Enjoy Rang Panchami Festival at Malvan

Festivals of Holi and Rang panchami are like sisters if you consider Holi as the elder one then Rang panchami is the younger sister. These festivals are celebrated normally in the month of March every year. Ranga panchami is celebrated on the next day of Holi. In Maharashtra Rangpancahmi is celebrated as the beautiful festival of colors which makes lives of the celebrators more colorful. It is a romantic festival for the younger generation which offers them lot of opportunity enjoy the celebrations with their most favorite companions. This is the only festival which is celebrated in public with no restrictions of religion, caste and creed. The young as well as the old enjoy it by throwing colors on each other, singing, dancing and merry making. Rang panchami festival in Malvan is a splendid occasion to be witnessed.

Rang Panchami Festival in Malvan

Rang Panchami in Malvan is observed on the 5th day of Phagun. “Rang Panchami”.is the festival of colors, where panchami means the fifth day of Hindu lunar month Phagun.. On this day the locals rejoice to the fullest by throwing red-powder called gulal on each other as a sign of greeting and love. In Malvan this festival is also looked upon as the great day of religious importance and the symbol of victory over raja-tama particles in the atmosphere. In Malvan villages the village deities called Gram Devata are worshipped. During Holi and Rangpanchami locals of Malvan are dressed up in traditional Maharashtrian dresses, especially the ladies look more beautiful in the typical saris and the traditional ornaments like nathni and earrings. In the villages of Malvan colors are prepared in large quantities and people are virtually dipped in the colored water. No one in the villages hesitates to take part in the celebrations and even the ladies in the households offer eatables and sweets prepared for the festivals to the celebrating gangs. Hotels near malvan beach are fully occupied during the festive period.

Rang Panchami in Malvan

In Malvan at our Hotel Sagar Kinara, we have descent celebrations of Holi and Rangpanchami. The hotels location near Malvan beach, being the central area near city enables to view huge crowds taking part in the rampant celebrations during festive period. We arrange in house cultural events and prepare special food in accordance to the festivals. Visit Sagar Kinara during the colorful festivals of Maharashtra and double your enjoyment at this flourishing tourist destination.

Visit Malvan to Witness the Charm of Holi Celebrations


The most talked about festival of Malvan is Shimgotsav or Shimgyachi Holi festival. The rich cultural background of the city is reflected in its extravagant festivals celebrated through out the length of the year. Holi Festival in Malvan is the most enjoying feast in this coastal city. The colorful festival of Holi is also celebrated in neighboring Goa with same zest and fervor.

Holi Festival celebration in Malvan

This year Holi will be celebrated on 27th of March. Basically Holi is the celebration of victory of good over evil. The mythological legends describe the destruction of the demoness called Holika on this day. This festival is celebrated in the month of Phalguna known as Shimga in the konkan region and in Malvan it is popular as Shimgostav. Malvan is brimmed up with the Holika dahan celebrations, one day prior to the Holi celebrations in which bonfires are lighted in every village and Tahsil. Malvan residents settled in the nearby cities, promptly return to their native places especially for joining the Holi celebrations.  Among the bonfires prepared in Maharashtra the bonfire prepared in Malvan is worth watching. Initially a log is kept in the center of a round pit made in a public place and people from the surroundings go on adding logs, twigs, dried branches and leaves to the pit. This finally becomes a heap. Then a senior man of the village prays for the well being of the residents of the village, supported by a huge mob. Finally the bonfire is set on fire and people through coconuts in to the fire. They are taken out after getting roasted and are distributed as Prasad mixed with sweets to the people present during celebrations. Next day is the day of fun and entertainment, when everyone gets tuned up by throwing colors on each other.

Holi Festival in Malvan

Hotels in Malvan are spread across the length and breadth of the city. Malvan beaches are overflowing with visitors during this festive period. The beaches become colorful with the mobs, as well as the beach stalls where people are busy in enjoying delicious Malvani food, appreciated by foodies from different places. Hotels in Malvan beach are the most convenient places for getting beach side accommodations and a sumptuous seafood. We at Hotel Sagar Kinara in Malvan are providing spacious accommodations and the real taste of Malvan delicacies. Holi is the right occasion to visit Malvan and get the taste of incredible Malvani seafood prepared specially for the biggest festival of the region.