Puri Beach Festival a Mesmerizing Event

Puri Beach Festival a Mesmerizing Event

 

One of the most popular beaches in India, Puri beach is famous for the Bay of Bengal and fine white sand. Every year on the beach a large number of visitors come. Moreover, devotees of Lord Jagannath believe that to pay homage to God, dive in the ocean. A paradise for beach lovers offers immense opportunities to the heavenly residents to challenge the sea waves of Puri Beach. The beach houses an ideal place to plan a honeymoon in India. The various temples located near the beach attract many pilgrims. Hence, holiday Makers can make their holidays memorable by trying water sports activities on the beach.

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Particularly, known by its very name the festival is celebrated at wonderful beach of Puri of Swargadwar, on the beach of Puri, and a carnival of mountainous and artistic Oriya culture. For carnival lovers in the Puri city, the entertainment festival is co-sponsored by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Odisha, Tourism ministry, the Indian government, Department of tourism, Government of Odisha, Handicrafts development Commissioner and  Zonal Cultural Center of eastern Kolkata.

However, a festival of Indian traditional and folk dances, this carnival of celebration offers visitants bizarre moments to socialize with the localities and relish the ample magic of Odisha. This carnival is identified by the display of handiworks, sand art, and handloom. Moreover, to continue for the added fun at the festival, attractions like rock shows and fashion shows become the main elements that create a happy ambiance.

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History 

Long ago, with the Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, on October 29, 1993, the inauguration of the Puri Beach Festival inaugurated by Mr. Biju Pattattayak, a dynamic leader of Odisha. Beaches Festival organized by the Hotel Association of Puri (HAP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism. India, Department of Tourism and Culture, Government of Odisha, Song and Drama Division, EZCC, New Delhi, Kolkata, and ICCR

Besides, the 24th edition of the Puri Beach Festival is an unforgettable event. Thus, the festival starts in November.

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Puri Beach Festival

Puri beach festival a festival of arts, crafts, culture, sports, dishes and other aspects of tourism in Orissa. On the same platform, not only the cultural heritage of Orissa, but also many other states. The festival offers all breathtaking and inspiring experiences.

Get ready for a plate of cultural programs. Additionally, Classical and folk dances will be presented in the evening. See the breathtaking forms of dance with the melodious melodies of classical music Handicrafts exhibitions attracted especially in the attention. A witness of the forms of tribal and other arts and crafts of Orissa. Moreover, do not miss traditional beach sports like Beach Volleyball, Kabaddi, Malkhumba (Pole Gymnastics). Sand art definitely the main attraction of the festival. Regatta boat or boat race more popular. From a food festival to the rock concert, from a beach party to a fashion show, Puri beach festival almost everything for every age group.

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The place of the festival, Puri beach full of visitors all day long. Do not forget to have breakfast on the dishes. Shopping in the beach market a pleasant experience. Take home handicrafts, shell jewelers and other residues of the festival.

The Ceremony

The Puri Beach Festival depicts the majestic splendor of Odisha. The basic idea of Puri Beach festival to present the art, craft, culture, food and tourism potential of the state on a platform and attract the attention of the world on it. Apart from this, the purpose of promoting Odisha inside and outside the country. The beach festival the center of cultural events. There classical and folk dance performances of top artists in the state. Handcrafts specially kept in mind because they exhibit various forms of tribal and other arts and crafts of Orissa. Sand art definitely the main attraction of the festival. Many beautiful performances have been performed by artists around the world. Beautiful displays add appeal to golden sands.

Features

Festivals will be witness to many types of sports such as beach kabaddi, kick-boxing, tea-quando-do, wushu, karate, an Indian style of wrestling, by both boys and girls, beach volleyball, fire bonnet. Country boats very popular among the Ralata boat or boat race and Nolias. From food festival to rock concert, from middle parties to fashion shows, Puri beach festivals, people of all age groups liked. Some attractions that keep domestic and foreign tourists busy during the 7 days of the festival.

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Furthermore, the Puri Beach Festival, which celebrated on 23-29 November every year for local flavors, crafts, and scenes. Recently taken by the local hotel association in Puri, thus the festival grabbed the speed and now it also includes hosting new activities. In the seven days of the festival, you can sample bands and parades, traditional dance performances, purchase of various types of crafts and sample food. One can also engage in activities like yoga and water sports or other cultural programs like sand art and theater and photography workshop. Likewise, a party that lasted for a week on the Bay of Bengal, and of course, one should cherish it!

How to Reach

Puri located close to Bhubaneswar, which huge air, rail and road connectivity. Although the city is accessible by road and rail. By Air Puri located close to Bhubaneswar. Hence,  puri is accessible by road and rail from most major parts of India.

By Air

The nearest airport to Puri BhujesPwar’s Biju Patnaik Airport. The air terminal from Puri city center approximately 56 km away. The airport connected to the domestic level all over the country. International travelers need to get connections through Delhi or Kolkata. A taxi for the beach city from the airport, options for bus and private vehicles.

By Rail

Moreover, Puri connects to a major railway junction. Regular direct train service available from many cities in India. Taxis from the railway station can take you easily to the beach

By  Road

Similarly, well-built roads State-owned buses provide regular connections and hence, taxis and private vehicles can easily travel to the coastal city.

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