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Rajasthan Fair & Festivals

(Fair & Festivals Calendar of Rajasthan...)
Rajasthan Fair & FestivalsRajasthan is the most colourful state of the country. Vibrant culture and colourful tradition of Rajasthan attracts people from world over. Colourful and vibrant culture of Rajasthan can be best captured during the festivals. Rajasthan festivals offer splendid opportunity for the tourists to have an insight into the culture and tradition of the Rajasthani people. Locals in colourful and new attire, shops filled with exotic gift items, traditional programs of folk music and dance adds colour and charm to the festivals of Rajasthan.

Fairs and festivals, dance and music are the part of Rajasthan culture. Festivals here hold an unusual lure for the people of Rajasthan and they have numerous reasons to celebrate. Festivals of Rajasthan born out of ancient traditions, lend beauty to the land with numerous colours. So to explore the best of the Rajasthan it is recommended that you plan Rajasthan tour such that you are part of more than one festival of Rajasthan.
To welcome the spring season, the festival of Mewar is celebrated in the enchanting city of Udaipur, Rajasthan. Coincidently, during this period, the festival of Gangaur is also celebrated all over Rajasthan which spreads its unique charm everywhere...
The festival of Marwar is held to honour the heroes of Rajasthan, every year in the month of Ashwin (Sept-Oct) in the city of Jodhpur. The festival is celebrated for two days and takes place during the full moon day of Sharad Poornima...
The Dussehra Festival mela is celebrated in Kota, every year in the Hindu month of Ashvin (Sept-Oct). This festival of Dussehra is celebrated with great enthusiasm fervour not only in Kota but throughout the country in different ways...
14 January is celebrated all over India as Makar Sankranti marking the transition of the sun into the Northern hemisphere. This day is also celebrated as the kite day in most parts of India when people from all age groups can be seen flying kites the whole day long. In Jaipur during the Kite festival the entire sky is filled with kites when everyone joins in this riotous celebration...
Urs Fair is the largest Muslim fair held every year in India during the first six days of 'Rajab', the seventh month of the Islamic calendar. A unique picture of harmony and universal brotherhood, this festival celebrated with great enthusiasm where more than five lakh devotees...
The Desert Festival is organized by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation at Jaisalmer which goes on for a period of three days. This eventful desert festival of Rajasthan falls in the month of February when lakhs of people from various parts of the world gather in Jaisalmer Rajasthan to become a part of the jubilation....
Romance called Rajasthan can be experienced during one of India's best-known festivals - the Pushkar Mela or the Pushkar fair. According to a legend, a lake came into existence miraculously from the point where petals of a lotus fell from the hands of Lord Brahma, the creator of the universe. Every year, the town of Pushkar springs into life and gets transformed into an amazing festival ground where pilgrims...
Elephant Festival is celebrated every year in Jaipur, the Pink City of Rajasthan. The festival is marked by the elephant processions in which elephants decorated and bejeweled with gold plated ornaments and the 'Mahaouts' sitting on the elephant's back on the gold and silver 'howda'...