States Odisha Festivals Puri Beach Festival

Puri Beach Festival Odisha

Held every year on the beautiful Sea Beach, Puri Beach Festival holds various cultural events and exhibitions along with other events like fashion shows, adventure sports, scrumptious food making it a wonderful celebration of splendid Oria Spirit.

Puri Beach Festival Odisha

Odisha, a destination dipped in the charm of culture, tradition, and festival seems like the right place to visit for peace to wanderers. The state gives so much importance to its festivities because it brings different people together. Among the many festivals that the state celebrates with ardour is the Puri Beach Festival. Celebrated in the month of November, this festival organised at the shore of Puri graces and occupies the heart of travellers for five long days. Pushing back in time, we get to know that it was on 29th October 1993 that this festival was first celebrated. What makes it one of the top festivals of Odisha is probably the importance that is showered upon various forms like art, culture, cuisines, craft, sports to name a few. A number of exhibitions, fashion shows, sports activities, and more take place during this festival. The main purpose of celebrating this festival is believed to make more people aware of Odisha and to promote talented people across the globe that come here to enjoy on a vacation. Puri Beach Festival is mainly organised by HRAO (Hotel and Restaurant Association of Odisha) and is duly sponsored by Government of Odisha, Government of India and more reputed departments.

Highlights of the Festival

  • The festival is also marked by an exhibition of Handicrafts, Handloom and Sand Art.
  • Mallakhamb, Kabbadi, beach volleyball are some traditional sports played on the festival.
  • Yacht and Regatta boat races are also organised.

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