Curtain Raiser Press Release
Organized by the Department of Tourism at the Jal Mahal Ki Pal
Jaipur, 10 January : On the occasion of ‘Makar Sankranti’ on 14 January, the Annual Kite Festival is being organized by the Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan. The event will be held from 11 am to 2 pm at the Jal Mahal Ki Pal, Amber Road in Jaipur.
Over the years, this festival has become a special attraction not only for the Jaipurites but also for the tourists visiting the city.
The Department has organised an array of events like exhibition of kites, demonstration of fancy kites as well as a kite flying competition. The kites and the string will be available for the tourists who want to fly kites. Furthermore, on the occasion cultural performances by the local folk artists will also be an attraction . Folk dances like Kachchi Ghodi, Gair, Kalbeliya, Chakri, Puppet as well as Algoja, Langa Singing, Behrupiya, Band and Rawan Hatha Vaadan, among others will be performed. The traditional cuisine of Makar Sankranti like ‘Til-ke-Ladu’ and ‘Dal-Ke-Pakoras’ will also be available. Tourist can also enjoy the Camel Cart Rides on this occasion.