Bikaner Camel Festival
Open Time : Open 24 hours
Entry : free
Address : Camel Festival, Ladera, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
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Why to visit Bikaner Camel Festival
It is a two day affair. The festivities starts off with a colorful parade of beautifully adorned camels against the backdrop of majestic Junagarh Fort. Enjoy the spectacular displays of camels dressed in vibrant bridles, traditional necklace and heavy anklets showing off wonderful footwork to the lovely tunes on desert sands. Also witness the array of camel race events, camel games and other cultural performances. Hundreds and thousands of tourists and locals revel in this traditional festival.
Though the festival is exclusively organized to glorify the camels, the traditional Rajasthani folk dance performances and music add largely to the charm of this festival. The fascinating Fire Dance adds glamour to the festivities. The ambiance of the fair inspires fire dancers to perform brilliant acts. Their skills and the shows are nothing short of spectacular. The melodies of folk music is a soothing sensation that world its charm mesmerizing all those whole hear it. The puppet shows are also amazing. The colorful attired puppet dolls narrate intriguing local folklores. The festival concludes with a spectacular firework display which illuminates the skies of Bikaner.
With umpteen numbers of food stalls, stalls selling handicrafts and souvenirs, with varieties of accessories, from shoes to handbags , everything you can get from this 2 day fair.
By Sparsh Kapoor