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Get festive with Indian festivals at the Rann Utsav

Posted on December 7, 2011 | FestivalsNo Comment



India is a land of festivals and Indian traditions have the best kind of culture and art displayed. Such exotic exhibition of art forms make up the mainframe of Indian festivals. One such colourful festival is held in the Kutch region of Gujarat every December. This festival is a plethora of music, dance, culture and art and is the ideal place to be in, if you want to feel the art forms of India coming alive. With the best variety of folk dances and the ideal desert festival ambience, the Rann Utsav is one of the Indian festivals which is of late getting popular.

Here is where you can see artisans at work and where you can get to see the best kind of cultural co-existence. With the camel safaris, and the live in tents, the various stalls and the innumerable opportunities for recreation, the Rann Utsav is an experience which very few people would give a miss.

Rann Utsav

Against the background of an arid land, Kutch provides such exquisite exposure to the superfluous Indian culture that the landscape around only complements to making it a better experience. This three day festive extravaganza is laden with a lot of warm hospitality, great enthusiasm, tremendous traditional hues and mesmerizing sights. So come the full moon night and the winter season beckons all art lovers to come here and enjoy the festival to their heart’s content.

There are various places where the festival is held and the three day jamboree is a natural attraction for the tourists and a great zone for unwinding. With the talents and arts that are predominant in the country this is the time when it is best exhibited. This dubious mix of ethnic and cultural forms is what makes the festival special and anyone attending this festival would surely come back with cherishabale memories.

Rann Utsav

The Banni grassland is a parched grassland area here which has the best exhibition of vernacular architecture and also a wide range of arts and crafts. There are spectacular dance and folk performances under the moonlit night making it a memorable affair.  The beaches and the lake banks also provide great spots for fairs that are held as part of the Rann Utsav and the overall experience is enchanting and totally awe inspiring. With a flamboyant display of the festival sprit, this is one of the Indian festivals that is surely to be attended and experienced to have the best idea of what the culture of India is and how extravagantly it could be displayed.

With the background of Kutch forming the perfect setting and the unique nature of the festival creating the ideal atmosphere, the Rann Utsav is a must experience for anyone wanting to get into the depths of Indian culture.

This year in 2011, the Rann Utsav begins on the 9th of December. Beginning in the city of Bhuj, it would go round the area with an amazing finale.

Rann Utsav in Rajasthan

More than 8000 tourists across the globe come for this festival and there are innumerable security measures taken alongwith the co-operation of the local government. This mystical feel in the region of Kutch is what certainly makes this Rann Utsav one of the most  interesting Indian festivals.

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