Rajasthan, it is an experience-able state in India for the perfect reflection of traditions, culture, colourful atmosphere, royalty, hospitality, history, and heritage, it will go on while describing Rajasthan. If you want to experience the traditional attractions of Rajasthan means you have to visit Rajasthan during the festivals that are mentioned below. It wills sure you will be fascinated with the Rajasthan festivals.
Jodhpur’s RIFF (Rajasthan International Folk Festival) in the Mehrangarh fort is a very famous festival of Rajasthan. To this festival from all over the world, many artists will be welcomed to perform here and this festival is very prestigious for Rajasthan tourism. Jodhpur’s RIFF is celebrating since 2007 to encourage the traditional folk music and arts.
This annual festival will be taken place during the brightest full moon on Sharad Purnima of every year. A large number of musicians from all over the world entertain the people and the major attractions are early morning ragas, folk music, and dance, jazz night etc. Rajasthan RIFF festival is a very important festival to witness the varied folk cultural performances.
Jaipur’s prominent festival during the monsoon season. Teej festival in Jaipur is a very grandeur and royal procession festival with beautiful antique palanquins swinging the Goddess Parvathi in the palanquin. Actually, this festival was the celebration of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati union.
We can say that Teej is a colourful festival where women dressed colourfully with varied attires and the womenfolk’ performance on the roads etc seems very colourful and attracting. During the festival, roads of Jaipur will be flocked with hordes of people seeing the processions of palanquins carrying. And never, miss the Ghewar and Malpua which are the most famous sweets of the festival.
International Kite Festival:
A joyful festival takes place in Jaipur and Jodhpur which makes sky suddenly covered with varied colourful kites. This festival will longs for three days during the time of Makar Sankranthi festival. At this festival, children run to the grounds and roads to participate in Kite competitions.
Really, Kite festival in Rajasthan is watchable with numerous kites flying high in the sky in different shapes and colours. During the festival, a number of helicopters release the kites from the sky which is a wonderful event to happen.
A famous festival in Udaipur to welcome the spring season, during this festival Udaipur looks more beautiful. Numerous people from around the country visit Udaipur during this festival to experience the colourful attractions. The dressing of the idols of Isar and Gangaur and taking around the roads of Udaipur by carrying them is the most prominent procession of the festival.
Mewar festival is also stood as the world’s 2nd Living Heritage Festival with its beautiful attractions. And the major attractions of the festival are folk music, dance, food stalls, and a splendid firework display. Mewar is one of the most famous festivals of Rajasthan.
A three-day grand festival in Sand dunes of the Thar Desert in Jaisalmer. Desert festival of Rajasthan is a famous festival which showcases the lifestyle of the desert. This festival is the place for many cultural and traditional activities. During the festival, the daunting desert also becomes very attractive with beautiful attractions of artists performances in varied colour attires.
Here many cultural activities will take place such as folk dance, music, camel polo, gymnastics, Turban tying, Tug of war, camel races, Mr. Desert, and etc many other competitions. You can take back with you many handicrafts, souvenirs, from the stalls of the festival.