Start Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2017
End Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2017
Venue: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
About FestivalRespect towards every living being whether it is human or an animal has been the base of Indian society. This base is again related to various Indian festivals that form the essential part of the cultural society. Elephant festival celebrated in the Pink city of Rajasthan is the best example of Indian beliefs. It is the famous festivals of Rajasthan in which Elephant is considered as the deity of Lord Ganesha. This popular festivals of Rajasthan is held every year on the day of Holi in March.
The Elephant Festival in Jaipur is one of the most awaited and popular festival. When is the Elephant festival has its own charm which is organized every year in month of March on occasion of Holi festival(the festival of colors) in the famous Chaugan ground of Jaipur. In this festival the Elephants become the major attractions. The Elephant Festival is begins with a beautiful procession of bedecked elephants, camels, horses, folk dancers and with full of music programs. The owners of the Elephant proudly decorate their elephants with vibrant colors, jhools (saddle clothes) and heavy jewellery.
Generally the female elephants wearing anklets, which tinkle when they walk. The prizes are distributed for the most beautiful decorated elephant. Different competitions are organized to enjoy the festival to its full such as Elephant polo, Elephant race, the tug-of-war between Elephant and 19 men and women are the attractive events of the festival in Rajasthan. The Elephant Festival in Rajasthan is very different and special for the tourists.