Culture of Andhra Pradesh - Festivals


  • Sankranthi in January.
  • Maha Shivaratri in February/March.
  • Ugadi or the Telugu New Year in March/April.
  • Rama Navami celebrated in March/April 9 days after Ugadi.
  • Varalakshmi Vratham in August.
  • Vinayaka Chavithi in August.
  • Dasara in September/October.
  • Atla Tadde 3rd day in bright half of Aswiyuja month (falls in September/October in Gregorian calendar)
  • Deepavali in October/November.
  • Bonalu in Sravanam. (Celebrated in Telangana region).
  • Bathukamma celebrated during September/October in Telangana region.

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