Merwar festival is one of the popular festivals of Udaipur, Rajasthan India.
Mewar Festival Udaipur
|Significance:||Held to welcome Spring.|
|Time of Celebration:||Coincides with Gangaur Festival in Chaitra (according to the Hindu calendar), which usually falls in March or April.|
As it coincides with the Gangaur festival, people dressed in colorful attires take out a procession of the images of Isar and Gangaur and the Gangaur Ghat at Lake Pichhola. The idols are then sent for boating for an hour in special boats and there is much rejoicing and songs are sung. Then comes the time for cultural events where one can see the culture of Rajasthan through songs, dances and other programmes that are organized. At the end of the festival, there is a beautiful display of fireworks.