Bundi is one of the most picturesque and astonishing spots sited in the Hadoti region in Rajasthan. The Bundi Utsav, held annually in the month of November here, has added to the glory of the place and has provided a worldwide exposure. The function is a spellbinding representation of the culture, folklore, traditions and craft of the region. Some of the most renowned artistes from across the country come to perform and create a gripping atmosphere at the venue. The Bundi Utsav allures visitors not only from India but also from overseas who come to witness the splendid heritage of the country.
The Bundi Utsav begins with a vibrant Shobha Yatra (procession) and features arts & crafts fair, ethnic sports, cultural exhibition and folk /classical music & dance programme to entertain the discerning guests. It also features Deep Daan, sight seeing, traditional rural sports, turban competition, bridal attire, musical band competition and dazzling fireworks display, which attract a huge number of visitors and villagers from nearby regions.
During Bundi Utsav, Keshorai Patan, a small town close to Bundi, epitomizes the glance of Mini Pushkar in the silver embrace of moonlit night. The villagers, elegantly dressed in their traditional attire, gather at the serene banks of Chambal River. Women chant ritual songs, offer prayers and float lighted lamps into the river, creating a mesmerizing environment. Bundi Utsav offers a great opportunity to get a glimpse of appealing tradition & culture of Rajasthan and explore the magic of the Hadoti region.