The Mewar Festival of Udaipur, Rajasthan
welcomes the start of the spring season.
Mewar Festival is celebrated in the Hindu month of Chaitra
(March-April). It is organized to mark the beginning of the spring
season. Rajasthan Mewar Festival overlaps with the Gangaur festival. A
procession carrying the images of Isar and Gangaur, ornamented and
dressed in colorful attire, is taken at the time of the festival. The
procession goes through the various areas of Udaipur and comes to an end
at the Gangaur Ghat of Lake Pichola. Thereafter, the images are moved on
to special boats. After this whole process is over, cultural events take
over the celebration of the festival. Rajasthan folk songs, dances and
other programs take the center stage. The festival concludes with a
remarkable display of fireworks.