A festival is a special occasion or event that is celebrated by a community, group of people, or society. these festivals usually have cultural, religious, or historical significance and are often marked by a series of activities, performances, and ceremonies.

Festivals can be held for various reasons, such as to commemorate a specific event or person, to celebrate a harvest or seasonal change, or to express gratitude or spiritual devotion. Festivals provide an opportunity for people to come together and celebrate their shared culture, traditions, and values, and to enjoy food, music, dance, and other forms of entertainment.

Here is a list of some popular festivals celebrated around the world:

  1. Diwali – Hindu festival of lights
  2. Christmas – Christian celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ
  3. Eid al-Fitr – Muslim festival marking the end of Ramadan
  4. Holi – Hindu festival of colors
  5. Chinese New Year – lunar new year celebration in China and other East Asian countries
  6. Hanukkah – Jewish festival of lights
  7. Easter – Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ
  8. Carnival – pre-Lenten celebration in many countries
  9. Día de los Muertos – Mexican Day of the Dead
  10. Oktoberfest – beer festival held in Munich, Germany
  11. La Tomatina – tomato throwing festival in Spain
  12. Mardi Gras – carnival celebration in New Orleans, USA
  13. Songkran – Thai new year celebration
  14. Wesak – Buddhist celebration of the birth, enlightenment, and death of the Buddha
  15. Thanksgiving – American holiday giving thanks for the blessings of the year

Public Holidays In India

Here is the list of public Holidays in India

  1. Republic Day – January 26th
  2. Maha Shivaratri – varies (Hindu holiday)
  3. Holi – varies (Hindu holiday)
  4. Good Friday – varies (Christian holiday)
  5. Ambedkar Jayanti – April 14th (birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar)
  6. Eid al-Fitr – varies (Muslim holiday)
  7. Independence Day – August 15th
  8. Janmashtami – varies (Hindu holiday)
  9. Gandhi Jayanti – October 2nd (birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi)
  10. Dussehra – varies (Hindu holiday)
  11. Diwali – varies (Hindu holiday)
  12. Guru Nanak Jayanti – varies (Sikh holiday)
  13. Christmas Day – December 25th

In addition to these national public holidays, various states and regions within India may observe additional public holidays based on their local culture and traditions.

Public holidays in deferent countries

Here is a list of some public holidays observed in different countries around the world:

  1. New Year’s Day – January 1st
  2. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – third Monday in January (observed in the United States)
  3. Australia Day – January 26th (observed in Australia)
  4. Chinese New Year – varies (observed in many Asian countries)
  5. Valentine’s Day – February 14th
  6. International Women’s Day – March 8th
  7. St. Patrick’s Day – March 17th (observed in Ireland and some other countries)
  8. Good Friday – varies (Christian holiday observed in many countries)
  9. Easter Sunday – varies (Christian holiday observed in many countries)
  10. Labor Day – May 1st (observed in many countries)
  11. Mother’s Day – second Sunday in May (observed in many countries)
  12. Memorial Day – last Monday in May (observed in the United States)
  13. Father’s Day – third Sunday in June (observed in many countries)
  14. Canada Day – July 1st (observed in Canada)
  15. Independence Day – July 4th (observed in the United States)
  16. Bastille Day – July 14th (observed in France)
  17. National Day – August 9th (observed in Singapore)
  18. Labor Day – first Monday in September (observed in the United States and many other countries)
  19. Oktoberfest – varies (observed in Germany)
  20. Halloween – October 31st (observed in many countries)
  21. Thanksgiving – fourth Thursday in November (observed in the United States)
  22. Christmas Day – December 25th
  23. Boxing Day – December 26th (observed in some countries, including the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia)