Cities Around The World That Never Miss Celebrating Dussehra

Visiting friends, family, or voyaging abroad for work during Dussehra? Fret not, because these worldwide cities praise the celebration with as much ballyhoo as the South Asians.

Significance Of Dussehra:

Dussehra celebrates two wins; the first one is that of Lord Rama over Ravana and the other one of Goddess Durga over the evil king Mahisasura. 

It is known as both Dussehra and Vijayadashami. The words, the two of which have Sanskrit roots, imply, in the event of Dussehra, i.e., the defeat of the sun, and Vijaya + dashamai, which means victory on the 10th day.

Global Cities Which Celebrate Dussehra:

New Jersey:

The festivals here are basically as large as in some other South Asian cities like India. 

From dynamic dance exhibitions to Ramleela enacted by Navrang Dance Foundation, the Indian community ensures it catches every one of the shades of the celebration. The food stalls selling conventional Indian indulgences, like Jalebi, are one more attraction at the celebration.

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It’s a well-known fact that Bangkok has a decent amount of Indians, particularly Hindus. Subsequently, the festivals here start with traditional ceremonies, trailed by a brilliant procession and dance performances in the city. 

As devotees convey the cart bearing the sculpture of Ruler Rama, the Indians participate in the festival by moving along the procession.

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The Dussehra festivities in London predominantly spin around Bhaktivedanta House. Here, the main attraction is the 10-day-long Ramayana theatre play facilitated by the city’s young people. The festival ends with the burning of the effigy of Ravana.


On the off chance, you’re in New Zealand, Auckland is the spot to be during Dussehra. The Indian people group here sorts out dynamic social programs, including different dance types of India, like Gidda, Garba, and Bharatnatyam. The festival ends with the burning of Ravana’s effigy.

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Summing Up

Dussehra is related to different stories and is praised with extraordinary energy and excitement with conventional enthusiasm in each niche and corner of the world, each with its own arrangement of ceremonies.

There are many other cities where people celebrate Dussehra with extreme enthusiasm, like Colombo (Sri Lanka), Guyana (South America), and Wiesbaden (Germany). 

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