RAJASTHAN

Some of the popular fairs organised:

Nagaur Fair at Nagaur 135 kms from Jodhpur - January / February - annual cattle fair, camel races
Desert Festival at Jaisalmer - January / February - folk dance, camel race, camel dance, acrobatics
Baneshwar Fair at Baneshwar, Dungarpur - January / February - prayers to Lord Shiva
Hadoti Festival at Kota - February - music, dance & procession
Braj Festival at Bharatpur - March - rasalila, procession on the eve of Holi
Gangaur at Jaipur - March / April - festival for women dedicated to Goddess Gauri
Mewar Festival at Udaipur - March / April - song, dance & rituals, procession to Goddess Parvathi to welcome the spring season
Elephant Festival at Jaipur - March / April - around Holi, offer worship to Lord Ganesha, elephant race, procession & holy celebrations
Urs at Ajmer - May / June - offerings of tapestries, qawwals in memory of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti
Summer Festival at Mt. Abu - June - music & dance
Teej at Jaipur - July / August - festival for women welcoming the monsoon, procession of Goddess Parvathi
Marvar Festival at Jodhpur - October - folk music & dance
Pushkar Fair at Pushkar, Ajmer - November - holy dip in the Pushkar lake on Karthik Poornima, annual cattle fair
Bikaner Festival at Bikaner - November - music & dance
 
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