Color is bliss! India in February and March is so vibrant. The weather shines at its best, festivities and positive vibes begin pouring in. India’s one of the favourite festivals- Holi, is around the corner. Throughout the country, people used to celebrate it as a festival of joy and happiness. The festival Holi marks the beginning of the spring season. This celebration is to welcome the harvest season. Let’s explore the holi celebration in Jaipur.
Rajasthani Holi is different in its own way. People used to celebrate it with different rituals in the different parts of Rajasthan. Apart from the colors, the rituals and costumes during the festival make the notable attraction and will certainly remain etched in your hearts for a lifetime.
Jaipur is known as the Pink city and is the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur has a different way of celebrating every festival. Rajasthan is also known as ‘Rangeelo Rajasthan”. It is so due to its colorfulness and enthusiasm in celebrating every festival. On the occasion of Holi, the people of Jaipur decorate their houses. They use colorful flowers and draw rangolis in the house near their entrance. Not only the house but even the city is also decorated.
When you will enter Jaipur during this occasion, you can witness the city adorned in rich colors and decorative items. The brightest red teeka on your forehead and a flower garland around your neck symbolize the start of the color festival in Rajasthan. Pink, blue, white, and golden, this state feels weak at the knees over colors, wouldn’t you say?
Holi is a two-day celebration. The first day is Holika Dahan and the second day is the day people play with colors and is known as Dhulandi. On the day of Holika Dahan people start a bonfire as a symbol of burning Holika. It is the sign of removing evil and negative energy from the earth. People worship the bonfire. They believe it will bring them prosperity and will remove evil from their houses and lives.
Dhulandi Festival is celebrated on the second day of Holika Dahan. Rajasthan Tourism specially organizes it for the tourists. The festival starts in the morning where people play with water and colors. Evening it is more of a meet and greet with friends and relatives. People celebrate this festival with a lot of zeal and gusto. This festival is not only popular in Rajasthan, but also in all over India. Jaipur, witnesses one of the best festival celebrations on this day.
To add to the excitement, people pour and sprinkle colored water on each other. Traditional drinks and delicacies are prepared which are then shared amongst each other. Music and dance add to the charm of the festival. The popularity of this festival has increased to such an extent that it also gets the involvement of Bollywood stars and singers to entertain the audience.
The royals of Jaipur city also organize Holi celebrations. In that event, prominent guests and tourists enjoy the festivities at their best. The royal guests have a whale of a time with traditional cuisines, folk Holi music, and dance performances. Also, not to forget the myriad colors, gulaal gotas, and even dunking in the pool.
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Holi in Jaipur, the Pink City of India, is celebrated with special fervor and charm. To enjoy this charm of Holi you will need a comfortable and luxurious stay with the essence of Rajasthani tradition. Make your way towards Ramada Jaipur Jaisinghpura to book your stay with us and let us take care of the rest.
What are you waiting for? The festival of colors is calling out to you! This year, plan your Holi celebration in Jaipur. We assure you that your Holi-day in Jaipur will remain marked in your hearts for a lifetime.
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