Lohri is the first festival of every year and falls on January 13. It is one of the most famous and revered festivals which is celebrated especially in North India with a lot of pomp and fervour.
The festival falls a day before another famous festival Makar Sankranti. The festival also coincides with the festival of Bhogali Bihu of Assam and Pongal which is celebrated by Tamilians.
Lohri marks the end of the winter. Crowds gather around large, teaming bonfires to celebrate the passing of the winter solstice. Rabi crops are primed for harvest as farmers look forward to a new season.
The festival marks the start of a new farming season and end of winters. It is also known as the Harvest festival. Punjabis considers the day after Lohri as the financial new year.
Burning bonfire, dancing, singing and distribution of feast and sweetmeats are an intrinsic part of the festivities. Food items like rewri, gajak, sarson da saag and makke di roti are associated with the festival.
On this auspicious occasion, Team Blossom Inc wishes all their customers, partners, system integrators and resellers, “Happy Lohri”. May this occasion of Lohri bring lots of happiness, success and prosperity in your lives.