Arts & Culture

Camel Festival, Bikaner

The camel festival is organised by the Department of Tourism in January every year in Bikaner.

Nagaur Fair, Nagaur

The fair is held every year in January-February in Nagaur, is a trading fair for cattle and camels.

Mewar Festival, Udaipur

This 18-day festival is celebrated to welcome the advent of spring and coincides with the festival of Gangaur.

Gangaur Festival, jaipur

Gangaur is celebrated in the month of chaitra (March-April)

Kaila Devi Fair, Karauli

The fair is held in March or April in Kaila village in Karauli district

Mahavir Ji Fair, Karauli

This fair is held at Mahavir Ji between March and April to commemorate Shri Mahavir Swami

Summer Festival, Mount Abu

The three-day festival is held at Mount Abu in June every year and is a feast of folk and classical music

Teej Festival, Jaipur

Held during the monsoons in July Teej is also dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati

Gogaji Fair

Gogaji Fair is held in the memory of a popular hero of the area Goga/Jahar Peer

Kaliteej, Bundi

Teej festival, the celebration of the monsoons (July-August)

Ramdevra Fair, Jaisalmer

The Ramdevra Fair is held in Ramdevra village in Jaisalmer in August or Septembet

Marwar Festival, Jodhpur

Held in October in Jodhpur, this annual two-day event attempts to showcase the art and culture of the Jodhpur region.

Dusshera, Kota

Kota Dussehra is quite unique for it is more than just the beginning of a festive period.

Pushkar Fair, Ajmer

Pushkar fair is held in November in Pushkar, Ajmer

Chandrabhaga Fair, Jhalawar

This three-day fair is held at Jhalrapatan near Jhalawar either in November or December

Kolyat Fair, Bikaner

place is the sacred site where Kapil Muni is supposed to have meditated.

Ghoomar Dance

Ghoomar is a traditional folk dance of Rajasthan and also a State Dance

Gair

Gair dance is one of the popular, famous and folk dance which is performed by the Bhil community

Chari Dance

Chari folk dance of Rajasthan belongs to Gujjar community of Kishangarh and only womens perform in this dance.

Kachhi Ghodi

This dance is performed by mens on dummy horses.

Fire Dance

This is a very difficult dance to perform and is carried out by the Banjara community.

Terah Taali

This folk dance is performed by the Kamada tribes who are traditional snake charmers.

Kathputli

It is the old tradition of stories from mythology and legends are told through puppets

Pabuji Ki Phach

This Performing Art is associated to the life and the gallantry activities of Pabuji.

Maand

It is quiet similar to the Thumri or the Ghazal.

Textile

Bandhani or Bandhej are two such gorgeous forms that portray the rich culture of Rajasthan.

Handmade Jewellery

In Jewellery, meenakari is one of the most attractive and popular forms, which are mostly enameled gold and silver jewellery.

Carpets & Durries

Most of these carpets, which come in stunning designs, are made and knotted by hands.

Blue Pottery

There are many craftsmen in Jaipur who prepare blue pottery in Rajasthan by using blue, green and white colors.

Wooden Furniture

Carved wooden furniture of different styles and design are made in different parts of the state with motif and fine design.

Rajasthan Quilts

The unique selling point of these Jaipuri quilts or Jaipur rajais is that these are light and soft as well as of high quality.

Mojaris/Jutis

These are beautifully embroidered pieces with varied patterns and designs. Jodhpur and Jaipur manufactures some very pretty mojaris and jutis.

Marble Crafts

This craft produces marble carved wall hangings, sculptures, statues, furniture, flower vases, fireplaces, statues, and so on.

Ivory

Ivory bangles of Rajasthan is popular crafts of the state.

Rajasthani Paintings

Rajasthan Paintings including murals, frescoes and miniature paintings are popular crafts of the state.

Miniature Paintings

The art of Miniature painting was introduced to the land of India by the Mughals

Gemstone Paintings

In This painting style shades of color are provided by the semi precious stones instead of artfiacial or vegetable colors

Phad Paintings

Paintings on cloth portraying the epic lives of the local hero-gods are popularly known as Phad paintings.

Kajali Paintings

No brushes are used in Kajali painting. The only tools used are hand and cloth

Kishangarh Paintings(Bani Thani)

Bani Thani is an Indian painting in the Kishangarh school of paintings.