Festivals are a time to celebrate joy, love, celebration, and happiness, as well as to spend time with family. We Indians are blessed with a plethora of festivals, each with its distinct vibe and emotion. Consider the last festival you attended with your family. Can you hear happy voices and remember the happy faces?
It may be difficult to visit your hometown for every festival if you live in Bangalore for studies and work. You may see images of your recent family festivals or your family's celebration on social media and wish you could be there.
But there's no need to worry. Bangalore is a great place to celebrate your favorite festivals. Bangalore, a unique and vibrant city, has more than half of its population from other states, including Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Rajasthan, and others. In recent years, the city has become a second home for millions of young people, and it has everything they desire.
Here are 10 famous festivals celebrated in India that you can celebrate in Bangalore with your friends and colleagues to get a taste of what it's like to celebrate in your hometown.
1. Ugadi Festival
This festival's meaning is Yuga + Adi - a new era and is the new year of Karnataka, so the celebrations in Bangalore are lively. If you are from a different part of Karnataka, you can enjoy Ugadi as if it were your hometown.
If your landlord allows it, make a rangoli with your friends and colleagues in front of your stay. Planting a sapling is something you can be proud of as a human because Ugadi festivalis a new beginning. Make some hot murukkus with your roommates to satisfy your taste buds.
You can be a part of the community and celebrate it together if you live in a coliving space like cozy stay.
How could you end ugadi without a feast?
You can enjoy an authentic Ugadi feast just like at home in Bangalore.
Some of the places are
Dakshin ITC Windsor - Vasanth Nagar
Karnatic - Ashok Nagar
Oota Bangalore - Whitefield
Karavalli, gateway hotel - Ashok Nagar
Hallimane - Malleshwaram
Diwali is the festival of lights celebrated with sweets and crackers, and it is undoubtedly India's largest festival celebrated all over the world among Indians. During the festival, the entire city of Bangalore is illuminated by lights, loud crackers, event nights, and shopping melas.
You can get lost in the shopping and buy almost anything at unbelievable prices, or you can attend a Diwali party and enjoy the festivities. If you want to go a little further, you can go to Nandi Hills and Skandagiri for a road trip with friends.