All you should know about the Mewar Festival, Udaipur
Udaipur is one of the renowned cities in the Rajasthan state of India that is surrounded by some appealing hills and is located on the shore of Lake Pichola. The unique heritage and rich culture of Udaipur makes it a must-visit city of India.
Well many famous festivals of India are celebrated in Udaipur as well and the festive mood starts at the beginning of April with a Colorful Mewar festival to welcome the spring season. As the Mewar festival is known to be the world’s second living heritage festival, it provides a great opportunity for the tourists to experience and witness the uniqueness of the city and the charms of the festival.
When is the Mewar Festival Celebrated?
The Annual Mewar festival of Udaipur takes place in the month of March/April for 3 days with a number of fun-filled activities to indulge in.
Top Activities to enjoy during the Mewar Festival
The festival is indeed a special experience for the tourists as well as the local people of Udaipur highlighting the Rajput traditions and cultures through various performances. Celebrations go on for 3 days with full joy and enthusiasm to honour the old Rajput traditions. The festival allows everyone to get a glimpse of the old-age traditions and their significance which lures many tourists and artists to enjoy and participate in the celebrations. To relish the festivities, many local people from neighbouring villages also join.
Gangaur is also an important festival celebrated at the same time which gives all the women a chance to get dressed in traditional Indian attires with beautiful jewellery and mehndi on their hands. The women make the idol of God Shiva and Goddess Parvati with a desire to have a happy married life and later, these idols are safely carried on the boats at the Gangaur Ghat.
Moreover, the Mewar festival celebrations get better with a bunch of Cultural Rajsthani music and folk performances to celebrate happiness in everyone’s life. You will feel the royal vibes in the atmosphere along with numerous cultural performances to keep the audience enthralled and in a joyous mood throughout the festival. Many workshops and seminars are also organized for the artists to showcase their skills and promote traditional and modern Art. Seeing all these women worshipping God, performing Indian rituals and enjoying together is definitely something to watch. On the final day of the festival, you can witness an impressive display of fireworks also.
If you are visiting India for the first time and want to explore something different and wish to be a part of an Indian festival, then do attend the Mewar Festival with your dear friends and family and enjoy every bit of the festival. Tourists can also meet and interact with the locals, understand the significance of the festival and take some unforgettable experiences with them.