Puducherry, formerly known as Pondicherry is not only popular for its beaches, but also for its cultural background. A visit to Puducherry will feel incomplete if one doesn’t experience the festivals here. Apart from a rich Tamil culture, Puducherry also has a lot of French influence. Also, Puducherry was the residence of Sri Aurobindo, and even today, his birth anniversary is celebrated in a grand manner in Puducherry. Here’s a list of festivals celebrated in Puducherry.