Name of Festival : Dhanu Samkranti Festival
Time of celebration (Month)
Dhanu Samkranti Festival is celebrated on the first day of lunar Pousha month (December-January)
Major Territory of Celebration
Dhanu Samkranti Festival is celebrated in Orissa state of India
People believed month of Pousha is a month of plenty .After collecting the harvest people prepare the special sweets of 'Muan', which is offered to Lord Jagannath in puja.On the day of festival a rand street play is held in Bargarh town of Orissa.The play enacting the various episodes of Lord Krishna's life.