Why you should attend:
Ugadi marks the beginning of new things and events in Karnataka. The term Uge literally translates to new and adi refers to beginnings and hence the name. Being an auspicious time, this is the festival where families buy new clothes, new items and wish for all good things and prosperity to one and all. The event is marked by meeting friends and relatives and spreading happiness and joy followed by wholesome meals. Houses are lit up and streets become flamboyant in the festivity.
Who should attend:
If you are into cultural studies and festivities or happen to be in Karnataka during March, head to any of the cities in Karnataka to see how the locals celebrate the birth of their new year. If you are an explorer into diverse cultures and traditions, you will love Karnataka at this time.