Sep 15, 2012

Monthly Event Announcement ~ SPOTLIGHT : Festive Food

Festivals of India portray the rich cultural heritage of the country. The term festival itself brings people together and the thought of festive food and holidays start revolving. India is a society with many religions and many festivals. Like, Hindus enjoy Durga puja, Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Dusshera, holi and any more, Muslims enjoy Id and the Christians enjoy Christmas. Whether you go to the East or the West, North or the South you would be able to enjoy every month a festival or a fair.

And without food any festival is incomplete. Foods play an important part in making the festivals or any celebration more enjoyable. The majority of festivals observed in India is associated with particular cuisines. Traditional recipes handed down over the years are enjoyed all over the country. Shopping, outings, meeting family at get together, religious rituals, prayers, cooking the festival foods together, sharing and feasting with family members and friends, all these are integral parts of any festive celebration. Indian festival food is varied and because of the diversity of the regions and customs, the varieties are endless. So, coming 2 months “Spotlight” will also celebrate 2 months of Festive season of India, starting Ganesh Chaturthi till Diwali.

The Theme for “Spotlight” Sep. & Oct.,’12  :: “Festive Food”.

Deadline for this Spotlight is from Sep.’12 – Nov.’12

Rules of the Event :

1. As the theme is Festive Food, friends share with us your regional traditional festive food or whatever you serve your family during any specific festival, from savory till sweets. Please mention the festival it belongs. Veg & Non-Veg - both are allowed. 

2. Post it in your blog from Sep. 16 to Nov. 15th and link it to this announcement page and original spotlight announcement link. You can send multiple entries.

3. Use the linky tool at the end of the post to link your recipes.
4. Old post are accepted, if they are republished during the event period with linking back to this event announcement along with the logo and Original Spotlight announcement link..
5. The use of logo is mandatory as it helps spread the word.

6. Non-bloggers can also send their recipes to the email below.

7.  If you are having any problems linking up, just send your entries to my email address: eventspotlight12 (at) gmail (dot) com with subject line Spotlight: Festive Food in below format.
Your Name:
Recipe Name:
Recipe URL
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I am looking forward to see all the wonderful creations by my blogger and non blogger friends.

Previous Spotlight event.

Spotlight : colorful Holi (Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3)
Spotlight : Rice/Roti/Pulao/Puri
Spotlight : Healthy Snacks roundup is coming soon

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