Experience the amazing sounds of Carnatic music.

Festivals There are more than fifty festivals celebrated every year throughout India. Some are celebrated throughout the country: Holi, the festival of colors, takes place in March and celebrates the end of winter and the arrival of spring. It’s known for its lively street parties, the tradition of throwing colored powder and water at one another, and drinking thandais , a cold beverage made with milk, sugar, ground almonds, and spices. Diwali is a five-day festival of lights held in the fall associated with Lakshmi, goddess of prosperity, who represents the triumph of good over evil. One Diwali tradition is to exchange sweets with family, friends, and neighbors, such as ladoos , round sweets made

Chapter 1: Southern India


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