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Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli loves celebrating festivals and this is evident from the fact that almost every month there is an important fair or festival in Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Pongal, thanksgiving to the harvest season, Masimagam Festival where deities of sixty four temples are brought to the beach for a holy bath, Villianur Temple car Festival in May, Bastille Day on July 14th, French Food festival in august, Birth Anniversary of Sri Aurobindo and Fete De Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Normally all feast of Hindus, Muslims and Christians are celebrated in this territory. However, tribal celebration differ. Varli and Kokna tribals celebrate Diwali in the name of Barash. Akhatrij is celebrated by Kokna tribes where ladies are the main participants. Divaso is celebrated by Dhodia and Varli tribes. Rakhi-Bandhan is celebrated by Dhodia. Other festivals are Bhawada amongst Varli and Koli tribes, Kali Puja by all tribes after harvesting of crops and Gram Devi before harvesting.

Pongal
Masimagam Festival
Villianur Temple car Festival
Bastille Day
French Food festival
Christmas
Birth Anniversary of Sri Aurobindo