Mewar Festival

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The Mewar Festival scheduled from March 25 to 27, 2012 is celebrated to welcome the advent of spring. It coincides with the festival of Gangaur inUdaipurand has a unique charm about it.

The locals gather to dress the images of Isar and Gangaur and then carry them in a ceremonial procession through different parts of the city. The procession winds its way to the Gangaur Ghat atLakePichhola. Here, the images are transferred to special boats amidst much singing and festivity. 

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Once the religious part of the festival is over, it is time for cultural events where Rajasthani culture is portrayed through songs, dances and other programmes. The festival culminates with an impressive fireworks display. Like other fairs and festivals celebrated throughout the state, there is a lot of activity, which keeps the participants in a joyful frame of mind, eager to enjoy every moment.

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