The Brij Festival

PhotographerLucia Perrotta
PrizePress / Travel/Tourism
Entry Description

The Brij Festival is held in the month of February in Bharatpur (Rajasthan), India. This festival is celebrated in the honour of Lord Krishna. The villagers dress up in beautiful attire to sing and perform the Raslila dance, a dance depicting the eternal love story of Radha and Krishna All the people, men or women, young or old, irrespective of their caste or creed participate in the carnival, pride, ceremony and the celebrations.