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

Press Trust of India | By
Jan 14, 2018 09:57 AM IST

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

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

Bikaner Camel Festival is a yearly event in January that the city celebrates in honour of the ship of the desert — the camel.(Shutterstock)
Bikaner Camel Festival is a yearly event in January that the city celebrates in honour of the ship of the desert — the camel.(Shutterstock)

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.

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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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