Mewar Festival 2012 in Udaipur from 25-27 March

Mewar Festival 2012 will starts in Lake city Udaipur from 25 March to 27 March 2012. The Mewar Festival is celebrated to welcome the advent of spring. It coincides with the festival of Gangaur in Udaipur, and has a unique charm about it. The women folk gather to dress the images of Isar and Gangaur and then carry them in a ceremonial procession through different parts of the city. The procession winds its way to the Gangaur Ghat at Lake Pichhola.Here, the images are transferred to special boats amidst much singing and festivity. Oce the religious part of the festival is over, it is time for cultural events where Rajasthani culture is portrayed through songs, dances and other programmes. The festival culminates with an impressive fireworks display.bIdols of the procession are prepared and adorned by womenfolk. Dancing, singing, music concerts, firework displays etc. are the parts of the procession. The procession concludes at the Gangaur Ghat of Lake Pichhola. The idols of Isar and Gauri are transferred into special boats at the ghat. After the procession culminates, the cultural part of the Mewar Festival begins. Songs, dance performances and a number of other programs are organized that highlight the Rajasthani culture. This three-day festival ends with a beautiful display of fireworks.
Mewar Festival 2012, Udaipur Schedule:
25th-27th March 2012: Gangaur procession by different Communities from Clock Tower to Gangaur Ghat (Time: 4pm to 6pm) 
25th March 2012: Royal Gangaur Boat Procession from Bansi Ghat to Gangaur Ghat in Pichhola Lake  (Time: 6pm to 7pm) 
25th March 2012: Cultural Evening at Gangaur Ghat (Time: 7pm to 8.30pm) 
26th March 2012: Cultural Evening at Bhartiya Lok kala Mandal. Performances by Rajasthani Folk Artists. And Best Rajasthani Dressed Foreign Couple Competition. (Time: 7pm to 9pm) 
25th March to 27th March: - Rural Gangaur Fair at Gogunda. Attractions: Rural Hatt Bazar, Gangaur Procession, Cultural Folk Evenings from (7pm to 9:30pm).