Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan is dipped in cultural heritage and rich tradition. It is a colorful city that boosts of numerous fairs and festivals that is held with glitz and glamour every year. The people rejoice festivals one after another all throughout the year. The exciting and alluring fairs are the major attractions of these festivals. You can get a taste of the rich diversity of India from Rajasthan itself. Every region has its own form of folk entertainment, songs, traditions, dressing sense and everything you can think of. People from this part of the country are also known for their warm welcome, delicacies, traditional attires, rituals and vivid cultures. You will find people irrespective of which community they belong to come together and enjoy the festivals and fairs jointly. The phrase ‘Unity in diversity’ is rightfully brought to life here. Various festivals like Teej, Diwali, Gangaur, Kite Festival, Elephant Festival etc are celebrated with prom and grandeur. Most of these festivals has roots in the distant past and have lost track of time. The color of joy binds people in a unique bond that is almost impossible to break.
This page is especially dedicated to help you know more about the fairs and festivals held in Jaipur:
India is a land where tradition knows no boundary. Its rich culture is demonstrated through various forms like folk dances, festivals, apparels, cuisine and an ethical atmosphere filled with harmony and equal respect for all.
The Gangaur festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and happiness in Jaipur. ‘Gan’ is the other word for the Hindu Lord Shiva and ‘Gaur’ stands for Gauri or Goddess Parvati. The festival is held to pay tribute to Goddess Parvati, the epitome of marital love, strength, courage, power and excellence.
The Pink City is always covered with the colors of fairs and festivals. Every season comes with a reason to celebrate. You can feel the unity and liveliness of people during these festivals along with the depiction of the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan.
Jaipur is a land of culture and traditions hence a lot of festivals are organized and celebrated every year. The unique Elephant Festival is one of them.