The three-day Desert festival held annually in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India is a special event that the local people and the tourists look forward to with great excitement and anticipation. The quiet desert Jaisalmer springs to life every year during the month of February as the villagers from in and around Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India come together to celebrate the happening Desert festival.
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The pulsating Fire, Ghair and Ghoomar dances, colorful swirling skirts and tie and dye dupattas with lots of folk music with bedecked camels and desert stalls and tents add to the brilliant charm of the Desert festival of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India.
Besides the customary camel races the special turban tying competition and the Mr. Desert competition that marks the festivities are special highlights of this Desert festival that enlivens the Jaisalmer sands. The festivities are held with the Sam Sand dunes and the Jaisalmer Fort as the idyllic backdrops that bring to the fore the bewitching Jaisalmer charm. The camel polo and camel dance events offer you an opportunity to appreciate the camel and its sport skills. Folk songs and ballads sung by local bards fill the atmosphere with the spirit of desert romance and create a fabulous ambience that reminds you of the past glory of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India.
On the third day of the lively and animated desert festival the Jaisalmer sands are filled with a new spirit with an open-air light and sound show that concludes the Jaisalmer Desert festival with a grand finale.
The Jaisalmer Desert festival is sponsored by the Rajasthan State Tourism and is nothing but a marvelous celebration of Rajasthan folk arts and crafts. This festival serves as an excellent platform for showcasing the creative and long standing cultural traditions of golden Rajasthan. Luxury Rajasthan Travel ensures that you get a unique opportunity to be a part of this splendid cultural gala and feel the regal magnificence of Jaisalmer, firsthand.
Among the interesting highlights of the Jaisalmer Desert festival the stalls and tents displaying handcrafted goods, carpets, rugs and clothing are quite interesting.