World ? Asia ? India

Marwar Festival


The blue painted city of Jodhpur
Miranda Wilson
Oct 2009 (annual)
Link:
This annual festival is celebrated in the Hindu month of Ashwin, in Jodhpur, the former capital of Marwar Province. Scores of folk dancers bring myths and legends to life in a showcase for traditional music and dance of the old Marwar region.
Other attractions at the festival include a camel tattoo show and polo. The impressive Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mandore and Mehrangarh Fort provide the ideal venue for the cultural extravaganza, and many other competitions also take place.

With its colourful folk dances, enchanting music, graceful costumes and impressive displays of the royal sports of Rajasthan, the Marwar Festival is a wonderful opportunity to witness the rich culture and proud history of the land of the Rajputs.
Content provided by Frommer's Unlimited © 2018, Whatsonwhen Limited and Wiley Publishing, Inc. By its very nature much of the information in this travel guide is subject to change at short notice and travellers are urged to verify information on which they're relying with the relevant authorities. Travmarket cannot accept any responsibility for any loss or inconvenience to any person as a result of information contained above.Event details can change. Please check with the organizers that an event is happening before making travel arrangements. We accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by any person resulting from information published on this site.