PUNE FESTIVAL

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Location: Pune, Maharashtra
Duration: 8-10 Days
Organised By: MTDC (Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation)
Celebration Of: Art And Culture, Song And Dance, Custom And Tradition

The Pune festival held in the months of August-September during Ganesh Mahotsav is the biggest festival in the city of Pune . Beginning on the day of the installation of idols of Lord Ganesha it goes on till the immersion of the Lord's idols on the tenth day.

A Celebration Of Indian Cultural Heritage

Pune festival is a celebration of art and culture, song and dance, custom and tradition. Originally started as a localised cultural event, this festival has over the years gained national and international stature and evolved into one of India's landmark cultural happenings. The MTDC (Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation) organises this festival and has been actively promoted abroad by the government of India, as a major tourist attraction.

Pune Festival in MaharashtraEvents like classical dance and music recitals, a film and drama festival, automobile rallies and some traditional sports are a part of the festival. The maestros and stalwarts of their respective events give performances. This period marks celebrations in Pune and is a feast of entertainment for visitors who can participate and revel in traditional and modern sport events, shop for exquisite textiles and handicrafts, relish the delectable cuisine and rejoice in the colourful customs of Maharashtra.

HOW TO GET THERE:

Pune is well connected by air, rail and road with the important places within and beyond the state. For city transportation taxis, auto's and city buses are available.

WHERE TO STAY:

At the hotels in Pune



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