The golden city of Jaisalmer is getting ready to organize the Desert Festival again from February 8 – 10, 2017. The fair might jointly be held by state tourism department and district administration. The three-day event stresses more on local elements and heritage.
Events in Desert Festival:
- The festival will be inaugurated on February 8 with a procession from Gadisar Lake to Poonam Singh Stadium. On the first day, turban tying, Moomal Mahendra, moustache, Miss Moomal, Marushree competitions will be held followed by cultural programmes in the evening.
- On February 9, programmes will be showed at Dedasar ground where decoration of camel, Shaan-e-Marudhara, tug of war, Panihari Matak and other competitions will be held along with a camel tattoo show by BSF. A grand cultural programme will also be held at Poonam Singh Stadium.
- The desert festival will culminate at Sam sand dunes on February 10 in which, camel race, kite flying will be held along with folk cultural programme and fireworks in the evening