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The nine nights, or Navratri as it is popularly called is celebrated around the country and is dedicated to the nine manifestations of Hindu Goddess Durga. The famous festival of Hindu religion is celebrated with a lot of fun, frolic and euphoria. Navratri is the time of the year when everything becomes vivid and lively, from the congregations in temples to the Garba dance in the evening.

The festival involves a lot of dance and music. Marked as one of the loudest festival of India, the festival is celebrated by folks by engaging in a wide range of music and genres of traditional Garba and Dandiya dance.

Here is the compilation of the city’s four most exciting Garba or Dandiya Night events in the city of Jaipur, which can take your feet to a new beat.

1. Bhaskar Abhivyakti Dandiya Mahotsav - October 1-4, 2016

Abhivyakti Dandiya Mahotsav is one of the most liked events by Japurites. People in traditional attires have been rehearsing for the event at the SMS Investment Ground. The initiative by Danik Bhaskar hosts diverse group of people who come together on one platform to dance, take selfies and enjoy. The Mahotsav is a paradigm of vibrancy and splendour.

When: October 1-4, 2016

Venue: Mansarovar

Tickets: available on the spot

2. Dandiya Mahotsav - Wednesday, October 5, 2016

DJ Alight & Events is hosting Dandiya Mahotsav for family, couple and girls to enjoy Dandiya Night in Jaipur. Dress up cool and visit the place for a fun-filled evening.

When: Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Where: Balwant Vyayaam Shaala, near Govind Dev ji Temple, Jaipur

Timings: 6p.m.-10p.m.

3. Royal Shopping Carnival - October 4-10, 2016

The Royal Shopping Carnival is one of the most liked Navratri events which include Automobile Expo, Property Expo, Lifestyle Expo, Home Décor Expo, Electronics Expo and most importantly, the Dandiya Mahotsav. The event will witness the benign presence of star celebrities – Charlie Chauhan, Shivangi Verma, Jyotsna Chandola, Ankita Sharma, Sana Amin Shaikh, Mink Brar, Krissan Barretto, Priya Malik, Diljeet Kaur, Amit Mehra – and the list continues. The festive event also includes some amazing games – with lucky draw quizzes and amazing bumper prizes.


When: October 4-10, 2016

Timings: 6 p.m. onwards

Venue:  Pratap Stadium, Chitrakoot, Jaipur

Tickets: available on spot

4. The Biggest Garba Fest (Dandiya Night) - October 6-8, 2016

Creative Events has organised The Biggest Garba Fest at Kanwar Nagar locality of Jaipur. Special attractions of this Dandiya Night event include Best Couple, Best Dancer and Best Hairstyle awards, Creative Dress competition and a Fashion Show.

When: October 6-8, 2016

Where: Jhulelal Park, Kanwar Nagar, Jaipur

Contact: +91-9509603331, +91-9214441176

5. Bagra Dandiya Mahotsav - Saturday, October 8, 2016

Bagra Dandiya Mahotsav will be organised by BAGRA Social Group. The festive event of Dandiya and Garba Night will see some amazing line up of games, performances and a lot of fun and frolic. The event also includes lucky draws and bumper prizes.

When: Saturday, October 8, 2016

Timings: from 6 p.m.–10 p.m.

Venue: Jayesh Garden, Kings Road, Nirman Nagar, Jaipur

Tickets: available on spot

6. Garba Raas Rang - October 8, 2016

Fantastik Events N Dance Academy organises 7th Season of its Garba Raas Rang night. Fancy Dress Competition will take place for kids below 5 years of age. Bollywood actor Mohit Dubey will also grace the event.

When: October 8, 2016

Timings: 5 p.m. on wards

Venue: Pratap Garden, Jaipur Road, Chomu

7. Rajasthan Patrika Pan Bahar Dandiya Mahotsav - October 8-9, 2016

Rajasthan Patrika has organised Pan Bahar Dandiya Mahotsav 2016, which is one of the most liked events by Japurites. This Dandiya festival will include competitions like Best Dress (Couple, Female, Male, Children), Fancy Dress Competition for Kids and more such prizes. This event will also host a Selfie Contest for which you will have to upload your selfie taken at Rajasthan Patrika Dandiya Mahotsav venue with a message at The Selfie with greatest likes will be given prizes.

When: October 8-9, 2016

Timings: 7 p.m. onwards

Where: East Lawn, Entertainment Paradise, Jawahar Circle, Jaipur

8. Dandiya Raas - Sunday, October 9, 2016

On the occasion of Shree Agrasen Jayanti Mahotsav 2016, Shree Agrawal Seva Samiti is hosting a Dandiya Raas event in association with Shanti Asiatic School, Jaipur. The event will be graced by some amazing line up of artists and will also witness a live band performance. You can enjoy good snacks at food stalls and look for attractive prizes.

When: Sunday, October 9, 2016

Timings: 7 p.m. onwards

Venue: Agrasen Park, Sector 7, Vidhyadhar Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Contact: +91-9829092060, +91-9829421122

Tickets: available on spot

9. Dandiya Nights – October 8-10, 2016

Knight Riders is hosting another Dandiya Nights event for couples and family. Dance to the tunes of Garba in a fun-filled evening with Anchor Aish and win attractive prizes for Best Dandiya Raas Couple, Best Dressed (male, female and kids), Best Family and more.

When: October 8-10, 2016

Timings: 6 p.m.-10 p.m.

Venue: Divyand Paradise, Brijmandal Colony, Soft. Road, Koshi Marg, Jhotwara, Jaipur

Contact: +91-8947839678, +91-9521910184, +91-8387095805

Enjoy your festival to the fullest by taking your friends to these vibrant Dandiya Night events. Happy Navratra!


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