Vardavar Festival

Vardavar Vardavar water festival is celebrated on the 14th Sunday after Easter. It was on July 8th this year and some shots from Armenia show the pomp and grandeur with which Vardavar is celebrated. Other than just a merry making and fun day, Vardavar is linked to the Transfiguration of Read more…

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Khizr Festival

Khizr Al Khizr, The Green One is associated with the Water of Life. Al Khizr is also known as the King of the Sea and believed to safeguard travellers. Famous in Sri Lanka, Sindh, Iran and Turkey, this mystical figure is revered by different names having performed miracles, appearing at Read more…

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Ganga Mahotsav Festival

Ganga Mahotsav Similar to Loy Krathong, the Ganga Mahotsav Festival is celebrated mostly across India on ‘Dev Deepawali‘/’Kartik Poornima the full moon in the Hindu month of Kartik; thus today 22nd November 2018. It is another event where there is the veneration of the river – Ganges. The sight is Read more…

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Loy Krathong Festival

Loy Krathong Loy Krathong – Floating Loy Krathong or Lai Ka Tong is celebrated today, 22nd November 2018 across Thailand and nearby countries like Malaysia – Tazaungdaing festival, Myanmar, China and Sri Lanka (Poya). Loy means floating and Krathong is equivalent to a container, hence the “floating container”. This container Read more…

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