Fairs and festivals in Rajasthan is significantly contributes in making the place a vibrant and colorful one. Several of religious occasion are celebrated with great pomp and enthusiasm in Rajasthan. Every new season in Rajasthan is blessed with new festivals and thus the utmost attracting features of Rajasthan. From Hindu festivals to Muslim festivals are all obeyed with equal fervor and passion in Rajasthan. Folk music and dance is the common factor of almost every festival in Rajasthan. Rajasthan tourist department is sincerely thinking in introducing new festivals to display and exhibit the rich tradition of the state.
Some important fairs and festivals in Rajasthan can be summarized as Desert Festival of Jaisalmer (held in January- February), Elephant Festival, Jaipur (March- April ), Marwar Festival, Jodhpur (October), Camel Festival, Bikaner (January), Mewar Festival, Udaipur, Pushkar Fair, held in Pushkar, near Ajmer (November), Gangaur Festival, Jaipur (Murch- April ),
Pushkar Fair: Ajmer (November): The ultimate religious fair of Rajasthan is successful in gathering crowds from all over the globe. Pushkar fair is marked with largest participation of all the festivals of Rajasthan. Pushkar is a venue of mammoth cattle fair. Bazaars, auctions, music and sports are the major events of Pushkar festival in Rajasthan.
Camel Festival: Bikaner (January): The charming desert city which comes alive with music and dance at the time of camel Festival. At the time of camel fair the visitors of Rajasthan will allure to see some unusual folk performances, camel race and camel dance.
Prominent festivals of Rajasthan:
- Brij Festival
- Camel Festival
- Desert Festival
- Elephant Festival
- Ganesh Chaturthi
- Kite Festival
- Kota Dussehra
- Shekhawati Festival
- Gangaur Festival
- Kajli Teej
- Marwar Festival
- Mewar Festival
- Summer Festival
- Teej Festival
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