The Jaisalmer Desert Festival is an annual event that takes place in February in the beautiful city Jaisalmer. This three-day celebration is filled with numerous delights of the city – its sights, smell, and tastes.
The celebrations of this festival make the desert come alive with color, enthusiasm, and happiness. The festival commences with a procession in the morning from the Jaisalmer Fort to the Shahid Poonam Singh Stadium. This cultural event has several highlights such as turban-tying competitions, camel polo, folk-dances performances, and snake charmers. It’s also a carnival of traditional music and dance, where local nomads showcase their gymnastic acts and perform the fire and Gair dance, filling the air with laughter, and merriment.
Nomads also trek across the desert to sell woven goods, silver jewelry, and black-market items at the bazaar. If you want to experience adventure and fun, this cultural event should be on your bucket list when you visit India.
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