Festival is a renowned devent organized against the backdrop of the magnificent
UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kumbhalgarh Fort. It is a three day annualfestival
that is celebrated to commemorate the contribution of Maharana Kumbha towards
art &culture. Pulsating with vibrancy and rigour, the eponymous festival is
a melting pot of colours, traditions, folk music & dances.This colourful Kumbhalgarh
festival offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience the rich culture of Rajasthan in an immersive manner.
Things to do in Kumbhalgarh Festival
festival iscurated and nurtured by the Department of Tourism of Rajasthan. During
this period, the Kumbhalgarh fort is beautifully embellished leaving the
tourists & locals astonished by its beauty.The festival depicts all the colours
of Rajasthani culture via its dance performances & other activities.
The myriad of competitions
and programme sexhibited in this three day festival is an ultimate haven for
adventure buffs. Kumbhalgarh cultural festival simply escalates the zeal and
enthusiasm of the people&revels to them the bygone era of Mewar.
heritage gems are put on display during the festive period. For Instance, handicrafts,
ethnic attires, handmade jewellery and a plethora of souvenirs temp shopping alcoholics
to practice their haggling skills.Besides shopping to your heart's content, this
December festival enables you to get a peek into the fabrication of traditional
Highlights of Kumbhalgarh Fort
Kumbhalgarh is a
Mewar fortress in Rajsamand district near Udaipur, Rajasthan. It is a popular
World Heritage Site, constructed and expanded in the course of the 15-19th
century by RanaKumbha. The might fort is the birthplace of Maharana Pratap, the
great king and warrior of Mewar. Kumbhalgarh fort is marked as the second
largest fort in India after Chittor Fort. It is also recognised as the Great
Wall of India.
Kumbhalgarh Festival Highlights
celebration is divided into two major sections:
Daytime celebration: Exhibitions
by the locals is held during the daytime where regional special itiesare put on
display. These include ethnic wear, jewellery, handicrafts, souvenirs, etc
Evening exuberance: During
this time, Kumbhalgarh fort is turned into a magnificent sight with embellishing
decorations, lights & spectacular fireworks.
enthrals audiences with its plethora of fascinating
competitions & events such as:
·Tug of War,
·Puppet show is the major
highlight of the event appealing a large number of spectators.
artists from across the country attend this festival to showcase incredible
performances to entertain the visitors. These include dance performances by
various dancers like:
Rajasthani folk dance and saperaI (snake) dance are the special
highlights of Kumbhalgarh Festival in dance genre.
Kumbhalgarh Festival Date
will commence on 1st December & culminate on 3rd December 2019
holds a substantial cultural & historical value where people from all walks
of life gather to participate in the amusement.This event is a must visit for
ardent patrons of art, music and dance. So, don’t miss the spectacular opportunity
to relish the ecstasy this festival offers.