There are lots of Festivals in July and August in India. India is a country where festivals can be enjoyed every month in some state. Today we will tell you about the festival in July and August which is celebrated in India. You can enjoy any of the festivals and join them.

Here are the list of Festival in July and August…...

Dree Festival - This festival is celebrated from 4th July to 7th July. Dree is the Apatani tribe agriculture festival. It is celebrated with the sacrifices and prayers of the gods who protect culture. Folk songs, traditional dances and other cultural performances are also part of today's celebration. There is even a Mr Dree race, which has been announced as the best platform for men to show their strength, agility, stamina and intelligence!.

Puri Ratha Yatra - The 12-day rich festival of Ratha Yatra sees Lord Jagannath (incarnation of the ruler of Vishnu and Krishna), along with his older brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, emerging from his home to Jagannath Temple in Puri. The gods were transported by large chariots. This is the most popular celebration this year. This chariot journey runs from 4th July to 15th August.

Hemis Festival - Elephants are usually seen decorated during the Kerala Temple festival. However, during this elephant feeding ritual, they remain without decoration. People take their Elephants inside the temple and receive delicious feasts made from sugar cane leaves, coconut, delicious food and other local products from people who come to worship them. This ritual aims to please Lord Ganesha, eliminate obstacles and fulfil desires. This is celebrated in Nhangattiri Bhagavathi temple in Pattambi of Kerala district from 11 to 12 July.

Behdienkhlam - This festival is for people of Pnar tribe of Meghalaya. they called this festival Beh Deinkhlam, and it is celebrated just after agricultural initiation is over. Here are the meaning of Khlam is a plague and behind dien which means to drive with sticks. Hence, the festival is held to drive away and negative forces that may affect the crop. The festivities take place over three days and culminate with a procession of chariots and ceremonial tree trunks to a sacred pool full of water.

Champakulam Boat Race - This festival is one of the oldest festivals in India. in this festival, a snake boat race competition is held in Kerala, which is the first boat race of summer season. This festival is organized on 15th July at Pampa River, Kerala in Champakulam.

Teej - The festival of Teej is a monsoon festival that is celebrated by women. This is a symbol of reunion of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. On this special occasion, women wear henna on their hands and feet and wear new clothes on this day. Swings are enjoyed by singing old folk songs at the time of the evening.This festival will be celebrated August 3-4.

Independence Day - Every year, on 15th August, the independence of the country from the British rule is celebrated as a ritual. In Delhi, on this day, the Prime Minister hovers the flag on the Red Fort.

Raksha Bandhan - Raksha Bandhan is a celebration of brother and sister's mutual love. On this day sister ties Rakhi on her brother's wrist and brother promises to protect her sister. This year this festival is being celebrated on August 1.

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