The Marwar Festival is organized in the Hindu month of Ashwin (Sept-Oct) in the city of Jodhpur. It is dedicated to the folk heroes of Rajasthan. Also known as Rajasthan Maand Festival, this festival lasts for two days during the full moon of Sharad Poornima. The main feature of the Marwar Festival is the Rajasthani folk music that revolves around the romantic and passionate lifestyle of the former rulers of Rajasthan. This classical folk music is known as Maand.
Marwar Festival of Jodhpur, Rajasthan is a kind of display of the heart
capturing folk music and dance of the Marwar region. One can see the
folk dancers with pots on their heads and folk singers bringing to life
the bygone era of the state. They provide a window to the past days of
yore, of battles and of brave and noble heroes. Apart from this, the
other attractions of the festival include the camel tattoo show and
camel polo. Against the backdrop of Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mandore and
Mehrangarh fort, this festival gains an added attraction.