Mount Abu Winter Festival 2018
India – a perfect place where antiquity meets modernity, gaiety meets culture and tradition meets craze. Better known to be a flawless blend of arts, customsand conventions and seems to be one of its kind. It is the root of all the major festivals, lively celebrations and spiritual exuberances. Each month celebrates numerous festivities with a feel of great joy and delight.
People take active participation in the rejoicing and religious jubilations in these delighted festivals every year. One such Festival is Mount Abu Festival, exalted annually in the month of December. Witnessing the unique features of this Winter Festival at Mount Abu, perhaps you would not have known it earlier.
Winter Festival at Mount Abu – A cultural roller coaster ride
Mount Abu Winter Festival is a major euphoria which lies in the last month of the year-December. Mount Abu festival 2018 is intended to be one of the distinguished and momentous festivals of Mount Abu region. In 2018, the Winter Festival at Mount Abu in the states of Rajasthan will begin on Saturday, 29 December and ends on Monday, 31 December.
This vibrant occasion is a three-day festivity and managed by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation and the Municipal Board of Mount Abu together. Many virtuosos who are highly skilled in music and other artistic pursuits along withlocal musicians from distinct states perform cultural programs for the fanatics and people in Mount Abu during this amazing festival.Floating earthen hued- lamps in the famous lake- Nakki is a must-watch show
Mount Abu – The Heart of the Folk-Dances
The festival attracts a wide range of traditional activities including- mythological folk-dances, music concerts, regional fairs and exuberant fireworks. However, Rajasthan, being notable for its folklore dance forms displays the beauty of its state through different moves, typically followed by a set sequence of customary steps. These Rajasthani folk dances are full of energy, excitement, and cheerfulness throughout the three-day celebrations in Mount Abu.
The incredible dance types- Daph, Gair, Sufi Kathak and Ghoomar glorify the extravagant location at hill side and make the hillock atmosphere a way mesmerizing. The peeps who pay a call from the states – Punjab, Haryana and Gujarat on a humble request of Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC) team participate in the music-dance competitions.
The specialty of the Winter Festival at Mount Abu – 2018
A very few people know about the culture and heritage of that mountainous part of India- Mount Abu. It is supposed to be the exotic hill-station to be visited at Rajasthan state, remarkably in the winter season during the last week of December from 25th to 31st to witness its beauty. Mount Abu also beholds the allure of the festival by organising fun-activities and spell-binding competitions, like- rowing, rangoli, singingwater-sports, firecrackers and dance competition.
These magnificent and liveliness activities with a pinch of exotic vivid culture of Rajasthan display the splendour of the festival. Mount Abu winter festival 2017 was a big hit and about two million national and international visitors took glances of the three consecutive days of the revelries.
How to Reach
By Air: Udaipur is the nearest airport which is roughly situated 190 kilometres from Mount Abu hill station. Direct non-stop flights are available to Mumbai Delhiand Jaipur from Udaipur.
By Train: The closest railway station located is Abu Road, approximately 28 kilometres from the major city and has connectivity by Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur and Jaipur cities.
By Road: Mount Abu has a proper Bus-stand which is well connected by road with main cities, including Bundi, Ajmer, Udaipur and Delhi.Comfortable and deluxe buses are also available to Mount Abuby the Rajasthan roadways. Tourists can also pay a visit by their own mode of commutation, such as- taxis, cabs from Udaipur and Jaipur.