Serving as a means to promote and preserve the indigenous culture of the region, particularly the traditional folk songs and dances as well as art forms, the Rajasthan International Folk Festival is held in Jodhpur every year. It is held in the picturesque surroundings of the Mehrangarh Fort and is usually in the month of October, on the occasion of Sharad Purnima. A number of prominent artists perform here and it becomes a celebration of music, art, and culture.
The Best Family Hotels in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
The Blue City of Jodhpur in India is one of our favourite destinations for families for many reasons; the magical Mehrangarh Fort, the cornflower blue houses of the old city, the Flying Fox zipline and Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF), an annual (family-friendly) music festival held within the fort’s walls. But where are the best places to stay if travelling with kids? We round up the best family hotels in Jodhpur to help make your visit to the Blue City truly memorable.
Are you fanatical about folk music? Get ready to enjoy a delightful gala time in Jodhpur at the Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF) 2013. This cultural event will begin from 17th October and last till 21st October and the city welcomes about 250 musicians and artists from all across the globe.
British rock star #MickJagger arrives with girlfriend L'Wren Scott for the Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF) in Jodhpur, India. Jagger is the International Patron of the Jodhpur RIFF, according to festival organizers. (AP Photo) #RIFF Visit: www.newindianexpress.com
British rock star #MickJagger, centre, applauds as he watches a performance with girlfriend L'Wren Scott and Maharajah of Jodhpur Gaj Singh II during the Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF) in Jodhpur. (AP Photo) Visit : www.newindianexpress.com
Setting of Rajasthan International Folk Festival. #Rajasthan | #RIFF | #Jodhpur | #Mehrangarh Fort