States Rajasthan Festivals Bundi Festival

Bundi Utsav Rajasthan

A grand carnival of spectacular traditional arts, authentic handicrafts, Rajasthani royalty and traditions, the Bundi Utsav is a rich cultural extravaganza of Rajasthan.

About Bundi Utsav

Celebrated in the Kartik month (October/November) according to the Hindu calendar, the Bundi Utsav showcases the rich culture of the town of Bundi and also, the state of Rajasthan. The Bundi festival held in the Shekhawati Region of the state features numerous traditional folk music and dance performances of Rajasthan, by the prominent artists of the country. The cultural programs of this festival are also renowned for giving the rising stars of the country a platform for showcasing their talents. Listen to these soulful performances and find solace in the authentic art forms of this region presented to you in their rawest of forms.

Experience the mesmerizing Deepdan ceremony during the festival in which clay lamps or diyas are lit and set afloat on the waters of the River Chambal. The town of Bundi is famous for its beautiful handicrafts. The people in this town are experts in making fine traditional arts and crafts which they put on stalls during the Bundi Utsav. Shop for the exquisite handicrafts of this region and take some of them back home with you as souvenirs.

The Bundi festival is an ideal festival for sports enthusiasts. With popular sports like Kabaddi, Horse riding and Camel races, the town of Bundi becomes a sporting hub during the festival.

Festival Dates/Months: The Bundi Utsav is celebrated in the town of Bundi in Rajasthan in the month of November every year.

Special highlights of the festival:

  • This is a 3 days festival.
  • This festival offers tourists the chance to be a part of many unique activities like the turban tying and moustache competitions.
  • The town of Bundi lights up during the nights owing to the grand fireworks displays of the festival.
  • A fair of traditional Rajasthani handicrafts is organized during this festival by the Rajasthan State Tourism Department.

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