The charismatic town Alwar is the gateway of Rajasthan. It is also known as the land of Tigers. The city derived its name from the Salva tribe and the name Alwar is the outcome of deformation of Salwapur, as it was called earlier.

Alwar is situated at the foothills of the Aravalli ranges. The name Alwar is the outcome of deformation of Salwapur, as it was called earlier.Alwar festival is an occasion to have lots of fun and enjoyment for three-days. The festival provides the best opportunity to showcase the folk culture, music, handicrafts and colorful traditions of the region.
Alwar Festival Rajasthan
The district administration organises this festival to promote tourism and highlight the rich cultural heritage of Alwar. The Alwar festival is held in Magh month of hindu calendar or in February as per the English calendar. The festival begins with the huge procession being carried out through the streets.


Shilp Gram (handicraft village) is organized by the Alwar Collector and chairman of the festival committee, to showcase hand-made items and laying a stress on to promote the manual skills. Primarily, the focus is to increase tourism activities in Alwar and also to augment the rural activities of the locals.

This cultural festival holds a variety of events to engage and entertain the tourists. These events include folk music, elephant polo, fancy dress and sketching competitions for children and flower shows as well. Also, the exotic, rare and antique items of the region are exhibited here.

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