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Mysore Dasara is a fantastic event in Karnataka State, South India. It is also a world-famous festival. The city of Mysore will look its best during this festival for 10 days, with all the major roads in the city, heritage buildings, palaces, historical monuments, ancient temples and shops illuminated.
According to the legends, Dasara is celebrated as a victory of Goddess Chamundeshwari over the demon Mahishasura. The 10th day is Vijayadashami, symbolically celebrated as the victory of good over evil.
This historical festival started during the period of the Vijayanagar Kingdom in the 15th century. Later, the Mysore Wodeyar carried over the tradition of Vijayanagara rulers. After the fall of Tipu Sultan, the Wodeyar shifted to Mysore and continued the tradition. The Dasara festivities are held at the Mysore Palace, Jaganmohan Palace, Kalamandira and the Town hall. Renowned artists in classical music, dance and folk perform during this festival. Apart from cultural events, sports and wrestling events are also there to entertain the viewers. However, the main attractions of Dasara are the colorful procession of Goddess Chamundeshwari on the decorated royal elephant, the torchlight parade and the exotic fireworks at Bannimantap and exhibition.