Marwar Festival is held annually in the memory of the heroes of Rajasthan. Formerly known as the 'Maand Festival', Marwar Festival showcases the art and culture of Jodhpur and is devoted totally to songs and dance of the Marwar region. 'Maand' is a classical style of folk music that focuses on the romance and chivalry of the rulers of Rajasthan.
The high-spirited folk dancers gathered here, perform with passion and amuse the audience with Rajasthani legends. These folk performers bring to life the myth and folklores of the region and sing songs in remembrance of the valiant heroes. Horse riding, horse polo and variety of competitions are also feature in the festival.
The following paragraphs contain information on Marwar festival at Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
Marwar Festival Jodhpur
|Significance:||Devoted exclusively to songs and dance of the Marwar region.|
|Time of Celebration:||For two days in Sharad Poornima (full moon day) in Ashwin (according to the Hindu calendar) which usually falls in September or October).|