Hardly a week goes without some kind of event or festival taking place in Rajasthan. From elephant festivals to religious gatherings, the Rajasthani calender is overflowing with special days, meaning you’re spoiled for choice. It’s that time of the year again when Rajasthan celebrates one festival after another with traditional pomp, gaiety and gay abandon.
Over the past few years, Rajasthan Tourism has been organizing Deepotsav festival at Jalmahal ki paal, Jaipur. (Towards the front side of Jalmahal, on Amer Road, opposite Hotel Trident.)
This month once again, the Pink City is celebrating the Deepotsav on 30th and 31st October. This is the third year of Deepotsav celebration in Jaipur . Diwali festival especially in Jaipur should, over a period of time, become as well known as the Dusshera of Kota or the Cattle Fair of Pushkar.
One will see folk performances, food stalls in different parts of the Walled City as well as fire crackers and lighting at the Jal Mahal Ki Paal, Anber Road, Jaipur.
The major highlights of Deepotsav would be…
- The entire area is decorated in traditional Rajasthani style on Deepawali theme with deepawali props, hangings, buntings, rangolis, mandanas, flowers, decorative illumination etc. Thousand of lamps and candles lit up the area in festive mood.
- Colourful and vibrant performances by the Folk artists of Rajasthan will add to the festivities , on both the days. Kalbeliya dance, chakri dance , chari dance, singing by langas , bhapang , Algoza performance are some of the hightlights of the cultural extravaganza. Attractive fireworks display would be presented as a part of grand finale.
For more details you can contact Tourist Reception Centre, Government Hostel, M.I. Road, Jaipur. phone: 0141-5110598