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Festivals of South India - Celebrating Culture and Rich Heritage

The unique blend of Indian states & union territories, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Pondicherry and Lakshadweep is known as South India. The culture is a beautiful combination of food, festivals and languages. When you visit ‘Dosa & More’ restaurant in Berlin, you are coming home to a cuisine that is native to all these areas. Here’s a look at some of the festivals.

1. Onam

It is the harvest festival of Kerala celebrated across communities and religions in the first month of the Malayalam Calendar.

2. Mysore Dasara

This festival celebrates the victory over evil. It is rejoiced over 10 days with the illumination of the Mysore palace being a main attraction.

3. Pongal

Another harvest festival celebrated in January as a thanksgiving to nature. On this day, rice and milk are boiled together in an earthen pot.

4. Hampi Utsav

With colours, happiness and fireworks, it is the largest festival of Hampi celebrated in November.

5. Ugadi

This festival marks the Telugu new year and is celebrated with harmony and joy. Rich culinary delights are served on this day.


Thissur Pooram, Mahamaham festival, Karaga and Chithirai Thiruvizha are other important festivals of this region celebrated with splendid rituals and ceremonies.

Enjoy the authentic taste of the rich cuisine of these areas with the best dosa in Berlin to a variety of idlis. ‘Dosa & More’ takes you on a culinary journey through South india.

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