Dates of Vasant Panchami : Friday, Feb 15 2013
Vasant Panchami or Saraswati Puja has its own meaning is we break the two as Vasant means Spring and Panchami means the 5th day and together they mean that Vasant Panchami which falls on the 5th day of Spring indicating the start of the spring season. Yellow color plays an important role in this festival. Saraswati the goddess of knowledge, music and art is being worshiped in yellow dress and the people usually wear yellow garments and even the sweets are yellow in color.
This festival has many things in store for everyone. You will experience skies are full of kites specially in Punjab people are crazy for kite flying festival and children are taught to write their first words and people worship Saraswati in different temples.