When will we celebrate Sankranti? Yes, it is on 15th January. We have few days left, Makar Sankranti is celebrated to make the beginning of the harvesting season and It is a festival to thank god for giving a good harvest. It is celebrated almost all over the country, especially in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Maharashtra.
The typical celebration of the ‘Makara Sankranti’ in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana takes place for three days. The first day, that is Bhogi, people discard old and disuse things and concentrate on new things causing change or transformation. The second day, Makar Sankranti, the main festival day. People are dressed in new clothes and pray to the God and thank for their successes and prosperity. The third day, Kanuma is the day for having meat after the excessive sweets.
We brought you some amazing ideas to celebrate this Sankranti easier and happiest one.
Time to Visit Family Members and Relatives:
Sankranti is the only festival where we can find most of the cities with empty buses and roads because people who work in the city head to their hometown for indulging the harvest festival. If you still haven’t planned for this vacation, make a family trip or book bus, train or flight tickets to your hometown. Take a look at some of the best offers on travel. Railyatri, MakeMyTrip, Ticketgoose offers best packages and discount on ticket bookings.
Wear Traditional Ethnic to Make Everything New:
Festival Shopping is confused and fun! If you are finding difficult to nail Sankranti fashion or worried to buy the perfect outfit for this festival? Traditionally, the women wear ethnic dresses and men wear pattu dothi. Do not worry, we suggest you some popular online shopping portals where you can find traditional wear collection for all ages. Checkout Jabong, Amazon, FlipKart, Limeroad.
Tastier Delicious Sweets with Loved Ones:
Make your Pongal celebration more special with delicious treats. This festival is that special time of the year when your taste buds get to enjoy some really exciting regional delicacies like sesame, jaggery, peanut chikki, halwa and other sweets. On this fest, add some delicious, tasty and crunchy sweets in your menu such as sesame laddu, chikki, sweet Pongal, til pitha. You can also order online for traditional sweets at Salebhai, Bigbasket, Amazon Pantry.
Celebrate the Indian Festival of Kite:
The most exciting part in 3-days celebration of Maha Sankranti is Kite flying. Kite flying is a most exciting and fun-filled family event. Flying colorful kites with family and cousins is the best part of the celebrations. The coordination between the flier and the one rolling out the manjha is also very important. Join the kite festival and enjoy the most fun-filled events with music, games, food stalls and much more. Experience this vibrant event on our Kite Festival tour and be a part of the excitement of Makar Sankranti, along with kite fliers from across the world. You can book tickets for kite festival at Bookmyshow, Events High, Paytm.
Send Amazing Gifts to Well-Wishers Who are Far from You:
Lohri is the major harvest festival. The northern parts of India like Punjab, Jammu, Haryana etc. Celebrate the auspicious festival with joy and happiness. Sweets and gifts are a major part of this festival. Send Lohri gifts for your family members and the send special e-gift greeting cards to your dear ones. Check out top gifts portals such as IGP, FNP, GiftsbyMeeta.