Mout abu nestled up in the hills of Rajasthan is a cool little sanctuary, and it is, unlike the rest of
Rajasthan, a very cool place to visit in summer. Hill Station of the Rajasthan Mount Abu is in a festive mood with the Summer Festival, held every year in the Month of May or June on Budh Poornima. This festival states the warmth and cheerfulness of the people of hill station in terms of their colorful life, vivid nature, and the feeling of welcoming tourist from the depth of their hearts.
This festival is organized by the Rajasthan tourism, it begins with ballad singing and a traditional procession which assembles at the Nakki Lake. This is followed by various folk dances and classical Rajasthani and Gujarati music. The Gair and Ghoomar dances of Rajasthan are astonishing sights.
On the second and third day On the second and third day of the festival, various interesting competitions are held. Some of the popular competitions are, Tug of War, Horse Race, , Skating Race Panihari Matka Race and a lot more. The boat racing competition in the Nakki Lake is a real treat for the viewers. These competitions add absolute joy and and color to the festival. Also, The Sham-e-Qawwali is a much awaited musical show featuring well-known qawwali singers. And like any self-respecting festival, this one too ends with a bang, with a lovely display of shimmering fireworks.