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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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Onam Festival Celebrations & Events in India

August 24, 2012

Wishing You a Very Happy Onam 2012!

Onam, Kerala’s famous harvest festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm throughout the state of India. It is celebrated to welcome the King Mahabali (the demon ruler of Kerala) who comes down to earth on the day of Onam to bless his followers and devotees.

Onam falls in the month of Chingam ( Aug – Sept ), the first month of the Malayalam calendar. This year Onam falls on 29th August, 2012 i.e on coming Wednesday. Onam is celebrated for 10 days which includes Onam Pookalam (Flower Rangoli), Onam Sadya (Special Onam Food), snake boat race, Kaikottikali dance & much more.

Lots of events are organized to celebrate the fun of Onam festival throughout the state of India. Friends, lets take a look on these events….

Onam Feast @ Vembanad, Bangalore

Event Date: Aug 28 2012 To Aug 30 2012

Event Venue: The Paul, Domlur, Bangalore

Vembanad, the two time Times Food Award winner, brings signature flavours from the traditional cookbooks of kerala. While exotic non vegetarian favourites adorn the buffet tables, the Ela Sadhya, a grand vegetarian spread, awaits you on Onam (Thiruvonam) day. This Onam Promises to take a tasteful Swing at the Paul Bangalore.

Kerala Food Festival @ Promenade , Hyderabad

Event Date: Aug 24 2012 To Sep 02 2012

Event Venue:  Promenade, Aditya Park Inn Aditya Trade Centre, Ameerpet, Hyderabad

Aditya Park will be organizing ‘Kerala served on a Platter’ a special food festival to celebrate Onam (the harvest festival). The specially designed food festival will offer an array of mouth watering authentic dishes. Kerala food festival promises to provide everyone an opportunity to enjoy the festivities and rejoice the bounty of nature with popular & authentic Onam dishes.

Onam and Ramzan Crafts Fest 2012 @Thiruvananthapuram

Event Date:  Aug 03 2012 To Aug 31 2012 from 9:00 AM onwards

Event Venue: SMSM Institute, Puthenchanthai, Thiruvananthapuram Gpo, Puthenchanthai, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Handicrafts Development Corporation conducts a national-level ‘Onam and Ramzan Crafts Fest 2012’. Exhibition and sale of a variety of handicrafts and handlooms such as Bengal cottons, Chanderi silks, pearl jewellery, Aranmula kannadi, and so on. Don’t miss it!

Onam Ela Sadhya – Food Fest @Chennai

Event Date: Aug 20 2012 To Sep 02 2012

Event Venue: Ente Keralam – Anna Nagar , Ente Keralam – MRC Nagar , Ente Keralam – Poes Garden

Ente Keralam is hosting a special ‘Onam Ela Sadhya’ at its restaurants in Poes Garden, Anna Nagar and MRC Nagar to celebrate the feast of Onam. The restaurant will be decked in all its traditional glory to celebrate this colorful harvest festival with the people of Chennai. The Onam Sadhya will include a special assortment of two payasams, two pradhaman, four kinds of fried chips, four unique pickles, kaalan, olan, thoran, errusery, avial, sambhar, rasam and more.

Check out  Onam Sadhya spells festive indulgence…

Onam Celebration – Visit Thrikkakara Temple, Cochin

Event Date:  Aug 07 2012 To Oct 06 2012

Event Venue:  Thrikkakara Temple, Kochi, Cochin

The Thrikkakara temple, located 10 kms north-east of Kochi, is considered to be the seat of famous 10 days Onam celebrations in Kerala. Thrikkakara is considered to be capital of the good asura (demon) King Mahabali, whose rule was prematurely stopped by Lord Vishnu in the diguise as a Brahmin boy, when the Hindu gods became jealous of the growing power of the generous and kind-hearted king. The Vishnu temple here is the only one of its kind to have Vamana (one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu) as the deity.

Hope, You’ll like the collection of events for Onam celebration and do share it with your Facebook & Twitter friends.

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Have a Happy Onam!