Jaisalmer, also known as the golden city is situated in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The fairs and festivals of Rajasthan display the rich Rajasthani culture. Some of the major festivals celebrated here are Holi, Diwali, Ram Navami, Gangaur, Dussehra and Eid. The Desert festival of Jaisalmer is one of the most celebrated fiestas in Rajasthan. It is a 3-day festival of Rajasthani rich culture, tradition arts and crafts, which is especially designed for the tourists. It is organized and sponsored by the Rajasthan state tourism Corporation. This Corporation is a body that is found to attract more tourists especially foreign and has since then become the most famous festival in India.
Every year, this festival comes between the ends of January to beginning of February. The Desert festival Jaisalmer 2013 is going to held for three days from February 23 to 25. It will take place at golden Sam’s sand dunes, which is just 40 kms far away from Jaisalmer city. Desert festival is all about camel races, puppeteers, jugglers, and turban tying competitions, Camel Polo, colorful traditional dresses and many more. It is a complete bundle of fun and enjoy for 3 days. Many competitions like Mr. Desert contest that will happen add more excitement and enjoy to the festival.
This major Rajasthan festival is a grand display of music and dances, performing arts, handicraft, laughter and joy and several other desert cultures. The local people and villagers participate in the camel dances and also compete in various camel games like race, acrobats and tug of war. Gair swaying and Fire dancers to conventional tunes are the important part of fun and frolic. So, visit and enjoy the upcoming feast in the beautiful, colorful and interesting land of Jaisalmer and create memories for lifetime.
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