Marwar Festival is celebrated in the Hindu month of Ashwin (Sept-Oct) in Jodhpur. The two day cultural extravaganza will be celebrated at impressive Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mandore and Mehrangarh Fort. Tourists witnessing this event, get a chance to explore the folk traditions of this part of the state.
It is a festival devoted to the music and dance of Marwar region. The festival was originally known as Maand Festival. Held for two days on full moon - sharad purnima, folk artists bring to life the myths, legend and folklore of the area.
The festival is celebrated in the Hindu month of Ashwin (Sept-Oct) in Jodhpur, the former capital of Marwar Province. The festival has on display the music and dance of the Marwar region. The spirited folk dancers assembled here, perform with gusto and entertain the audience with Rajasthani folklore.
These folk artists bring to life the myth and legends of the area and sing songs in memory of the brave heroes. Other attractions of the festival include horse riding and horse polo. Various other competitions are also held during the festival.
The massive Meharangarh fort and the impresive Umaid Bhawan Palace which are symbols of might and valour of the Rajputs, make Jodhpur an ideal location for the festival.
It was originally known as the Maand Festival , a classical style of folk music centred on the romantic lifestyle of Rajasthan s rulers. The festival is held for two days during the full moon of Sharad Purnima.
The Marwar festival displays the music and dance of the Marwar region. The spirited folk dancers gathered here, perform with zest and entertain the audience with Rajasthani folklore.
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