- FREE -
Sunday, August 27
An intense, colorful and joyful moment
  • WE LOVE : a change of scenery guaranteed, an explosion of scents and colors
  • RATE Free of charge
  • AGE : for everyone
  • DATE: Sunday, August 27
  • SCHEDULE: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • LOCATION: Start of the procession to the Ganesh Temple
    • 17 rue Pajol (Paris 18e)
    • La Chapelle / Gare du Nord district
Free Ganesh Festival

On August 27 we celebrate Ganesh in Paris!

  • Ganesh, the elephant-headed child god will be honored in the streets of Paris in a a colorful parade of flowers and music
  • Come and watch the procession in the colors of India and Hindu traditions.
  • Ganesh, India's most venerated god, embodies wisdom and protects schools and knowledge.
  • This procession is open to all!
  • A unique opportunity to share Indian traditions
  • Let yourself be carried away by the crowd of worshippers who follow the floral float carrying Ganesh amidst dancers dressed in traditional costumes and adorned with peacock feathers.
  • To the sound of music and mantras, you will attend various rituals such as fruit offerings and numerous wreaths of flowers, garlands and necklaces of heady-scented jasmine. Coconuts are offered to Ganesh because, once broken, they liberate the ego and bring prosperity.
  • Perhaps you'll be lucky enough to sample some of the sweet offerings on offer along the way?
  • The parade will start at 11 a.m. from the Temple of Ganesh at 17 rue Pajol in the 18th arrondissement of Parise borough
  • To make sure you don't miss a thing of this fascinating ceremony in the heart of Paris, Here are the streets where you can see the procession:
    • rue Philippe de Girard,
    • rue Perdonnet,
    • rue du Faubourg St-Denis,
    • rue Max Dormoy
    • rue Philippe de Girard
La Fête de Ganesh 2018 by 19/20 de France 3 Ile de France

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