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Colorful Fair & Festivals of Rajasthan

Colorful Fair & Festivals of Rajasthan

Experience the vibrant Fairs and Festivals of Rajasthan on your royal journey aboard the Palace on Wheels.

Whenever we imagine about Rajasthan state, we get images of rich & vibrant colors on paintings, furniture, clothes, bed sheets etc. and folk songs & dance forms that can mesmerize the audience and leave them spellbound gasping for breath. Rajasthan state boasts of rich culture and traditions that are not found in any other part of this country. People of Rajasthan state are simple and down to earth who extends welcome to the tourist coming from outside along with their helping hand whenever somebody needs it. Historic forts, Fascinating monuments, amazing temples and palaces are some of the other attractions that Rajasthan is proud of. We shall be discussing the specialties of Rajasthan culture and heritage through this article.

Fair & Festivals

Rajasthan cuisine

Rajasthan ids the land of kings and the princely kitchens produce delicious smoked Rajasthan kebab which is bar -be-qued in twelve different ways. Also the Maheshwari cuisine or vegetarian cuisine of Marwar, Jodhpur area is yet another tasty and mouth licking cuisine from Rajasthan state.

Art and Crafts of Rajasthan

The arts and crafts of Rajasthan are a treasure of the state. The aesthetic quality of the handicrafts is appreciating. The monarchs of Rajasthan happen to be a great patron of arts of the state. The remarkable assortment of following is excellent: Blue Pottery, Jewelery of precious and semi gemstones, Kundan, Meenakari, Textiles of bandhini, sanganer, batik, block prints, Carpets and durries.

Music and Dance of Rajasthan

The sweet folk songs of Rajasthan are a pleasure to hear. These numbers compel us to complement our beats with theirs. The folk dances of Rajasthan are also very famous. Tourists visiting Rajasthan are fond of trying their dance steps on the tunes of Rajasthani folk music. Many tribal categories of southern Rajasthan have retained their legacy of folk dance forms. The Ghoomar is a kind of ceremonial dance performed only by women on special events like weddings and festivals. Besides, other dance form which are typical to Rajasthan are: Gait Ghoomar, Gait, Chart Dance, Kacchi ghodi, Fire Dance, Teerah Thali, Kathputli, Pabuji Ki Phach, Maand

Folk Dance and Music of Rajasthan

Culture of Rajasthan includes Folk Dance and Music. The folk dance and music of Rajasthan are lively, exhilarating, hypnotic and compelling. Part of the eternal appeal of this strange and wondrous land, Rajasthan folk dance and music is a part of life in Rajasthan. Indeed Rajasthan includes a very vibrant, highly evolved tradition of performing arts carefully nurtured and sustained over the centuries.

Dresses of Rajasthan

The colorful gaudy dresses of Rajasthanis are very popular and even tourists do succumb to the temptation of attempting them out. These dresses are extremely pretty that no one can resist trying them out at least once. Ladies could be seen in ghaghra choli (long skirt and blouse) with typical bandhini prints and don heavy jewelery of silver and other precious and semi gemstones. The Rajasthani men could be seen clad in angrakha and dhoti. Men with turbans can also be found which are worn based on the social status and setting.

Tribes of Rajasthan

Rajasthan people provides hospitality and warmth. Rajputs are native to Rajasthan. They always smile and meet everyone with open heart warmly. Tribes of Rajasthan are jovial individuals who receive the guests with happiness. The main tribes of Rajasthan, the Bhill and Minas, are viewed to be the original residents of the state. The main tribes of Rajasthan are Bhills and Minas with a few other minor tribes as Sahariyas, Damariyas, Garasias and the Gaduliya Lohars.

Rajasthan Cultural tour goes to a royal world of Rajput paintings, folk dance and music, the imposing architecture, glass and ivory bangles, wood sculptures and meenakari work. The Rajasthan cultural tour allows you to discover the cities like Mandawa of famous Shekawati region (famous for the frescoes and murals). It offers an opportunity to explore various areas of Rajasthan. The several cities covered in this tour are Bikaner, Bundi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Khimsar, Mandawa, Nagaur, Chittaurgarh and Udaipur. The tour also covers Delhi (the capital of India, a perfect amalgam of past and present) and Agra (the splendid town of Taj) besides covering various cities of Rajasthan.

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