This wonderful fest is rejoiced at the huge parklands, supplemented with golden-yellow powder and the huge Junagarh Fort at its background. The superb festivities start with the march of gorgeously decked camels. The camels are incredibly decorated with cheerful colors, elegant Rajasthani cloths and striking fixtures. The march leads to the open sand grounds, where the festival begins. Camel show is organized on the first day of the festival, in which the camel holders beautify their camels in the finest way with jewelry and clothing.
As everyone knows that India is a huge country and ther are lots of places to visit here. If you are in india then you must visit Rajasthan and if you are here during the month of February then you are indeed lucky and you can visit famous festival of Jaisalmer Desert Festival and is joined by villagers all over Rajasthan and the visitors around the world. You will be enjoying folk dance, acrobatics and the other open air performances.
Gangaur festival of Rajasthan is celebrated on April / March in reverence to goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva. In this festival, if the women are unmarried she prays for being blessed with good husband, while married women pray for the health, love, long life and welfare of their husbands and happy married life. Gangaur is one of the most important festivals of Rajasthan. Although, Gangaur festival is organized just in some cities like: Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Nathdwara.
The Marwar Festival is organized in Jodhpur on September / October in memory of the heroes of Rajasthan, for two days during the full moon of Sharad Poornima. Marwar Festival is dedicated for dance and music. Held for two days, the main attraction is the romantic folk music lifestyle of Rajasthan. The folk singers and dancers provide lively and fun entertainment. Among other attractions at the festival there is polo and camel tattoo show, an unforgettable experience for all family.
The Hindu festival of Teej is organized on July / August and symbolized the union of Shiva and Parvati. It is a three day festival, where women pray for blessings their marital bliss. The teej festival is marked by colorful parties, especially by the womenfolk, who enjoy songs, dance and swing rides. Young girls and married women apply henna tattoos on these festivals. Women wear beautiful saris and jewelry, and visit temples to offer their special prayers to goddess Parvati. Ghewar is a special sweet prepared, distributed and after offered to the deities.
Pushkar fair is organized on October / November, which celebrated with vigor by locals. Every year the fair gathers thousands of travelers. Pushkar Camel fair is a traditional event in Rajasthan with activities such as musical events and cultural activities, thrilling camel safari tours and staying in the traditional camps. The fair sole aim of trading cattle includes horses, cows, goats, sheep, camels etc, it is a show for public displays. Once the trading is completed, they decked up the animals with dazzling ornaments and beautiful clothes for public displays.