Jaisalmer Desert Festival-2012, Programme Details!

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The Desert Festival or the Jaisalmer Desert Festival as it is more popularly known, is an annual event organized every year in February at the beautiful desert city with the Golden Fortress of Jaisalmer – Rajasthan, India. The dates of Jaisalmer Desert festival-2012 are from February05, to 07, 2012. This three days’ Desert festival and cultural extravaganza showcases the rich and colorful heritage of Rajasthan and its folk culture. During the Jaisalmer Desert Festival, the folk artists from around Rajasthan sing and dance eloquently to the triumphs and the tragedies of this land steeped in history. Following is the detailed programme schedule of Jaisalmer Desert Festival-2012

Date and Time Programme Venue
05-02-2012
07.00 a.m. Mangal Aarti withSunrise ShriLaxminathTempleFort
10.30 to 11.00 a.m. Shobha Yatra (Ceremonial Procession) GadsisarLaketo Shahid
11.30 a.m. Inauguration of Desert Festival – 2012 Poonam Singh Stadium
02.30 pm Turban Tying Competition(Indians) Shahid Poonam
Turban Tying Competition(foreigners) Singh Stadium
Momal Mahendra Competition -do-
Moustache Competition -do-
Miss Moomal Competition -do-
Mr. Desert Competition -do-
07.30 p.m. Cultural Programme of Folk Music -do-
09.30 p.m. Dance and Fire work Display -do-
06-02-2012
09.30 a.m. to Camel Decoration Competition Dedansar Stadium
01.00 p.m. Shan-e-marudhara Competition -do-
Tug of War CompetitionIndian v/s foreigners (Men) -do-
Tug of War CompetitionIndian v/s foreigners (Women) -do-
Camel polo Match -do-
Panihari Matka Race CompetitionIndian and foreigners (Women) -do-
Kabaddi Match -do-
04.30 p.m. to06.00 p.m. Camel Tattoo Show by BSF -do-Shahid Poonam Singh Stadium
07.30 p.m. to Cultural Programme of Folk Shahid Poonam
09.30 p.m. Music & Dance and Fire work Display Singh Stadium
07-02-2012
10.00 a.m. to Showcasing of Village Life Kuldhara Deserted Village
12.00 noon Sam Sand Dunes
04.30 to 5.00 Camel Race -do-
05.00 p.m. Kite Flying Show -do-
06.00 to 8.30 p.m. Cultural Programme of Folk Music & Dance and Fire Work Display -do-

Follow the link to know more about this colorful festival of Jaisalmer:  https://rajasthantourismbuzz.wordpress.com/2012/02/01/jaisalmer-desert-festival/

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