Thawe Festival organised in Bihar

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The Thawe Festival took place on 15th and 16th April in Gopalganj, Biharand the festival was jointly organised by the Department of Tourism and the Department of Art and Culture.

An Overview of the News

  • The objective of the festival is to promote tourism in Gopalganj and invite visitors to Thawe Durga Temple.

  • Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejashwi Yadav inaugurated the festival.

  • Bollywood singer Himesh Reshammiyaparticipated in the second day of the festival.

  • This year the 11th Annual Thave Festival was celebrated.

  • The festival has been organised since 2012 at the Home Guard Ground near Thawe Durga Temple.

List of famous fairs and festivals of Bihar-

Chhath Puja: It is one of the most important festivals in Bihar and is celebrated to worship the Sun God.

Makar-Sankranti: It is celebrated every year on January 14, and marks the beginning of the harvest season.

Buddha Jayanti: Celebrated on the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, considered the founder of Buddhism.

Sonepur Pashu Fair: It is one of the biggest cattle fairs in Asia and is organised every year in the month of November.

Rajgir Festival: It is celebrated every year in the month of October and is a three-day festival which showcases the cultural heritage of Bihar.

Sama-Chakeva Bihula: This is one such festival which is celebrated every year in the month of November.

Madhushravani: It is a festival celebrated every year in the month of August, and is dedicated to the worship of Goddess Ganga.

Pitru Paksha Mela: It is held every year in the month of September, and is dedicated to ancestor worship.

Malmas Fair: It is held every three years in Bihar, and is considered to be one of the biggest fairs in the state.

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