Location: Jodhpur in Rajasthan
Main Attraction: Traditional folk dances & songs of the Marwar region of Rajasthan.
Best Time to Visit: September to March
How to Reach: Jodhpur has its own airport and can be reached from nearby places like Jaipur, Delhi, Mumbai, etc. There is a railway station in Jodhpur that is well connected to other cities via a train service. Jodhpur also has a vast network of roads and can be reached from any nearby city
Celebrated during the months of September October every year, the Marwar Festival in Jodhpur is dedicated to the folk heroes of Rajasthan. The complete city of Jodhpur comes alive with lively celebrations of the Marwar Festival in Jodhpur. The duration of this festival is of 2 days and is celebrated with much fanfare in Rajasthan. The main day for this festival is the complete moon of the Hindu month of Sharad Purnima. Don't miss visiting the Marwar festival of Rajasthan when you visit India.
The attractions of the Marwar Festival are the classical folk music that is sung by various local artists and traditional musicians. The music is typical marwari style and speaks about the adventurous and passionate life style of the locals of Rajasthan. The Marwar festival of Jodhpur is also known as Maand festival as the music is known as Maand.
The dancers make the whole lively by presenting beautiful folk dances that are exclusive to the state of Rajasthan. They present some of the most difficult and daring dances that never fail to enthrall tourists. You can see them balancing seven to nine pots on their dancing and heads gracefully while balancing themselves on the edge of a sword! The bygone times and days of yore are beautifully presented and one truly feels as though they have been transported through time. Do not let go of this unmatchable chance to regale in the glory of pure Rajasthan spirit.