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The festival of Chait is celebrated in April in Kullu and Chamba. Flaich or Oo-khayang: It is essentially a festival of flowers celebrated during the months of Asauj (Sep/Oct) in the Kinnaur district.

Ghantal Festival

It is celebrated in June at the Guru Ghantal Monastery in the Lahaul valley.


This festival is celebrated by the Lamas in January in Lahaul valley.

Haryali Festival

This festival announces the onset of the monsoon rains.

Lahaul Festival

The Lahaul festival is celebrate during July in the Lahaul Valley.

Lohri or Maghi

The festival of Lohri is celebrates in the most areas of Himachal Pradesh in the month of January to commemorate the last sowing of Ravi crop.

Manimahesh Yatra

This Yatra is taken to the sacred lake of Manimahesh in Chamba district in the month of August, after the festival of Janamashtami.

Pauri Festival

Pauri festival held at Udaipur in Lahaul valley at the Trilokinath temple, which is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists.


Phagli is another important festival of the Lahaul valley and is celebrated towards the end of winter and beginning of the spring season.

Phulech Festival

It is the festival of flowers celebrated in Kinnaur. It involves paying floral tributes to the local deity, followed by singing and dancing.

TIPA Festival

This is an opera festival including folk dances and plays organised by the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) at McLeodganj in the month of April.


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