Pushkar Fair

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The Pushkar Camel Fair or locally as Pushkar ka Mela, is an annual multi-day livestock fair that is held in the town of Pushkar, in centre-east part of Rajasthan, on the western side of Aravalli mountains. It is one of the largest fairs in India, with over 200,000 visitors that go each year to feast their eyes with the abundance of color and cultural events. A camel race starts off the festival, with music and exhibitions to follow. Competitions take place on a daily basis that include dances, tug of war, “longest moustache” competition, “bridal competition”, camel races and more. Locals trade livestock, including camels, horses, cows, sheep and goats, while the women dance in their colorful costumes to mystical folk music. The peak celebrations occur over the last five days of Kartik period (October–November) in the Hindu calendar which sees an influx of Hindu pilgrims who attend the fairs, visit the famous Lord Brahma temple and take a dip in the Pushkar Lake. Come join us nomads at the wonderful Pushkar Camel Fair, use your cameras to capture the colors of the handicraft stalls full of bracelets, trinkets, and fabrics on display during the spectacular full moon nights.