Good morning to one and all present here. Today, I’ll be giving a short speech on the topic ‘festivals’.
Festivals are a season of joy. It is a time of celebration and merriment when people come together and share their happiness.
There are various festivals celebrated all over the world. India, in fact, is famed for celebrating the most number of festivals in the world!
There are various types of festivals. The most common kind that pops into our minds as soon as the word ‘festival’ is uttered is those of the religious kind. India, being a land of diversity, has a variety of festivals pertaining to each religion.
Common Hindu festivals would include Diwali, Holi, Makar Sankranti, Navratri, Pongal, and Ganesh Chathurthi to name a few. Diwali and Holi, in fact, are celebrated worldwide. Christian festivals such as Christmas, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, and Islam festivals such as Ramzan and Ein are also celebrated with great gusto.
National festivals are also celebrated which include Republic day, Independence day, and Gandhi Jayanti.