Mewar Festival at Udaipur:

The Mewar Festival is celebrated in welcoming of spring. It comes in April- may month after holi festival. In Udaipur, festival of Gangaur has a unique magic. The Mewar festival starts from Gangaur Ghats to Lake Pichhola. The women beautifully decorate images of Isar and Gangaur. This festival starts with the fireworks. In Mewar festival Rajasthan songs, dances and performances are performed. Mewar Festival of Udaipur is a main festival of Rajasthan.

Gangaur Pooja

Gangaur – Photo Credit : flickr – angelacoles

Mewar festival is also famous festival in India. Udaipur has been always the most important place of the Mewar rulers. Mewar festival is in the same way important for the women of Rajasthan. Mewar festival is mainly meant for women and it is the best time for women they dress in their best clothes and join the celebrations.

The images are transferred into special boats and engaged in the deep waters of the lake. The local markets and shops are decorated with lights. Mewar festival is dazzling show of fireworks.

The bright and colorful festival attracts thousands of foreign and local tourists. It look as if everything around is decorated in rainbow – colorful and exciting. In these 16 days of Gangaur, Parvati Ji stayed at her father’s home. These were the days of celebration, days to worship Gauri for a wonderful husband. In Mewar Festival songs, dance performance highlights the Rajasthani culture. This three-day festival ends with a beautiful display of fireworks. Rajasthan women’s and girls dressed up beautifully decorated idols of Gangaur dazzling in the beautiful light. It is the magic of Mewar Festival at Gangaur Ghats in Udaipur.

Date of Mewar Festival In 2014 : 2-4 April

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