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International Sand Art Festival
When: December 1-5, 2014
Where: Chandrabhaga Beach, Konark, Orissa
Ever heard of Sudarsan Pattnaik or Hari Kishan? They are world renowned sand sculpture artists. Held usually in parallel with Konark Dance Festival, here, world renowned and local sand artists battle it out to create a stunning sand sculpture.

Rann Utsav
When: December 1, 2014-March 5, 2015
Where: Dhordo, Kutch, Gujarat
One of the most beautiful and untouched part of India holds a three months long fest every year to showcase its raw beauty, cuisine, culture and heritage. With special luxury tents set up all across the desert, one can usually witness a stunning amalgamation of moonlight and white sand.

Delhi Street Food Festival
When: December 19-21, 2014
Where: Lodi Colony, Delhi
This festival is organized by the National Association of Street Vendors of India. Featuring lip smacking street foods from all across the India like Vada Pav, Gol Gappe, Biryani etc, this is a heaven for all food lovers out there.

Cochin Carnival
When: Last week of December
Where: Fort Kochi in Kerala
Started by the Portuguese, every resident of Kochi duly waits for this event throughout the year. Filled with costumes, dance performances, competitions and decorated elephants, tourists from all over the world visit this carnival.

When: December 27-29
Where: Goa
EDM for 3 days. Sounds like heaven, isn’t it? The most awaited outdoor music festival of India is held in the last week of December. Sunburn features musicians and DJs from all across the globe. Why you should attend you ask? Because abhi toh party shuru hui hai.

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