Marwar Festival is held
annually in the memory of the heroes of
Rajasthan in India. Formerly known as
the 'Maand Festival', Marwar Festival
showcases the art and culture of
Rajasthan and is devoted totally to
songs and dance of the Marwar region. 'Maand'
is a very classical style of folk music
that focuses on the romance and chivalry
of the rulers of Rajasthan, India.
The high-spirited folk dancers gathered
here, perform with passion and amuse the
audience with Rajasthani legends. These
folk performers bring to life the myth
and folklores of the region and sing
songs in remembrance of the valiant
heroes. Horse riding, horse polo and
variety of competitions are also feature
in the festival.
An exhilarating welcome to spring, It
festival is a visual feast with
Rajasthani songs, dances, processions,
devotional music and firework displays.
This is celebrated in the romantic city
of Udaipur during the Gangaur Festival
in Rajasthan. A procession of colorfully
attired women carrying the images of the
goddess Gauri make their way to the Lake
Pichola. An unusual procession of boats
on the lake Provides a fitting finale to
this splendid celebration.