In Andhra Pradesh festivals are celebrated with pomp and splendour as they bring to life, the fervour of the people of the State and those from other places visiting the state. Hindu festivals such as Dusshera, Deepavali, Rama Navami, Vinayaka Chavithi (Ganesh Chaturthi) and Maha Shivaratri are celebrated in the State. Similarly, Muslim festivals such as Bakrid and Ramzan and Christian festivals like Christmas and New Year's Day are also celebrated with gaiety. In Andhra Pradesh Ugadi (Telugu New Year's day), Sankranti, Dasera (Dusshera), and Vinayaka Chavithi are celebrated on a grand scale and they serve as a refreshing break from the monotonous routines of the locals. Apart from the generally common festivals that are celebrated here, there are many more that are unfamiliar.