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Elephant Festival


Elephant FairCome home to Rajasthan and witness the exotic flavor of the region whose culture is as unique as it is distinct. Adding a little razzmatazz to the daily life of the people are the exotic fairs and festivals of Rajasthan. The Elephant Festival is one such event, which draws hordes of crowds that is healthy mixture of locals and tourists to Jaipur, where this joyous festival is held, just days before Holi.

On the day of the Elephant Festival every road in Jaipur seems to lead to the famous Polo Ground. The festival is flagged off by a huge procession of elaborately decorated elephants, camels and horses followed by a band of folk performers. Music, dancing and color becomes the order of the day with multitudes of people descending upon the venue of the most awaited festival in Jaipur Going by Rajasthan's long-standing association with elephants, the gentle beast leads the proceedings of the festival with aplomb. It is by far the most important guest of the festival. Visitors at the Elephant Festival are treated to a rare elephant beauty pageant, which is one of the favorite attractions of the fair. Add to it colorful dance performances, races and tug of wars. But the polo match played by colorfully dressed men on elephants is by far the most important attraction of the Elephant Festival. Also, you may just get a chance to enjoy an elephant ride in Rajasthan

The Elephant Festival of Jaipur has enthralled many so far. If you also want to be a part of this exciting event next year, make sure that you are in Rajasthan on the 10th of March (2009) and be a part of an event that is sure to change your conventional way of looking at fun and relaxation.


Fairs and Festivals Calender
» Baneshwar Fair (5-9 Feb, 2009)» Brij Festival (2-4 Feb, 2009)
» Desert Festival (7-9 Feb, 2009) » Dussehra Mela (26-28 Sep, 2009)
» Elephant Festival (10th March, 2009)» Gangaur Fair (29-30 March, 2009)
» Mewar Festival (29-30 March, 2009)» Marwar Festival (3-4 Oct, 2009)
» Nagaur Fair (2-5 Feb, 2009)» Pushkar Fair (25 Oct-2 Nov, 2009)
» Sheetala Ashtami(19 March, 2009) » Summer Festival (7-9 May, 2009)
» Teej Festival (24-25 July, 2009) » Urs Ajmer Shariff(July, 2009)


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