Jaisalmer Desert Festival 2019 – Explore the Culture of Rajasthan
Why spend a dull New Year when all colors, fun and frolic awaits you at the Jaisalmer Desert festival. What makes this festival so special?
Exploring the rich culture and colors of Rajasthan under the warmth of the winter sun can be an immemorial experience. People come here in traditional attire, women in large ghagras and hands adorned with Mehendis and big bangles while males make their moustaches twisted, wear large turbans around their head with dhoti and Jaipuri printed Kurtas.
The Fusion of Dance, Music and Puppet Shows
While one part of the fair is crowed with snake charmers, puppet shows, folk singers and dancers, the other part showcases the beauty of the place with stalls on handicrafts, leather shoes, boutique apparels, handbags, silver jewelry and many more.
Taste a Delicious Food during Jaisalmer Desert Festival
The fair is also a great place to taste authentic food of Rajasthan. From the spicy laalmaas to sumptuous Dal Bati Churma from Bikaneri namkeens to simple kher sangria, the fair ground is filled with the aroma of delectable cuisines.
Last but not the least, witness the unique rituals of Rajasthan at the Desert Festival. Camels are decked up in the ancient style with Gorbands around their neck and these dance to the tunes of sarangi. Camel races and camel polo are other fun filled activities of the fair.
Desert Festival will take place at Jaisalmer, near the Sam Sand Dunes from 17th February 2019 to 19th February 2019.
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