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festivals of rajasthan

Rajasthan Festivals are a symbol of the vivacious spirit of the people of the state. Numerous festivals fill up this dull state with bright colors. Living in the harsh and rough weather, the people of this dry and parched land find an outlet from their dreary lives in the form of the festivals of Rajasthan. They make the most of the few reasons they get to rejoice in life. So, they celebrate festivals for each and every reason, be it religious occasion or a change of season or ripening of a harvest.

Festivals in Rajasthan, India are celebrated with great pomp and show. Right from Hindu festivals to Muslim festivals, all are celebrated with equal enthusiasm. Folk music and dance is a feature of almost every festival in Rajasthan. The romance, chivalry, etc of the royal bygone era comes back to life through these festivals. Even the tourist department of Rajasthan keeps on introducing new festivals to display and exhibit the rich tradition of the state.

Some of the main festivals of Rajasthan, India are: Brij Festival, Camel Festival, Desert Festival, Gangaur Festival, Kajli Teej, Marwar Festival, Mewar Festival, Summer Festival, Teej Festival, Elephant Festival, Ganesh Chaturthi, Kite Festival, Kota Dussehra, Shekhawati Festival