States Rajasthan Festivals Marwar Festival

Marwar Festival Rajasthan

A two-day festival celebrated in the Blue city of Jodhpur, to honour the valour and bravery of Rajput kings and warriors.

About Marwar Festival

Rajasthan's unique collection of eclectic and colourful festivals makes it one of the preferred tourist destinations not only among Indians but also for the global travellers. One such power packed festival is Rajasthan's Marwar festival which is celebrated annually in the city of Jodhpur. The festival acts as a tribute to the Rajput heroes and their glorious past, thereby gaining a lot of knowledge about the heroes of the bygone era of Rajasthan. Marwar festival is a perfect display of art and culture of Jodhpur city and is dedicated to the songs, music and dance of the Marwar region. The eye catching characteristics of the folk dancers dressed in their radiant colourful costumes and the sight of carrying pots on their heads fills the environment with the aroma of zeal and enthusiasm. Along with these various fun activities like puppet shows, magic shows, camel tattoo show, horse riding and horse polo keep the visitors engaged.

Dates of the festival: October 12-13, 2020

Marwar festival is celebrated for two days on a full moon day which usually falls in the month of September or October.

Special highlights of the festival:

  • Apart from the common Rajasthani folk dance, Dandi Gair (folk dance performed with a stick), Kalbelia (performed by snake charmer community), Ghoomar (a dance form with repeated circular patterns) and performed.
  • The festival also hosts one of the largest fairs of Rajasthan. Some of the best handicrafts, artefacts, souvenirs are displayed.
  • Marwar festival witnesses best of local snacks and delicacies which becomes an important reason to attend this festival.

Location Map

Jodhpur Rajasthan

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