Festivals & Culture Of Dewas


  • Makar Sankarnti
  • Republic Day
  • Maha ShivRatri
  • Bhagoria
  • Dhulendi & Rang Panchami
  • Chetra Navratri
  • Independence Day
  • Raksha Bandhan
  • Kartik Navratri
  • Dashara
  • Deepwali

Language :-

Dewas district is Hindi speaking area, commonly the dialect or tone of the area is called "MALWA" (MALVI). The region includes the Madhya Pradesh districts of Dewas, Dhar, Indore, Jhabua, Mandsaur, Neemuch, Rajgarh, Ratlam, Shajapur, Ujjain, and parts of Guna and Sehore, and the Rajasthan districts of Jhalawar and parts of Banswara and Chittorgarh. Malwa is bounded on the north-east by the Hadoti region, in the northwest by the Mewar region, in the west by the Vagad region and Gujarat.

Culture :-

The major cultural activities of the district "MALVI SONGS". Folk songs are also very popular on the occasion of marriages, festivals and local village fairs. The traditional dress of men is "KURTA-DHOTI" have white or contrast colors and the dresses of women are colorful and comprise of LUGDA, BLOUSE And LAHANGA. During the NavRatri the idol of Goddess is established in all part of Dewas even in every street, GARBA is also very popular on this occasion. This function is celebrated at Dewas on a very large scale after Bengal because of a famous temple of MAA CHAMUNDA.
Apart from this, Dewas is a very important center of Classical Music, Two National level programs are organized here, one from the side of Ustad Alladuddin Khan Sangeet Academy, Bhopal in cooperation with Madhya Pradesh Government and local Administration called "KUMAR GANDHARVA SAMAROH" in this function National level young artists are awarded "KUMAR GANDHARVA SAMMAN" and a sum of Rs. 51,000/-, the other Classical Program organized from the side of Kumar Gandharva Sangeet Academy, Dewas.