Posts filed under ‘Events and Festivals

Explore India with celebrity chef Peta Mathias

India Beat loves working with Peta Mathias. Peta’s fascinating book on India, ‘Hot Pink Spice Saga’ – an Indian culinary travelogue with recipes gives a taste of what happens on the tour, accompanied by fabulous photographs by Julie leClerc. It was awarded the Best Culinary… READ MORE >

India Beat plays Holi!

Holi is the Hindu festival of colour marking the start of spring. It is a public holiday in India and celebrated with much jubilation, typically through a free-for-all carnival of colours which involves the joyous throwing of coloured powder over friends and family. In 2011… READ MORE >

Onam: Kerala’s Biggest Festival

Onam is a festival celebrated all over Kerala which marks the return of the legendary King Mahabali. This year Onam began on the 1st September and lasted for 10 days. Dating from the 9th century the festival is one of the highlights of the year… READ MORE >

Ganesh’s Birthday

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the biggest Hindu festivals of the year; Ganesh’s birthday. Across India millions of devotees flock to Ganesh temples to worship and receive blessings for the coming year. Ganesh is the Hindu God of beginnings and good luck, so is often referred… READ MORE >

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