Jaisalmer Desert Festival
This three-day winter festival in India’s sandstone city of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, presents a wonderful opportunity for visitors to witness traditional local dancing, folk songs and music. Locals adorn themselves in special costumes, and camels are paraded and raced for entertainment.
Location Jaisalmer, India
Taking place just five miles from South Delhi, this 15-day festival celebrates unique crafts from all over India. Here, visitors will find such products as paintings, textiles, pottery, ivory carvings, stonework, terracotta and more. There are also food courts featuring India’s rich, delicious cuisine, plus gala evening events.
Location Delhi, India
Konark Dance Festival
This exciting five-day festival takes place yearly at the ornate Sun Temple in Kornak, Odisha, India. Visitors will witness all kinds of jubilant dance and music, with musicians playing drums, cymbals and other traditional instruments, while dancers from all over the country perform traditional dances.
Location Nagaland, India
Nagaur Cattle Fair
January - February
This eight-day livestock fair, taking place in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, is the second-largest fair in India, involving 70,000 bullocks, camels and horses. The event also includes sports and games, such as tug-of-war, camel races and cock fights. A large bazaar presents a wonderful opportunity for picking up unique souvenirs.
Location Jodhpur, India
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