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Time : January / February , Venue : Jaisalmer
Significance : The Desert festival put on show the rich and colorful culture of Rajasthan, India.
Highlights : performance by fire dancers, snake charmers, puppeteers, acrobats, folk artists, etc.
Desert Festival in Rajasthan is organized in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, generally during the month of January or February. The duration of the festival is three days and it ends on Poornima, the full moon day. The key reason of the Rajasthan Desert Festival is to demonstrate the wealthy and colorful culture of the state. The people of Rajasthan clothed in vibrant and vibrant attire, dance to the tunes of lingering ballads of bravery, romance and tragedy of the neighboring heroes.
The chief attractions of the Desert Festival of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan comprise snake charmers, puppeteers, acrobats, folk performers of Rajasthan in particular, the Gair and fire dancers of Rajasthan, in their vibrant and multi-colored costumes, confine everyone’s heart. Nevertheless, among all these camel, the ship of the desert does not lose its unique position. Separately from the camel rides that are quite admired, camels take part in a number of actions. Of them, the most prominent and exclusive ones are camel polo and camel dance.
Further events include the turban tying competition and a display of the most glorious moustaches. Turbans and mustaches of Rajasthan are deemed to be the symbols of honor in the state of Rajasthan. Then, there is a Mr. Desert contest that further adds to the enjoyment. With the fascinating Jaisalmer Fort and the sand dunes serving as the backdrop, the celebrations gain an added advantage. There are also brilliant performances by the folk artists, dancing elegantly to the tunes of the folk music. Traditional handicrafts of Rajasthan are also traded at the fair.
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