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EventRann Utsav
LocationRann of Kutch
StateGujarat
CategoryFestival
DateNov 1, 2016 to Feb 20, 2017
Main AttractionThe festivities in the evenings are the main attraction of this fair.
Overview/History

Rann Utsav is a cultural and artistic extravaganza which is organized by the Gujarat Tourism Department annually. The Utsav or fair takes place at different locations within Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, India. The fair showcases traditional Indian art forms of India and celebrates the distinctiveness and diversity of the Kutch district highlighting the cultural splendor of Gujarat. The fair is held every year generally on the full moon night of December. The Rann Utsav has a variety of programmes like cultural and folk dances, craftsmanship, music, carnival processions, pageantry, etc. All this is combined with the true spirit and zeal of the inhabitants of Kutch.

Celebration

During the Rann Kutch Utsav there is a showcase of Indian traditional art forms of Kutch. People from various parts of the Gujarat and India gather during the festivities to celebrate the spirit and warmth of the people of Kutch. Many cultural activities and programmes are organized during the Utsav that engages each visitor. There is a magnificent display of arts and crafts of the region. The most captivating experience is the display of different art forms, dances, Music during the chilling winters in the radiant aura of the full moon. Visitors can enjoy living in tents, sit by the evening bonfires, watch artisans work, dance with local folk dancers and enjoy camel safaris. The ethnic stuff displayed by local artists and various NGOs is also worth buying. Many tourists from different states enjoy the Rann Utsav as part of various tour packages which involve sightseeing in Kutch and its adjoining areas during the Utsav. The fair offers a unique opportunity for people from around the world to visit Kutch and experience the essence of this region.



Location of Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, India






Last Updated on : December 28, 2016

     


     


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