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The otherwise dull and dejected Thar desert gets its life on the second month of the year. It gets cheered up with a lot of songs, dance, bright colors and people who celebrate the highs and lows of the desert. It truly is a thoughtful event which is so nicely organized amidst the beautiful and enriched sand dunes near Jaisalmer.

The festival continues for three days which includes a lot of enthusiasm in each and everyone with traditional outfits, Gair and Fire-dances, singing, kalabazi and more. It is a saga of happiness that moves forward towards the Shahid Poonam Singh Stadium from Jaisalmer Fort. The experience of being a part of this event is self-satisfying and fun in itself.

Major Attractions of Desert Festival

Excellent jugglery performances

Folk dance forms like Gair, fire dances etc.

Local tribal performances which are the representation of Rajasthani arts

Unique and fun came race

Exciting unique contests like turban tying contest, longest moustache, Mr. Desert etc.

How to reach the Desert Festival?

You can reach up to the place from the nearest airport which is Jodhpur or by railway station or road. The place is a few hours drive from major cities of Rajasthan like Jaipur, Udaipur, Bikaner etc. There is a railway station in Jaisalmer itself which makes it easy for people to commute and be a part of the festival.

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  • 3 Days

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  • Rajasthan
  • Event date

    17 February 2019 - 19 February 2019

  • Venue

    Jaisalmer fort

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