Celebrations

Lohri Wishes

Big Bear
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Lohri - jaggery and peanuts

Big Sky

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Dance and songs

Copper Mountain

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Celebrate harvest, end of winter

Crested Butte

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Makar Sankranti

Sankranti in North India

 

In North India - Delhi, Punjab, Haryana , Himachal - people make Khicdi in morning. Kichdi is made of rice and dal.  Families first donate Khichdi to temple/priest and then eat it in breakfast. The cities where holy river ganga flows such Allahabad, Haridwar - people take bath in river. In Ahmedabad Magh Mela (a fair) starts on Jan 14 morning.

Northern India also celeberate Lohri on night of Jan 13. Lohri denote the end of winter.  People use bon fire and dance. People eat Jaggary sweets (called Gajak, Rewari), peanuts while seating near the fire.
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