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Preparations on full flow for famous festivals of Rajasthan

by RajasthanDirect
Dec 21, 2013

Ahead of famous festivals of Rajasthan, preparations are going fast to attend thousands of foreign and domestic tourists. Bikaner Camel Festival and Jaisalmer Desert Festival to be held in January and February next year.

The annual colourful event ‘camel festival‘ would be held in Bikaner in January whereas the desert festival is scheduled at Jaisalmer in February, official sources said.

Both the festivals, organised by the state tourism department, comprise interesting competitions like turban tying, tug of war, camel dance and camel decoration among others.

The three-day camel festival will start from January 15.

It will begin with a colourful procession of decorated camels and head to the open ground where the festivities will take place.

In Jaisalmer, desert festival is slated to be held from February 12 to 14.

New shows and events may be included this year to make the festival more interesting this year, sources said.

District Collectors held meetings in respective districts to review the preparations of the events and gave necessary directions to officials for conducting the festivals.

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