Rajasthan through eyes of Dona
Dona | October 17th , 2018
Indulge in the vibrancy of the Marwar Festival
Rajasthan is amongst the top tourist destinations not just in India, but all over the world. The sheer variety of attractions that the state has to offer entices tourists from all corners of the world and all walks of life. However, without doubt, one may agree that there is nothing that holds a candle to the numerous fairs and festivals that traverse the streets of Rajasthan throughout the year. These fairs and festivals are one of the best ways to get up close with the vibrant traditions and culture of the state. The Marwar Festival of Jodhpur is one of the most awaited festivals that reflectsthe rich culture of Rajasthan, and is celebrated with unabated excitement.
The Blue City Turns More Vibrant during the Marwar Festival
While the main stages for the Marwar Festival are the MehrangarhFort and the UmaidBhawan Palace in Mandore, an undeniable wave of colour engulfs the entire Blue City. Bedecked in traditional hues, with each and every resident’s palpable excitement for the festival, the entire city is overcome with an air of celebration and a splash of colour. Visiting Jodhpur for the Marwar Festival is nothing less than a delight, an occurrence that pleases all the senses! Celebrating the Colors of Marwar : Embedded with so many cultural events, the Marwar Festival is actually for the remembrance of the heroes of Rajasthan.Apart from offering loads of entertainment options, tourists also gain great knowledge about the heroes of the bygone eras.
Discovering an All New Side of the Heritage of Jodhpur
The visit to Marwar Festival includes offering a deep insight into the rural life of Rajasthan. There are dance postures and styles that are a real treat to the eye.The performances will be held at the Mehrangarh Fort and the Umaid Bhawan Palace, where the colourful jodhpuri safas (turbans), the bandhini (tie and dye) dupattas, and the heritage of Jodhpur are on full displayto enthral onlookers. And as the festival is mostly about folk dances and music, the colourful costumes of the performers definitely deserve a mention. The most important part of the festival this year will be the Ghoomar performances to be held at Mandore Garden.
Enjoying the Scenic Wonder of the Osian
The Osian desert and safari has always been one of the more popular destinations in Jodhpur. However, when the Marwar Festival hits the streets of Jodhpur, even Osian takes on a more vibrant outlook and offers a colourful experience amidst the scenic sand dunes. Men and women are dressed in traditional Rajasthani attires, with their bandhini dresses and colourful safas. Even the camels are colourfully bedecked, bringing in a unique potpourri of colors to the area.
RajasthaniEvents and Culture that Leave You Awestruck
The Marwar Festival brings to life the oldentales of the brave rulers that once walked these lands. Attending this festival offers you a unique insight into the colourful enigmas of the past that are amalgamated with traditional attire and enacted right in front of your eyes through mystic folk dances and music. It is something that you need to experience to believe, so gear up for it!