The Holi festival commemorates the victory of good over evil, brought about by the burning and destruction of the demoness named Holika. This was enabled through unwavering devotion to the Hindu god of preservation, Lord Vishnu.
Holi got its name as the “Festival of Colors” from Lord Krishna, a reincarnation of Lord Vishnu, who liked to play pranks on the village girls by drenching them in water and colors. The festival marks the end of winter and the abundance of the upcoming spring harvest season.
Holi is a very carefree festival that’s great fun to participate in if you don’t mind getting all colored & dance to the tunes folk music. It’s also a good idea to rub hair oil or coconut oil into your skin beforehand, to prevent the color from absorbing.
Holika Dahan: The emphasis of Holi rituals is on the burning of demoness Holika. On the eve of Holi, large bonfires are lit to mark occasion. This is known as Holika Dahan. As well as performing a special puja, people sing and dance around the fire, and walk around it three times.
This is one of the biggest and most beautifully organized Holi event in the state of Rajasthan. One can expect a true introduction to Indian festive culture, folk music and dances of Rajasthan, authentic cuisine and Non stop fun.
We expect our guests coming to the event to be prepared for an all day fun involving play with organic colors, dance on the local and Bollywood tunes, relish on some amazing food and get the best out of our unlimited array of offers at the event.
We take great pride as a company in representing our festivals and culture, same is expected from our visitors to have maximum fun without any hassle.
Kachi Godhi Performaces – The Kachhi Ghodi Dance is one of the most popular Folk Dances of Rajasthan. Originated from Shekhawati region of Rajasthan State. Main purpose of this dance was to show the confrontation of the bandits of the Bavaria clan of tribes with the passing commoners; however nowadays it is performed for entertainment of the bridegroom’s party and to welcome guests in a Traditional way in Rajasthan.
This unique dance form is performed by the men with dummy horses, wearing red or colorful turbans, dhoti and kurtas with the beautiful decoration of mirror and embroidery work on Traditional attire. Men show dance on the beats of drums with naked sword in their hands narrating the story by singing in Traditional Rajasthan language.
Chang dance – Chang is a Traditional Rajasthan musical instrument played on Holi festival by men in Rajasthan. It is a similar to the duff or tambourine. In Rajasthan it is played by and sings the folk songs of holi festival. It starts before one month from Holi festival.
While paying chang and singing folk songs, men dance and spread the colors on the peers which shows the great amount of enjoy and excitement towards this colorful festival. Earlier it is used to play in Shekhawati region of Rajasthan (Bikaner, churu, Jhunjhunu and Sikar) but now it is celebrated across the Rajasthan.
Kalbeli Dance – whenever there is a cultural event in Rajasthan it is incomplete with the Kalbeli Folk dance considered as main essence of Rajasthan folk culture. This energetic and joyous dance is originally invented and performed by the Kalbelia tribe of Rajasthan. This dance form is performed by the females of the tribe. There are so many traditional folk instruments such as sarangi, dholak, harmonium, pakhwaja and pungi used while performing this dance form.
Female dance performers wear beautiful black attire along with great embroidery work on it with colorful laces, prepared by them. Also they wear stunning ornaments around their neck and head in the form of necklace and mantic. They also wear armlets and bangles.
Holi colors – Various organic colors are used to apply on face of people to celebrate this festival. Majorly colors are herbal colors made by starch powder, flowers and natural essence. These colors are non-toxic, safe to skin, eco-friendly, soft to skin and perfumed and non perfumed.
These colors represent the spirit of festiveness, vibrancy, energy, joyous and optimism. Enjoy colors with people in order to show a feeling of togetherness, believe, love and positive attitude. This is celebrated across the India with a great spirit.
Cuisines and Drinks – There are several special, delicious and mouth watering veg and non-veg cuisines are prepared on Holi festival such as Paneer (Cheese) Tikka, Chicken Tikka, tandoori Chicken and Tandoori Aloo, along with delicious drinks.