hellotravel.com hellotravel.com

Vaisakhi 2018


Event Name : Vaisakhi 2018
Venue : India
Start Date : Saturday, 14-Apr-2018
End Date : Saturday, 14-Apr-2018

Also known as BaisakhiVaishakhi, or Vasakhi refers to the harvest festival of the Punjab region, the Punjabi new year falling on the first day of Vaisakh which is the first solar month of the Punjabi calendar, Khalsa Sirjana Divas which marks the birth of the Khalsa in the year 1699 and the Mesha Sankranti festival. This is one of the three festivals chosen by Guru Amar Das to be celebrated by Sikhs


Baishkhi_1484829360e1.jpg

Vaisakhi is a Punjabi harvest festival also the Punjabi New Year for people of the Punjab region This day is also observed as a thanksgiving day by farmers whereby farmers pay their tribute, thanking God for the abundant harvest and also praying for future prosperity.

Aawat Pauni –  In this, people getting together to harvest the wheat. Drums are played whilst people work. At the end of the day, people sing dohay to the tunes of the drum.

Bhangra -The harvest festival is also characterised by the folk dance, Bhangra which traditionally is a harvest dance.







You are reading about Vaisakhi 2018. Find more popular activities to do in India. Plan your holidays to India or browse tour packages of India.

Social:
Copyright. All Rights Reserved