is popularly known as the Cattle fair of Nagaur. This is because
the Nagaur Fair is mainly all about trading of animals.
Approximately 70,000 bullocks, camels and horses are traded
every year in this fair. The animals lavishly decorated and even
their owners dress up wearing colorful turbans and long
moustaches. Other trading in the Nagaur Fair in Jodhpur, India
consists of sheep to Marwari horses to spices. Some other
attractions include the Mirchi bazaar (largest red-chilly market
of India), wooden items, iron-crafts and camel leather
Desert Festival is the best showcase, one can ever want to view
the rich and colorful and rich culture of the desert region of
Rajasthan. The major attractions of the festivals are Gair and
Fire dancers who wear vibrant and brightly colored costumes as
they dance and sing and perform on the regional tunes that are
mainly based on the ballads of tragedy, valor, and romance of
the local heroes. Along with these folk performers are snake
charmers, puppeteers, and acrobats
is a religious festival with simple and traditional rituals. On
this occasion tribal from the neighboring states of Madhya
Pradesh and Gujarat join their brethren from Rajasthan to offer
prayers to Lord Shiva. The Baneshwar fair is predominantly a
tribal fair with more than half of the congregation consisting
Celebrated some time during the months of March and April, the
Gangaur Fair is one of the most colorful events in Rajasthan.
The Gangaur festival is dedicated to goddess Parvati, the
consort of Lord Shiva and is observed all throughout Rajasthan.
But Jaipur is the place where it is celebrated with great pomp
and show. Add to it the Gangaur Fair that is a plethora of
colors and one of the most important attractions of Jaipur.
The Mewar Festival is celebrated to welcome the advent of
spring. It coincides with the festival of Gangaur in Udaipur,
and has a unique charm about it. The women folk gather to dress
the images of Isar and Gangaur and then carry them in a
ceremonial procession through different parts of the city. The
procession winds its way to the Gangaur Ghat at Lake Pichhola.
Here, the images are transferred to special boats amidst much
singing and festivity.
the day of the Elephant Festival every road in Jaipur seems to
lead to the famous Polo Ground. The festival is flagged off by a
huge procession of elaborately decorated elephants, camels and
horses followed by a band of folk performers. Music, dancing and
color becomes the order of the day with multitudes of people
descending upon the venue of the most awaited festival in Jaipur.
Organized by the Department of
Tourism, Art & Culture of Rajasthan, Camel Festival is held
every year in the desert land to attract tourists who love to
see long-necked, hunch-backed camels dancing to the tunes and
directions of their trainers. Their rhythmic footwork,
decorative bridles, jingling anklets with a backdrop of massive
Junagarh Fort made of red sandstone and dusky sands mesmerize
the audience. Camels are undeniably an important beast of burden
in the desert land and here you can see how proudly the breeders
dressed in vibrant colors display their bedecked camels.
Rajasthan festival tour
Pushkar Fair provides a unique opportunity for the discerning
traveler to glimpse the beauty, magic and mystery of India.
Commonly known as Puskhar Camel Fair. Pushkar is only one of the
temple of Lord Brahma (known as creator of our Universe).
Pushkar city is situated on the bank of Lake Sarovar Lake. This
fair is considered to be one of the oldest continuous human
gatherings in the history of mankind. As people from all parts
of India would visit Pushkar, an ancillary trade fair started
taking place along with the religious fair.
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