Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayka Chaturthi, is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Ganesa. After the ten-day festival, idols are carried in a long procession and immersed in nearby.
Celebrated every year around the world and eagerly awaited by the people, the festival of lights is one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism.
Also known as Dussehra, this is a major festival celebrated at the end of Navratri. The celebration includes a procession that carries clay idols of Lakshmi, Ganesha, Durga, Saraswati and Karthikeyan, accompanied by chants and music after which these idols are immersed in water.
This festival is also known as Pongal and is celebrated throughout the state of Karnataka.
An annual 10-day event, Habba (which means 'festival') gathers artists from around the world who come together and add soul to the celebrations with their art and performances. The event requires no tickets and is open to all.