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About Rajasthan
It's a land that's a shade different than the rest. The mesmerising gold of its desert. The vibrance of its fair and festivals. The brillant hues of the costumes worn by the people. The rich colour of its wildlife Where ever you look in Rajasthan, you'll be greeted by a roit of colours.



Rajasthan - Rajasthan Festivals


Rajasthan Festivals

Marwar Festival Nag Panchami Kite Festival
Pushkar Fair Desert Festival Nagaur Fair
» Nag Panchami
Nag Panchami is celebrated in honour of the Serpent King, Cobra (Naga). This fair is held on Bhadtapada Budi Panchami (August-September) of every year. People of all communities participate and gather in this fair. The snake charmers from the whole area gather and their cobras are worshiped especially by women. Huge effigies of the mythical serpent are displayed during the fair. The panorama during this festival is very colorful and eye-catching.
» Kite Festivals
A festival with a difference - as kites take to the sky all over Rajasthan. In the evening, kites with lights in them and fireworks brighten the skies above. The main celebrations are in Jaipur and Jodhpur. If you like kite flying, you should be here at this time.
» Mewar Festival
This festival welcomes spring, offering the best overview of Rajasthani culture through songs, dances, processions, devotional music and firework displays. Groups of women dressed in bright colors carry images in a procession to the gangaur ghat of Lake Pichola.

In Jodhpur - Organised by the Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan, it was originally known as the "Maand Festival". Maand is a classical style of the folk music centered on the romantic life style of Rajasthan's rulers. It is held for two days during the full moon of sharad purnima
» Pushkar Fair
Pushkar-the-ancient town of Rajasthan, 11 kms from Ajmer, is situated around the scared lake. The place is transformed into a spectular fair ground in the month of Kartik. The fair attracts a great number of tourist from across the world. A temple here is dedicated to Lord Brahma. Pushar and Kanishtha Pushkar. The Fair is one of the largest cattle fairs in the world, in which camels are a special attraction.
» Desert Festival
Held in the months of January-Februray, the Desert Festival exudes the delightful spirit if this desert land. For three days, the otherwise barren land of Jaisalmer comes to life and is clustered with hordes of colourfully dressed people.
» Nagaur Fair
Life in the town of Nagaur starts bustling every year with thronging of cattle, horses and camels accompained by their owners and buyers. The cattle fair held here annually is supposed to be one of the largest in the world. Nagaur bulls are reowned for their fleet-footedness and therefore, attract buyers from all over. The day starts with buyers and sellers engaged in earnest bargains. Once the price of a horse, bullock or a camel has been settled, the day closes with dances, songs and merrymaking.
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