Falguni who is undisputedly a true Navratra Garba Sensation and popularly known as the Queen of Dandiya Ras.

Come & join the musical nine nights of Navratri with Falguni Pathak & Ta-Thaiya Group who are ready to enthrall you all from Oct 16 2012 To Oct 24 2012 @Goregoan Sports Club, Link Road, Malad West, Mumbai from 7:00 P.M. onwards.

Shree Durga Saptshati – Musical Concert in Mumbai

Mahalaya & BCCA presents versatile singer Abhijit Ghoshal’s Mahishsasur Mardini. A musical concert based on Shree Durga Saptshati. The compositions by Pankaj Kumar Mullick and co-ordinated by BCCA. This music concert will be taking place on Oct 06 2012 06:30 PM onwards @Bhavan’s Cultural Centre, Bhavan’s College, Munshi Nagar, Andheri (W) Mumbai.

Navaratri Fest in Mumbai

Shopkin presents Navaratri Fest. The Navratri fest includes designer garments, footwear, rangoli, lifestyle accessories, jewellery, home accessories, designer hand bags, exotic chocolates, designer dive and gift items.

The Navratri fest will be held  from  Oct 19 2012  to Oct 20 2012 @Ceremonial Hall, Swapna Nagril, Muland West Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Sharad Utsav 2012 – Maha Navami Puja in Bangalore

Sharad Utsav 2012 event for Maha Navami Puja will include exhibition, food festival, puja / Anjali & arati, prasad & bhog, sankho competition, one minute show, disco dandiya, dhunuchi naach, tattoo / face oainting, mehendi / caricature, hair braiding, balloon modelling and much more.

Sharad Utsav 2012 fairs & festival events will be held on Oct 22 2012 @Electronics City, N.R. Colony Bangalore, Karnataka.

Sharad Utsav 2012 – Maha Navami Puja in Bangalore

Bharatanatyam group performance by students of CCPA on the occasion of Navaratri Puja Celebration. The event will be held on Oct 22 2012 @Sri Venkateswara Temple, Domlur, Bangalore.

Dussehra Folk Art Festival – Online Art Exhibition in Delhi

Dussehra marks the opening of the Folk Art Festival. The Articurate gallery introduces special artworks by artist Folk Madhubani this festive season. Celebrate Dussehra with different forms of folk art displayed by Articurate gallery.

Art lovers will join this Dussehra Folk Art Festival from Oct 24 2012 to Oct 30 2012 from 08:00 AM @D-15 IFS Apartments, Mayur Vihar, Phase-1, New Delhi (NCR).

Hope, all Goddess Durga devotees will find this information useful & enjoy Navratri 2012 by being a part of these upcoming Navratri festival events & celebrations.

Note: Goddess Durga devotees visit here for Maa Durga Photos Wallpaper with Shri Durga Chalisa.

! Happy Navratri !