• TypeType: Cultural
  • Dates: 26-Oct-2022 to 20-Feb-2023
  • Location:Kutch, Gujarat


This Festival is celebrated in Kutch, Gujarat, India. Rann of Kutch is the largest salt desert in India. This Festival is celebrated in the desert to express the locals' culture and traditions. One can see all kinds of cultural activities and attractions in the middle of the desert. Tourists and locals venture into the desert, camp together, and enjoy these celebrations.

Rann of Kutch is Gujarat's Carnival of Music, Dance & Culture. Enhance the natural beauty of White Rann when the light of the Full Moon spreads on the white land. The Festival starts every year in November onwards at Kutch, Gujarat & marks this celebration till Holi. Many tourists visit from different parts of the world to view the shimmering landscape at Rann Utsav. Especially a full moon night gives a beautiful moment when the moonlight flashes on desert sand. The milky white colour gives a glimpse of Heaven on earth. Rann Utsav is celebrated in the Dhordo village of Kutch, which is 85 km from Bhuj. The unique attractions and activities to enjoy during the Festival are musical performances, dance performances, story recitals, camel riding, horse riding, archery, and paramotoring.

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FAQs about Rann Utsav festival

Q.What is the importance of fairs and festivals in the culture?
Festivals are not just celebrated for cultural or religious reasons. They bring people together and create a sense of belonging in the community. These days people from all walks of life come together to celebrate life.
Q.How do fairs and festivals promote tourism?
Festivals help protect local cultural traditions, attracting tourists from all over the world to witness those local cultures and, thus, promoting tourism.
Q.How do festivals help the economy?
Festivals attract visitors, which stimulates the growth of tourism and other businesses in a town or region.
Q.What values do festivals teach us?
The concept of seasons and time, diversity of traditions and customs, unity in diversity, and the different cultures and ways of celebrations.