While Rajasthan is greatly known for its hospitality, the state also hosts several colorful fairs and festivals. Right from the start of the year till its end, there are many cultural or religious festivals are celebrated in Rajasthan. Likely, the beginning of April in Udaipur city starts enjoying festive moods to rejoice Mewar Festival. Know more about this festival and continue reading this blog.
Rajasthan’s only romantic yet beautiful lake city, Udaipur is stunningly enveloped with alluring hills, palaces, temples, and artificial lakes. Earlier as it is the capital of Mewar Kingdom, every nook and cranny of the city embraces Mewari culture and traditions. By being so, Udaipur attracts thousands of tourists to witness the uniqueness of Mewar, especially during the Mewar Festival. It is the 2nd World’s Living Heritage Festival celebrates on the large scale with great enthusiasm and opulence. It organizes events of folk music, dance, traditional art, and culture. One can relish mouth-watering cuisines and experience the vibrancy of this festival. It is organized every year to preserve the heritage wealth of the city by the Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation.
Why is it celebrated?
One of the most famous romantic destinations of Rajasthan, Udaipur hosts Mewar Festival to welcome the Spring season. The pleasant breeze of spring is welcomed with much enthusiasm and grandiosity. Locals and tourists visiting Udaipur in Rajasthan Tour Package have a gala time at the event, cheerfully astounded by the grand feast of rich cultural heritage. It is a celebration of three days with an exclusive charisma. It sets a sprightly aura with innumerable flock music, dance, cultural shows, devotional songs, fireworks, and many fun-filled activities.
When is it celebrated?
Mewar Festival will begin in the month of Chaitra according to Hindu Calendar from 15th April and will end on 17th April with great zest. The festival is held for three days where opportunities are involved to participate in many traditional activities.
Activities during the festival –
Along with several activities, one can interact with professional artists to learn about the local arts and crafts. Many seminars are organized to illuminate the traditional and modern crafts to create new versions. It provides an opportunity to meet like-minded people having a keen interest in experiencing the wealth of the Rajasthan Tour. The aspiring artists show their talent and skills in their ways.
Professional chefs in town get an opportunity to participate in the events of colorful presentations of foods and beverages. Many traditional delights are made and served during the event. Experiencing this three-day cultural event will surely leave you to astound for once. The festival includes classical music-vocal and instrumental with different forms of classical dances are performed.
How does this festival celebrate?
Women of the town get dressed in ethnic outfits and jewellery to participate in the festival. They also get their hands and feet designed with beautiful Mehandi designs. The women then create the idols of Lord Shiva and Gangaur ready. Many famous sweets are made like Ghewar which they offer to God and Goddess. Later it is distributed among the people as Prasad. Womenfolk of Mewar, worship Goddess Gangaur for their happy married life and the well-being of their husbands.
Rituals to be performed –
The women dance and sing religious songs during the parade. Idols are carried around the lakes of the city. The procession ends as they reach the Gangaur Ghat of Lake Pichola. You can get the amazing experience of boasting carrying idols at the center of the lake for immersion. The cultural events begin with the accomplishment of the engagement ceremony. The events include the Rajasthani cultural performance of songs, dances, and drama that will keep you engrossed throughout the festival.
Udaipur Tour –
The most sought-after tourist destination of Rajasthan, Udaipur is famous for being known as the Venice of the East. Udaipur Tour gives a lot of chances to see the mesmerizing beauty of has been associated with regal opulence and architectural command. Set by Jaisamand Lake, Fateh Sagar Lake, Doodh Talai, Lake Pichola, and Udai Sagar to admire the city’s aesthetics or take a leisure walk in Saheliyon ki Bari. While traveling in Rajasthan, a visit to Udaipur can bring you closer to the heritage wealth of Mewar culture.
Udaipur boasts of offering travelers a wide range of exciting vacation options where you can explore various sightseeing places like lakes, palaces, gardens, museums, and more. Enjoy a cultural bonanza or treat your senses with traditional performances. Honeymooners and travel enthusiasts can spend their great time while getting around the city. It ensures you with utmost fun and experience during the enchanting Mewar Tour of Rajasthan.