Jaisalmer Desert Festival


The three day long cultural extravaganza in Jaisalmer is here!

sonar-quila Bhramar Vatsa

Amid the golden yellow sand dunes and moonlit winter night, the vibrant and eventful Desert Festival is organized by the Department of Rajasthan Tourism in Jaisalmer. The biggest annual desert festival witnesses rich and colourful Rajasthani culture in form of dance, musical and cultural performances. Turban clad men and women adorned with colourful, bright and dramatic costumes perform all kinds of Rajasthani dances and sing folk songs.

Cultural-Dance Devang Shah

Cultural Dance Performance at Jaisalmer Desert Festival. Pic via Devang Shah

Devang Shah camel-polo Devang Shah

The musicians playing their traditional instruments can be seen outdoing each other in their musical superiority. The turban tying competition, camel race, camel polo, and longest moustache and Mr. Desert competition further adds to the joy of desert festival. The festival on the last day culminates with parachuting and Air Force display in the sand dunes.

Jaisalmer Deserts


So if you wish to get a charge out of the traditional desert life of Rajasthan, then Jaisalmer Desert Festival is just the perfect event for you.  Scheduled from February 01 to 03, 2015 the three days event would render you to witness the ship of the desert in myriad form. Get ready to enjoy music and cultural extravaganza of Rajasthan in shimmering Jaisalmer desert!!


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