Mewar Festival of Rajasthan

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One after another, the festivals in Rajasthan is an ongoing affair. The Mewar Festival, yet another important festival of Mewar region of Rajasthan is celebrated to give a warm welcome to the advent of spring. It coincides with the festival of Gangaur in Udaipur and has a unique charm about it. It is a time for women of Rajasthan to dress up in their best clothes and participate in the festival.

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A number of pleasurable activities take place in the festival of Mewar. The devotees dress the idols and 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 at Lake Pichhola. Here, the images are transferred to special boats amidst much singing and festivity. 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.

Mewar Festival

The cultural programs, crowd of colorful people, wonderful music, and sanctified atmosphere are some of the highlights of the festival which keep the devotees indulged fully in the occasion. One can catch the sight of the festival by visiting Udaipur.

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