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Festival and Fair in Rajasthan
Festival and Fair in Rajasthan

Pushkar Fair

Pushkar Fair

The pushkar festival fair is held every year during the month of November at the full moon. This festival is one of India’s best to experience the buying and selling of cattle’s. During this festival people from all nearby regions come to buy and sell their cattle’s. More than 11,000 camels and horses will be exchanged during this festival. Over 400,000 people will visit this 14 days festival from all over the world. The best traditional meals, village lifestyle can be witnessed during this festival of Pushkar.

The magic of Pushkar town along with the spiritual offerings can be experienced. A holy dip in the sacred Pushkar Lake and visiting the only Brahma temple in the world will be the best things to do in pushkar.

Desert Festival

BIKANER fAIR

Rites & Rituals The otherwise barren land of Jaisalmer comes to life and displays some cherished moments of its illustrious past and affluent culture. Traditional dances backed by high-pitched music create an out-of-this-world environment. The Turban Tying Competition and Mr. Desert contest give a totally distinct touch to the festival.

The famous Gair dancers and the traditional fire dancers leave the crowd enchanted and asking for more. The festival ends with a trip to the sand dunes where you can enjoy the pleasure of a camel ride while viewing dancers and musicians displaying their skills. It will be a time that you will cherish for years to come.

Camel Fair & Festival

Camel Fair Festival

The Camel Festival is one of the major festivals in Rajasthan and it will be held in the month of January every year. The camel festival will be done with more celebration and enthusiasm to along with the special Rajasthan folk dances and music.

This camel festival is mainly held in the region of Bikaner during which many events with camel will also be held. During the camel festival camel races, camel dances, neck shaking camel rides etc takes place to make the festival more interesting and pleasant to watch. People from outside India come to witness this festival. For the festival the Camels will be decorated with bridles, beautiful necks, jingling anklets and colorful outfits. Special dance events will also be held for the along with the experienced dancers and artists.

Teej Festival

Teej Ferstival

Teej is a festival which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati. This festival is mainly celebrated by married women and it is carried all over Rajasthan. But the celebrations can be seen more colorful in Jaipur. Married women pray for the long and happy married life during this festival and celebrate by singing and dancing. This teej festival is celebrated during the monsoon months of July or August. It is more celebrated in Rajasthan and it will last up to two to three days.

Women used to sing songs and welcome this festival with joy and happiness. Women dressed in green plays on the swings decorated with flowers hung from trees.

Gangaur Festival

Gangaur Festival

This Gangaur Festival is very popular in Rajasthan and it depicts the significance of the native Rajasthani people. This festival is dedicated to the Goddess Gauri and it is celebrated during the spring season. During this Gangaur festival people offer prayers and other worships to goddess Gauri, whom the people consider mother of abundance. The ritual for the Gnagaur festival will be held for more than 10 days.

On the final day all the women and girls break the clay pots and throw the pieces into a well or tank. This festival is very famous in Jaipur and a procession in the road will take over the Tripolia Bazaar, Chhoti Chaupar, Gangauri Bazaar, Chaugan Stadium and reaches Talkatora. This will be colorful occasion to watch along with the show of elephants, old palanquins, chariots, bullock carts, folk artistes etc.

Kite Festival

Kite Festival

The culture of Rajasthan for the fairs and festival are very much celebrated here and among them is the kite festival which carries the heritage of Rajasthan. The kite festival is mainly celebrated in Jaipur and Jodhpur which is called as Makar Sankranti. Many rituals will be followed by the people on this day.

People used to take a holy dip in Galtaji and pray to sun god to bless them with good health, wealth and good crop. During the kite festival the whole areas of Jaipur will be filled with colorful kites and people visit the friends and relatives home with sweets and enjoy flying kites with loud music playing. All the shops will be closed and the banks as well. Many kite flying competitions will be organized by the clubs of Jaipur. Many special varieties of food dishes will be made for this kite festival which includes Til Ke Laddu, Gajak, Feeni etc.

Holi (Color Festival)

Holi Color Festival

One of the major festivals of India, Holi is celebrated with enthusiasm and gaiety on the full moon day in the month of Phalgun which is the month of March as per the Gregorian calendar.

Entire country wears a festive look when it is time for Holi celebration. Market places get abuzz with activity as frenzied shoppers start making preparations for the festival. Heaps of various hues of gulal and abeer can be seen on the roadside days before the festival. Pichkaris in innovative and modern design too come up every year to lure the children who wish to collect them as Holi memorabilia and of course, to drench everybody in the town.

Elephant Festival

Elephant Festival

The elephant festival is a unique and special festival which is seen only in Jaipur. This is celebrated on the day of Holi in Jaipur to add different variety on the festival day. Many events such as Elephant’s catwalk, elephant painting, procession including chariots, other animals such as camels, horses can be seen. The elephants will be dressed with colorful and embroidered cloths and heavy ornaments along with anklets with bells will be put on the elephant.

The elephants will also be decorated with ear danglers and colored brocade scarves for neck to give an attractive look. The tusks will be adorned with gold and silver with royal head-plates, all these makes the elephant more charming. Elephant Polo game and races will be held on this festival day.

Dussehra Festival

Dussehra Festival

Dussehra is another famous festival in India which is widely celebrated in all parts and it is also known as Vijayadashmi. This festival normally falls on the month of September or October. People perform 9 day fasting during the festival and it is also known as Navratri puja. This festival is dedicated to the idol of Goddess Durga and also for commemorates the killing of Ravana by Lord Rama.

This festival is celebrated to commemorate victory of good over evil. The Goddess Chamundeshwari is worshipped on this day mainly and huge procession will be taken out across the city.

Diwali Festival

Deewali Festival

Deewali, considered as one of the major festival of Hindus normally falls in the October or November. During the festival small clay lamps and candles are lite and placed in houses, and fireworks are busted to celebrate the joy of the diwali festival. People clean and decorate their homes with Rangoli, buy new clothes, visit temple and exchange gifts and sweets during this festival.

Normally Hindus worship Goddess Laxshmi and Ganesha to have the goodness during this festival and to remove the obstacles. The city can be spotted with candle lights and colorful cracker everywhere. People eagerly wait for this festival and children have more craze for this festival.

Jaipur Jewelry Show

Jaipur Jewelry Show

Jaipur Jewelry show was started in the year 2003 which also started the beginning of tradition Jewelry era. The Jaipur Jewelry Show has audiences from all over the world. The finest collection of Jewelry and gems can be seen in this show. The year 2013 marked the 10th then thousands of visitors are treated with the royalty of Rajasthan with the various colors and designer patterns. The special Jaipur Diamond Jewelry is the highlight of the show. Every year around 30,000 visitors attends this show from all parts of the world and takes part in this event with enthusiasm and spirit.

The target of the Jaipur gems and stones have more influenced the youth of this city. Reasons why this show is very attractive is due to the Traditional and Contemporary Jewelry stones, Diamonds and Color stones, large Variety all makes it reach out for the youth at the first glance. year of Jaipur Jewelry festival and more

Jaipur Litreture Festival

Jaipur Litreture Festival

This is an annual literary festival which takes place in Jaipur every year from 2006. This is one of Asia's biggest literary festivals and the Diggi Palace Hotel is the main venue for this festival. This festival will be held in the month of January every year in Jaipur. The Literature Festival is carried out by writers Namita Gokhale and William Dalrymple and produced by Sanjoy Roy of Teamwork Productions. All the events at the Literature Festival Jaipur are free and not ticketed.

The year 2012 marked international attention for this festival and many celebrities come to enlighten this event. During the year 2009 about 12,000 attendees and more than 140 authors were spokesperson.

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