Jaipur, March 23: Rajasthan’s tourism department is going to host a four-day event named 'Rajasthan Festival' which will showcase a variety of rich cultural programmes to celebrate the historical establishment of the state. Notably, this festival will take place from 27-30 March of this year.
In order to turn this festival into a big success, the opening ceremony will begin with the lighting of Rajasthan Day Torch. Final matches of rural sports along with cultural programmes by theatre director Bhanu Bharti also will be organized at SMS stadium.
During this four-day event, states sports department will conduct cycle marathon at SMS stadium on March 27, 28. On the same day, 'Jaipur Kathak Samaroh' by Jaipur Kathak Kendra in association with the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) will be organized at Central Park.
Interestingly, a tattoo show by BSF and Rajasthan Police has been scheduled on March 28 at Polo Ground. An exhibition called 'Theatre of E Alkazi' will be organized at Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) from March 27 to April 5.
Next two days i.e on March 28 and March 29, will comprise of 'Bhajas', 'Qawwalis', 'Gurbani', 'Vedic' chanting at the temple, church and gurudwara. Notably, these events will be organized in association with Sanskrit Academy. Meanwhile, children's film festival has also been organized in Inox Crystal Palm. Similarly, International Festival of Short Films on Culture & Tourism will be held at Indralok Auditorium.
During this festival, Indian Air Force (IAF) will also showcase their talent with Air Fly-Past and Air Warrior Drill on March 29. Army Pageant will also showcase trick riding, massed pipes and drums show at Polo Ground. In evening, renowned Bangladeshi fashion designer Bibi Russell will present a heritage fashion show followed by a mega concert by Bollywood singer Mohit Chauhan at Albert Hall Museum.
'Rajasthan Day Celebration' will witness an attractive projection mapping show dedicated to state people at Vidhansabha on March 30. Gangaur procession will also be taken out on the traditional route from Tripoliya Gate to the Talkatora on March 30 and 31. However, earlier Rajasthan Day Marathon will begin from each of the divisional headquarters from March 23 to 27. A rural sports festival will also be organized at SMS stadium.
Importantly, Rajasthan which is the land of romance and warriors was actually formed on 30th March 1949 and will celebrate its 67th Foundation Day: Rajasthan Day. Therefore, 'Rajasthan Festival' will end on 30th of March.