Prague Pongal & Makar Sankranti 2019

When:
January 19, 2019 all-day Europe/Prague Timezone
2019-01-19T00:00:00+01:00
2019-01-20T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
INDIAN EMBASSY, PRAGUE
Milady Horákové 60/93 Prague 7
Prague Pongal & Makar Sankranti 2019 @ INDIAN EMBASSY, PRAGUE

Makara Sankranti, is a festival day in the Hindu calendar, in reference to deity Surya. It marks the first day of sun’s transit into the Makara, marking the end of the month with the winter solstice and the start of longer days.

Pongal is the harvest festival that is celebrated to convey gratitude and homage to the Sun God for a successful harvest. It is held in the Tamil month of Thai and is the only Hindu festival that is celebrated according to a solar calendar.