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Fairs & Festivals of Rajasthan

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Desert Festival, Jaisalmer

Set in Jaisalmer, the heart of the Rajasthani desert, this includes a range of folk performers like musicians, snake charmers, puppeteers and ballad singers. Added to this are activities like turban-tying competitions, camel sports and traditional wrestling matches. The high point of this festival comes at its end when there is a sound and light show on the desert sand on a moonlight night.

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Gangaur Festival

Devoted to Goddess Parvati, this 18-day festival is full of activities and ends with a grand procession believed to mark the arrival of Lord Shiva at her house to escort her back.

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Teej Festival

Although this festival marking the beginning of monsoon is mainly a woman’s festival, it makes for an interesting experience even if it is just by watching.

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Mewar Festival

Held in celebration of the augment of spring, one can enjoy music, processions, fireworks and folk activities at this time.

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Marwar Festival

This festival is devoted mainly to the dance and music of Marwar. Its highlight is the classical maand style of folk music particular to the region.

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Urs Festivals

The Urs festival is an annual festival held at Ajmer, a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, which commemorates the death anniversary of the Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti.

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Pushkar Fair

The Pushkar Fair (Pushkar Camel Fair) or locally Pushkar ka Mela is an annual five-day camel and livestock fair held in the town ofPushkar in the state of Rajasthan, India.

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