West Bengal always depicts a unique color of Holi. When it comes to Purulia district, Holi takes the color of Basanta Utsav that is more than colorful. Let’s know about it.
Basanta Utsav 2020 in Purulia:
Purulia district of West Bengal arranges a Holi festival, which is the celebration of Basanta Utsav and also known as Basanta Utsab. This folk festival is organized by local villagers that help them earn some extra money. It continues for three days, and accommodation is also available at the spot.
Dates of Purulia Holi festival 2020:
Every year, the festival begins a day before Holika Dehan and ends on the day of Holi. In 2020, Basanta Utsav will commence on Sunday, March 8, 2020, and will end on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. See Google Maps below to know about the location of the festival.
Activities at Basanta Utsav:
Visitors can play Holi of colors with the locals here. There will be a lot of folk art, including songs from Baul musicians. There will be some unique dance performances too. That is Darbari Jhumur, Chau dance, and Natua dance.
Transport and accommodation:
It takes five to six hours from Kolkata to reach the destination. You can either travel by train or by road transport. There are tents so that you can reside there for all three days. Plus, there are portable toilets too.
If you want to attend a unique Holi in 2020, pack your bags for Purulia. Bring your friends along to enjoy the full of it.