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List of Festivals Organized in India - 2018

June 2018

Name of the Festival/eventsPurposeOrganized byHeld at
Bonalu FestivalTo worship their Idol of Goddess "MAHAKALI"Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao released Rs.15 crore for the Festival.Telangana
Financial Literacy WeekConsumer protection is the themeReserve Bank of IndiaNew Delhi
Smoking cessation campaignTitled ‘What Damage Will This Cigarette/Bidi Do’Ministry of Health and Family WelfareNew Delhi
Arunachal Rising CampaignTo create awareness among people about the government initiatives, policies and programmes.Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema KhanduArunachal Pradesh
10 day ‘Yoga Ambassadors Tour’To design a wholesome yoga package for visiting tourists with well-known yoga destinations with related activitiesMinistry of AYUSH with Kerala GovernmentKerala
3rd Meeting of National Council of Senior Citizens (NCSrC)On issues related to welfare of senior citizens and improvement of their quality of lifeThaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and EmpowermentNew Delhi
‘Water Literacy’(Jalasaksharatha) campaignTo create awareness about the importance and optimal use of the resource and conservation in the stateKerela State Literacy Mission AuthorityKerala
European Union Film Festival (EUFF)To improve cultural ties between India and European countriesUnion Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Rajyavardhan Singh RathoreNew Delhi
Workshop on Cyber Security Framework – 2018To bring in synchronised approach for cyber security based on frame work documentDefence Minister Smt Nirmala SitharamanNew Delhi
10th Meeting of the Joint Working Group on Counter-TerrorismTo discuss terrorist threats in their respective regions including the problem of cross-border terrorismShri Mahaveer Singhvi, Joint Secretary (Counter Terrorism)New Delhi
Two-day National Consultation on ‘Making Agriculture Sustainable and Profitable’To efforts at various levels to double farmers’ incomes by 2022The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah NaiduPune, Maharashtra.
22nd edition of 3-day annual Sindhu Darshan FestivalFocused on national integration, communal harmony and national prideSindhu Darshan Yatra SamitiLadakh region of J&K
Renewable Energy DialogueFor engaged deliberations on the role of different stakeholders in advancing renewable energy deployment, balancing both domestic priorities and international mitigation ambitions and commitments.Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh PrabhuNew Delhi
Seminar on Technology Partnerships for Steering POSHAN Abhiyaan called ‘TECH-THON’ for POSHAN AbhiyaanTo showcase and initiate a ‘Peoples Movement’ or Jan Andolan towards NutritionMinistry of Women and Child DevelopmentNew Delhi.

May 2018

Name of the Festival/eventsPurposeOrganized byHeld at
India-UK Home Affairs’ DialogueCovered a wide range of issues including cybersecurity, women safety, organized crime, terror financing.Led by Mr Rajiv Gauba, Union Home SecretaryNew Delhi
World Health AssemblyTheme "Health for All: Commit To Universal Health Coverage"Led by Union Health Minister of India, Mr J P NaddaGeneva, Switzerland
15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas  Theme - “Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India”  By Prime Minister Narendra Modi  Varanasi
Vibrant North East 2018',Made aware of central government's schemes and programmesDelhi-based NGO, Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD),Guwahati
'Khel Mahakumbh'To attract participation of at least one lakh youth from Thakur's Hamirpur constituencySachin Tendulkar, Anurag ThakurDharamsala
Two-day National Workshop on Data Requirements for Disaster Risk Reduction DatabaseDynamic platform having locally obtained and validated data on nationwide losses of properties and lives, occurring due to disasters.United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)New Delhi
‘India and the world: a history in nine stories’ exhibitionPortrays the evolution of Indian civilization.The President, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, (IGNCA), Raam Bahadur RaiNational Museum, New Delhi.
Cannes Film FestivalPurpose is to placing emphasis on artistic value, which is inherent characteristic of films.Australian actress Cate Blanchett is the President of the JuryCannes, France.
Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP)Aimed to train over 5.5 lakh workers in environment and forest sectorsUnion Environment Minister Harsh VardhanKarnataka, West Bengal 
The first edition of the International Children’s Film FestivalOpportunity for children to view world-class films.Kerala State Council for Child Welfare, Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, Kerala State Film Development CorporationThiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Venture Capital Symposium 2018To enhance the economic relationships between France and India and to support the Start-up India programme.NITI AayogNew Delhi
Workshop on the theme “Ganga and its Biodiversity: Developing a Road Map for Habitat and Species Conservation” on river GangaNeed to approach the challenges of cleaning river Ganga through an “integrated approach and with synergy between development and ecology.Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Niti World Wildlife Fund (WWF).n Gadkari andNew Delhi
4th Smart Cities India 2018 expoTo develop smart cities opens up massive opportunities for contribution from various organisations, thinkers, technology providers.India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), the NASSCOMPragati Maidan, New Delhi
9th edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti MahotsavTo present and promote rich cultural diversity and inter-linkages among different states.Ministry of CultureTehri, Uttarakhand
5 day ASEAN India Film FestivalBoost cultural exchanges and create a platform for exchange of new trends of filmmakingInformation and Broadcasting Col. Rajyavardhan RathoreNew Delhi
The ‘Gaj Yatra’Secure 100 elephant corridors in India.Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI)Meghalaya.

April 2018

Name of the FestivalPurposeOrganized byHeld at
Assam Spring Festivalto promote the local food and cultureIndian Weavers’ Association and the Swankar Mithinga Onsai AfatManas National Park
Theatre OlympicsThis event brought together around 25000 artists under the theme “Flag of FriendshipVice President M Venkaiah NaiduMumbai
63rd Railway Week Function of Railway Boardpresented Merit Certificates and Cash Awards to officials of Railway Board for their outstanding performances during 2017-18.Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway BoardRail Bhavan, New Delhi.
2nd India Mobile Congressserve as a platform for policy makers, regulators and other industry stakeholders to engage in meaningful deliberations on contemporary issues.the Department of Telecommunications and the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI).New Delhi
Home Expo India 2018to generate business deals for direct import.Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH),Greater Noida
Bisket Jatrato welcome the spring and the Nepalese New Year.Bhaktapur, Nepal
Consultative Workshop for the Delegationa Training Programme were conducted during the course of this workshop.India International Institute of Democracy and Election Management (IIIDEM)New Delhi
India Skills Kerala 2018It will help youngsters in the State to show their vocational skillsKeralaKerala
campaign called “Devbhoomi dialogueto look for self-employment opportunities in their chosen fields.Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh RawatUttarakhand
5G India Congressserved as a platform for all stakeholders, Government & technology providers to come together and discuss about the 5G development.organised by Nexgen ConferencesDelhi
Four day first International SME convention 2018main focus is on inclusion of MSMEs in the Make in India program & empowering women entrepreneurs.by Minister of MSMENew Delhi
29th Road Safety Weekto create awareness on road safety and improve road safety.Nitin GadkariNew Delhi
Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyanto identify and plug critical gaps that hinder the success of panchayatsPM ModiFrom MP
four-day Asia-Pacific Regional Workshopto monitor the progress of the Convention in India,Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh VardhanNew Delhi
Two day Secure India Conclavethe conclave will offer insights into prevalent internal security issues of India.organised by Global Counter Terrorism CouncilNew Delhi
Shirui Lily festivalto spread awareness about conservation of the endangered Shirui Lily and promote the district of Ukhrul as a tourist destination in Manipur.sponsored by the Manipur State Department of TourismUkhrul district of Manipur
Startup Weekto promote entrepreneurial eco-system.Maharashtra governmentMaharashtra
Israeli Modern Art Exhibitionto mark the occasion of 25 years of diplomatic relations between India and Israel.organised by National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi in collaboration with the Embassy of IsraelNew Delhi
Second World Hindu Congress (WHC)The theme of World Hindu Congress 2018 is “Sumantrite Suvikrante” – “think collectively, achieve valiantly”organised by World Hindu FoundationChicago
First International SME Convention 2018help to reach and market access of International Counterparts for promoting and exporting Made in India products and services.by Minister of MSMENew Delhi
International Buddhist Conference.to commemorate 2562nd Buddha Jayanti.Lumbini, Nepal.

March 2018

Name of the FestivalPurposeOrganized byHeld at
International Yoga Festival (IYF)To help and support to the people to live better and healthy lifeParmarthNiketan Ashram in association with Union Ministry of AYUSH, Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board and Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd.Rishikesh’s ParmarthNiketan, , Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Women’s Film Festival,To mark the International Women’s Day,NFAI, Aashay Film Club and the AAYAM Group of Women in Media.Mumbai
Panaji Shigmotsav float parade 2018To focuses on traditional folk dances and performance of mythological scenes.The state government of GoaPanaji, Goa
Swachh Shakti 2018To recognize their outstanding contribution towards making Swachh Bharat a reality in rural India.The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, in association with the Government of Uttar Pradesh,Lucknow
Losar festivalTo preserve their tradition and especially their dialect.The Itanagar Buddhist Cultural Society (IBCS).At the Nyokum Lapang Ground in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.
70th anniversary of Indo-Russia tiesTo expose the youth to the dynamic opportunities of cooperation between the two countries.Ministry of External Affairs (Eurasia Division) in collaboration with the International Federation of Indo-Russian Youth Clubs and BRICS International ForumNew Delhi, India
WINGS INDIA 2018To provide platform for interactions, forging alliances, investments and air connectivity between the States and the global aviation players & stakeholders.Ministry of Civil Aviation and Airport Authority of India and FICCI got underway inHyderabad
Krishi Unnati MelaFocus on doubling the farmers’ income and to create awareness among farmers about the latest agriculture-related technological developmentsCentral government of IndiaNew Delhi, India
5th Nadi MahotsavaTo revive rivers, but also improve the condition of people living on their banksThe state government of Madhya pradeshAt Bandrabhan of Hoshangabad District of Madhya Pradesh
Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FINE)Initiative to recognise, respect, showcase, reward innovations and to foster a supportive ecosystem for innovatorsSociety for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions [SRISTI]At Rashtrapati Bhawan, New delhi, India
Saras Aajeevika Mela.To alleviate rural poverty and to organize the rural poor women into their own institutions like Self Help Groups and their federations, Producers’ Collectives etc. and also ensure their financial inclusion and livelihoods support.


The Ministry of Rural Development, Government of IndiaAt Pragati Maidan in New Delhi
Famous Madhavpur MelaTo symbolise the country’s unity in diversityThe Ministry of CultureMadhavpur ,Gujarat
Print Biennale India 2018 First International Exhibitionto discover new trends in print making nationally and internationally.



The Lalit Kala AkademiNew Delhi, India
6th Foundation Day of The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (To support the entrepreneurial aspirations of brightest minds in the country through its programs and mentor support networks in keeping with the Government’s mandate.Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology Government of India.New Delhi, India

February 2018

Name of the FestivalPurposeOrganized byHeld at
B N Mullik Memorial All India Police Football Championship.To give importance to sportJammu and Kashmir PoliceGulshan Ground ,Jammu
The 32nd Surajkund International Crafts MelaTo show richness and diversity of the handicrafts and cultural heritage of India
To focuse on religious, rural and spiritual tourism
Surajkund Mela Authority in collaboration with the Union Ministries of Tourism, Textiles, Culture, External Affairs, Department of Tourism, Government of Haryana and Haryana Tourism CorporationHaryana’s Surajkund city, The partner country for this year mela is Kyrgyz Republic.
A 10-day National Tribal Festival, Aadi MohatsavTo celebrate tribal culture, cuisine and commerceThe Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs and North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala.Kalagram in Manimajra, Chandigarh
first International Kala MelaTo focus on direct interaction between the artist and the connoisseur
To educate and raise awareness about art
Lalit Kala AkademiIndira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in New Delhi
Pelican Festival.to give feast to the bird loversState government of Andhra pradeshAtapaka Bird Sanctuary on Kolleru,
Mahamastakakabhisheka Mahotstav 2018To follow integral part of the ancient and composite tradition.Shravanabelagola, Karnataka
first radio festivalTo mark World Radio Day 2018.International of Women in Radio and Television, in collaboration with UNESCO.Going to be held in New Delhi
44th edition of Khajuraho Dance Festival 2018To highlight the richness of various Indian classical dance stylesculture department of state governmentKhajuraho temple, Madhya Pradesh
The 15th edition of BioAsia eventFocusing on strategies to keep up with the pace of change and innovative ways to develop new models for distribution & healthcare delivery.Government of TelanganaHyderabad

January 2018

Name of the FestivalPurposeOrganized byHeld at
The 171st Araadhanai Music FestivalOver 1,000 musicians from all over the world are expected to pay homage to Saint ThygarajaThe state governmnet of Tamil NaduThiruvaiyaru, Tamil Nadu
Karnataka International Travel Expo’ (KITE)Aims to improve the State’s visibility in the tourism market.The Karnataka governmentBangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bangalore, Karnataka
Science Film Festival of Indiatitled as SCI-FFI GoaAims to boost the culture of science films.The state-based Vidnyan Parishad, Goa’s Department of Science and Technology, the Entertainment Society of Goa and the Goa College of Art.Goa
The 26th edition of New Delhi World Book FairBurning environment issues like climate change, global warming, and water pollution will be the main theme for this year’s New Delhi World Book FairThe National Book Trust (NBT), India, in association with India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO).New Delhi
International Balloon FestivalOrganised by media company Global Media Box and The Slaves, a Pollachi-based restaurant, with the support of the State Tourism Department and Adhiban Fincorp.Pollachi near Coimbatore.
The seventh edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav,To promote engagement among the people of different states to enhance mutual understanding and bonding.organised by the Ministry of CultureKarnataka
The fourth edition of the India International Science FestivalUnion Minister for Science & Technology, Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan.Lucknow
Ramayana Festival, marking 25 years of the Indo-ASEANOrganised by Indian Council for Cultural Relations.New Delhi
Kachra Mahotsav 2018aimed to increase awareness, use the waste generated in the city creatively, and to showcase multiple techniques for reusing things that are labelled as garbageThe Raipur Municipal CorporationChhattisgarh
Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF)To promote Poetry workThe state government of RajasthanDiggi Palace, Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal of Rajasthan
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