Karnataka State Holiday List 2024

Karnataka, a state in southern India, is known for its diverse cultural heritage, and it celebrates a variety of festivals reflecting different traditions and communities. This article is going to discuss in detail about  Karnataka State Holiday List 2024. Some of the most celebrated state festivals in Karnataka include:

  1. Dasara (Mysuru Dasara): Dasara is one of the most iconic and widely celebrated festivals in Karnataka. The Mysuru Dasara is particularly famous, featuring grand processions, cultural events, and the illumination of the Mysuru Palace. The festival symbolizes the victory of good over evil and pays tribute to Goddess Chamundeshwari.
  2. Ugadi: Ugadi marks the Kannada New Year and is celebrated with enthusiasm across Karnataka. It involves the ritual of Panchanga Shravana, where people listen to the recitation of the year’s predictions. Traditional festive dishes are prepared, and cultural programs take place.
  3. Ganesh Chaturthi: Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with fervor in Karnataka, especially in cities like Bengaluru. Devotees install Ganesh idols in their homes and public places, and processions with elaborate decorations and traditional music are organized during the immersion.
  4. Karaga Festival: The Karaga Festival is celebrated in Bengaluru and is dedicated to the goddess Draupadi. The main event involves a procession carrying an earthen pot (Karaga) on the head, symbolizing the power of the goddess.
  5. Makar Sankranti: Makar Sankranti is celebrated with the flying of kites and traditional foods like ellu-bella (sesame seeds and jaggery mixture). The festival marks the transition of the sun into the zodiac sign of Makara (Capricorn).
  6. Navaratri: Navaratri is celebrated with traditional dance forms like Garba and Dandiya. The festival involves prayers, cultural events, and processions. In Mysuru, it coincides with Dasara and is marked by the royal procession.
  7. Diwali: Diwali, the festival of lights, is celebrated with the lighting of lamps, bursting of fireworks, and the exchange of sweets and gifts. People decorate their homes with colorful rangoli during the festivities.
  8. Hampi Utsav: Hampi Utsav is a cultural festival celebrated in the historical town of Hampi. It involves classical and folk music and dance performances, puppet shows, and a sound and light show that showcases the history of Hampi.
  9. Maha Shivaratri: Maha Shivaratri is celebrated with devotion in various Shiva temples across Karnataka. Devotees fast, visit temples, and participate in nightlong vigils dedicated to Lord Shiva.
  10. Vairamudi Festival (Melkote): The Vairamudi Festival is celebrated in Melkote, dedicated to Lord Cheluva Narayana Swamy. The highlight is the procession of the deity adorned with the Vairamudi, a diamond-studded crown.
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