The Brij Festival takes place a few days before Holi, the festival of colours. This year the Brij festival will be celebrated from February02 to 04, 2012. Held in honor of Lord Krishna, this festival is marked by verve and zest. Villagers, in gay, multihued attire, can be seen singing and performing the Raslila dance-the immortal love-story of Radha and Krishna. All of Bharatpur comes alive to the sound of folk melodies on this festival held on the eve of Holi.
Men and women, young and old, rich and poor-all are touched by the spirit of this festival. Boisterous revelers spare no one during this festival and delight in splashing colour on everyone around.
Bharatpur is situated on the Delhi – Mumbai main railway line and also on National Highway no. 11 (Bikaner -Agra).Agra being the nearest Airport (56 kms.)