It is the call of the mountains’ again with the annual Mount Abu winter festival slated to be held from December 29 to 31, 2012.
To make the celebratory occasion truly vibrant in its truest sense, colours of mehndi’ and rangolis’ will mingle with the festive strains of shehnai’ and the Army band’, while the masters of chisel and the brush will create yet another repository of masterpieces. Visitors can look forward to gilli danda’ with 20X20 cricket’, kite flying’ with hot air balloon’, and sufi kathak’ with break dance’, poetry reading’ with visual art’!
The inaugural procession, participated by the colorfully dressed citizens, will begin with marches by various performing groups from all over the country. Soon after the signing off of the march at Love Lake Nakki’, there will be a scurry of activities with various competitions, games events throughout the day to culminate every day at Aravali manch’, where on the night of December 31 there will be a rocking mega night from 8pm to midnight. Along with these cultural activities water sports also form part of the festivities. Rowing competitions are held on the lake. The grand finale of the festival is made brighter by a display of dazzling fireworks on three days.
The festival offers the visitors an insight into the diversity and sumptuousness of Rajasthan’s tradition, art and culture.
A bonanza of fun, frolic and festivity, is what sums up the Mount Abu winter fest.