Flamenco & Gypsy Festival in Jodhpur
Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy festival is one of the most popular and biggest events celebrated in Rajasthan. The prime objective of the festival is to maintain a connection between Rajasthan folk musicians and Flamenco (Spanish folk music) and gypsy artists from different parts of the world. Rajasthani folk musicians and Flamenco artists charm the city with their amazing shows.
The festival aims find to the routes that the nomadic gypsies of Rajasthan and Northern India took thousands of years. They also wish to find such artists who have gypsy background so that they can be brought back to the roots of their ancestry.
Jodhpur Flamenco and gypsy festival generates a platform for musicians and dancers where they can share and link-up their ideas through their artistic performances. The festival is like an opportunity for the desert people through which they can represent the more modern look of desert music and dance.
The prime highlight of the festival is the electrifying performances given by several renowned Spanish Flamencos who team up with colorful folklores of Rajasthan. There are around 25 Rajasthani artists and 19 Spanish Flamencos turning the festival into great achievement.
Flocked by a number of tourists from India as well as abroad, the festival takes place in striking Meharangarh Fort in Jodhpur during the month of March or April. It is a three- day festival that starts with Rajasthani musical performances followed by International performances in evening. The event generally starts by 6:30 pm and continues till after-party that starts after 11:30pm. The Jodhpur Flamenco and gypsy festival offers you a great chance to witness the relationship between desert music and Flamenco music and gypsy culture.
How to Reach
Jodhpur hosts the glamorous festival. The city is serviced by the Jodhpur Airport. 5 km from the city centre, the airport is connected with regular flights from Jaipur, Delhi, Udaipur, Mumbai, etc. This is a domestic air terminus and the nearest international airport is in Delhi, 558 km away. Taxis, autos, rickshaws and cabs take you to the city from the airport.
Jodhpur is one of the major railheads in the North Western Zone of Indian Railways. The city has good connectivity with important cities of the country. Express trains, passengers and dailies are easily available. Luxury trains like Palace on Wheels and Maharaja’s Express offers memorable train tours. From the railhead, cabs, taxis, autorickshaw, tongas take you to the city.
Jodhpur has excellent road connectivity. It is easy to commute to Jodhpur from cities of Rajasthan and the capital city of India. RSRTC state owned buses, luxury coaches, sleeper AC buses, cabs, taxis and private vehicles offers smooth travels.
Attend the joyful affair of Flamenco and Gypsy Festival Jodhpur held at the mesmerizing Mehrangarh Fort. Make bookings for you stay, explore our collection of hotels in Jodhpur. Luxury palaces converted to heritage hotels, resorts, budget hotels, etc. are available. If you want to explore more of Rajasthan and its royal destinations, you may want to browse through our holiday packages. Jodhpur tour packages include the best of the 'Blue City'. Other packages include visit to Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Pushkar and other major cities. Make your travel plans with us for the best experience.