About... Festivals Indian New Year Festivals

What is Vishu?

What is Vishu? Vishu is an Indian new year festival that is primarily celebrated in the southern Indian state of Kerala, as well as in some other parts of the country. It usually falls on or around April 14th each year and marks the beginning of the Malayalam New Year. The festival is also known […]

About... Festivals

What is Ugadi?

What is Ugadi? Ugadi is a popular festival celebrated in the South Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. The word “Ugadi” is derived from two Sanskrit words “Yuga” meaning era or age, and “Adi” meaning beginning. Ugadi marks the beginning of a new era or a new year, and it is celebrated with […]