Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Durga Puja in Kolkata | Maa Durga Pandals Preparation Photos Images

Durga Puja festival marks the victory of good over evil, with the slaying of demon Mahishasura by Goddess Durga. It is a worship of power of Good which always wins over the bad. Durga Puja, is widely celebrated in the Indian states of West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Orissa & Tripura where it is a five-day annual holiday.

Durga Puja 2013 dates: This year Durga Puja is scheduled to start with the Panchami Puja and will end with Vijaya Dashami or Dussehra. This year,  Durga Puja takes place from 11th to 14th October, 2013. The immersion of Durga idols will take place on 15th October,  2013.

Like Mumbai during Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga Puja is nothing short of cultural extravaganza & a carnival in Kolkata where music, plays, skips, revelry & devotion all blend into one seamless whole. Durga Puja preparation is on full swing in the city & artists are busy in giving final touches to a Durga Puja pandals. 

Friends, sharing with you couple of few pics of preparations of Maa Durga pandals at different places in Kolkata...

A Durga Puja pandal before being thrown open to public in Kolkata.

Last minute finishing touches being given to a Durga puja pandal.

Artists give final touch to a Maa Durga pandal before it is thrown open for public.

A Kolkata community Puja pandal during Durga Puja the biggest festival of the year.

Kidderpore 25 Pally Durga Puja Pandal.

An under-construction Maa Durga Puja Pandal of Behala Janakalyan Sangha in Kolkata.

For more upcoming events for Durga Puja celebration in Kolkata, Delhi, Banaglore, Mumbai & other major cities of India please visit Events section of Buzzintown (dot) com site.

!! Happy Durga Puja !!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Navratri 2013 Festival Celebration in Ahmedabad, Gujarat | Garba Songs

 !! JAI MATA DI !!

Navratri is the most popular spiritual & cultural Hindu festival of India. Navratri marks the period when Durga waged a battle against the demon Mahishasura. The nine days of Navratri festival also referred to as Navratras, dedicated to the worship of nine different forms of Goddess Durga. The tenth day after Navratri is celebrated as Dussehra or Vijaya Dashami.

Navratri 2013 Dates:  This year Navratri festival falls from 5th October to 13th October, 2013. Therefore, Dussehra festival will fall on Monday, 14th October  2013.

The Navratri festival is celebrated with great fervor & devotion in all parts of India especially in North India, western states of Gujarat, Maharashtra & Karnataka. In Gujarat, Navratri is synonymous with Dandiya Raas and Garba, the tradional  folk dance forms for men & women dedciated to the worship of Goddess Jagdamba. Gujarat overflows with joy and festivity during Navratri. The evenings are alive with the sound of music and garba dance through the nine-day festival!

With Navarati just around the corner...Dandiya fever begins! Blog friends, sharing with you couple of upcoming Dandiya & Garba events in Ahmedbabad, Gujarat for Navratri 2013 festival celebration along with Garba songs. Lets have a look on these Navratri 2013 events…

Navratna Navratri 2013 at Chokhi Dhani

Navratri Event Date: Oct 05 - Oct 12, 2013

Event Venue:  Chokhi Dhani, Opposite Wide Angle, Behind Big Bazaar, Iscon Road, S G Highway, Satellite, Ahmedabad

In the fervorous land of Gujarat, there's a celebration around every corner. However, one particular festivity turns nine glorious nights into day, transforms calmness into carnival and adds melody to moonlight - The Nine Nights of Navratri. At Chokhi Dhani, we celebrate Navratri in a grand manner. 'Navratna Navratri' as we call it, is an expression of the best the festival offers.

Navratri Celebrations

Navratri Celebration Event Date: Oct 05 - Oct 13, 2013

Event Venue:  Safal Parisar 2, Bopal, Ahmedabad   

Get ready for the biggest, grandest and world's longest dance festival - Navratri. HCA shall be celebrating all 8 nights, there will be Garba and fun.

Garba - Navaratri Celebration

Garba Event Date: Oct 05, 2013

Event Venue:  Satyameva Jayate International School, E-1/41, Sterling City, Bopal, Ahmedabad    

Satyameva Jayate International School presents Garba on the occassion of Navaratri. Enjoy Garba evening with friends and family.

Radhe Raas Garba - Navratri Festival Celebration

Event Date: Oct 05 - Oct 12, 2013

Event Venue:  Radhe Upvan, Ahmedabad   

Labh Creation presents Radhe Raas Garba - Navratri Festival Celebration. 

Thanganat 2013 - Navratri Dandiya Raas Mahotsav

Dandiya Raas Event Date: Oct 07, 2013

Event Venue:  R.B. Institute of Management Studies, Opp. Hirawadi BRTS Bus Stop, Thakkarbappa Nagar, Ahmedabad   

R.B. Institute of Management Studies (MBA) presents Thanganat 2013. Competitions: Best Dancer (M/F). Best Costume (M/F). Best Couple. Best Group.

Navratri Special all Veg Midnight Buffet Dinner

Navratri Special Event Date: Oct 05 - Oct 15, 2013

Event Venue: GAD - The Gateway, The Gateway Hotel Ummed, International Airport Circle, Hansol, Ahmedabad

Come over to GAD, the charming all-day dining restaurant, after an evening of festivity to enjoy a fun midnight buffet with your family and friends. The buffet presents vegetarian delicacies, lip-smacking street food that Gujarat is famous for and Gujarati farsan. A perfect treat to enjoy with family and friends after an evening of music and dance!

Gokul Dandiya 2013 - Navaratri Festival

Navratri Event Date: Oct 04, 2013

Event Venue:  Kankariya Football Ground, Bhakt Vallabh Dhola Marg, Kankaria Ahmedabad, Gujarat 

Gokul Entertainment arranges Navaratri Festival 2013. Thousands of Garba lovers remained present at Football ground, Kankaria, Ahmedabad. The atmosphere was looking very pleasant, amidst costumed Garba lovers. I am thankful to organizers for the same.

For more upcoming Navratri 2013 events in Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai & other major cities of India please visit Events section of Buzzintown (dot) com site.


Falguni Pathak - Non Stop Garba - Madi Tara Mandirayama.

Tara Wina Shyam Ekaladu Laage - A Great Garba/Raas Song From Gujarat, India.

Jai Desh Devi Maa - Famous Gujarati Garba Songs

!! Happy Navratri !!

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Onam Festival Celebrations In Delhi & Bangalore | Kerala Festival

Onam, a harvest festival and Kerala's biggest festival is celebrated with great pomp & gaiety throughout the state of India by all the Malayalees every year. Legend has it that every year on Onam, Raja Mahabali comes down to earth to bless his followers and devotees. Raja Mahabali was known far and wide as the most kind and ‘giving’ of monarchs, like dayavan Raja Harishchandra. In anticipation and out of a spirit of happiness the people leave no stone unturned to welcome their dear king.

Onam date 2013: Onam festival falls in the month of Chingam ( Aug – Sept ), the first month of the Malayalam calendar. This year Onam falls on 16th September, 2013 i.e on coming Monday. Onam is celebrated for 10 days & the main attractions of the festival are Onam Pookalam (Flower Rangoli), Onam Sadya (Special Onam Food), snake boat race, Kaikottikali dance & much more.

Only four more days to go for Onam festival...Friends, sharing with you couple of Onam events which are scheduled for Onam celebration in Delhi NCR &  Bangalore...

Onam Celebration With Zambar

Event Date: Sept 15 - Sept 16, 2013
Event Venue:  Zambar - Ambience Mall, 3rd Floor,Ambience Mall, Gurgaon, Haryana

Onam Sadhya, a feast which is quite elaborate and is served on banana leaves with rice and an array of several dishes. Zambar, presenting the aura of contemporary style of South Indian dining in a modern environment, invites you for Onam Sadhya, a big feast associated with this special occasion as it serves a 24 dish meal at once.

Onam Festival

Onam Event Date: Sept 14 - Sept 16, 2013  

Event Venue:  Kaustubh - Saket, D-2, 5 and 6, Southern Park Mall, Behind Select City Mall, Saket, Delhi    

Celebrate the festival of Onam in an authentic style with Kaustubh. Feel like home as Kaustubh promises to take you through your granny's recipe in the traditional way. Come & experience the multi course meal served traditionally on banana leaf.

Celebrate Festival of Onam

Onam Festival Event Date:
Sept 16, 2013
Event Venue:  Dakshin - Sheraton Hotel, Sheraton New Delhi Hotel, District Centre, Saket, New Delhi 

Indulge yourself in 'Onasadya' the delectable part of the splending festival of Onam. Onasadya is a veritable feast of many appetizing dishes specially concocted by Keralites to indulge their beloved monarch 'Mahabali'. Enjoy its palatable verity the traditional way at 'Dakshin' The chariot of the palani temple, made of gold was presented to the temple by Naadars 100 years ago. 

Onam Special Payasam Mela
Event Date: Sept 01 - Sept 16, 2013
Event Venue: The Paul, 139/28, Domlur Layout, Off Intermediate Ring Road, Bangalore

Celebrate gets sweet with the Onam Special Payasam Mela. Palada Payasam @ Rs. 450/- Ada Pradhaman @ Rs. 400/- Idichu Pizhinja payasam @ Rs. 400/- IIaneer Payasam @ Rs. 500/- Pazha Pradhaman @ Rs 400/- Parippu Pradhaman @ Rs. 400/- Ambalappuzha Pal Paysam @ Rs. 450/-

Kerala Ela Sadya - Onam Fest

Event Date: Sept 16, 2013
Event Venue: The Paul, 139/28, Domlur Layout, Off Intermediate Ring Road, Bangalore

Traditional vegetarian Onam Sadya including Nethra Kaya & Chenakalan, Mathanga Eruserry, Beetroot Pachadi, Kootu Curry, Nai Parippu, Pazham parippu Payasam, Ada Pradhaman & much more.

Onam Sadhya

Event Date: Sept 16, 2013
Event Venue: Karavalli, The Gateway Hotel Residency Road, Bangalore,No 66, Residency Road

Soak in the spirit of the Onam celebrations over a choice of delicacies served the traditional way on a banana leaf. The feast features ever popular vegetarian favourites like Kalan, Olan, Avial, Pachadi and Kootu Curry along with accompaniments and delicious desserts Pal Payasam and Ada Pradhaman. The feast will be served the traditional way on a banana leaf. Come over to savour Karavalli's most awaited festival over the past two decades!

Onam Buffet

Event Date: Sept 15, 2013
Event Venue:  The Paul, 139/28, Domlur Layout, Off Intermediate Ring Road, Bangalore

Delicious Kerala vegetarian and non-begetarian dishes like avial, Mushroom ulli Theeyal, Kuttanadan Prawn Ularthiyathu, Nadan Kozhi Roast, Soups, Salads, an array of Kerala Special Payasams & much more.

Hope, You’ll like the collection of events for Onam celebration. For more upcoming events in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai & other major cities of India please visit Events section of our site.

!! Wishing you all a very HAPPY ONAM !!

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Stand Up Comedy Bangalore: Papa CJ Live - A Not to miss treat for your healthy heart

Are you bored of the daily routine & want some fun break? OR If you want to laugh out loud, then there is nothing better than a attending of hilarious & heart stealing stand up comedy events.

Namma Bengaluru, get prepared yourself for a Irreverent, Unrestrained & Uncensored comedy show as International stand-up comedian Papa CJ is coming to perform Live in your city on this coming Friday i.e on 30th August, 2013 @Ezone Club, Bangalore. Super Excited...??

Friends, in this blog post find out why Papa CJ is considered the most electrifying and unpredictable comedian in India today...

He is widely recognized as the global face of cutting-edge Indian stand-up  comedy and represented the country on Last Comic Standing on NBC in 2008.

From  the thousands of comedians who took part, he was ranked as one of the top ten  acts in the world.

He has performed in North America, Africa,  Europe and Asia. He has had sold out tours globally that have received rave  reviews from the press.

A performer with a conscience, Papa CJ founded the  charity One Child, which works with underprivileged children in India. This charity is funded by his comedy.  

Given below thoughts by some newspaper on 'Comedian Papa CJ' shows that he is one of the most brilliant stand-up comedian in India.

“It wasn’t an earthquake, it was Papa CJ’s comedy” - The Times of India

“Trademark acerbic humour” - Indian Express

“An unabashed master of the sideswipe” - The Mirror

“An unbridled laugh riot” - Asian Age

Visit here, to know details & to buy tickets online for Papa CJ Live - Stand-up Comedy in Bangalore. Hurry, act now seats filling fast.

Papa CJ's stand-up comedy acts is the perfect treat for your Healthy heart. So, don't miss this comedy events in Bangalore...BE THERE!

Keep visiting on Buzzintown to find out most awaiting and upcoming events in Bangalore.

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Monday, August 19, 2013

Happy Raksha Bandhan - Rakhi Gift Ideas for Sisters and Brother

Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi is one of the most important Hindu festival in India which is celebrated to honor the eternal bond of love between brothers and sisters. Rakhi is an epitome of the relationship shared between a brother and sister. On this auspicious occasion the sister ties a Rakhi on her brother's hand and in return the brother promises to always protect her. Therefore, the festival of Rakhi (Raksha Bandhan) is a celebration of the bond of love and protection. Along with the tradition, exchanging gifts are also an important part of this joyous festival.  

Raksha Bandhan 2013 date: Rakhi falls in the month of Shravan, on a full moon day according to the Hindu calendar, so the date of Rakhi festival may vary from one year to another year. This year, Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) falls on 2oth August, 2013 (Tuesday).

Only one more day to for Raksha Bandhan...Friends, if you are looking for Rakhi gift ideas for sister or brother then your search ends here. Lets take a look on events for Raksha Bandhan celebration in Delhi NCR which are scheduled for shopping of Raksha Bandhan gifts....

Celebrate Raksha Bandhan with arttd'inox 
Event Date:  Aug 15 - Aug 25, 2013 
Raksha Bandhan Shopping Venue: arttdinox, Delhi

One of the most revered and important festival for Indians is the occasion of Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi), which forms an indelible bond while growing up. To make this day more celebratory and memorable; arttd'inox brings to you this Raksha Bandhan, Puja Thalis that are an enhancer of beauty and classic for any household, shop or gifting purpose.

Raksha Bandhan Specials - Quirky products by
Event Date:  Aug 15 - Aug 25, 2013

Rakhi gifts online: Buy your sister something out of the box this Raksha Bandhan. Some of the gifting option are Rakhi & Pearl Studded Lumba Gift Set, Blue Marigold Comforter Gift Set, Multicolor Neo Nawab Elegant Mahal Cushion Cover, Gold Fibre Buddha Face Candle. For more details visit buy Raksh Bandhan gifts online.

Rakhi Gifting Options by BIBA
Event Date:  Aug 15 - Aug 25, 2013 

Event Venue:  All BIBA Stores, New Delhi

Raksh Bandhan Gifts for sister: This year commemorate your sister's affection and care by gifting her something that will make her beam with joy. BIBA gives you a chance to surprise your sister by gifting her attire from BIBA's exquisite range. She is bound to fall in love with the gift which comes in breathable fabrics, flaunts flawless cuts and has extraordinary designs & prints.

Raksha Bandhan Collection by Malaga
Event Date: Aug 15 - Aug 22, 2013 

Event Venue: Malaga, Gallery on MG, 13 MG Road, Mehrauli, New Delhi    

This Raksha Bandhan delight you sister with bags from Malaga's latest collection. In vibrant pop colours like aqua green, orange and neon yellow, these eclectic clutches and batwas will be perfect accessories to glam up your Indian outfit.

Rakshabandhan with a special collection from
Event Date:  Aug 17 - Aug 25, 2013 is all set to strengthen the string of love this Rakshabandhan with a special collection of precious 18KT gold Rakhi and jewellery. Sisters can send across golden blessings to their beloved bhaiyyas with Rakhi’s that are available in religious symbols and can double up as a pendant for later use

Celebrate the bond of Raksha bandhan with Oriflame India
Event Date:  Aug 15 - Aug 25, 2013 

Event Venue: Oriflame India, New Delhi   

This Raksha Bandhan, shower love on your siblings like never before with Oriflame's evocative fragrances. Pretty Swan Eau De Toilette, Inspired by the panache, elegance and inner-strength of a woman, the fragrance expresses one's passion and embodies grace.

Surprise your Brother this Rakshabandhan with a Gc Time piece
Event Date: Aug 16 - Aug 25, 2013 

Event Venue:  Gc Boutiques, Select Citywalk, New Delhi    

Raksha Bandhan gifts for Brother: With Rakshabandhan round the corner, don't fret over what to gift your brother-pick a Gc 4- Executive- A Clear Statement of Success This season let your brother make a urbane fashion statement with the exquisite Gc Watches.

You can also visit events section of our site for more Raksha Bandhan celebration events in Bangalore, Mumbai & other major cities of India.

Which gift are you giving your sister or bother this Rakhi? Tell us in the comments section below.

Happy Raksha Bandhan...God bless all the brothers & sisters!