Travelling in Rajasthan? Don’t miss the Bikaner camel festival
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Travelling in Rajasthan? Don’t miss the Bikaner camel festival

A colourful procession of camels and folk performances await tourists at the international camel festival in Bikaner.

travel Updated: Jan 14, 2018 09:57 IST
Press Trust of India
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Bikaner Camel Festival is a yearly event in January that the city celebrates in honour of the ship of the desert — the camel.(Shutterstock)

With a colourful procession comprising of decorated camels and folk artists, the two-day international camel festival began today.

Beautifully adorned camels and performances by folk artists were the key attraction for domestic and foreign tourists who gathered at the Karni Singh stadium to participate in the fair.

The procession began from Junagarh fort and culminated at the stadium where various performances were held. District Collector Anil Gupta, SP Sawai Singh were also present on the occasion.

Organised by the Department of Tourism, Art and Culture, Bikaner Camel Festival is a yearly event in January that the city celebrates in honour of the ship of the desert — the camel.

The event mainly includes spectacular camel performances like camel dances, camel races, neck shaking camel rides.

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First Published: Jan 14, 2018 09:54 IST