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