Ugadi festival and IPL T20 brings India into festival mood. People are busy in shopping for Ugadi festival where as cricket fans are eagerly waiting for their DLF IPL cricket match. Ugadi is celebrated with festive fervor in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
People splashing fresh cow dung water on the ground in front of their house and drawing colorful floral designs are a common sight in every household during Ugadi. Ugadi festival is a season for raw mangoes spreading its aroma in the air and the fully blossomed neem tree that makes the air healthy.It is believed that Lord Brahma started creation on this auspicious day.
Special pooja are conducted in homes and temples. On the day people wishes relatives and friends with sweets and gifts.Women in home prepare special dishes with mixture of jaggery, neem and mango called “bevubella” or “Ugadi pachchadi”.
The much awaited IPL is back with a bang. This year the DLF IPL 3 will be played in India and starts today Friday, March 12, 2010 with a grand opening ceremony. The IPL 2010 is expected to become the world’s most viewed sporting event.The IPL 2010 Twenty20 match tickets are priced between Rs.400 to Rs.4000 depending upon the availability and the the teams playing the match.The Set Max TV channel will telecast the live opening ceremony and IPLT20 match of the DLF IPL 3.The opening ceremony of the DLF IPL 2010 twenty 20 promises breathtaking performances by a a number of Bollywood celebrities as well as International artists.