Marwar festival to kick off from October 23 in Jodhpur
Magnificent Jodhpur is all set to host the most colorful and significant festival Marwar festival, slated to happen on 23 and 24th October. Marwar festival is an annual music and dance festival. This two-day long festival is celebrated during full moon days of Sharad Poornima and pays tribute to Rajpoot heroes of glorious Rajasthan.
Highlights and attractions of this festival remain dance and musical folk performances that revolve around the romantic time of kings and rulers of bygone times. Festival is a visual delight with folk performers dressed up in colourful and vibrant attires soaked in the spirit of celebration and merriment. Umaid Bhawan, Mehrangarh Fort, and Mandore are the main platforms for staging these enthralling performances.
To mark the celebration many entertainments and fun-filled attractions like turban tying competition, polo matches, tattoo shows etc. take place. For tourists and travelers, this remains the best time to visit as festivity offers an abundance of options for shopping of traditional artifacts, handicrafts, and clothes. Those seeking out to indulge in adventure spree can try unique activities like zip lining, speed, and thrill, joy rides, Dandi gair etc.
Witness Kalbelia dance in its best form during this time where women draped in traditional lehanga choli in black colour, donning beautiful silver jeweler and enamel bangles perform traditional kalbelia dance. Another most popular dance form of Rajasthan, Ghoomar is also performed depicting stories of bravery and valor.
To witness this two-day long festival, you can reach Jodhpur from any major Rajasthan cities like Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Udaipur, and Ajmer, you can club these cities in your itinerary if taking a tour to Rajasthan in on the cards and travel through luxury trains as well.
Also Read: Baazaar Promotions in Delhi