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Ganesh Festival

The elephant-headed god Ganesh gets feted in grand style for 11 days, with locals packing the streets to visit specially erected temples all over town. At the end of the festival, giant statues of Ganesh are paraded with great fanfare to the ocean, where they are immersed. September 2–12, 2019.