Jaisalmer Festival: A chilling fiesta amid the Desert

04 Feb

The Owner of Camel

This month of Feb is about to bring a dreaming event in the golden city of sand dunes, Jaisalmer. As, from 16th Feb the Desert festival will begin with many a magnificent events and will last for 3 days.    Desert festival of Jaisalmer, is a big charm among the people all over the Rajasthan state, also the tourist from all over the India and world around gathered here to participate and enjoy the real desi (native) life-style and taste.


charms of Fiesta –Desert Festival and falls on the day of Purnima it represents the rich and colorful Rajasthani folk culture. The captivating folk music and dances performs by local artists, called Gair and Fire dancers create a truly entertaining event. Besides folk dances &music there many other mean

s of entertainment are hugely famous as number of competitions is held in the festival like the turban tying competition and longest moustaches competition, etc. World renowned puppet shows are also organized in the Desert- festival.

Mr. Desert Comp

etition- In the longest moustaches competition the winner is honored with the title ‘Mr. Desert. This title competition is a matter of sheer craze among the Rajasthani folks who come to join it from far off places of Rajasthan.


folks performing dance & music
the music of desert


Camel Sports – When it comes to sports and other activities then the desert-ship ‘Camel’ is also a big participator which performs in Camel-Polo a

nd Camel-dance. During the Desert Festival Jaisalmer city brims with unmatched enthusiasm.

Food Fiesta- The different types of famous Rajasthani foods like, Daal-Baati, Gatte ki sabji and Papads and snacks are widely served in festival.

Shopper’s delight- Many people who are fond of buying the wooden made handy-crafts can find Jaisalmer festival a better option to collect colorful tiny households and decoration items and beautiful puppets for their home.

The Jaisalmer festival adds wonderful charms in the peaceful environment of Rajasthan. This festival being sponsored by the state tourism corporation has been designed to promote tourism in the astonishing Desert of Thar.

Dance on Sand Dunes on the music of folk tunes


Once the festival is bind up, it leaves behind a nostalgic feeling among the locals as well as the visitors. Some great lovers of music have been to the festival many times because it is pretty hard to keep oneself away from it once you visit this festival. This is the true impression of festival of Jaisalmer over its visitors.

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