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What is The Jaisalmer Desert Festival?
This is an annual event that takes place in February in the beautiful city of Jaisalmer, India.
The celebrations of this festival make the desert come alive with color. The festival begins with a procession in the morning from the Jaisalmer Fort to the Shahid Poonam Singh Stadium.
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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.
Did you know?
Jaisalmer is also known as “The Golden City”. It stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone and is home to the mighty Jaisalmer Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
If you want to experience adventure and fun, this cultural event should be on your bucket list when you visit India.
So, what are you waiting for? Check out the website featured in the left-hand sidebar and plan a unique family experience in Jaisalmer.
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