Trace the Vivacious Culture of Rajasthan with Pushkar Camel Fair
The blissful town of Pushkar depicts rich and colourful culture of Rajasthan. The serene town of Pushkar comes alive with a five-day long vibrant Pushkar camel fair. Celebrated with great enthusiasm by the locals, the grand affair entertains tourists with authentic Rajasthani folk music, folk dance, camel beauty contests, camel races and camel dancing events. Pushkar camel fair is one of the world’s largest camel fairs held every year in the holy town of Pushkar, Ajmer.
Pushkar Camel Fair Dates
Popularly known as Pushkar Mela, the Pushkar camel fair is held every year between the months October to November. The festival attracts both national and international eyeballs. The five day merriment of Pushkar camel fair starts from Kartik Ashtmi (8th lunar day of Kartik) and lasts upto Kartik Poornima (15th lunar day of Kartik). The Pushkar camel fair this year will be held between 9th and 17th November, 2013.
Rituals and Beliefs Surrounding Pushkar Camel Fair
Kartik Poornima, the full moon day is esteemed the main day of the Pushkar Fair. As per fables, it is the day when Lord Brahma originated from the Pushkar Lake. According to a traditional belief, millions of devotees visit the Pushkar Lake to take a sacred bath and be vindicated from their sins.
Shopping During Pushkar Camel Fair
The Pushkar camel fair shopping is a grand display of Rajasthani culture, tradition and arts. The holy town of Pushkar slowly transforms into a glittering bazaar, housing different stalls selling handicrafts, ethnic women attire, souvenirs and home decoration items. Not only this, the lustrous mela is also a trading center for national and international traders, with exhibitions and trade fairs being organized to demonstrate the skills and talents of locals.
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Plan at a Glance
- Pushkar Fair 2015 Dates: 14th Nov’2015- 25th Nov’2015
- Venue: Pushkar, Ajmer
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