The Colorful Marwar Festival of Jodhpur

The Marwar festival of the city of Jodhpur is known to be the second largest festival in India. It is also the most popular festivals in the country. This exemplary and unique festival is celebrated to honor the brave deeds of the heroes of Rajasthan who lived and fought during the medieval era. The Marwar festival is celebrated during the months of September and October. The celebration is in the Hindu month of Aswin in the time of Sharad Purnima.

Marwar Festival

Marwar Festival

 The beautiful Marwar festival is celebrated for two days in the city of Jodhpur. The entire festival is devoted to traditional dances and songs of the region. The Marwar festival is also known as the Maand festival. The festival is brought to life by different folk artists who portray the lives of brave heroes of the country.

Various legends and folklores are brought back to life with this festival. A huge number of enthusiastic folk artists perform cheerfully on this festival. The festival is witnessed by millions of tourists from all around the world. Horse riding and polo are some of the most popular attractions of the festival of Marwar. Different types of contests are held during this beautiful festival in Jodhpur.

Nagaur Fair

The Nagaur Fair is the second biggest fair in the country. It is also known as the Cattle Fair of Nagaur. The fair includes trading of camels, horses and bullocks which is conducted every year. Different types of items are traded during the fair. Some of the most popular types of items include spices, horses, iron crafts, wooden items and various types of camel leather items.

Nagaur Fair Jodhpu

Nagaur Fair Jodhpu

The Nagaur fair also includes various types of sports activities which include camel races, tug of war, horse races, cock fights and bullock races. Melodious folk music is heard through out the fair. The entire fair is conducted for a period of eight days. The fair is attended by millions of tourists from all over the world. The biggest chilly market in India can also be viewed in the Nagaur fair.

During the fair, the cattle are beautifully decorated with colorful embellishments and artificial ornaments. Fascinating decorations are used to embellish the cattle. The cattle owners also wear attractive clothes and accessories. The fair also showcases several exquisite forms of entertainment which include folk stories, juggling, puppetry shows and many more. The Nagaur Fair is one of the most entertaining and colorful festivals in the city of Jodhpur.

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