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Festivals and Events in Chandigarh

Chandigarh Mango Festival is held every year in the month of June at Pinjore Garden. The festival cum fair is celebrated with splendid grandeur and invites mango growers, agricultural universities and food industries from all over the country to participate and exhibit their varieties. The fair is drawing more and more crowds every year.

Festivals of Gardens is one of the popular festivals on the national calendar. It is a three day fiesta held in the last week of February in the Leisure Valley of Sector 10. The festival consists of various cultural programs; classical and folk dances, musical performances, flower shows and exhibitions by local artists. The festival was earlier called the Rose Festival but since 1997 it is known as the Festival of Gardens.

Chandigarh Carnival definitely deserves a mention when we are talking about the popular fairs and festivals in Chandigarh. The festival held in November in the Leisure Valley, Sector 10, promotes creativity and talent of the young as well as the senior citizens of the city and adjoining areas. Various competitions are conducted for senior citizens like painting and clay modeling etc. pick and drop facilities are also provided for the senior citizens to avoid any kind of inconvenience.

Teej Festival is celebrated with fun and frolic in the month of August commemorating the beginning of monsoon. Rock Garden is usually the venue for celebrating the festival. Women participate in the cultural programs and also adorn their hands with beautiful mehndi designs and colorful bangles. Giant wings are the main highlight of the festivity of Teej.

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