Name of Festival : Bhagoria Festival
Time of celebration (Month)
Bhagoria Festival is celebrated in the month Phalguna (February-March).
Major Territory of Celebration
Bhagoria Festival is celebrated in Madhya Pradesh.
Worship in Festival
In this day people worship the “Bhagoradev “
Bhagoria Festival is celebrate after the Holi Festival.Bhagoria festival is celebrated for the selection of spouses. Besides fun and frolic, this festival provides the opportunity for taking revenge on the enemies.
This Festival starts a week before the Holi festival. In Bhagoria festival people worship the Bhagoradev .The most respected village elder presides over the ceremony and offers sweetmeats to the god. Each family coming here to participate in the festival . They also carry a big drum which is a major attraction in the festivities. Tradition of this is that the boy applies gulal, red powder, on the face of the girl whom he selects as his wife. The girl, if willing, also applies gulal on the boy’s face.
People celebrate this festival with fun and frolic.