Shekhawati Festival begins from today

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The 19th Annual Shekhawati Heritage Festival will be held from 8 to 10 February 2014. It is organized jointly by the State Department of Tourism, District administrations of Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Churu.

Shekhawati, is globally acclaimed for its frescoes and is fast becoming a rural tourism destination too. Travelling on horseback, the tourists get a closer view of the countryside and the people. For a broad-based discovery of Shekhawati’s culture, the festival is spread over a number of venues – Nawalgarh, Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Churu. The programs include a one day tour of the region, camel and jeep safaris, farm visits, rural games, cultural programs, haveli visits, competitions and fireworks.

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The main venue of festival activities and events remains Nawalgarh, Shekhawati

Date: 08 Feb 2014 – 10 Feb 2014

Timing: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm

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