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Makar Sankranti/ Lohri/ Pongal (Hindu)

Makar Sankranti/ Lohri/ Pongal (Hindu)

Lohri is a popular winter folk festival celebrated primarily in the Indian Subcontinent. The significance and legends about the Lohri festival are many and these link the festival to the Punjab region. It is believed by many that the festival marks the passing of the winter solstice. Food is an important part of the festival, celebrating the harvest.

Activity Ideas:

  • Explore the season of Winter with our activity – here
  • And celebrate winter with our activity book – here
  • Try some sensory salad with our activity – here
  • Make your own vegetable crisps – here
  • Or how about cooking some delicious carrot fries – here
  • Watch a South Indian chef make traditional Pongal – here
  • Make your own DIY Kites – here
  • And find out more about the festival of Lohri with this short video – here