The desert region of Rajasthan is famous for the colour and vibrancy of its folk forms. Each region in Rajasthan has its own form of folk dance. Tribal areas have maintained these folk dances which are often performed for special occasions. Colours of the Thar Desert come alive when its dancers take the center stage. The dancers, the dances and costumes have earned Thar the dignity of being the most colourful desert in the world. There are dances that follow a lineage of age-old traditions, adhere to religious significance, display their daring attitude as well as complimenting various fairs and festivals.
Rajasthan is often described as colourful and vibrant, thanks to its various folk forms that vary from region to region. Special occasions are sweetened by tribal folk dances, where the usual shades of sand are transformed by the dancers who take the stage. Not only are these dance forms a work of art, they are also filled to the rim with culture, tradition and legacy. May be this is what makes the Thar the most colourful desert in the world.
The performances that were once the pride of royal courts, retelling stories of love and loss, rulers and war, victory and heroism, can now be experienced at the Palace’s evening ritual filled with folk music and dance. The timeless melodies and ballads will leave you entranced with the heritage and old charm of Udaipur.