Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the Lord Shiva. It signifies the end of darkness and ignorance from the world. It is celebrated with joy and processions are carried out. When it comes to Himachal Pradesh no other place can beat the scale of celebration like it is done in Mandi town during their world famous Shivratri Festival. The fair runs for 7 days and has been given the status of an International fair due to the massive amount of fame the fair has gained in past few years.
It is said that almost 200 deities assemble during the grand celebration where the center of attraction are the protector diety of Mandi “Mado Rai”(Lord Vishnu ) and Lord Shiva of the Bhootnath Temple in Mandi. There is a reason why Shivratri is celebrated in such a grand way in Mandi and you can read about it here.
A video was made by a Youtube Channel known as “perfect artZz” where they showed the various aspects of the Shivratri fair. The video featured the traditional instruments which mark the beginning of the celebration and they fill the air with their magical enchanting sounds. Some of the interesting things which makes it a great video are that they showed the emotions, excitement, devotion and fun related to the fair.
People going to the temples and performing the rituals, kids having fun on the merry go round, crowd enjoying the performances of internationally acclaimed and famous artists at night, people enjoying the special treats of the fair like Siddu and Jalebi, Inauguration by the local MP and CM Virbhadra Singh as the Chief Guest and people enjoying Nati were all covered in this video.
HERE ARE SOME SNAPSHOTS FROM THE VIDEO:
The music beats used in the video are very sick and you will love it. It goes really well with the editing done in the video which has some really cool effects. It is their first video but the level of photography and cinematography is class apart.
The Director of Photography and Cinematographer is Prem Singh Gambhir.
Editing is done by Harpal Singh.
Music is made by Bass Boosted India.