Olgia (Ghee Sankranti) Festival

About Olgia (Ghee Sankranti)

Fairs and Festivals specify the cultural background of any state and it’s completely true to say that Uttarakhand has extremely wealthy culture as majority of fairs and festivals are celebrated in different part of Uttarakhand. When you start talking about the most famous festivals of Uttarakhand then a special attention must be given to Olgia. Olgia is an extremely popular regional festival of Uttarakhand which is usually celebrated in the middle of August every year (as per the Georgian Calendar).

Olgia festival is dedicated to overall growth of the state as you’ll find the entire fields green and growing during this festive occasion. Even the trees you’ll find with fruits thus this festival is regarded as the notification for wealth, pleasure and contentment. During the festival, giving and taking gifts is common tradition. As per the religious concern the festival is also known as Ghee Sankranti.

When the festival Olgia celebrated?

Olgia festival is celebrated in the middle of August i.e. the first day of Bhado. So come Uttarakhand and explore its stunning culture by attending several fairs and festivals organized and celebrated over here.


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