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Mount Abu Summer Festival

22 May

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.

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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.

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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.

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Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Events In India

 

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8 responses to “Mount Abu Summer Festival

  1. Ajay Singh

    July 30, 2013 at 10:06 am

    As you take Rajasthan tours, you’ll explore its matchless beauty through the famous forts, beautiful palaces, renowned monuments, vast Thar Desert and fascinating cities. These will make you realize that tourism being a major industry in Rajasthan attracts the highest number of tourists in India. – See more at: Rajasthan Holiday Packages

     
    • EaseYourTravel

      August 5, 2013 at 8:55 am

      @Ajay thanks for stoping by and commenting 🙂

       
  2. Hill Valley Resort Todgarh

    April 17, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    Its wonderful blog content..
    I liked the pics of festival

    Thanks

     
  3. rajasthanfourwheeldrivejaipur

    April 19, 2014 at 8:33 am

    Nice post.classic Rajasthan tourism is a blend of rich heritage, desert safaris, majestic culture, travelling and shinning sand dunes, lush green forests.

     
  4. Todgarh Resorts

    October 6, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    Great Blog ! Beautiful pics and description of mount abu the popular hill station of this region.. It will help us while planing the tour of Rajasthan. We will take care that this graceful event organized by the tourism department will be covered in our itinerary.

     
  5. accomodation in todgarh

    November 26, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    Great Blog ! Mount Abu summer festival is really the best occasion for tourists to enjoy majesty of hill station in Rajasthan and to reveal the insides of the unique culture of the desert. This can be the best time to visit Rajasthan. Thanks for sharing this valuable information

     

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