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Amritsar ,India

Amritsar Festival

All the festivals celebrated in Punjab are celebrated here. Lohri is held in mid January and denotes the end of the winter harvest. people dance and sing around a bonfire that is kept going by throwing in popcorn and peanuts and puffed rice.

On the 13th of April every year Amritsaris celebrate Baisakhi with great gusto. On this day which denotes the advent of spring, the Khalsa panth was also founded by Guru Gobind Singh. It is joyous occasion and the people come out on the streets dressed in colorful clothes dancing the boisterous bhangra.

Guru purabs are religious special events and celebrated by all Sikhs in Amritsar, with the anniversary of Guru Nanak and Guru Gobind Singh being the most prominent ones.