Name of Festival : Sairi Festival
Time of celebration (Month)
Sairi Festival is observed on the first day of the month of Ashwin (September – October )
Major Territory of Celebration
Sairi Festival is celebrated in Himachal Pradesh state of India.
It falls during winter season in Himachal Pradesh. The celebration of the Sairi in Himachal Pradesh starts when the maize crops are ready to be harvested. On the occasions of this festival people cook Sweet Bhature and Pakodis or dumplings composed of ground Urd Dhal. On the fay of festival young men and women apply Henna or say seur on their palms and the soles of the feet.
In the night village barbers can be spotted decorating a big lemon with kumkum or vermilion and rice. Village barbers is arranged beautiful basket along with coconut and attractive flowers.Once it id ready then village barbers carry these baskets around the village from one door to another door. House members of the place some more flowers, sweets and money in the basket that again signifies an offering.