There will be nothing wrong to say that event calendar of Kolkata always remains staffed with loads of entertaining events. Most of the cultural programs as well as other events hosted in this ‘city of joy’ truly worth to be attended. In fact, it has been seen that not only local people but people from across the globe show their interest to take part in those interesting events. In Kolkata a number of religious events are celebrated along with sports and educational programs.
Bengali New Year
Throughout the year in this city a number of exciting events and festivals are seen to be celebrated but among them the most popular ones that should be included in the event guide Kolkata are as follows:
Kolkata Events in January
Dover Lane Music Festival- By the end of January this Indian classical music festival is organized. To watch this festival music lovers come from across the globe.
Kolkata Book Fair- This is the biggest book fair in Asia. Usually, this event is held for a period of ten days.
Kolkata Event in February
Saraswatii Puja- From children to old people, everyone celebrate this religious festival with equal enthusiasm.
Kolkata Event in March
Dol Purnima- To welcome the spring season, this festival is celebrated with extreme joy and ecstasy.
Kolkata Event in April
Noboborsho- It is the Bengali New Year and in this special day city dwellers like to visit temples and other religious places.
Kolkata Event in May
Eid al-Adha- In this occasion the devotees offer prayers to Allah and like to spend time with their family members.
Kolkata Event in June
National Children’s Theatre Festival- Since the year 1990 this event is being held in Kolkata.
Kolkata Event in July
Rath Yatra- Usually the followers of Krishna and Vishnu celebrate this occasion with utmost devotion. However, not only the devotees, other common people also show their interest to join in this Rath Yatra.
Apart from all these events, in Kolkata several other programs and occasions are celebrated with joy and delight. Among them, the most remarkable one is indeed Durga Puja. Apart from this, some others are Navratri, Lakshmi Puja, Bhai Phota, Kali Puja, Kolkata Film Festival and New Year’s Eve.