Featuring international and Indian authors and a program of talks, films, debates and theatre. See the website for exact dates.
Camel and cattle fair that focuses on livestock trading but still colours the town with festivities.
Just after the Jaisalmer Desert Festival, this features cultural shows, dancing and puppetry.
One of Rajasthan’s biggest cattle fairs.
Cultural programs, fireworks and processions.
Held at the same time as Pushkar Mela, but with sadhus rather than camels.
Focuses on music and folk dance.
Film screenings and Bollywood glitterati everywhere.
Goa’s version of the Hindu festival Holi sees coloured powders thrown about and parades in most towns.
Part of the statewide Carnival, this festival is held on the Saturday before Lent. It’s celebrated by a procession of floats and raucous street partying.