Janmashtami 2019 Dresses for Girls: From Lehenga Choli to Accessories, Ways to Dress like Radha this Gokulashtami
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Janmashtami, the Hindu celebration of Lord Krishna's birth is, approaching. His first appearance on earth is celebrated as Janmashtami and this year it will be observed on August 24. Janmashtami, the term, breaks down to Janm (birth) Ashtami (the eighth day of the dark fortnight when Lord Krishna was born). The mythological texts say that Krishna was born in the month of Bhadrapada and the auspicious day is considered even more propitious when the day coincides with the Rohini Nakshatra. Krishna Janmashtami 2019 Festival Date: Significance, Gokulashtami Puja Tithi and Celebrations Associated With Lord Krishna's Birthday.

In India, the birthday of Devaki and Vasudev's son Lord Krishna is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour. Not just in Vrindavan, where Lord Krishna was raised by cowherd Nanda and his wife Yashoda, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna is celebrated all across the country from North to South. One of the most important components of Janmashtami celebration is dressing up as the deities Radha and Krishna. Kids love to dress up as Radha and Krishna for school and community celebrations. While it is comparatively easier to dress kids as Krishna, dressing up as Radha, on the other hand, can be a little tricky. On that note, here are some easy costume ideas & accessories to dress kids as Lord Krishna for fancy dress competition in schools.

Ways To Style Your Kid as Radha this Janmashtami:

Lehenga Choli

There are various types of Radha Lehenga Choli available online. However, what you must keep in mind is that usually, lehenga cholis donned by Radha are bright and colourful with broad borders at the end.  Also, the corners of lehenga choli's chunaris/dupattas are tucked into the blouse, and it is also secured on the head with pins.

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Accessories

Go for floral accessories and focus more on the headgear and bangles. Radha is known to have worn white floral jewellery that includes maangtika, bangles, arm ring, garlands, etc.

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Makeup

Indian goddesses are usually seen with defined eye makeup and brightly coloured lips in pictures. You can deck up your child with a little bit of makeup. But make sure that it is mild enough.

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You can also get the whole Radha attire rented. It can be easily available at costume rental stores on an hourly basis as well. This Janmashtami, dress up your child like Radha with these easy tips.