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Festivals Kashmir

Tulips blooms
Kashmir has the Asia's largest tulip garden called Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, Siraj Bagh Cheshmashahi Srinagar, in the foothills of Zabarwan range withan overview of Dal Lake.The festival is held annualy in the month of April when tulips are in full bloom. The sprawling tulips of varied colours make the garden look like a silken carpet with intricate designs. The scene is simply captivating with floral charm. It is a visitor's memorable delight.
Baisakhi Festival
This festival also known as "harvest festival' is  celebrated in mid April every  year welcoming the onsent of Spring season.The festival is considered auspicious for marriages. The occasion is marke by different fairs.Bangra Punjabi dance dominates the festivity.

Khir Bhawani Festival
This festival is annually held in June at Khir Bhawani Shrine Tulmulla Ganderbal in which Hindu devotees paricipate in scores with reverence to participat in "Maha Yagna" a traditional offering.

Gurez Festival
The festival is held in July every and showcases the traditional folk dances and songs by the Gurez locals besides white water rafting is held in the Kishenganga river and a camp site in the scenic Dawar valley of Gurez.The charm of Gurez in its tradtional form is irresistable.

Amarnathji Yatra
Every year from mid June to mid August this yatra is held from Pahalgam and Sonmarg right upto Amarnathji caves crossing glaciers and mountains.Devotees from all over the country participate in the yatra.

Saffron Festival
This festival is held in October every when saffron is in bloom.Kashmiri saffrom is famous the world over and the festival offers an opportunity to see the intricate harvesting of saffron in the colourful fields providing enchanting view during the moonlit nights.

Snow Festival
This festival is held in early January & February every year at Gulmarg, the winter Games capital of India,in which winter games teams from various states of the country besides teams from abroad participate in snow skiing,snow boarding, cross country. The Winter Games Federation Of India and J&K Tourism Department organise the festival in which local artists also perform the cultural shows.

Urs or annual festivals are held at various shrines mostly in honour of the birth annivarsaries of saints and seers. The prominet ones include: Urs Milad Hazratbal, Urs Peer Dastigeer, Urs Makhdoom sahib, Urs Naqashband sahib, Urs Nooruddin Noorani Chrari sharif,Urs Ashmuquam, Urs Shah-i-Hamdan Khanqah Moulla etc.in which devotees throng in scores for spiritual fulfilment.