The Brij Festival takes
place a few days before Holi, (the festival of colours) in the month of March.
in honour of Lord Krishna, this festival is marked by verve and zest. Villagers,
in gay, multihued attire, can be seen singing and performing the Raslila dance
(dance depicting the immortal love-story of Radha and Krishna).
Bharatpur echoes the sound of folk melodies on this festival held on the eve of
Men and women, young and old, rich and poor-all are touched by the
spirit of this festival.
Boisterous revellers spare no one during this
festival and delight in splashing colour on everyone around.
is situated on the Delhi - Mumbai main railway line and also on National Highway
no. 11 (Bikaner - Agra). Agra being the nearest Airport (56 kms.)