The Maharashtrians are a vibrant,
earthy people for whom life itself is a celebration. Small wonder then that all festivals in Maharashtra are celebrated with
abundant fervor. These times provide a unique opportunity to absorb Maharashtrian culture, with all its colorful customs,
rituals and traditions. The song, music and dance that accompany almost every festive occasion add joy and excitement to the
lives of the people from every walk of life.
These festivals attract world-renowned artistes - musicians, dancers,
painters, sculptors, weavers - who come together to pay tribute to Maharashtra's rich culture and legacy.
are a hearty, festive people. The love for celebration is deeply ingrained in their culture and it finds expression through
the various occasions on the Maharashtrian calendar. There is festivity all round the year and people cherish the good times
with music, dance and delectable food.
Most Important festivals are :
Kalidas Festival at Nagpur