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    Kumbhalgarh festival 2019- Kumbhalgarh festival highlights

    Date: 01-03 Jan 2020

    Kumbhalgarh 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

    Kumbhalgarh 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.

    Rajasthan's 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 artifacts.

    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

    Kumbhalgarh 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.

    This fiesta enthrals audiences with its plethora of fascinating competitions & events such as:

    ·  Tug of War,

    ·  Turban-tying,

    ·  Musical chairs,

    ·  henna applying,

    ·  Puppet show is the major highlight of the event appealing a large number of spectators.

    Moreover, artists from across the country attend this festival to showcase incredible performances to entertain the visitors. These include dance performances by various dancers like:

    ·  Kalbeliyas,

    ·  Langas,

    ·  Terahtaali,

    ·  KachiGhodi &

    ·  Odissi

    Rajasthani folk dance and saperaI (snake) dance are the special highlights of Kumbhalgarh Festival in dance genre.

    Kumbhalgarh Festival Date

    The festival will commence on 1st December & culminate on 3rd December 2019

    Kumbhalgarh festival 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.

    27 November 2019

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